The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) announced that it will launch New York Commercial Professional, a special curriculum for commercial brokers who aspire to raise their own level of professionalism and leadership. The new credentials program, starting in October 2014 and spearheaded by REBNY’s Commercial Board of Directors, will raise the bar for standards in the real estate industry.
Graduates of the accredited program will earn the right to use the acronym NYCP (New York Commercial Professional) after their names, as a sign of belonging to an elite group of professionals. This will be a coveted asset in clients’ search for high-end and unique New York City commercial real estate.
The curriculum consists of five core courses and three electives, taught over 48.5 credit hours. The core courses starting in October 2014 are: Finance and Investment, Valuation Process, Commercial Transactions, Development, and Real Estate Law. Elective courses, such as NYC Real Estate and Government, Property Management, Sustainability, Distressed Assets and Not For Profits, will be offered starting in 2015. Candidates must complete the required course work within four years of applying for the designation. There will be a one-time, $250 registration fee and course pricing will adhere to the standard discounted REBNY member fee.
The New York Commercial Professional is an accredited program and all courses will count towards New York State required continued education credit...
“This is the culmination of a long effort by REBNY to offer high level courses in a variety of relevant subject areas taught by the industry’s top professionals,” said Bill Montana, Chair of REBNY’s Commercial Board of Directors and Managing Director at Savills Studley. “REBNY members who complete the core curriculum and elective courses will be awarded the NYCP distinction, which will confer a hard-earned and well-deserved credential.”REBNY launching commercial brokers’ education program
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