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NYRS Advanced Designation

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New York Residential Specialist®

Advanced Graduate Designation Courses

The New York Residential Specialist®— NYRS®—designation is awarded by the Real Estate Board of New York and recognizes the business and educational achievements of qualified residential agents. NYRS® agents. They comprise a powerful peer network of like-minded professionals committed to ethical behavior, professional excellence, and advanced education.

REBNY awards the NYRS® designation to the city’s leading residential real estate agents who have met qualifying criteria and have successfully completed the prescribed courses in real estate law, macroeconomics, commercial real estate, ethics, negotiation, marketing, and technology.

Associate Brokers

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Recommended

Must be recommended by a Manager

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Year Requirements

Must have worked in residential real estate in NYC for a minimum of five years

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Sales/Rental

Must have closed a minimum of 50 transactions valued at a minimum of $50 million in sales or a minimum of $17 million in gross rentals

Salespersons

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Recommended

Must be recommended by a Manager

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Requirements

Must have worked in residential real estate in NYC for a minimum of five years

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Sales/Rental

Must have closed a minimum of 50 transactions valued at a minimum of $50 million in sales or a minimum of $17 million in gross rentals

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Associate Broker

Must become an associate broker within 24 months of course completion to use the NYRS® designation and logo. A copy of the brokers license or associate brokers license must be submitted to rebnyeducation@rebny.com

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Apply For The NYRS® Designation

NYRS® ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS:

Associate Brokers and Licensed Sales People

  • Must be recommended by a Manager

  • Must have worked in residential real estate in NYC for a minimum of five years

  • Must have closed a minimum of 50 transactions valued at a minimum of $50 million in sales or a minimum of $17 million in gross rentals

BECOME AN NYRS® AGENT

The NYRS® designation is awarded by the Real Estate Board of New York—REBNY—and recognizes the business and educational achievements of qualified residential agents.

The curriculum consists of coursework totaling 22.5 approved hours by NY State and can be applied towards Continuing Education credit. Only 16 of those hours are required to receive the NYRS(r) designation.

A student may take a Fair Housing/Agency closure at REBNY as part of the tuition, or be free to take any equivalent for State mandated credit. Classes are taught by industry experts and are currently held online over Zoom. In person, courses are held at REBNY offices at 570 Lexington Avenue. The course is given in the fall and spring of each year. Seats are limited. Tuition is $495 and includes the cost of books and a light supper.

Participants who complete all the sessions are awarded the NYRS® designation and may use the logo on business cards and marketing materials.

Tuition is $495. After graduation, $75 membership dues are charged annually.