The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that assist members in increasing skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses.


Accredited Buyer's Representative / ABR®

Accredited Land Consultant / ALC

Certified Commercial Investment Member / CCIM

Certified International Property Specialist / CIPS®

Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager / CRB

Counselor of Real Estate / CRE®

General Accredited Appraiser, GAA

NAR's Green Designation / GREEN

Graduate, REALTOR® Institute / GRI

Performance Management Network / PMN

REALTOR® Association Certified Executive / RCE

Residential Accredited Appraiser / RAA

Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® / SIOR®

Seniors Real Estate Specialist®, SRES®

At Home With Diversity® (AHWD)

Broker Price Opinion Resource (BPOR)

Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist / RSPS

Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource / SFR

Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification

Commitment to Excellence (C2EX)