Building Professionalism, Connecting Communities

Who We Are

Since 1910, Long Island Board of REALTORS® (LIBOR) has been the cornerstone for real estate professionals seeking a trusted ally in their journey toward career advancement, community engagement, homeownership advocacy, and unwavering professional standards.

LIBOR is more than a trade association, we are a legacy of trust that has spanned generations, building professionalism and connecting communities. Members of Long Island Board of REALTORS® know that here, exceptional is the standard.

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What We Do and Why We Do It

At LIBOR, we are dedicated to elevating the professionalism and success of REALTORS®, while making a positive impact on our communities.

Community Engagement

We create and embrace opportunities to contribute to the communities we serve.

With deep ties in the Long Island community, LIBOR actively supports and creates opportunities for our members to make a meaningful impact in Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. We are committed to fostering positive change by partnering with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity of Long Island, Rebuilding Together, City Harvest, Island Harvest, Long Island Coalition for the Homeless, and many more. Our members dedicate their time and energy to support these initiatives, helping to make Long Island a better place to live. Read more here.

Advocacy for Homeownership

We advocate for Real Estate policy in the best interests of homeowners.

As one of the nation’s top-4 largest REALTOR® associations with nearly 30,000 members, LIBOR is a unified voice for smart policies at the local, state, and national levels. We work with all levels of government to safeguard against threats to private property rights. Explore our policy positions on fair housing, taxation, infrastructure, affordable housing, and more here.

Empowerment

We support our members' goals by delivering the knowledge, resources, and opportunities necessary for business success.

LIBOR is committed to developing real estate professionals equipped to thrive in an ever-evolving marketplace. Our extensive services, including educational opportunities, professional standards and benefits provide all members with essential tools, information, techniques and strategies. As an additional benefit to LIBOR’s brokers, we provide specialized resources empowering them to proactively lead, manage risk, attract, and retain agents, and scale their businesses for profitability.

Leadership

We encourage members to lend their voices to help shape the future of the Association and industry.

LIBOR offers members the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of the Association and industry by joining its Board of Directors, or one of its many committees and networks.

Committee participation extends beyond daily transactions, allowing members to engage in initiatives that promote industry growth, ethical standards and inclusivity. LIBOR committee members also have the opportunity to advocate for positive change and build a valuable support network.

LIBOR's Board of Directors collaboratively guides the Association's strategic direction and policymaking to ensure programs and services meet members' needs, contributing to ongoing success.

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Progress

We champion cultural competency, fair housing, diverse communities, and inclusion for Long Island.

LIBOR is dedicated to ensuring awareness of fair housing practices throughout the real estate community and Long Island as a whole. Our most recent initiative HomeForAllOfUs.org is a public website offering resources and information for all who have a stake in housing and real estate issues. It guides them in identifying opportunities and responsibilities for fair housing in their communities. LIBOR believes fair housing and diversity belong in all New York communities and we are working faithfully to ensure our members and their clients not only understand these principles but embrace them wholeheartedly.

Mission, Vision, Diversity

At the heart of our association lies a triad of principles: our mission, vision, and unwavering commitment to diversity, each serving as pillars that shape our collective identity and drive our endeavors forward.

MISSION

LIBOR is to be the trusted ally uniting our REALTOR® Members in promoting the benefits, and ensuring the future, of real property for all.

VISION

To elevate industry professionalism and guide our members and those they serve through the ever-evolving real estate landscape.

DIVERSITY

LIBOR embraces the diversity of our members and the communities they serve by promoting cultural competency, equal opportunities and ensuring all feel welcomed.