Long Island Board of REALTORS® Leadership Academy

Long Island Board of REALTORS® (LIBOR) Leadership Academy is a year-long immersive program with eight (8) sessions, designed to develop emerging REALTOR® leaders who seek to get involved, make a difference, grow their businesses, and expand their leadership skills.

Whether your aspirations are directed toward becoming a member of LIBOR’s Board of Directors, leading a LIBOR committee, or a community organization, LIBOR Leadership Academy will empower you to maximize your leadership potential. As a participant, you will be given the opportunity to enhance your skills through interactive sessions with industry experts, team-building exercises, networking techniques and events, and communication skills.

Graduates of the LIBOR Leadership Academy will be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to excel as a leader in the REALTOR® association as well as the community.

Candidates Must Meet the Following Criteria:

  • Must hold an active real estate license.
  • Must be a member in good standing with LIBOR.
  • Letter of recommendation is required.
  • Must complete the NAR Course titled “Fairhaven” (or any future NAR course that replaces Fairhaven).
  • Enthusiasm and desire to grow your leadership skills.
  • Payment of $399 is due within one (1) week of acceptance. This fee includes all Leadership Academy sessions and admittance into the LIBOR Education Conference, including all sessions, handout materials, and meals.
  • Must be committed and available to participate in all Leadership Academy sessions and attend required events.

Applications will be accepted through September 15, 2024. In addition to completing the application form, this application process requires you to upload a current resume and one (1) letter of recommendation.

Applications will be reviewed, and appointments will be made by the current LIBOR Executive Committee. Candidates will be notified thereafter.

Personal Information

Real Estate Specialty

License Type

Have you ever had disciplinary action taken against you by the Department of State (DOS) or as a result of a Code of Ethics Complaint; or had your license suspended/revoked?

Do you have any unresolved Ethics complaints pending with any state or local REALTOR® Association?

Community/REALTOR® Association Involvement

Long Island Board of REALTORS® Leadership Academy Requirements

All Leadership Academy members must commit to actively participating in the program and attend all eight (8) sessions, which include traveling to venues to attend LIBOR’s Education Conference, LIBOR’s Board of Directors Meeting and Appreciation Luncheon, and other scheduled events.

As a Leadership Academy member, YOU ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND ALL SESSIONS. The program year begins in February and runs through December, with graduation held in December 2025. Attendance is required at all eight (8) sessions.

Absences, if any, will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by the current LIBOR Executive Committee, and if approved will require additional assignments for students to be reinstated. It shall be the responsibility of the participant to communicate, in writing, all anticipated and/or actual full or partial-day absences to the staff liaison of the Leadership Academy, along with an explanation of the circumstances. If this expectation is not met, the applicant, after review, may be dismissed from the program with no refund in tuition.

Electronics Policy

There will be an electronics (cell phone, tablets, laptop) round-up before facilitated sessions. The Dean will ask you to put your electronics in a communal basket until break time or leaving time.


If accepted into the Long Island Board of REALTORS® Leadership Academy, you will be responsible for the tuition fee of $399, which includes all Leadership Academy sessions and admittance into the LIBOR Education Conference, including all sessions, handout materials, and meals.

    You will be billed the tuition fee once you have been accepted into the class. Tuition must be paid within one (1) week of acceptance and is non-refundable.

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    Applicants of the Long Island Board of REALTORS® Leadership Academy will be notified of acceptance.

    By submitting the form, I certify that:

    • I acknowledge the time commitment, travel requirements, and attendance requirements for the Leadership Academy.
    • I have read and fully understand and agree to fulfill all obligations as indicated for the Leadership Academy Class of 2025.
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