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2:00 pm |Registration & Coffee

3:00 pm |2-Hour NY CE Course: Unmanaged Bias Limits Leadership [not the same as last year's course]

  • In this course, we will uncover the impact of implicit bias in how we lead our colleagues as Brokers, Owner, Managers, & Agents. As leaders we create culture and creating professionalism in our brokerages allows the opportunity to sincerely broaden the chance to homeownership.

5:15 pm | Networking Reception


*Exhibitors/Sponsors from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

8:00 am | Registration & Continental Breakfast Sponsored by 

9:00 am | Welcome & Acknowledgements

  • John Vernazza, 2023 President, NYSAR

  • Robert White, 2023 Immediate Past President, NJR 

9:10 am | Morning Keynote Speaker 

  • Deanna Singh, Chief Change Agent & Best-Selling Author 

10:15 am | Breakout Sessions

  • Community in People: Moderated by Nan Palumbo, HGAR YPN Chair featuring Soo Yu, Christopher Coretez, & Donnel Williams.
  • Dealing with Difficult Conversations: Leslie Frazier, Virginia Realtors®

  • Building the Confidence to Do 'IT': Moderated by Brennon Thompson, NAR featuring Jennifer Vucetic, Anthony Domathoti, & Jorge Ledesma

11:10 am | Increasing Generational Wealth Building for Black and Hispanic Homeowners

  • Freddie Mac subject matter experts to discover best practices in working with homebuyers using estate planning, down payment assistance (DPA) and affordable lending solutions. Explore opportunities and ways homebuyer education can help engage Black & Hispanic homeowners. Strengthen your role as a trusted advisor for your clients and the communities you serve. The panel is moderated by Teresa Tilton, Director of Professional Services at New Jersey Realtors®.

12:00 pm| Lunch Sponsored by Garden State Multiple Listing Services & Coldwell Banker Realty

1:15 pm | Afternoon Keynote Speaker

  • Kelly McDonald, Best Selling Autho

2:30 pm | Breakout Sessions

  • Realtor Safety & Racism: Moderated by Alexia Smokler, NAR featuring Bill Flagg & Eric Brown
  • Intent vs Impact: Tackling Microaggressions: Freddimir Garcia, HGAR 
  • Building a DEI Committee: Anthony Ruperto, HGAR DEI Committee Chair 

3:30 pm | Closing Keynote Speaker 

  • M. Ryan Gorman, Co-Founder/Unmanageable Partner, btcRE, LLC


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