The National Association of Real Estate Brokers Presents

The Inaugural NAREB Top 100

A Trailblazing Celebration of Black Excellence in Real Estate


Awardees Expected to Demonstrate More Than $1Billion in Real Estate Transactions

Dress Code: Attire is Great Gatsby | Rolling 20's

About The Inaugrual NAREB Top 100

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) is proud to launch the first-ever NAREB Top 100 Awards - a trailblazing recognition platform that celebrates the remarkable achievements of the Top 100 African American real estate professionals across the United States.

This transformative event transcends personal interests and conventional gatherings. It extends an invitation to individuals to join a collaborative endeavor aimed at tackling the Racial Wealth Gap through our comprehensive programming, fostering the growth of black wealth and empowering Black America. Additionally, we have a dedicated section that centers on our initiatives to expand NAREB's membership through this event. It emphasizes your active involvement in this vital mission and offers an opportunity to contribute towards addressing America's diversity, equity, and inclusion needs. Together, we will make a meaningful difference. 

As you explore our site, you will find everything you need to know about the NAREB Top 100 Awards. From the event details, award categories, and selection process, to sponsorship opportunities and marketing strategies, we've covered it all. We've also included a dedicated section on our efforts to boost NAREB membership through this event, highlighting how you can become part of this vibrant, forward-thinking community.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey, honoring those who have set the bar high in the industry, and inspiring others to do the same. Stay connected for updates, news, and more as we build up to this monumental event.

Together, let's make the NAREB Top 100 Awards a historical, memorable, and transformative occasion that will shape the future of real estate in America. Welcome to the beginning of an extraordinary

Event Details

The NAREB Top 100 Awards signifies our unwavering commitment to diversity, inclusiveness, and empowerment in the realm of real estate. Join us as we embark on this exciting journey, honoring those who have set the bar high in the industry, and inspiring others to do the same. This momentous event will take please during the annual National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) Convention at Hilton American located in Houston, Texas on August 3, 2023 at 6:30pm. The theme is Great Gatsby also known as the Rolling 20's to celebrate the rich history of NAREB.

Award Categories

Top 50 Individuals
Top 20 Teams
Top 10 Commercial
Top 20 Loan Officers
Rookie Of The Year
Realtist Choice Award
Emerging Leaders
Community Impact

Application Process

  • Submit Online Application
  • Broker certification on transactions.
  • Must be in good standing with state commission

Nominations Deadline is Sunday, July 23, 2023 at MIDNIGHT

Awards Criteria:

  • Individuals (50)

    • $3M Min production or 20 Units

  • Teams (20)

    • $7M Min in Production or 32 Units

  • Top 20 Loan officers (20) -

    • Must be nominated by Realtist Member with a letter of recommendation

    • Must be a member to accept the nomination

    • LOs must apply based on nomination

  • Top 10 Commercial (10)

    • $10M or 20 Units

  • Rookie of the Year

    • Up to 2 years in the industry

    • Broker nominated

    • Did exceeding well the first year in the business

    • Must be a Realtist

  • Realtist Choice Award and Community Impact

    • Nominated by a Realtist

    • Winners will be announced on the day of the event

Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a Sponsor!



Awardees Expected to Demonstrate More than $1Billion of Real Estate Transactions

Is your company interested in becoming a partner for the 2023 Inaugural NAREB’s Top 100 Awards?

This event will be a great way for your company to reach its target audience and raise awareness of its brand. A variety of sponsorship levels are available, and we would be happy to discuss your specific needs and create a partnership opportunity that aligns with the company’s values and strategic objectives.

The NAREB Top 100 event is designed to enhanced brand reputation, give access to a targeted audience, create networking opportunities, engage thought leadership, enhance community engagement, and position your company as a champion for diversity and inclusion in the real estate industry.

A few Partnership benefits:

  • Enhanced brand reputation: showcase your company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, enhancing its reputation as a socially responsible organization and demonstrates its dedication to fostering diversity within the real estate industry.
  • Targeted audience: attracts an audience interested in real estate and diversity initiatives which provides valuable networking opportunities with industry leaders, professionals, and influencers who are passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Networking Opportunities: share insights and position your brand as a thought leader in promoting diversity and inclusion within the real estate industry.
  • Community Engagement: demonstrates your company's commitment to supporting and engaging with the community and showcase your dedication to promoting diversity and inclusion not only within your organization but also in the broader community. This involvement can positively impact your company's brand image and foster goodwill among stakeholders.
Black Excellence Co-Sponsor - $25,000
DE&I Co-Sponsor - $15,000
Emerging Leader Co-Sponsor - $7,500


Dionne Cuello

SVP, National Diverse Market Segments


Teresa Palacios Smith

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate

Irving Cham

Branch Vice President

Coldwell Banker

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The Inaugrual NAREB Top 100?

Join us as we embark on a groundbreaking awards event that will not only make the NAREB Top 100 Awards historic and unforgettable but also bring about a significant and transformative change in the industry. This event will serve as a catalyst for shaping the future of diversity and inclusivity in the realm of Real Estate in America. Get ready to witness a momentous milestone that signifies a new era of progress and equality. Welcome to the start of an exceptional journey, where limitless possibilities await us all! 


Membership Has It's Privledges!

At the NAREB Top 100 Awards, we strongly believe in the privileges that come with membership. While membership is not mandatory for nominations, it is a requirement for becoming an awardee. Our mission to close the Racial Wealth Gap is at the core of our work, and we invite you to join us in this vital endeavor by becoming a Realtist. By joining our community, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals who share the same passion for success. As a member, you will gain access to a cohort that provides a range of benefits, including educational sessions, virtual mastermind sessions, exclusive VIP events, and more. We look forward to seeing you in Houston, where this incredible journey begins. See you there! 

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