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Women’s Council of REALTORS® Report for NAR BOD

Women’s Council of REALTORS® membership remains strong at 11,000 members in 250 chapters around the country, building business leaders. 

A proud an active affiliate of NAR
While representing only 1% of NAR’s membership, its reputation as a business leadership organization is supersized within the NAR family, including:

  •        NAR Board of Directors in 2015: 199 are WCR members, or 25%
  •        NAR Committees in 2015: 324 WCR members are on NAR committees with 691 appointments slots held by WCR members (note, this means they hold multiple appointments).  There are 3,000 committee appointments at NAR, so Women’s Council members hold 23% of those slots. 
  •        Local or state REALTOR® association Presidents in 2015: 118 are Women’s Council members or 8% of overall Presidents posts in local/state associations.
  •        At the NAR leadership summit last August, 175 out of the 1,500 attendees were Women’s Council members.
  •        RPAC: WCR members have a 62% participation rate in RPAC, with $1.8 million invested as of early November.  There are 114 Hall of Fame members, 844 major investors, and 207 presidents circle members.
  •        65% of WCR members are leaders in their local community (ex, school board, local government, etc), REALTOR association, or local Women’s Council chapter.

Member survey reveals success in business and leadership

  •        65% of WCR members are business leaders in their local community, local Women’s Council chapter, or local REALTOR® association.
  •        10% of membership comprised of men.
  •        Council members average annual income is $113,900 (median: $93,200).
  •        60% make an in-network referral annually, and 30% receive an in-network referral annually, resulting in $13,217 in annual member-to-member referral average paid commissions. 

Other 2015 highlights

  •        One of highest social media engagements in NAR family with 50,000 Facebook followers.
  •        Our flagship education designation, the Performance Management Network (PMN) designation, has 200 new designees with a 900 member designee count.
  •        New state chapters in New Jersey and West Virginia, with future expansion into Canada.
  •        Nearly 2,000 meetings held annually across the country, focusing on a variety of topics providing tools, tips, member value and networking.
  •        Outreach to diversity groups and allied organizations to increase industry collaboration.