Empire Local Westchester

Dear Members and Prospective Members,

Thank you for visiting our Empire Local Westchester Network! As 2023 President, I'd like to share why Women’s Council of REALTORS® is a good investment for you. First, our Mission Statement –

We are a network of successful Realtors®, advancing women as business leaders in the industry and in the communities we serve.”

With us, you will have a home base of successful REALTORS® to mastermind with, a group of vendors who have a special relationship with our members, and a board who will work tirelessly to provide value to you throughout the year. 

Founded in 1938 within the umbrella of the National Association of Realtors®, the Women's Council of REALTORS® has become a nationwide community of nearly 12,000 members focused on business leadership. We are one of the most recognized brands in the real estate industry and the number one referral network in the National Association of Realtors® family. Our members are highly engaged professional women and men committed to achieving business and personal success through consistent, quality training in best practices, leadership development and networking opportunities. We offer the perfect environment for the newly licensed agent to develop confidence in their business and to expand their professional network!

  • Women's Council members earn more: $134,470 average / $87,690 median;
  • Women's Council members are sought after leaders: 65% hold leadership position in community and/or business;
  • Women's Council members hold leadership positions in local Real Estate Associations, NYS Realtor Associations and the NAR Board of Directors;
  • Women’s Council members are among the largest investors in RPAC.



PROFESSIONAL CREDIBILITY - Members of the Women’s Council of REALTORS® are career professionals who operate based on a shared value system of integrity and respect, and a commitment to excellence and continuous development.

THE POWER OF COLLABORATION - Success in business today is achieved through positive, productive collaboration. The Women’s Council of REALTORS® provides an environment in which members support each other and work together to achieve personal growth and business success.

LEADERSHIP - Every business, industry and community needs leaders who can inspire others and effect positive change. Through the Women’s Council of REALTORS®, members can discover and develop their authentic leadership style, apply new found leadership skills, and pursue leadership opportunities across all areas of their personal and professional lives.

INFLUENCE - Positive change comes from greater inclusion of women’s perspectives in positions of influence in the real estate industry and in the broader community.

OPPORTUNITY - The Council member network is enriched by embracing the full diversity of our industry, and the opportunity to contribute different experiences, ideas and perspectives.

I encourage you to contact our Board to learn more about what we do!

Contact me for information about working with us as a local Strategic Partner. 

Warm regards,

Marianne LePore

2023 President

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