Applications are Now Open for LIBOR’s 2025 Leadership Academy

May 3, 2024

Long Island Board of REALTORS® (LIBOR) is now accepting applications for the Class of 2025 LIBOR Leadership Academy. LIBOR's Leadership Academy is a year-long immersive program with eight (8) sessions, designed to identify, prepare, and inspire emerging leaders for a future in volunteer leadership within the REALTOR® association and community. LIBOR members with demonstrated leadership abilities, who are committed to excellence in their careers and are passionate about the real estate industry, are encouraged to apply.

LIBOR offers accepted members an opportunity to participate in this exclusive program, which provides participants with the essential skills, knowledge, and confidence to become effective leaders at LIBOR, and within your community. The Leadership Academy will familiarize members with all aspects of LIBOR’s business to build a strong foundation for progression into leadership roles.

Each Leadership Academy session consists of ten (10) members who will begin their journey together and cultivate lasting relationships while developing, enhancing, and honing their leadership skills for future collaboration. Members will work on team-based projects, attend LIBOR events, engage in field assignments, and interact with industry experts to help maximize their leadership potential.

In addition to the eight in-person sessions, participants must complete the NAR Course titled  “Fairhaven” (or any future NAR course that replaces Fairhaven).

Candidate Criteria

  • Must hold an active real estate license.
  • Must be a member in good standing with LIBOR.
  • A 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.


Members are accepted through a competitive application process that prioritizes a commitment to association and industry leadership and personal and professional development. Applications will be reviewed and appointments will be made by the current LIBOR Executive Committee.

Applications are due by September 15, 2024.

For more information about our Leadership Academy, please email Christina DeFalco-Romano, LIBOR Sr. Communications Manager at