Attend NARs Real Estate Investment Summit

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Sponsored by NAR’s Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness and the Center for REALTOR® Development, NAR’s Real Estate Investment Summit was a three-part virtual event that covered valuable information for new and established agents. Attendees learned strategies for generating consistent cash flow and building long-lasting generational wealth. Pay to view the recording to learn more.


2023 Real Estate Investment Summit Sessions:

Session 1: Increase Cash Flow Through Second Homes
June 7, 1-3 pm Central

Session 2: Invest in What You Know Best
June 14, 1-3 pm Central

Session 3: Build Generational Wealth With Investment Properties
June 21, 1-3 pm Central

Why Attend?


Hear from subject matter experts who will cover in depth financial topics and provide you with tips, worksheets, and guides. By registering and attending the live session, have your questions answered during the live Q&A.


Feel equipped to take on your biggest financial challenges. Discover new tips and solutions to help you manage your personal and business financial goals. No matter where you are in your career or stage of financial planning, we have something for you!


Knowledge is power. The need to plan for unforeseen changes has never been more evident. Get new tips and solutions for the next stage of this year, both personally and professionally. Your road to success is one RSVP away.


Sarah L. Ware

Sarah Ware

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Although Sarah Ware has been involved in various facets of real estate during the years she spent working in corporate America, she sought to deepen her involvement to help more people. Now that she has spent 20 years in real estate full-time, she hasn't regretted a minute of it. 

As the principal and designated managing broker of Ware Realty Group, Ware assists property investors and local municipalities that focus on serving communities where there is a push to drive and stabilize prices and increase economic development. Ware runs a boutique office certified by the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois as a minority-woman-owned and disadvantaged business enterprise. By focusing on government entities, Ware has carved out a niche to further her company by working with municipalities that need real estate expertise on a more corporate level. 

Throughout her time in the real estate industry, Ware has earned accolades such as the Chicago Association of REALTORS® 2015 President's Award and CAR's 2016 REALTOR® Achievement Award. The organization has recognized Ware for her involvement with the Cook County Land Bank Authority's board of directors. Most notably, Ware serves as the 139th president of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® and is involved in various committees for the Illinois REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. Additionally, Ware serves on the board of directors for Thresholds and the Chicago Bungalow Association, filling any gaps in her 24-hour day.

Session 1:
Gonzalo Meyer

Gonzalo Mejia

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Gonzalo is originally from Lima, Peru. With a background in financial controlling, he started in the real estate business in 2004. Gonzalo holds real estate broker and real estate instructor licenses. He is a national and international speaker and approved instructor for multiple organizations. Gonzalo believes the most important part of any journey is to enjoy the process and have as much fun as you can while doing it. An important part of his life involves fitness. He has participated in different sports competitions including half-marathons, marathons, and triathlons. He is a certified fitness instructor as well. He also has been a participant in the theatre world, acting in different productions, but his favorite ones are the musicals. Gonzalo likes to volunteer his time to support multiple causes and has had the opportunity to join the cast of local Dancing With the Stars and LypSync Battle fundraisers. All these experiences allow him to see a real estate transaction beyond a business transaction, but also an opportunity to help his customers achieve life goals.

Sessions 2 & 3:
John LeTourneau

John LeTourneau

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John LeTourneau has been a full time commercial broker since 2005 and specializes in helping his clients build multi-generational wealth through investment real estate. He leads a five-person commercial team in the Chicago suburbs that actively works with buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants. He is also the commercial managing director over nine Keller Williams offices in the western suburbs with 29 commercial agents.

John is also passionate about commercial real estate education and regularly speaks across the United States, Canada, and Europe on a wide range of real estate topics with a special focus on investment trends and global real estate opportunities. He is also a consultant/trainer for Dynamic Directions, the premier REALTOR® training company. He is a tireless advocate for raising the bar of professionalism in the real estate industry and mentoring the next generation of real estate leaders.

Volunteer leadership roles:

  • Immediate Past President of the 20,000-member Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS®
  • On the board of directors for both the National Association of REALTORS® and Illinois REALTORS®
  • Illinois REALTORS® liaison to the Irish consulate in Chicago and state legislative contact for State Senator John Curran
  • Vice-chair of NAR’s Commercial Leadership Forum for 2023, for First Vice President Tracey Kasper


Special thanks to NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® partner for sponsoring the 2023 Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness webinars.

REALTORS® Insurance Place & NAR REALTOR Benefits®

REALTORS® Group TermLife Insurance and AD&D Insurance

This exclusive NAR member benefit offers negotiated Member-only rates and a range of coverage amounts to suit your needs; Your spouse or domestic partner is also eligible for coverage. Coverage is portable if you switch brokerage or job as long as premiums are paid when due.