Center for REALTOR® Development Partners with Shaping Wealth to Empower Agents with Human-Centric Training Suite

WASHINGTON (May 2, 2024) – The Center for REALTOR® Development, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of REALTORS®, today announced a strategic partnership with Shaping Wealth to offer training programs crafted to equip agents with the human-centric skills needed to thrive in today's real estate environment. The partnership provides NAR members exclusive access and discounted pricing on three upcoming virtual workshops.

"At the Center for REALTOR® Development, we are committed to empowering agents who are REALTORS® with the tools necessary for success in the dynamic real estate market," said Marc Gould, NAR chief learning officer and CRD board member. "Partnering with Shaping Wealth enhances our members' ability to serve their clients with empathy, integrity and professionalism."

The virtual workshops will be led by Dr. Joy Lere, a licensed clinical psychologist and co-founder of Shaping Wealth. Participants who complete the program will receive a certificate of completion and access to all course materials.

"We are thrilled to partner with the Center for REALTOR® Development to empower their members to leverage the power of emotional intelligence, storytelling, and wellbeing to elevate their careers and pursue a life well lived," said Dr. Lere. "Participants will develop skills crucial for building strong client relationships, navigating complex situations in the workplace and achieving long-term success in today's competitive marketplace."

To learn more and register for the workshops, visit

About the National Association of REALTORS®

The National Association of REALTORS® is America's largest trade association, representing 1.5 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.

About the Center for REALTOR® Development

The Center for REALTOR® Development (CRD) is committed to fostering lifelong learning, facilitating career advancement, and providing specialized credentials for real estate professionals. With over 10 designations and certifications, a library of more than 100 microcourses, an acclaimed podcast, and in-person educational events, CRD ensures that there's a learning opportunity tailored to every real estate professional's needs.

About Shaping Wealth

Shaping Wealth is the global wealth industry's leading learning and coaching platform for human-first financial guidance. As experts in applied behavioral finance, emotional intelligence, neuroscience, and positive psychology, Shaping Wealth creates coaching and content experiences that inspire financial wellbeing among its worldwide clientele.

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