A REALTOR® Member who has held membership in the National Association as a REALTOR®, REALTOR-ASSOCIATE®, or both, for a cumulative period of forty (40) years is eligible for REALTOR® Emeritus status.
The new REALTOR® Emeritus eligibility criteria shall be implemented as follows:
In addition to the required forty (40) years of REALTOR® membership:
- Applications submitted in the years 2015 through 2019 will require proof of one (1) year of service* at the local, state, or National Association level.
- Applications submitted in 2020 and beyond will require proof of one (1) year of service* at the National Association level.
October 2, 2019 is the deadline to complete certification forms for REALTOR® Emeritus status for approval in November at our REALTORS® Conference & Expo held in San Francisco, CA.
For applications filed through 2019, the one-year service requirement may also be met through service at the state or local level. State and local service option sunsets in 2019; Only national service will be accepted to fulfill Emeritus status beginning in 2020.
For more info, contact NAR’s Member Support at 800-874-6500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Application opens every year on January 15 until the April 2 deadline (for May approvals)
- Reopens June 15 until the October 2 deadline (for November approvals)