Crystal Colón

Crystal Colón

Chief Innovation Officer at North Central Jersey Association of REALTORS®

With two decades of experience in association management, Crystal Colón, RCE, serves as a beacon of innovation. As Chief Innovation Officer at the North Central Jersey Association of Realtors® (NCJAR), Crystal spearheads transformative initiatives in technology, professional development, communications, and fostering organizational culture.

Crystal's passion for education accessibility drives the development of technology-driven educational programs. She advocates for inclusivity in all educational practices, empowering real estate professionals. These cutting-edge resources enable members to thrive in a rapidly changing landscape. Her commitment to inclusivity is evident in every aspect of her work, from fostering cross-departmental collaborations to advocating for diverse perspectives in organizational practices.

Positioning herself as a dynamic leader in the real estate industry, Crystal continues development at the forefront, always improving the member experience. She stays ten steps ahead of the curve, recognizing the constant changes in the real estate landscape and service delivery methods. Through her energetic approach, Crystal cultivates strategic partnerships with tech vendors and industry stakeholders, advancing solutions aligned with the organization's objectives. Her advocacy for inclusivity, diversity, and innovation has positioned Crystal as a thought leader and change agent within the real estate community. Constantly visionary, she navigates an ever-changing landscape for members, adjusting and embracing change while exploring their needs.

With a relentless focus on members through innovation and sustainability, Crystal drives positive change in the real estate industry. Actively participating in networking events, she encourages staff to continue learning, innovating, exploring, and adapting, making NCJAR readily adaptable. Crystal is a force, committed to building inclusive and forward-thinking teams that elevate the culture and success of organizations. Her expertise in technology, professional development, and communications shapes the future of real estate, paving the way for a brighter and more dynamic industry.

Crystal serves on NCJAR’s Local Diversity Committee as Staff Liaison and has held roles such as NAR Local Diversity Staff Liaison in 2023. She is a Realtor Association Certified Executive (RCE) since 2021, AHWD Certified in 2020, and C2EX Certified in 2020. Crystal has also contributed to the National Association of Realtors® Diversity Work Group in 2023 and served on the National Association Executive Committee - RCE Certification Advisory Board in 2022, 2023, and 2024. She holds a New Jersey Real Estate Licensee since 2003.

Her "why" is clear: for the members, with the audacity to change the world. Crystal achieves this through continuous professional development, networking, learning, and sharing knowledge, driven by empowerment, inclusivity, innovation, community impact, and the desire to inspire others.

All Sessions by Crystal Colón

Day 2 06/04/2024
11:15 am - 12:10 pm

Brave Space, Meditation, & Networking

Moderated by Crystal Colón.