2024 DEI Summit

An annual convergence of regional real estate experts and industry luminaries, this event is designed to deepen knowledge and spark curiosity about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the real estate realm. It serves as a dynamic platform for professionals to explore, understand, and embrace DEI principles, ultimately fostering a more inclusive and equitable industry landscape.

Two Day Bundle – $150.00/per person
  • Monday & Tuesday Admission
  • Early Registration on Monday
  • Access to All Sessions
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Coffee
  • Access to the Vendor Area
Tuesday ONLY – $100.00/per person
  • Attend the 2024 DEI Summit
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Coffee
  • Access to Vendor Area
  • Admission on June 4, 2024
Monday ONLY – $50.00/per person
  • Continuing Education (CE) Course
  • Networking Reception
  • Admission on June 3, 2024

12:00 pm - 5:30 pm Salon 1-3

Event Registration & CE Check-In

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Salon 5

Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing (CE)

Matt Difanis
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Networking Reception

Dinner on your own

8:00 am - 9:00 am Salon 1-3

Registration & Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by Citi

8:45 am - 9:10 am Salon 5

Welcome: NJR & NYSAR Presidents

Gloria Monks
Joe Rivellino
9:15 am - 10:10 am Salon 5

Beyond Checking the Box: How Representation Leads to Better Results

Alex Vidal
Troy Singleton
10:15 am - 11:10 am Salon 5

Unmasking Appraisal Biases: What Agents Need to Know

Industry experts will unravel the nuances, challenges, strategies, and opportunities for agents in navigating and addressing appraisal biases effectively. Moderated by Bill Flagg.

Bill Flagg
Jillian White
Alexia Smokler
10:15 am - 11:10 am Salon 6-8

Agent-to-Agent Racism: A True Story

Led by Buffalo-Niagara Association The session will showcase a reenactment of an experience of a black realtor during an open house situation and how we can best prepare to confront issues similar to this.

Harveer Singh
John Leonardi
11:15 am - 12:10 pm Salon 6-8

Brave Space, Meditation, & Networking

Moderated by Crystal Colón.

Crystal Colón
12:00 pm - 1:10 pm Salon 4


Sponsored by Chase

1:15 pm - 2:10 pm Salon 6-8

Transforming Real Estate Through Advocacy

Join industry leaders from AAREA, NAHREP, NAREB, & LGBTQ Alliance in a dynamic panel sharing their legislative agendas while exploring insights, strategies, and collaborative ideas that drive positive change in inclusivity in the real estate industry.

Ashley Thomas III
Jason Riveiro
Anita Legacy Blue
Soo (SY) Yu
Alexia Smokler
1:15 pm - 2:10 pm Salon 5

Advancing DEI in an Anti-DEI Climate

Join Farrah Wilder and Ryan Davis as they delve into strategies, challenges, and opportunities for advancing DEI amidst the current Anti-DEI Climate. Moderated by Leslie Frazier, SVP of Community & Industry Relations at Virginia REALTORS, this session promises insightful discussions on navigating and thriving in today's complex landscape.

Leslie Frazier
Ryan Davis
Farrah Wilder
2:15 pm - 2:25 pm Salon 1-3

Coffee Break

Sponsored by Citi

2:30 pm - 3:25 pm Salon 5

Keynote Fireside Chat

Featuring President & CEO of TIAA, Thasunda Brown Duckett. Moderated by Michelle Mills Clement, CEO of Chicago Associations of REALTORS®.

Michelle Mills Clement
Thasunda Brown Duckett
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Salon 5

Closing Remarks

More details coming soon.

  • Date : 06/03/2024 - 06/04/2024
  • Reg. Deadline : 06/03/2024 11:59 pm

Registration Deadline Expired!!