Member Benefits Rochester Chapter

NYSCAR Offers Member Perks for Broker Members that are Available Through NYSAR and NAR


NYSAR membership affords you access to a number of programs and services that will enhance your career as well as save you and your customers valuable time and money.

  • Legislative and advocacy efforts
  • Education/professional development
  • Risk management services
  • Information resources
  • Money-saving affinity programs
    • Energy solutions
    • Insurance
    • Technology solutions
    • Office/business solutions
    • Entertainment

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For a Member Benefits Flyer and important links to websites for the Commercial Realtor, click HERE!

Any person actively involved in the Commercial Real Estate market in the Rochester Area is encouraged to join:

  1. Networking -- Meetings scheduled each month provide opportunities to promote the individual's business and to meet fellow active members in the commercial real estate industry.
  2. Education -- Topics at the monthly meetings include development projects, tours of real estate and alternative methods to traditional real estate disposition methods.
  3. Ability to Participate -- Members have the opportunity to participate on a variety of levels. Committees are formed to address Education, Membership, Events, Legislative, Golf and Awards to name a few. There are many sub-committees formed for special events. Please contact a Board Member with your particular interests.

Additional Benefits to Brokers:

Any person holding a Broker's license or a salesperson's license that agrees to subscribe to the REALTOR Code of Ethics may join NYSCAR on the state and local level. By joining, the member is eligible for many benefits that promote their interests:

  1. Realtor -- The designation stands for professionalism and high standards.
  2. Commercial Newsletter -- NYSCAR News is printed quarterly providing an update on issues affecting the industry, member news and educational/marketing information.
  3. Networking/Marketing -- Meetings are held at the state level several times each year, allowing the opportunity to promote listings statewide and to pursue acquisitions for clients searching for property outside of the Rochester region. Locally, monthly meetings are scheduled to educate on real estate developments, services and pertinent topics to promote transactions. Networking at these meetings allows participants to expand their contacts and market properties.
  4. Governmental Affairs -- Through political action committees, the interests of the commercial real estate practitioner are represented in the government, both in Albany and Washington, D.C.
  5. NAR and NYSAR -- Membership provides inclusion in the National Association of Realtors and the New York State Association of Realtors. Professional designations may be obtained, such as SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) and CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member).
  6. Grievance/Professional Standards -- There are standing peer committees to enforce the high standard of ethical conduct and to arbitrate business between commercial practitioners.
  7. Standard Forms -- Professional Service Agreements such as Sell or Lease Listing Agreements and Tenant/Buyer Representation Agreements are available to members.
  8. Discounts and Benefits -- There are numerous arrangements with vendors for discounts on services and free access to the world's largest real estate library.