membership FAQs Rochester Chapter

Q:  Who can join your organization?
A:  Any professional who conducts business within the Commercial Real Estate community.

Q:  What is the difference between an Affiliate member and an Institute Affiliate member?
A:  Affiliate members are NON-licensed salespersons/Brokers in businesses related to Commercial Real Estate. Institute Affiliates come from CCIM, SIOR and MAI licensees, who pay NAR dues.  These Institute Affiliates can join the Rochester Area Chapter with an application directly to our Chapter; download Institute Affiliate member application.

Q:  Does it cost anything to attend the monthly events?
A:  Our monthly events are part of your membership benefit so there is no cost.

Q:  I see that guests are welcomed and encouraged. Do I pay for my guest? How many times can I bring the same guest?
A:  Guests are free. You may bring the same guest two times to any event. If they wish to continue to attend after their second visit, we ask that they apply for RAC NYSCAR membership.

Q:  Why do I send my dues to Albany, NY?
A:  All dues are processed by NYSCAR in Albany. The State will notify us when you've joined the Rochester Area Chapter.