In 2004, Anthony E. Westreich established the real estate company Monday Properties. For the past 12 years, he has worked to build a portfolio worth $12 billion and conducted over 50 property transactions. In addition to his responsibilities as chairman and CEO of Monday Properties, Anthony Westreich serves as a member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY).
REBNY represents real estate professionals in New York City. Established in 1896, the board promotes the mutual interests of the industry by addressing property management concerns with government bodies. Members of REBNY are also granted access to education programs, such as real estate courses for licensing and professional development.
In addition, REBNY offers higher education courses such as the Certified Buyer Representative (CBR) program. This advanced course is targeted toward real estate professionals who intend to learn industry best practices and regulations on agency representation. Marie Spodek, DREI, conducts the two-day CBR program. As graduates, licensees receive the CBR designation as well as a free listing in CBR’s online member roster.
A veteran of the real estate industry, Anthony E. Westreich serves as chairman and CEO of Monday Properties in New York City. To remain involved with his professional community, Anthony Westreich belongs to the Real Estate Board of New York, an organization that unites more than 16,000 professionals in the real estate sector throughout New York City.
One of the major focuses of the organization is education. The board allows individuals to take both continuing education and licensing courses online so that they can fit the classes into their busy schedules. People can become licensed as a New York State real estate salesperson with the board’s 75-hour online class or as New York State broker with a 45-hour class that has different packages depending on individual needs. Individuals licensed as salespeople before July 1, 2008, can also take the required 30-hour remedial course online.
Real estate agents in New York are expected to complete 22.5 hours of continuing education credits every two years. The board has partnered with several online classrooms to provide a wide range of coursework.