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Triple Play features best-in-class education!

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Tom Borowski

For over a decade Thomas J. Borowski has been the Broker of Record/President of Striker Realty, overseeing 5 offices around New Jersey and serving as the School Director and a licensed instructor for the Striker School of Real Estate teaching pre-licensure and brokers classes, while maintaining his status as a top producing agent. Mr. Borowski also manages the Striker Investment Fund, which is a real estate investment syndicate that purchases, renovates and sells residential property throughout New Jersey. He’s been featured in interviews in the Newark Star Ledger on several occasions, and has spoken at many real estate networking groups. 

Tom's Session


Understanding and Applying Cap Rates in Residential Real Estate Investing 9 am – noon 12/10/15


Bottom Ernie

Ernie Bottom

Peter Brown has 15 years experience inthe mortgage industry. Attend his session and learn how reverse mortgages, home equity loans and HECMs can be used by consumers. You’ll gain insight into the HECM product and see how HECM for Purchase benefits seniors by allowing them to purchase a new principle residence and obtain a reverse mortgage in one transaction.

Ernie's Session

Grow yourBusiness Using These Great RPR Tools and Features 10 am – noon 12/10/15

Carroll Adorna

Adorna Carroll

Adorna Carroll is the Vice-President and Owner/Broker of Realty3 CT, a large multi-office firm in Connecticut.  In addition to troubleshooting agent field issues, Adorna is responsible for the firm’s policies/procedures, technology infrastructure and strategic initiatives.  Her team continues to represent and refer buyer and seller clients. Adorna is an Owner/Partner of Dynamic Directions – an educational and sales training consulting firm that collaborates with real estate associations and firms internationally to provide quality instruction.

Adorna is considered one of the most effective facilitators of Leadership Training, Bylaw Revision Facilitation and Strategic Planning for MLSs, companies and real estate associations in the US and Canada. She is a nationally recognized expert in Buyer Agency, Seller Agency and Agency Relationships; was honored as Connecticut’s Educator of the Year, named to the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) Hall of Fame and is the 79th recipient of the National Association of Realtors® Distinguished Service Award.

In addition to being an author/partner of the SRS Council, LLP which confers the SRS – Seller Representative Specialist Designation course, Adorna is also one of the owners of Realty3 Inc. a large multi-office firm in CT.  Along with her team, Adorna continues to represent buyers and sellers, counsels her agents in resolving field issues and specializes in implementing efficient systems, policies, web strategies and infrastructure for the firm.


Adorna's Sessions

CRB:Certified Real Estate Team Specialist (CRETS): Understanding & Leveraging Teams 8:30 am – 5:30 pm 12/7 & 12/8
Getting the Butts in the Seats 8:30 – 9:30 am 12/9/15


Ryan Conrad

Ryan T. Conrad is CEO of the Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS®, an Association comprised of 2,300 real estate professionals in Northeast Pennsylvania.  He oversees the Multiple Listing Service, Real Estate Academy and Real Estate Weekly advertising publication. Prior to becoming CEO, Ryan served as Director of Government Affairs where he developed the government affairs program from the ground-up.

Ryan is the principal of Conrad Strategic Consulting, LLC which provides association management consulting, strategic planning, and leadership training.

Ryan earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the American Society of Association Executives, and Realtor Association Certified Executive (RCE) designation from NAR.  He earned the NAR AE Leaders of Tomorrow Young Professionals Award, and was inducted in the Dr. Almon ‘Bud’ Smith AE Leadership Society.  Ryan is an elected official in his community and is married with three children. 


Ryan's Sessions

Top 10 Do’s and Dont’s for a Successful Association Merger 11:30 am -12:30 pm 12/9/15
Engaging Staff in Strategic Plan Implementation 4 – 5 pm 12/9/15


Trista Curzydlo

Trista is a graduate of Washburn University and Washburn University, School of Law, where she was a member of the Washburn Law Journal.   After serving as Assistant Legal Counsel to Kansas Governor Bill Graves, Trista joined the office of the District Attorney for the Eighteenth Judicial District of Kansas as an Assistant District Attorney assigned to the Consumer Fraud division.  For six years, Trista was the Government Affairs Director and Legal Counsel for the Wichita Area Association of REALTORS® and the South Central Kansas MLS.  Trista now devotes her time to offering excellent educational opportunities for real estate licensees across the country.

Trista's Sessions

Let Me Tell You About the Man Cave: The Fair Housing Act for the Modern Real Estate Professional 9 am – Noon 12/8/15
Let Me Tell You About the Man Cave: The Fair Housing Act for the Modern Real Estate Professional 2 – 5 pm 12/8/15
Smart Phones, Smart Policies: Social Media Risk Management for Brokers 9 am – Noon 12/9/15



Allan Dalton

Allan Dalton, the former president and CEO of, is the President and Co-Founder of  Dalton has 30+ years of leadership experience, including serving as the co-owner of a 32-office firm, the EVP of Coldwell Banker New England and EVP of NRT National.  Allan is a leading keynote speaker, one of NAR’s 25 most influential thought leaders, a former Boston Celtics draft choice, and author of two industry best-sellers. Dalton is a pioneer in creating innovative and effective marketing systems for Real Estate professionals and companies, such as NRT, ERA Coldwell Banker, Century 21, and Better Homes and Gardens.

Allan's Sessions

Creating Real Estate Connections 9:30 – 11 am 12/9/15
Converting from Recruiting and Retention to Selection and Development Noon – 1:30 PM 12/9/14
ED Talks 3 – 5 pm 12/9/15


Diane Disbrow

Diane and Harry Disbrow are the broker/owners of BayShore Agency. Diane has been working in the real estate business for 33 years and earned her broker’s license within the first five years of being licsned. She has a deep commitment to furthering their knowledge in the field of real estate and has earned the following designations: Graduate of the Realtor® Institute (GRI), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB), Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS) and Seller Representative Specialist (SRS).

Due to Diane’s extensive knowledge, she opened the Shore Real Estate Academy in 1998 and also launched a successful career as a real estate instructor and lecturer. Her areas of expertise are the Code of Ethics, Professional Standards, Agency law and Buyer agency and Risk management. She has conducted numerous programs with well-respected instructors across the country.

Diane has held many positions within the Realtor organization including chairing the National Association of REALTORS® Professional Standards Committee, Professional Conduct Working Group and the Risk Management commiittee. She has also served on the board of directors at the local, state and national level for many years.

Diane's Sessions

NJ Agency Relationships 101 9 am – Noon 12/9/15
Real Estate & Ethics:  The Only Way to Conduct Business 9 am – Noon 12/10/15


Roseann Farrow

With 40 years in real estate sales, training, management and consulting, Roseann personally has trained and coached thousands of real estate agents, managers and brokers who are lifted by her passion, humor, high energy and dedication to the industry. A REALTOR EMERITUS, National REBAC trainer, a ‘Master Instructor’ at the NY State Association of REALTORS®, she provides independent training, coaching and consulting nationwide as Roseann Farrow Seminars. She instructs ABR, CIPS, CBR, CRB, GREEN, GRI, ITI, RSPS and SRES as well as online webinars.Her varied real estate related jobs and experiences have broadened her knowledge and scope and continue to help her think ‘out of the box’.

Attendees at the Triple Play Conventions consistently rate Roseann in the top 10 of all presenters. Not limited to sales agent training, her broker/manager programs also are highly regarded.

Roseann's Sessions

RSPS: Vacation, Investment, Luxury Properties 8:30 am – 5:30 pm 12/7/15
Reverse Mortgage Options  9 am – Noon 12/8/15
NYS Agency Relationships 9 am – Noon 12/9/15
Your Company Policy Manual:  A Safety Net for Managing Risk 2-5 pm 12/9/15
The One Test You Don’t Want to Fail 9 am – Noon 12/10/15


Bill Fields

Bill is one of those rare breed of speakers today who actually does what he talks about and he has the track record to prove it! Bill’s over 35 years of “in the trenches” real estate experience stretches from Hawaii to Chicago and includes:

* Recognition as a top producing sales professional averaging 12 listings and 10 sales a month! * Experienced manager with numerous awards and recognition for recruiting and profitability * Director of Recruiting and Training for the #1 ranked franchise company in the US * Leadership or ownership in several of the most successful real estate companies in his markets * 20+ years as a master real estate coach and trainer

Bill's Sessions

Romancing the Stars 9 – 10:30 am 12/8/15
How to Turn $5 into $50,000 11 am – 12:30 pm 12/8/15
How to Turn $5 into $50,000 3:30 – 5 pm 12/8/15


Bruce Gardner

Bruce is an accomplished national speaker for the real estate Industry. He is an expert in Business Strategies for Agents, and is the Creator of the Seven Styles Success System. He empowers Agents to build profitable businesses that are focused on their strategy, whether as an expert in a Niche, a Hyperlocalist working a defined geographic area, or by building a network of relationships. His refreshing and forward thinking approach blends classic industry concepts with today’s digital technology, and his exciting and fun presentations will inspire and delight your attendees. Agents consistently come away with new ideas that can implemented immediately. He has presented at numerous State Realtor Conventions, and has been a featured speaker at the National Association of Realtor’s Annual Convention since 2011. 

Bruce's Sessions

Coaching Your Agents with the Seven Success Styles! 8:30 – 10 am 12/9/15
Two Hours a Day to 200K! 10:30 am – Noon 12/9/15
Two Hours a Day to 200K! 3:30 – 5 pm 12/9/15


Bob Giniecki

Robert R. Giniecki, CCIM (New York, New York) is a licensed New York broker, and also holds the CCIM designation. Bob specializes in commercial and investment property in the northeast and nationwide as per client request. Bob is an instructor teaching counseling, formulas and marketing courses for real estate organizations nationally. Bob has received the “Distinguished Instructor” award from NYS Association of Realtors and NY Commercial Realtor of the Year Award.

Bob's Sessions

Commercial/Investment Marketing Session 9 am – 4 pm 12/8/15
Effective Counseling and Representation of Real Estate Clients  8:30 am – 5:30 pm  12/9/15


Barry Goodman

Barry Goodman, Esq. is a partner of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith and Davis LLP, and serves as General Counsel to the New Jersey REALTORS®.

Barry's Session

NJ Legal Update 10:00-11:00 am 12/10/15


Steve Gottheim

 Steve is counsel for the American Land Title Association. In that role he is the associations chief corporate counsel providing strategic legal advice to the association’s leadership, executive staff and various departments and programs. Additionally, Steve serves as the head of public policy development for the association. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland College Park and the University Of Maryland School Of Law. Previously Steve worked as legal fellow with the Senate Banking Committee during the passage of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, and a small community based lender.

Steve's Session

TRID – TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure 2 – 5 pm 12/7/15



Craig Grant

With over 150 speaking engagements around the US each year, including sessions for NAR, several state conventions & other key industry events, Craig Grant is considered one of the top technology, marketing & risk management instructors around.

As his motto, “Advanced Real Estate Technology Instructed at a Pre-K Level” states, Craig is able to take extremely complicated technology topics & present them in a way that the average non-technical person not only understands, but is able apply & improve their business.

With 40+ courses to choose from covering all aspect of Technology including industry trends, hardware, software, social media & more, it is easy to see why Craig Grant is known industry wide as The Real Estate Tech Guru.

Craig's Sessions

Run a Successful Real Estate Website & Dominate the Search Engines 8:30 – 10 am 12/8/15
Working with Today’s Hyper-Connected Consumer 10:30 am – Noon 12/8/15
Run a Successful Real Estate Website & Dominate the Search Engines 2 – 3:30 pm 12/8/15
Working with Today’s Hyper-Connected Consumer 4 -5:30 pm 12/8/15


Chandra Hall

Chandra knows how to realize potential.

Starting college at age 16, she completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Business. In 1993 she founded and operated Innovative Funding, a corporate and non-profit resource partner collaborating with leaders of corporations and non-profit organizations. In 1997, she joined forces with J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc., in Wichita, Kansas specializing in residential real estate. After completing a Masters Degree in Business Administration in 2000, she became an adjunct instructor for her alma mater followed by a real estate instructor for Career Education Systems in Kansas City. Upon relocating to Colorado, Chandra served as a real estate educator and instructor trainer at Kaplan Professional Schools in Colorado Springs and Denver.

Born an identical twin, Chandra appreciates the power of individual differences. She uses this belief to help others identify their natural abilities and create more of what they desire both personally and professionally. Her passion is to assist others in recognizing their unlimited potential and unique purpose in life.

Chandra's Sessions

Your Great Escape:  How to Create a Sustainable & Sellable Business 9 am – Noon 12/8/15
RESPA:  Finance & Regulation:  They’re Going to Change Your World 2 – 5 pm 12/8/15


Steve Harney

Steve is a residential real estate expert who specializes in market trends. He has been in the industry for over 25 years, first as an agent and then developing his own 500 agent real estate firm. Steve now helps producers achieve their true potential. He authors a monthly informational presentation for top professionals titled, “Keeping Current Matters” (also known as KCM), and is seen as a leading industry thought leader.


Steve is often quoted in major news sources such as The U.S. News & World Report, MSN Money, The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times to name a few. He also received the great honor of being recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate by Inman News and as one of the 200 Most Powerful People in Real Estate by the Swanepoel Organization.

Steve's Sessions

ED Talks 3 – 5 pm 12/9/15
Five Keys to Making 2016 the Best Year of Your Career 9:30 – 11 am 12/10/15

Debra Killian

Bio coming soon.

Debra's Sessions

Back to the Future – What the Mortgage Crisis Has Taught Us 9 – Noon 12/9/15
The Rate is WHAT? – What Every Agent and Buyer Needs to Know About Risk-Based Pricing 2 – 5 pm 12/9/15


Robert Kinniebrew

As the Executive Director of the New Jersey Real Estate Commission, Director Kinniebrew has full oversight of the day to day operations of the Real Estate Commission, including decision making and duties that relate to supervision and regulation of the real estate industry in New Jersey. Executive Director Kinniebrew has been licensed by the Commission as a salesperson and broker since 1970. Before his recent appointment to the Commission by former Governor Jon Corzine and recently re-appointed by Governor Chris Christie, Executive Director Kinniebrew served two consecutive three year terms as a commissioner of the New Jersey Real Estate Commission, appointed by former Governor Christie Whitman and former Acting Governor Richard J. Codey. He is also a former director of the National Association of Realtors and was president of the New Jersey Association of Realtors in 1996. In 1983 he served as president of the Burlington County Board of Realtors. He served in the US Army one hundred and first (101 st) Airborne Division as a paratrooper and later joined as an officer, the elite green berets of the SPECIAL FORCES and is a Vietnam Veteran.

Robert's Session

NJ Real Estate Commission Regulatory Update 9-10 am 12/9/15


Jackie Leavenworth

Jackie Leavenworth, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, SFR is from the Cleveland, Ohio area and was licensed in 1984. She quickly became her company’s top producer and was constantly asked to share the secrets of her success. Jackie has been sharing those secrets for more than 25 years. Jackie is married to a real estate broker and is the owner of “Jackie Leavenworth Seminars,” a real estate coach to agents around the United States and has worked her way up to the prestigious title of Certified CRS Instructor. Developing and delivering quality programs that are not the “same old thing” is Jackie’s specialty. Real estate is Jackie’s passion and enhancing peoples’ lives is her purpose. Coach Jackie’s humorous, comfortable and engaging style will awaken the inner you to strive for behavioral change that will make a difference. Why go along with the crowd when you can enjoy finding your individual points of difference and pathways to excellence that will create a great life, not just a living!

Jackie's Sessions

Legal Lifesavers 9 am – Noon 12/9/15
Play it Forward 12:30 – 1:30 pm 12/9/15
ED Talks 3 – 5 pm 12/9/15


Hank Lerner

Bio coming soon.

Hank's Session

Professional Standards Administrator’s Training 9:30 am – 4:40 pm 12/7/15


Bill Lublin

Bill Lublin, former Chair of NAR’s Trends &  Emerging Technologies Advisory Board, literally “wrote the book” about technology and social media for REALTORS as the lead author of the 2010 AND 2015 rewrites of e-Pro, the technology certification of NAR.

A working REALTOR with a love for technology, Bill created NAR’s TechEdge event, has been named one of Inman’s Most Influential in Real Estate three times, was acknowledged as one of Swanepoel’s 200 most influential in Real Estate, and  has spoken for NAR, AEI, ARELLO, Inman, the Federal Government, Harvard, Penn State, the London Sunday Times and numerous other organizations. 

Bill's Sessions

To Team or Not to Team 9:30 – 10:30 am 12/8/15
Is That a Listing in Your Pocket or Are You Just Glad to See Me? 11 am – 1 pm 12/8/15
Is That a Listing in Your Pocket or Are You Just Glad to See Me? 2:30 – 4:30 pm 12/8/15
IDX, MLS, ZT&R and What They Mean to You 9 – 11 am 12/10/15


Jeremias Maneiro

Jeremias “Jman” Maneiro is owner of JMan Seminars and is a licensed NYS Associate Broker who is still actively selling in his home market of Rochester,NY. His speaking career began 28 years ago when he was the ring announcer for his third grade elementary school circus. He has over 14 years experience in training sales people to enhance their productivity, sales skills, efficiency and tech savviness. He does Real Estate Technology training throughout the country and specializes in helping everyone learn and adapt new technology to their real estate business regardless of the technological inclination or generational difference.

JMan's Sessions

MilleniWHO? 8:30 – 9:30 am 12/9/15
Be the BOMB! 10 – 11 am 12/9/15
AVMs, RVMs and Showing Consumers the Difference 2 – 5 pm 12/9/15
AVMs, RVMs and Showing Consumers the Difference – REG PLUS 9 – Noon 12/10/15


Finley Maxon

Finley Maxson has been with NAR since 1999. Prior to joining NAR, Finley worked at a Chicago law firm. He received he B.A degree in English from Kenyon College, and his J.D. degree from Washington University School of Law. Mr. Maxson is admitted to the state bar of Illinois. Mr. Maxson helps to maintain the Letter of the Law, Legal Affairs’ on-line legal newsletter on and is the main contact person for the professional liability insurance for state and local REALTOR® associations. Finley also assists the Community & Political Affairs division with state campaign finance issues as general in-house repsonsibilities. In addition, Finley serves as the liaison between NAR and ARELLO.

Finley's Session

TRID – TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure 2 – 5 pm 12/7/15


Juanita McDowell

Juanita is the President of InMotion Consulting, a training firm in Atlanta, GA.  Each year her firm delivers over 200 workshops and seminars to agents and entrepreneurs in the US and Canada.  She is a REBAC Certified e-Pro Instructor and a member of the GRI Faculty in multiple states.  An avid writer and video blogger, her tech articles have been published in REALTOR magazine and her YouTube videos have received over a million views.  She is a member of the National Speaker’s Association and a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. She resides in Atlanta with her husband and three sons.

Juanita's Sessions

Social Media for Real Estate 9 am – Noon 12/8/15
10 Time Management Strategies for Work-Life Balance 2 – 3:30 pm 12/8/15
Maximum Marketing, Minimum Dollars 4 – 5:30 pm 12/8/15


Joe Meyer

Joe Meyer has been part of the real estate landscape for thirty eight years as a Top salesperson, Broker, Corporate Director of training and for the last 29 years as President of his own real estate speaking/consulting firm. Over those last 29 years he has delivered over 3200 professional seminars to real estate professionals throughout North America, the Caribbean and Europe.

Joe has presented over twenty times at the prestigious National Association of Realtors® annual conference and trade show, State Realtor® conventions, The Women’s Council of Realtors® conventions, The Puerto Rico association of Realtors® convention, the Bahamas real estate convention and trade show and twice for the International Real Estate congress held in Madrid, Spain. 

Joe's Sessions

Pricing Listings to Move Inventory 2 – 5 pm 12/8/15
Converting Open Houses Into Closed Transactions 9 – Noon 12/9/15


Gene Millman

In his 30 plus year career, Gene has been a Broker/ Manager for three large regional Brokerages in Delaware. Gene also has held positions as Director of Training, Career Development, and Continuing Education as well as owning his own Brokerage.

Gene is a past recipient of numerous awards, including being named Realtor of the Year for both his Local and State Associations as well as inducted into his Association’s Hall of Fame.

Gene has the unique ability to infuse real life real estate experiences and humor into his instruction. Most importantly, Gene actively lists and sells real estate everyday!

Gene's Sessions

10 Ways to Refocus, Reinvent and Revitalize Your Career 2 – 3 pm 12/9/15
Crossing the Generational Divide 9 am – Noon 12/10/15


Nancy Mosca

Nancy Mosca is a licensed New York State Associate Broker and has been a Realtor for over 20 years. She is also a New York State Certified Real Estate Instructor and teaches for the Long Island Board of Realtors, the New York State Association of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors & the Real Estate Buyers Agent Council.

A believer in Realtor education, Nancy has earned the ABR, AHWD, BPOR, CBR, CIPS, CNE, EHO, GRI, ITI, MRP, SRS, SFR & SRES, designations and certifications. In addition, she has earned her Certification as a Human Behavioral Consultant and is a recognized member of the National Speakers Association.

Nancy's Sessions

Winning with Short Sales:  Strategies to Speed Up & Simplify the Process 10 am – Noon 12/8/15
Structuring a Successful Real Estate Transaction for Foreign Clients 3 – 5 pm 12/8/15
Winning with Short Sales: Strategies to Speed Up & Simplify the Process 10 am – Noon 12/9/15
Property Management Basics:  What Every Real Estate Agent Should Know 2 – 5 pm 12/9/15


Jim Murrett

Jim currently serves as the Executive Managing Director of the Northeast Region for Colliers International Valuation and Advisory Services. He is responsible for the oversight, recruiting and expansion of business development for the multiple offices in the Northeast Region. Jim also maintains general oversight of appraisal quality for Colliers and in particular, the Quality Enhancement function that monitors the appraisal quality, client service and company process compliance for each Colliers appraiser.

Jim is very active with the Appraisal Institute, currently serving on the National Finance Committee and is the 2016 National Vice President elect.

Jim's Session

2016-2017 USPAP Update 8:30 am – 5:30 pm 12/9/15


Mark Polon

Mark Polon, CCIM, CDEI, has more than 35 years of experience in the field of real estate.  Over these years he has owned private real estate companies and has served as a corporate officer. He has provided expertise and training to the United States Government, commercial banks, savings and loans, for and not for profit corporations, residential and commercial real estate companies, and private individuals world wide.

Mark Polon holds the prestigious Commercial Real Estate designation of CCIM, Certified Commercial Investment Member of the CCIM Institute, as well as the Certified Distance Education Instructor designation He is also a senior instructor for the CCIM Institute where he teaches CI 101 (Investment Analysis) and CI 104 (Disposition Analysis), as well as Communication Skills for Business Professionals and Creating Reliable Valuations, both written by Mark.  He has received numerous awards for his excellence in instruction, including the Robert L Ward Instructor of the Year. 

Mark's Session

CCIM:  Residential Real Estate Financial Analysis 8:30 am – 5:30 pm 12/7/15



Mark Porter

Mark Porter is a residential real estate broker, investor, consultant and seasoned technology and business planning instructor.  Mark’s ultimate passion is helping you implement what it takes to “be” and “do” better.

By age 23, Mark averaged 52 transactions a year with a 10 day average market time and 99% list to sales price ratio. Today, in partnership with Kansas Association of REALTORS®, his company is revolutionizing real estate education through the development of online video-based courses for the Keynote Professional Development Series, offering CE and GRI courses for real estate agents nationwide.

Mark's Session

CRS200: Business Planning & Marketing for the Residential Specialist 8:30 am – 5:30 pm 12/7 & 12/8


Marcie Roggow

Licensed since l971, Marcie has worked in all facets of the real estate profession: broker-owner, developer, and educator.

An active member of the REALTOR family, Marcie believes in giving back to the industry that gave her so much. Through NAR her concentration has been in the Political Affairs, License Law, Professional Standards and risk management committees. Today her training efforts concentrate on the same topics. Marcie’s quick wit and ability to convey difficult material in an understandable fashion is an asset to her audiences. Marcie has worked closely with REALTOR organizations and Real Estate Commissions alike to draft legislation that can be understood not only by the consumer, but also by the licensee. “Energetic, enthusiastic about her topic, precise in her delivery, captivating, and AWESOME” are some of the adjectives from student critiques to describe her presentations.

Marcie's Sessions

Broker Responsibility in a Nutshell 9 am – Noon 12/8/15
There’s a New Code in Town – REG PLUS 2 – 5 pm 12/8/15
There’s a New Code in Town 9 am – Noon 12/9/15
It’s Not Who Showed the House (Procuring Cause) 2 – 5 pm 12/9/15


Bernice Ross

Nationally syndicated columnist, author, trainer, and speaker, Bernice Ross couples her expertise as a Master Certified Coach with over 30 years of real estate sales experience. With two best selling real estate books and over 1,000 published articles on publications such as Inman News, the Swanepoel Trends Report for 2015, Banker Tradesman, and numerous other trade publications, Inman News called Bernice, “America’s top real estate coach.” During her tenure as Executive Director of Training, Bernice’s new and experienced agent training programs led the 4,000 agent Jon Douglas Company to become the top producing company per agent in the United States.

Bernice's Sessions

Independent Contractor Status Under Fire 2 – 5 pm 12/8/15
Independent Contractor Status Under Fire – REG PLUS 2 – 5 pm 12/9/15


Patrick Reilly

Patrick Reilly, RCE is Vice President of Member & Board Services for the New York State Assocation of REALTORS®. Patrick attended Hudson Valley Community College and the University of Delaware’s Institute for Organization Management. He holds the REALTOR® Certifi ed Executive (RCE) designation. Prior to joining the NYSAR staff in 1981, Patrick worked extensively in politics in various capacities. The Member & Board Services Department is responsible for professional standards and Code of Ethics, multiple listing issues, fair housing and cultural diversity, membership/board policy and procedures, and the NYSAR Leadership Academy. He is also actively involved in several NAR committees and has served as the Dean of the NAR Association Executives Institute.

Patrick's Session

Professional Standards Administrators’ Training 9 am – 4:30 pm 12/7/15

Lou Rodin

Bio coming soon.

Lou's Sessions

The “New” FHA:  Rules and Regulations 9 – Noon 12/8/15
CMA vs. Appraisal – What is the Difference? 2 – 5 pm 12/8/15



Rossi, EDUTAINER, Master Neuro Linguistics Practitioner (NLP), Intuitionist, Artistic Technologist, Humorist, Mentor, Bon Vivant, owner of ROSSI Speaks, Inc., delivering keynotes and presentations internationally from Wasilla to Belize, Europe to Singapore. Author of Dog Eat Dog & Vice Versa: 9 Secrets To Put The Bite Into Your Marketing©, contributing columnist/blogger/vlogger, past NAR CRS Senior Instructor/Course Creator/GRI instructor, presenter NAR convention twenty-five consecutive years, a Super Sales Star before the label existed, ROSSI exploded onto the real estate market with 86 closings his first year.

He showcases his talents by applying humor and technology in his unique teaching process stimulating positive shifts! 

Rossi's Sessions

Collaborative Selling 9 am – Noon 12/9/15
It’s Just Two Things 1:30 – 2:30 pm 12/9/15
ED Talks 3 – 5 pm 12/9/15


Phil Schulman

Phillip Schulman is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of K&L Gates, where he has a national practice specializing in a range of matters related to real estate finance, mortgage banking and consumer finance in both the primary and secondary markets, including:

1) developing and analyzing proposed business plans, and drafting the related agreements and disclosures, applicable to federal and state laws;

2) representing companies in the mortgage lending, real estate and title insurance industries in connection with administrative and regulatory compliance matters, including those involving the CFPB, HUD, VA, Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac; and

3) defending companies in connection with governmental audits, investigations and enforcement proceedings, before the CFPB, HUD, the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice.

Mr. Schulman of course, is one of the nation’s foremost experts on the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and related mortgage maters, and is a frequent lecturer for seminar and conferences sponsored by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the Mortgage Bankers Association, the American Land Title Association and other industry-related groups.  

Phil's Session

TRID – TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure 2 – 5 pm 12/7/15


Robert Siciliano

#1 Best Selling Author Robert Siciliano, CEO of is a member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Coast Guard Auxiliary Service. He is a 4 time Boston Marathoner, Private Investigator and is fiercely committed to informing, educating, and empowering Americans so they can be protected from violence and crime in the physical and virtual worlds. His “tell it like it is” style is sought after by major media outlets, executives in the C-Suite of leading corporations and meeting planners to get the straight talk they need to stay safe in a world in which physical and virtual crime is commonplace.

Robert's Sessions

Realty Safety & Security:  Agent and Client Personal Protection 9 am – Noon 12/8/15
Risk Management: Information/Computer Security and Privacy 2 – 5 pm 12/8/15


Clint Skutchan

Clint is a Colorado native and currently resides in Fort Collins where he moved after a bought with cancer at the age of 19, and has fortunately been cancer free for 20 plus years.

Clint has been the CEO of the Fort Collins Board of REALTORS® for over 7 years and has earned his REALTOR® Certified Executives designation from the National Association of REALTORS®. He’s presented at ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference and N.A.R. AE Institute, served as Chair for N.A.R.’s Association Executive YPN, and is a member of N.A.R.’s Association Executives Committee. Recently, Clint established TWO WAY C3 a national consulting & speaking group. 

Clint's Sessions

Tips & Tricks to Add Pizazz to Your Work (It’s All About the Bacon) 10 – 11 am 12/9/15
Crafting a Strategic & Measured Culture of Success 2:30 – 3:30 pm 12/9/15


Stefan Swanepoel

His academic accomplishments include a bachelor’s in science, a master’s in business economics and diplomas in arbitration, computer science and marketing. Stefan has held office as President/CEO of a technology company, an education company, a real estate brokerage, a movie studio and a 2,000 office international franchise. Stefan spent the first 35 years of his life in various countries across the globe before immigrating to the USA. Today he is an American citizen and lives in California. Stefan’s books have been featured on the bestseller list of: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Star Tribune, Huffington Post,, Barnes & Noble, CEO Read, Inc. Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Miami Herald, Publishers Weekly, and MSNBC.

Stefan's Sessions

Real Estate Trends 9:30 – 11 am 12/9/15
ED Talks 3 – 5 pm 12/9/15


Randy Templeman

Randy Templeman began his real estate career in 1981 when mortgage interest rates were at the highest point in history!  Undaunted by the economic conditions he would face for years, Randy built a successful sales career by creating and implementing innovative business strategies, utilizing emerging technologies and taking advantage of the expertise he gained by attending courses leading to numerous professional designations.

Randy started teaching as company instructor, moved onto a community college, then a proprietary school and subsequently served as the training director for a brokerage firm for five years.  In the last decade, Randy has taught GRI courses in three states, presented at NAR and regional Realtor® conferences and teaches many NAR designation and certification courses.

Participants complete Randy’s fun filled classes energized and eager to improve their business by applying the knowledge they learned by attending. 

Randy's Sessions

MRP:  Military Relocation Professional 9 am – 5 pm 12/7/15
Mastering the Buyer Counseling Session 9 am – Noon 12/8/15
The Seven Ps to Getting the Buyer Representative Agreement Signed 1 – 3 pm 12/8/15


Teresa Tilton

Teresa Tilton, RCE joined the New Jersey REALTORS® in 2000 and is the Director of Member Services. At the New Jersey REALTORS®, Ms. Tilton is the staff liaison on the Professional Standards Committee, Legal Affairs Committee, Bylaws Committee, Risk Management/License Law Committee, Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity Committee, REALTOR® Relief Response Team and the Educational Foundation. Ms. Tilton has earned her REALTOR® Certified Executive designation, At Home with Diversity certification and is a Professional Standards Certified Administrator. Ms. Tilton currently serves on the National Association of REALTORS® Association Executives Institute Advisory, Diversity Committee and is Chair of the Diversity Grant Review Panel. A graduate of Rider University, Ms. Tilton earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and a Minor in Pre-Law. 

Teresa's Session

Professional Standards Administrators’ Training 9 am – 4:30 pm 12/7/15


Steve Urgo

Steven Urgo’s practice includes litigation and counseling on broad areas such as insurance law, environmental law and professional liability for architects and engineers.

Steven has served as in-house counsel for two multinational specialty lines insurers that provided liability insurance policies for environmental, contractor and design professional risks on an admitted and excess and surplus lines basis. He was also formerly in private practice in Philadelphia where he represented clients in complex insurance coverage matters, environmental matters and in complex commercial litigation. While in law school, Steven clerked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, and at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. 

Steve Session

Closing the Deal on Contaminated Sites:  Solutions for Commercial RE Professionals 2 – 5 pm 12/8/15


James Walker

James Walker, Broker/Owner of Foresite Realty Advisors NE, Inc.  Professional activities include client counseling and brokerage functions representing clients in the acquisition and disposition of commercial-investment properties, multifamily property and site location for commercial/retail properties. Through participation in commercial-investment networks, he is active in regional and national marketing sessions an has taken extensive creative transaction structuring courses..  Mr. Walker was awarded the NY Commercial REALTOR of the Year award 2011. He services as Treasurer of NYSCAR (NYS Commercial Association of REALTORS) and has served as president of the Hudson Valley Chapter of NYSCAR. Mr. Walker is Secretary of the New York Upstate CCIM Chapter  He began his real estate career in 1999.Has received his designation as a CCIM May 2014. 

James' Sessions

Commercial/Investment Marketing Session  9 am – 4 pm  12/8/15
 Effective Counseling and Representation of Real Estate Clients  8:30 am – 5:30 pm 12/9/15


Terry Watson

Nobody speaks to more REALTORS and the real estate industry every year than Terry Watson. Nobody.

For the past ten years, Terry has been the most requested and the most booked Real Estate Keynote speaker on the planet. After substitute teaching, the student response was so overwhelmingly positive the Dean of Chicago’s Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies personally invited Terry to join their faculty. Terry was later asked to Chair the School of Real Estate Studies and rewrite their courses.  When the National Association of REALTORS wanted to train staff on what it is like to be a REALTOR, they called upon Terry Watson. He created the Getting to Know NARS Member course that received rave reviews.

Terry’s strategies and processes are so effective they have been made policy by many of the top real estate companies in the world. Terry Watson recently was the featured speaker for a simulcast to an audience as large as 75000+ of the top producing agents worldwide. Terry’s message is about health, efficiency, unparalleled customer experience, avoiding self-sabotage and actually enjoying what you do.

Terry's Sessions

Easify 101 9 am – Noon 12/8/15
Avoiding Real Estate Road Kill 2016 – Top 10 Stupid Things That Smart REALTORS Do to Mess Up Their Lives 2 – 5 pm 12/8/15
Avoiding Real Estate Road Kill 2016 – Top 10 Stupid Things That Really Smart REALTORS® do to Mess Up Their Lives – REG PLUS 9 am – Noon 12/9/15
ED Talks 3 – 5 pm 12/9/15


Brett Woodburn

Mr. Woodburn handles real estate law, professional licensing law, employment law and policy, and general corporate matters. Mr. Woodburn serves as general counsel to Keystone Human Services, and serves as associate general counsel to the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors.

Brett's Session

PA Agency Relationships 9 am – Noon 12/9/15

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Trade Expo

Every year since 2000, the Triple Play REALTOR® Convention & Trade Expo has attracted thousands of REALTORS®, brokers, appraisers, and other real estate professionals to the largest real estate convention and trade show of its kind in the U.S.  Last year, participants traveled from 36 states and two Canadian provinces to learn about the newest and most exciting developments in real estate products and services.  Brought to the tri-state area by the New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®, this premiere event is a must-attend.


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