In order to be eligible for the awarding of the CRB designation, Candidates must have been directly responsible for the management of a real estate business as an active principal in a brokerage management capacity, or in a real estate related management position for a minimum of one (1) year.  The one year may be acquired while enrolled as a Candidate in the CRB Designation Program.  Management experience is defined as having functioned in one or more of the following areas:

  • Owner/broker
  • Supervisor of one or more individuals (including assistants) as:
    • Team leader
    • General manager
    • Sales manager
    • Branch office manager
    • Office manager
    • Training and/or personnel manager
    • Financial manager
    • Promotion, Advertising, or Public Relations manager
    • Administrative manager
    • Franchise manager
    • Regional manager
  • Other real estate brokerage management functions, including but not limited to:
    • managing a corporate relocation system within a real estate brokerage
    • managing a construction and/or development division of new homes within a real estate brokerage
    • managing a technology function or department within a real estate brokerage
    • managing a trade-in department within a real estate brokerage
    • real estate related management or administrative management activities
  • Sales associate supervising day-to-day activities of one or more personal assistants
  • Sales associate overseeing a single sales associate or team of sales associates.