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Registration is now closed. You may register onsite the day of each event.

Registration Rates

Pre-registration On-site
Full day Michigan Realtors® member $49 $59
Full day non-member $64 $74
Legal only Michigan Realtors® Member $19 $24
Legal only non-member $29 $34

Reg. closes @ 5 pm on Tuesday, September 3

What is Michigan Realtors® Professional Development Series?

Michigan Realtors® Professional Development Series strives to provide CE Marketplace certified education to Realtors® across the state. Earn 6 hours of CE Marketplace certified credit (2 legal)! Choose from 3 locations: Kalamazoo (9/10), Mount Pleasant (9/12), and Livonia (9/13).

Sean Carpenter is Coming to the Michigan Realtors Professional Development Series in September

2019 Locations

Tuesday, September 10th:

Fetzer Center - Kalamazoo

Thursday, September 12th:

Lincoln Reception Center - Mount Pleasant

Friday, September 13th:

Laurel Manor - Livonia

Speaker Spotlight

Brian Westrin

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Brian Westrin serves as Michigan Realtors® Director of Public Policy & Legal Affairs. He did his undergraduate work at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and earned his law degree at Michigan State University School of Law, graduating in 2004. His role at Michigan Realtors® encompasses a concentration in Fair Housing Law and Education, RESPA Compliance and Education, policing Unlicensed Real Estate Practice, Mortgage Fraud, and Publications and is an active lobbyist at the Capitol in Lansing. Brian also facilitates meetings of the Realtors® Legal Action Committee and handles all requests made for legal action fund assistance.

Brad Ward

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Brad Ward is the Vice President of Public Policy and Legal Affairs for the Michigan REALTORS®. He has been with the association since 2001, earning his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, and law degree from Wayne State University. Ward is the chief lobbyist for the REALTORS® involved in the development and implementation of legislation for the residential & commercial real estate industry.

Becky Gean

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Becky Gean serves as the Legal Affairs Manager for the Michigan Realtors®. She began her role in 2016 after acting as a public policy intern for state Senator Jim Stamas, the Senate Majority Policy Office, and Michigan Realtors®. Becky earned her undergraduate degree from Michigan Technological University and her law degree from the Michigan State University College of Law. In her role at Michigan Realtors®, Becky’s concentration focuses on legal continuing education course development, legal and legislative research, and Fair Housing advocacy and outreach.

Sean Carpenter

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Originally licensed as a REALTOR® in 1998, Sean Carpenter is the former Agent Development Director for the Ohio NRT companies. He jumped back into a sales role with Coldwell Banker serving buyers and sellers throughout Central Ohio. He founded Sean Speaks in 2018 to expand his speaking, consulting, and facilitation opportunities. His most popular sessions focus on creating memorable customer experiences, maximizing social and digital media, as well as business planning, leadership and sales.

Formerly recognized by Inman News as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate, Sean was named as one of the “Top 20 Most Influential People in Social Media for the real estate industry” by The Swanepoel Report for the third year in a row. Sean was recently recognized by The Columbus Realtors as their 2017 Instructor of the Year.

Sean’s mission is to “teach with passion and enthusiasm instilling confidence and excitement in his students,” and he lives by his philosophy - build relationships, solve problems and have fun.

Disclaimer: All speakers may not be featured at all locations. View the agenda of each location to see which speakers will be at the event.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Attendee Resources

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Event Conduct Policy

All attendees are expected to conduct themselves professionally and with good judgment and common sense. Michigan Realtors® aims to provide a safe event experience for all attendees and does not tolerate inappropriate behavior or harassment in any form. If you feel threatened or harassed while attending a Michigan Realtors® event, you are encouraged to report the incident directly to police via 911. Attendees who violate this Event Conduct Policy may be asked to leave the event without a refund. In addition, the attendee may not be permitted to participate in future Michigan Realtors® events.