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NSBAR Member Types

DR = Designated REALTOR®
Each company has only one DR for all the offices. This broker is the sponsoring broker or corporate officer/partner of the company. See NSBAR bylaws; article IV Membership Classification, section 1c. Billed for membership dues/MLS service.
RM = Realtor Manager or Office Manager
This is the broker who is the acting manager of the office. In one-man offices this is the same person as the DR, and in the case of larger companies, this person is the branch manager. Billed for membership dues/MLS service.
R = REALTOR®
This type refers to a broker associate in an office. Billed for membership dues/MLS service.
L = Lifetime Member/RE Emeritus
This classification is conferred upon members by the NAR, who have been members of NAR for 40 years. Their dues are paid by NSBAR, but they continue to pay MLS access fees.
AF = Affiliate Member
This is a member who does not hold a real estate license, but whose business is real estate related, i.e. a mortgage company, bank, inspector, etc. They do not have access to MRED. Billed for NSBAR dues only.
LA = Leasing Agent
An agent who only handles leases and does not sell. Billed for membership dues/MLS service.
DRN/SRM/RN = Secondary Member
This member has their primary membership at a board other than NSBAR and obtains their MLS service thru that board. Billed for NSBAR dues if NSBAR member benefits are desired.
NM = Non-member Licensee
A non-member licensee is an individual that is not a REALTOR®. They do not receive any of the advantages like reduced pricing on classes & events and do not have access to SentriLock nor any other NSBAR benefit. The Designated REALTOR® is responsible for paying dues for all non-member licensees. *DR Dues Formula

Member Status

P = Pending
This status indicates that the agent has not completed their mandatory orientation class. This class is required to be completed within 90 days of applying for membership. When in pending status, the agent does not have access to the ‘member’s only’ section of nsbar.org. They do have access to Realtor.org and Illinoisrealtor.org.
A = Active
This status indicates that the agent is active and in good standing with NSBAR.
T = Terminated
This status indicates that the agent no longer has membership with NSBAR and does not have access to MRED.
W = MLS service waived (for military service or medical leave only)
This is an MLS status only and is given upon approval of MRED. MLS fees waived.