Our members represent a variety of institutions involved in commercial real estate debt and equity including domestic commercial and savings banks, foreign banks, investment banks, merchant banks, credit companies, insurance companies, pension funds, opportunity funds and REITS.


  • Networking - Unparalleled face-to-face opportunities to meet with upcoming and veteran industry insiders associated with the real estate finance community's most prestigious institutions in an exclusive “members only” setting.

  • Education - Membership in the premier National Real Estate Capital organization provides opportunities to advance your knowledge and expertise in your industry providing access to top leaders of the real estate industry discussing the timeliest topics in an interactive format.

  • Value - One annual membership fee provides free admission to over 20 RELA monthly Breakfast Meetings and RELA-sponsored seminars.

  • More Value - Reduced fees for attendance at RELA networking events — fall and spring golf outings, cocktail receptions, New Year's National Networking Celebration and others.

  • Career Growth - Opportunities to participate on RELA committees and drive the direction of the organization as an Officer and/or Director.

  • Ongoing Access - Exclusive entry to RELA “members only” benefits. This includes access to the Online Membership Directory, exclusive pictures, videos of speakers and other educational and networking materials.


Our membership year runs from July 1st through June 30th. Dues are as follows:

New York City

$450 (Regular); $195 (Young*)


$275 (Regular); $125 (Young*)


$275 (Regular); $125 (Young*)

Washington, D.C.

$275 (Regular); $125 (Young*)

New Jersey

$275 (Regular); $125 (Young*)

*Please click here to view the Young Membership Program Outline. 

*Please review eligibility by clicking here.