Black History Month Reception - Sold Out | Chicago Association of REALTORS®


Black History Month Reception - Sold Out

Thursday, February 20, 2020
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Regular pricing (until Feb. 19th at 5:00 PM): CAR members Free, Non-members $25 | On-site pricing: CAR members $20, Non-members $35


Parking: A negotiated rate of $12/day for CAR members and visitors is available at the ROW Garage located at 50 E. Ohio St. To obtain this discounted rate, please have your parking ticket validated at the CAR Front Desk.

In honor of Black History Month, join CAR for a celebration highlighting the game-changing accomplishments of African Americans throughout the city. This event will discuss opportunities to increase the black homeownership rate and how we can contribute to this important sector in our industry. We will also honor and acknowledge industry leaders, public officials and community activists for their positive impact and influence.

Light hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer will be served.



We’re pleased to be joined by Ben Slayton, a 53-year veteran of the mortgage industry.

Ben is the president of Legacy Home Loans, a new division established to help increase the homeownership rate of African American throughout the United States. He is the publisher of Mortgage Compliance Magazine, a publication 100% focused and dedicated to the mortgage industry’s in-house legal counsels, regulatory compliance, risk management, quality assurance and loan servicing compliance professionals, as well as Mortgage Women Magazine, dedicated to the empowerment and advancement of women in the mortgage industry.

Slayton co-founded the Quality Control Management Assurance Corporation (QC-MAC) and was previously the Managing Director of Western Bank. He was one of the first Black REALTORS® in the U.S., the first Black owner/broker of a CENTURY 21 franchise, the first Freddie Mac Multifamily Program Plus Seller/Servicer in the U.S., and a member of the Alterra Group, LLC, Board of Directors.

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Space is limited. Please click here for more information on CAR’s event attendance and cancellation policy. A limited quantity of on-site registrations will be accepted, pending availability.

By registering to participate in this event, you hereby acknowledge and consent that The Chicago Association of REALTORS® (and their assignees) may take photographs and/or video of you during the event and may use those photographs and recordings for the Association’s purposes, including but not limited to news, publicity and fundraising purposes, without further compensation to you. All such photos and videos are the sole property of the Association. 

The Chicago Association of REALTORS® (CAR) is committed to creating a safe and inclusive experience for our community and committed to providing a friendly and welcoming environment for all. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. Please act professionally and follow our Code of Conduct at all CAR events.