Managing Broker | Chicago Association of REALTORS®


Continuing Education Break-Down

As a Managing Broker licensee, you must complete the required courses between 5/1/2019 and 4/30/2021.

Unsure which classes you’ve taken? View your completed CE Requirements with the IDFPR Continuing Education lookup. It can take up to 45-60 days for your courses to appear on IDFPR’s website.

Please note, if you earned CE credits under your old license number, they will be listed under that license number and count towards your total if earned in the time period above. Please check both license numbers.

When did you earn your license?

I was licensed before February 1, 2021.
24-hours of CE is required:

  • 12 Hour Broker Management Interactive Course
  • 12 Hours of CE:
    • 4 Hours of Core
    • 8 Hours of Elective
      • 1 Hour must fulfill the sexual harassment prevention training requirement

I was licensed after February 1, 2021.
No CE is required.

Note: The approved 45-hour brokerage administration and management course shall satisfy the 12-hour broker management CE requirement if the 45-hour course was completed between May 1, 2019 and April 30, 2021.

Click here for detailed state requirements.

Continuing Education Courses

We offer both Core and Electives in four course formats:

12 Hour Broker Management:

Ready to Renew?

Illinois License Law imposes continuing education requirements on individuals holding real estate Broker, Managing Broker and Appraiser licenses. To renew your license, you must:

  • Properly renew your license by your required renewal date
  • Accurately complete the Renewal Application
  • Mail the application with the appropriate fee to the Licensing Agency
  • Or, renew online!

To Become a Managing Broker

Complete the 45-hour Managing Broker Package.


Licensees who have failed to renew properly will be terminated from CAR membership and will lose MLS access and all association membership services and benefits, including rights to use or display the term REALTOR® and respective REALTOR® Designations in any manner.

In addition, all licensees found to have continued to practice real estate in Illinois without properly renewing may also be subject to IDFPR sanctions.