Young Professionals Network (YPN)


Young Professionals Network (YPN)

The mission of NVAR's YPN is to empower young professionals in the real estate industry through networking, education and community outreach.


The NVAR Young Professionals Network (YPN) supports its members by collaborating on best practices, cutting edge technology, strategies and more. The YPN strives to become a community of individuals who showcase a professional image while elevating Realtor® business success and prosperity.

The NVAR YPN Advisory Team plans and executes a mix of events ranging from networking and educational programs to community outreach. This group is not only for the young in age; it’s for everyone that’s young in the business and young at heart!

(Open to all NVAR members)

Advisory Team Members:

 Nicole Canole
 Will Lawrence
 Peter Braun III
 Felicia Brewster
 Brian Comey
 Michelle Doherty
 Casey Menish
 Chris Miller
 April Myers
 Vance Nguyen
 Alex Norcini
 Roger Rojas
 Aisha Sayeda
 Casey Sutherland
 Katrina Thomas
 Sergio Vermejo-Blumen
 Rob Wittman

Staff Support:

Diana Costa
Associate Director of Leadership Development & Executive Assistant to the CEO

YPN Annual Events:

Annual Speed Networking

Network with colleagues, eat, drink and meet your YPN Chair & Vice Chair.
Midyear 2019 cruise sunset
YPN Sunset Cruise on the Potomac

The sunset cruise is a fun opportunity to network with other professionals (young and/or young-at-heart) and soak in the views of D.C.
ice cream
Get the Scoop on Volunteer Leadership

This event is a mix of social networking and educational information. There is typically a guest panel who will discuss leadership within local/state/national levels, growing your business as a young professional, and more.
Topgolf Event

Registration includes bays, tee time, golf balls, drinks, good food, and networking with friends and colleagues.

ugly sweater pic
Ugly Holiday Sweater Happy Hour

Enjoy happy hour with good food, drinks, and laughs at our YPN Ugly Sweater get-together. Win a prize for the best ugly sweater!

Other 2019 YPN events included:
  • NVAR & PWAR YPN Give Back

Nicole Canole


Will Lawrence


Upcoming Events: