In today's competitive business environment, it often takes more than just motivation and initiative to succeed. Earning the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation is a way to stand out to prospective home buyers and sellers as a REALTOR® who has gained in-depth knowledge on technical subjects as well as the fundamentals of real estate.
The GRI designation is recognized nationwide as the standard for real estate professional achievement. Earning this designation will set you apart from the competition.
The Illinois Association of REALTORS® offers TWO FAST-TRACK OPTIONS to earn credit for Course I so that you can move directly to Course II of the program.
Proficiency Exam - NEW!
Equivalency Program (Cost = $75)
The REALTOR® Institute of Illinois provides an educational program which is second to none in the real estate industry. GRI is the only REALTOR® designation that does not require a payment of an annual renewal fee! Continuing education credits are included in all Institute courses, including the Graduate Course. GRI Q & A 
REALTORS® with the GRI designation earned $22,400 more annually and reported an increase in referrals their first year with the designation. Read what Illinois GRI grads have to say. 
2014 GRI Dates:
GRI Policies (pdf) 
GRI Q & A