National Association of Gay & Lesbian Real Estate Professionals


A podcast series featuring the talents of LGBT real estate agents and allies who inspire the LGBT community


April 7, 2020

NAGLREP Success welcomes Jonathan Lovitz

Jonathan Lovitz, SVP National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) shares examples of how the LBGT business community has banded together and explains the importance of real estate agents as community leaders. He also shares how NAGLREP members can participate locally in important NGLCC initiatives to grow their real estate agent’s sphere of influence.

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March 4, 2020

NAGLREP Success welcomes Rivers Pearce

Rivers Pearce is a top industry speaker and advisor on all things tech. Rivers was one of the first employees of Boomtown and has had a front row seat to the convergence of technology and real estate. He has a unique perspective on how technology fits its today’s real estate market and will provide us with a variety of tips to meld affordable tech with relationships.

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January 15, 2020

NAGLREP Success welcomes EZ Referral Network leader Michael Zinicola

Michael Zinicola’s Keller Williams EZ Referral Network has produced nearly $600 million in sales volume and 3,000 sides over the last three years under his leadership.

Michael has so much to share about how he survived and thrived after a vicious hate crime and how two random meetings changed his career that began as a lawyer. Attendees will also gain some tips to determine if a team is right for them and, if so, what to look for.

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July 16, 2019

Pride Month Highlights Lisa Phair’s Unique Mom’s Perspective

Lisa Phair was having a enjoyable and successful career, had three great kids and seemingly few hiccups. But all of that changed in 2014. After 11 years at an independent Cincinnati real estate firm, Lisa made the decision to join Coldwell Banker West Shell. She also sent her middle child to kindergarten, a seemingly innocuous school year for most. “It was a really difficult year,” she said. “Starting with a new company and working so hard to get my business growing was hard, but then we learned that we had a larger issue than just having a tomboy. Leo came home a lot and questioned the norms of boys and girls, not quite understanding how things traditional work in school. Separate boys and girls lines. Boys with crowns, girls with tiaras. As the year went on, we realized our now 10 year-old son Leo was transgender.”

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June 3, 2019

NGLCC’s Jonathan Lovitz is Leading The LGBT Economic Boom

Jonathan Lovitz left the University of Florida destined for a career on Broadway. Or television. Instead he has found himself with a senior leadership role with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). Jonathan, who will deliver a Keynote address at the NAGLREP Conference on October 1-3 in Palm Springs, is constantly pushing for continued acceptance of the LGBT community by showcasing its power on the nation’s economy. 1.4 million LGBT owned businesses driving $1.7 trillion to the U.S. economy draws attention.

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February 21, 2019

Matthew Shepard: A Friend’s Perspective

Matthew Shepard. Most of us know him through the hate crime that took his life more than 20 years ago. The mention of his name can stop people in their tracks as they pause to reflect. Jason Marsden is so busy as the Executive Director of the Matthew Shepard Foundation that he does not get to do that often. Stop. Pause. Reflect.

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November 1, 2018

Home Inspection is Critical Part of Home Buying Process

Pillar to Post President and CEO Dan Steward sat down for a NAGLREP Success podcast. He has guided Pillar to Post since 2004 and has become one of the most well-known leaders in the real estate industry.

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March 6, 2018

Craig Hogan Has Gone Far Beyond the Pink Cadillac

Craig Hogan is one of the real estate industry’s foremost authorities on luxury home buying and selling. But his rise to leading Coldwell Banker’s new Global Luxury program did not even begin in real estate.

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December 29, 2017

Madison Hildebrand is Not Just a Bravolebrity!

Madison Hildebrand is a rare breed.  A one-of-a-kind in the best possible way. 

Not only has a he helped transform the entire real estate industry, but he’s done it as one of the very few who have real estate as their only career….

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September 29, 2017

Gabe Cordova Goes from Sales to Tech

Gabe Cordova is one of the rare people who can star in two real estate worlds.

He succeeded as a real estate agent and is doing the same now on the tech side helping lead Firepoint, an all-in-one solution that serves as the public-facing and back-end solution…

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June 6, 2017

Agent Relevancy is Under Attack

Real estate veteran Garry Wise provides 30 minutes of riveting discussion that is a MUST LISTEN

Garry Wise, who heads GoodLife Luxury in Austin and Paperless Agent, is passionate about the real estate industry and concerned about its future.  He is working hard to change things.

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May 10, 2017

Your Brand is Absolutely Critical

Placester’s Seth Price understands how important individual brand is in real estate; noted speaker and author joins NAGLREP LGBT Real Estate Conference

Seth Price is one of those people real estate agents speak to who automatically gets them excited about what they can accomplish. And that isn’t because of motivational ploys, it’s because he has been in their shoes…

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May 1, 2017

Tragedy Leads To Second Life For Sherry Swift

With a new book and a thriving coaching business, Sherry Swift has overcome the tragic loss of her parents.

Sherry Swift is one of those few people you meet who will inspire you almost immediately.  The founder of Swift Transitions has a desire to help people grow and achieve incredible success even while…

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April 21, 2017

Torey Carrick is a Crossover Star

There are more than 80,000 pharmaceutical sales reps in the U.S. but only a few have migrated to real estate. Torey Carrick is one of them.

If Steve Harvey asked for top sales jobs on Family Feud, “real estate” and “pharmaceutical” would be on the board. Yet how many agents do you know who have actually worked in both?

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April 5, 2017

Even a Phone Call Can Help

Roddy Flynn started his political career at 5; today he is the Executive Director of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus

Roddy Flynn has been in politics since he was 5 years old when he went door knocking with his socially-minded parents in his Delaware neighborhood.  That early passion has taken him all the way to Capitol Hill…

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March 2, 2017

One of the Most Interesting in Real Estate

Blair Myers may be known for his persona, but he is also one of the most astute minds in real estate

Blair Myers is one of the largest personalities in all of real estate gaining acclaim as Middle Georgia’s top agent who is near the top of the RealTrends “The Thousand” and one of…

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February 8, 2017


Team Diva power couple Kim Colaprete and Chavi Hohm take on social issues as part of real estate career

Welcome to Divaland! It’s the Seattle-based exciting, energy-filled, hard working, client loving, and world-changing world of Coldwell Banker Bain’s unstoppable Team Diva. 

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January 25, 2017

Running for Office Every Day!

John Graff is using his political background to drive his real estate career and creating the first NAGLREP LGBT Housing Policy Summit in DC

John Graff, who chairs the NAGLREP policy committee and runs the John Graff Group with eBrokers in Los Angeles, has had one of the more interesting paths to a career in real estate.  It was a circuitous route…

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January 10, 2017

Julie Nelson: A Chicken Farming and Real Estate Star!

How did this Austin KW leader use her LGBT sphere to build her business?

Julie Nelson is a self-professed ”Midwest gal” who once had a really nice job in the tech industry. A liberal arts major surrounded by engineers, she moved from Minneapolis to Austin, Tex., for a project and then…

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