Empire Board of Realtists®, Inc.
The Atlanta Board of The National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Inc. (NAREB)


Our goal is to bring together professionals in the real estate industry to promote the meaningful exchange of ideas about our business and how best to serve our clientele. We strive to create an environment where creativity flourishes in both the workplace and the marketplace. Our core objective is to secure the right to equal housing opportunities regardless of race, creed, or color.

To service our target market, we ensure training and educational opportunities are
available to our entire membership across the many disciplines we represent,
providing certifications and special designations in many areas of interest. Our
ability to professionally service our client base is the foundation by which we

Our organization was founded in 1939, making it one of the oldest minority trade
association in America. Since its inception, we have participated in various meaningful
challenges and legislative improvements, to establish fair housing for all. As stated by
past president Q. V. Williamson, "A free man's most cherished dream is to own his
own home, in the place of his choice." The Empire Board of Realtists, Inc. (EBR)
continues to dedicate its energies toward making this dream come true. Our motto
"Democracy in Housing" truly provides the stimuli and stamina for EBR to remain an
important institution in the economic engine of metropolitan Atlanta and the state of