Category Archives: DC

NAHREP Installs Joseph Nery as 2016 National President at Policy Conference

Washington, D.C. – March, 2017 – The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) closed out its 2016 Housing Policy & Hispanic Lending Conference with the installation of Joseph Nery as 2016 President. Nery was installed at NAHREP’s presidential gala where Congressman, Luis V. Gutierrez gave keynote remarks commending NAHREP for its work as one the premiere Hispanic business organizations in the country.

“Through his practice Joe has helped countless individuals achieve the dream of homeownership and begin down the path toward wealth building,” said NAHREP CEO and Co-founder, Gary Acosta, “His expertise and leadership will help us accomplish the ambitious goals we’ve laid out for the organization.”

Nery previously served as Secretary on NAHREP’s National Board of Directors, and has also served at a local level as President of the NAHREP Chicago chapter board. He is a partner at Nery & Richardson LLC, a law firm with a primary focus on real estate.

“I’m honored to lead the organization during this critical time in its growth,” said Joseph Nery. “NAHREP is the industry benchmark for Hispanic professionals in the housing industry and is quickly becoming recognized as the authority on economic empowerment issues.”

Nery is frequently featured in both English and Spanish language on radio and television as an expert in real estate legal matters. Nery resides in his native Chicago with his wife Julianne and their three young sons. 


The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, a nonprofit 501(c)6 trade association, is dedicated to advancing sustainable homeownership among Latinos by educating and empowering the real estate professionals who serve them. NAHREP is the premier trade organization for Hispanics and has more than 20,000 members in 48 states and 35 affiliate chapters.

Filed Under: DC

Latinos Defy National Trend with Major Surge in Homeownership in 2015 According to NAHREP Report

Despite tight conditions, Latinos see net increase of 245,000 owner households while overall homeownership continues to decline Washington, D.C. – March 15, 2016 – The Hispanic Wealth Project, in collaboration with the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP), revealed data today in their State of Hispanic Homeownership Report that shows an increase in… Continue Reading

Filed Under: DC

SBA: Federal Government Breaks Contracting Record for Women-Owned Small Businesses

For the first time, federal government hits women’s contracting goal; 5.05 percent or $17.8 billion awarded to Women-Owned Small Businesses; Senior Administration officials and Members of Congress herald historic contracting achievements WASHINGTON – Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet, was joined by Valerie Jarrett, Senior… Continue Reading

Filed Under: DC