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Developing Leaders Mentorship Program

***Application Deadline Extended to April 30, 2020***
NEW Reduced Rates; Flexible Payment Options for 2020 Only!

The NAIOP Colorado Developing Leaders (DL) Mentor Program offers DL Member participants a distinctive opportunity to advance their real estate career and help them establish their foothold in the dynamic real estate industry. 

  • Small Class Size & Highly Selective - Only 12 to 16 applicants are selected to participate.
  • Tailored Fit - A selected mentor is recruited for each participant based off their application, interview, goals, and work history.
  • Graduation Requirements - In order to graduate from the program, an applicant must at least attend all programs and events, and meet with their mentor on a monthly basis.
  • Program & Events: A number of events and programs are created each year as an opportunity to network not only with your mentor but other mentors/mentees in the program as well.

NEW REDUCED 2020 Program Fee: $500  (Originally $700; $2,500 VALUE)

  • Fee includes $50 non-refundable application fee, plus $450 program fee if accepted.
  • Flexible Payment Options! Due to financial challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, participants will have the option to set up payment arrangements for their program fees. 
  • Includes attendance, meals and beverages at all Mentor Program educational, networking and special event programming. 

Mentee Application Process:

In order to apply, participants must be age 35 and under as of December 31, 2019, plus have an active/paid NAIOP Colorado membership.  Additionally participants must:

  • Complete the Mentee Application and pay $50 application fee.
  • Complete a phone or virtual interview with DL Mentor Program Committee Member.
  • Agree to attend 75% of all scheduled DL Mentor Program events and programs.
  • Maintain active/paid NAIOP Colorado Membership Learn about the NAIOP Member Guarantee

We strive to provide only strong pairings for the DL Mentor Program.  We will notify all program applicants of either their acceptance or decline for the program by June 15, 2020. 

To apply, select the "2020 Mentee Application" link box below to complete the online application. PLEASE NOTE: The online Mentee Application Form cannot be saved; entry must be completed from start to finish at one time. Click Here for a Sample Mentee Application Form for your reference purposes.  


Questions? Contact NAIOP Developing Leaders Liaison Jayma File or call 303.782.0155
*** Extended Application Deadline: Thursday, April 30, 2020***

Mentor Application Process:

Interested in shaping the future of the industry? The NAIOP Colorado Mentor Program is designed to match a limited number of mentees with highly experienced industry professionals, who will provide mentees with the opportunity to learn different aspects of the real estate industry.  In addition, mentors will share career and professional advise to help mentees succeed in life and in the real estate industry.  In order to apply, participants must have an active NAIOP Colorado membership.

If interested in becoming a 2020 Mentor Applicant, please contact
 NAIOP Developing Leaders Liaison Jayma File or call 303.782.0155.
***Deadline for Mentor Requests: Thursday, April 30, 2020***

Important 2020 Dates:

March 10, 2020    Application Process Opens 
April 30, 2020   Application Deadline
May 18 - June 1, 2020   Mentee Interview Period
June 15, 2020   Notification of Mentor Program Matches 
June 25, 2020*   Kick-Off and Development 101 Event
July 23, 2020*   Team Building and Networking Event
August - September*   Mentor and Mentee Individual Meetings
October 1, 2020*   Speaking Coach and Networking 101 Event
November 5, 2020*   Program Wrap-up and Mile High Mogul Event
* Schedule subject to Change due to COVID-19 pandemic; ability to host events.