Become a Strategic Partner

GMAR - A Premium Facilitator of Networking Opportunities

GMAR aims to be the premium facilitator of networking opportunities between REALTORS® and organizations that are in the business of supporting their operation. By connecting these parties through GMAR events, both online and offline exposure through sponsorship, we are the conduit by which strategic partners develop strong and enduring relationships with REALTORS® and their clients. The day-to-day business of a REALTOR® is one of perseverance and entrepreneurialism. GMAR Strategic Partners help REALTORS® to serve their clients and customers better.

How Do I Become a Strategic Partner?

Complete our simple application but first, get a taste of what we offer from one of our many Strategic Partner levels. You can join for as little as $150 for the first year; then, you'll be required to upgrade to a minimum of Bronze Sponsorship or higher to remain a Strategic Partner.

Become a Strategic Partner Sponsor

With four levels to choose from, GMAR has a sponsor package that fits your needs. Take a look at the packages below.

General sponsorship levels run each year from October 1st through September 30th

*Events included: Annual membership meeting and Gives Back party

^Not included in your annual sponsorship package. Welcoming students during registration before classes with a 5-minute presentation costs an additional $75, which provides a candy buffet for the classroom (Greeter Program).

  • Present to Members (Greeter Program)

    Present your company offerings to members attending an in-person class. Classes run consistently throughout the year. The cost is $75 per class for 5 minutes of presentation time at the beginning of class. Reservations must be made and paid in advance through Membership

  • Strategic Partner Seminars

    The GMAR Strategic Partner Committee has designed seminars to educate and connect with REALTORS®.

    Real Estate Transactions A-Z: Mastering the Transaction; From Purchase Agreement to the Title Policy: A Legal Perspective; Managing your Business: Dollars & Sense; Managing your Business: Retirement & Succession Planning. 

    Another fantastic opportunity is their morning Coffee Chats – a casual conversation with fellow Realtors and Strategic Partners to discuss issues or receive important information. These courses are always sold out and have received stellar feedback from attendees—contact Membership.

  • Listing in Online Strategic Partner Directory

    Strategic Partner members are listed in the Strategic Partner Directory on the GMAR website. Members may browse or search this directory for the business they are looking to partner with. Contact information and hyperlink to the strategic partner's email are included in this listing to allow for accessible communication.

  • Newsletter and Magazine Subscriptions

    Subscriptions to GMAR's weekly electronic newsletter, Metropolitan Minute, and monthly electronic magazine, Metropolitan REALTOR®. These publications provide alerts to upcoming events, legislative issues, and educational opportunities, as well as real estate news and advocacy status updates.

  • GMAR Strategic Partner Promotional Material

    We provide your business with a digital copy of the GMAR Strategic Partner Logo and membership certificate for you to post to your website and office wall. Strategic Partner members also receive a lapel pin, indicative of their membership status. REALTORS® will feel confident in their choice to work with your business knowing you belong to GMAR - the largest local REALTOR® Association in the state.

  • Pillar to Post Home Inspections
    Pillar to Post logo

    Pillar To Post is North America's largest and #1 home inspection company. Choose Pillar To Post for your inspection to learn about the home you are looking to purchase. Our team is eager to help you through the home-buying journey.

  • Michigan First Mortgage
    Michigan First Mortgage

    Michigan First Credit Union provides personal banking, business banking, mortgage solutions, and insurance services to members across Michigan. We have credit union branches and mortgage offices conveniently located throughout Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids, and the Lansing area

  • Primary Title Agency, LLC
    Primary Title Agency, LLC

    Primary Title Agency has combined a new innovative approach to title insurance, with old school knowledge. We use this knowledge to help you avoid problems with your transaction and provide solutions to closing issues. Through communication and technology, we make sure all parties are informed every step of the way to create a streamlined closing process.

    To provide a stress-free and flawless customer experience through all stages of the transaction. At Primary Title we are committed to client satisfaction and believe that a real estate settlement should be a pleasant and enjoyable experience.

  • Trademark Inspection Services
    Trademark Inspection Services

    Are you looking to purchase your next property with confidence? Look no further than Trademark Inspection Services. We specialize in detailed home and commercial property inspections that will provide you with the information needed to make an informed decision.

  • Galloway and Collens PLLC
    Galloway and Collens PLLC

    At Galloway and Collens, PLLC, our legal team consists of three dedicated and experienced attorneys. Serving clients throughout Royal Oak and Oakland County, partner Howard Collens leads our estate planning, estate administration, probate practice, and partner T. Scott Galloway serves our real estate clients. Both are leaders in their respective practice areas and have earned the legal community's respect for their skills and knowledge.

  • Linnell & Associates
    Linnell & Associates

    We are real estate attorneys that specialize in assisting homeowners and real estate professionals in all aspects of real estate law. With more than 50 years of legal experience in real estate law,  Linnell & Associates’ complete understanding of the law, attention to detail, and skilled negotiating have led to dozens of successful outcomes for our clients.

    We are dedicated to helping individuals and businesses with all their legal needs. As a full-service law firm, Linnell & Associates can help with a number of your legal needs.

  • Reputation First Title Agency
    Reputation First Title Agency

    We are experienced title professionals focused on insuring and closing residential and commercial real estate transactions as well as new construction. Don’t leave your biggest investment to just anyone. Call us today! Specializing In: Residential, Commercial, Leasehold, Short Sales, New Construction, and REO Transactions in Michigan.

  • U.S. Bank
    U.S. Bank

    Equal Housing Lender