REALTORS® doing business across borders

Members of the Illinois REALTORS® are involved in transactions that cut across international boundaries. Association members have a strong commitment to sharing and learning about other cultures in addition to encouraging organizational leadership opportunities that reflect the diversity of the membership.

Hybrid Global Forum – April 28, 2022

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2021 Fall Business Meetings – Global Forum

2021 Global Symposium

NAR Global Ambassadors

The National Association of REALTORS® has named the following Illinois REALTORS® as ambassadors to the global real estate industry.

Meet the 2023 NAR Global Ambassadors

Ahmed Badat
Ahmed BadatGhana, South Africa, and Nigeria
Jim Kinney
Jim KinneyIreland, United Kingdom
Victoria Silvano
Victoria SilvanoMalaysia, Philippines, Singapore

Consulate General Liaison program

Illinois REALTORS® has a program that works with international consulates to get them information they need for those looking to invest in Illinois. The Consulate General Liaisons provide information about the Illinois real estate market and develop relationships with the consular generals. The program was founded in 2016.

REALTORS® who have served as Consulate General Liaisons


Ahmed Badat
Ahmed BadatSouth Africa
Vicky Sampah
Vicky SampahRwanda


Sonia Anaya
Sonia AnayaMexico
Delmy Granados
Delmy GranadosHonduras
 Maurice Hampton
Maurice HamptonCanada
Betty Milam
Betty MilamEcuador


Ayumi DeLoney
Ayumi DeLoneyJapan
Michelle Shang
Michelle ShangChina
Gloria Lin
Gloria LinTaiwan


Susanna Cherubin-Delisi
Susanna Cherubin-DelisiItaly
Marsha Collins-Mroz
Marsha Collins-MrozGreece
Jana Herdova
Jana HerdovaCzech Republic
Andreas Holder
Andreas HolderGermany
Jim Kinney
Jim KinneyUnited Kingdom
Mikus Kins
Mikus KinsLithuania
John LeTourneau
John LeTourneauIreland
Dany Novakovich
Dany NovakovichSerbia
Don Pasek
Don PasekPoland
Andy Velkme
Andy VelkmeLatvia
Hans Volk
Hans VolkNetherlands


Mike Emery
Mike EmeryAustralia

South Asia

Shirin Marvi
Shirin MarviPakistan
Pradeep Shukla
Pradeep ShuklaIndia

Southeast Asia

Vicky Silvano
Vicky SilvanoPhilippines
Nancy Suvarnamani
Nancy SuvarnamaniThailand

Middle East

Matt Silver
Matt SilverIsrael