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Residential Future Leaders

MBA Education's Residential Future Leaders Program is the only nationally recognized program for executive leadership development in our industry that delivers a comprehensive curriculum for selected managers who have shown leadership interests and abilities. This program gives you the opportunity to enhance your skills through three hands-on sessions geared toward political activism; business analysis and problem-solving; and experiential learning through collaboration, networking and peer group interaction. 

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The application period for the 2023 class of Residential Future Leaders is closed. Please check back for information about future application cycles. 

What Future Leaders Say About the Program

This was an extremely rewarding and immersive experience, where you work collaboratively and competitively with other rising industry leaders. It was a great opportunity and a blessing to be part of such a talented and diverse group.

Jason Bostic, Director Real Estate Lending Operational Governance, USAA Federal Savings Bank

This experience was a great way to learn more about leadership and to connect with other great leaders in the industry across the country! I appreciate the connections I made through the program.

Laura Conry, Executive Vice President - Consumer Loan Originations, FirstBank

The Future Leaders Program taught me the skills to become a better leader and exposed me to situations that allowed me to grow as a person. It was one of the most rewarding and fulfilling experiences of my career.

Katie Klauss, Chief Compliance Officer, Moria Development, Inc. dba Peoples Mortgage Company

Class of 2023 Schedule

At the core of the program are three in-person sessions.

April 17-19, 2023 in Washington, DC
Held in conjunction with MBA's National Advocacy Conference, participants will receive an introduction to lobbying and an understanding of its importance to the legislative process. 

June 6-9, 2023 in Gettysburg, PA and Washington, DC
This session will focus on perfecting communication skills to position participants for success with executive audiences. 

October 15-18, 2023, in Philadelphia, PA
Held in conjunction with MBA's Annual Convention & Expo, you will present your project before a senior executive audience.

The Future Leaders program provides networking and development opportunities that are priceless - but also makes available a number of valuable events and tools at one remarkable price such as: 

  • Kouzes & Posner LPI 360 Assessment 
  • MBA's National Advocacy Conference 
  • MBA's Annual Convention & Expo 
  • MBA's Technology Solutions Conference & Expo
  • Access to MBA proprietary research data studies and experts
  • Complimentary CMB Prep Course, enrollment and exam fees (MBA members only) 

Back By Popular Demand: Optional Executive Coaching Add-On

Add one-on-one coaching, with Jeffrey Schummer, CMB, MBA's Vice President of Education Business Development and  Bronwyn Morrissey, CMB, CEO and Founder, Insight Global Coaching. Tailored to your specific business goals and development needs, six sessions are conducted over a six-month period. They bring a strong combination of real-life real estate finance management experience and leadership training skills to the program.

2023 Pricing

Before October 15: $4,400
Regular, October 15–February 10: $4,600/person

Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses when attending related in-person events.

Scholarships Are Available
MBA's Path to Diversity Scholarship allows recipients to receive up to $2,000 in education funds and can be used towards the Residential Future Leaders Program. Learn more and apply.

Program Details

For more information, contact Shawn McGory, Program Delivery and Sales Support Specialist, MBA Education Business Development at [email protected].