NRTA’s Certified Commercial Lease Administrator “CCLA” CERTIFICATE Program

A NEW Certificate Program for all Commercial Tenants

The Industry’s Benchmark to Personal and Professional Excellence

Next Semester Starts April 9, 2024

Self-guided Course 1 & Course 2 can be taken on-demand at any time.

This is for ALL Commercial TENANTS






This Program is Right For You

If your organization is relying upon YOU to…

Manage its real estate portfolio, successfully meet all its lease obligations, avoid costly errors, prepare lease abstracts, perform lease audits, master supporting software, and improve associate proficiency, this program is designed for you.

A GAME changer!

An unparalleled educational development program for office, retail, healthcare, specialty, and industrial occupiers. How? Created by experts. Taught by experts. The faculty has a combined 75 years of experience.

Benefits to Your Organization


  • Earn the distinction of a professional certificate – Invest in Your Future
  • Study good business processes, procedures, organization and structure
  • Enhance internal and external customer service
  • Increase proficiency, efficiency and productivity
  • Produce significant cost savings and master cost avoidance techniques

What you WILL Learn!

You will participate in four quarters of intense learning:

Introduction to Lease Admin & Basic Terminology

Lease Abstracting

System Proficiency

Budgeting & Accounting

Dozens of online classes explore the strategic, technical, and tactical elements of the real estate LEASE management industry. Each class is 90 minutes of live online instruction and discussion. All classes will feature an association industry guest lecturer.

About the Faculty

Kim Finnegan

Kim Finnegan

Partner, Property Works

Lisa Krizek

Lisa Krizek

Executive Director, National Real Estate Tenants Association

Ingrid Kushinsky

Ingrid Kushinsky

Leasing Paralegal, Goulston & Storrs, PC

Kathy Powers-Middlecoop

Kathy Powers-Middlecoop

Senior Director of Real Estate and Development Jackson Hewitt Tax Service

Debbie Ravel

Debbie Ravel

Principal, DR Lease Consulting, LLC President, National Real Estate Tenants Association

Albert Stabile

Albert Stabile

Vice President Lease Audit, Portfolio Services, CBRE | GWS Enterprise

Matt Waters CPA

Matt Waters CPA

Director of Lease Accounting, Costar Real Estate Manager

How it Works – YOU CHOOSE

Attend a Scheduled LIVE Online event via Zoom or learn at a time convenient for you. Recorded classes will be available through your online education portal.

Successfully attend 4 quarters of classes, complete all mid-terms and final EXAMS, and

Earn your Industry Recognized Certificate.

Register NOW!

Semester Starts:
April 9, 2024

4 information-packed Quarters

$2000/quarter TUITION for members ($3000 for non-members)