Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI)


On February 27, 2020, Illinois REALTOR® Karen Pioch was awarded the prestigious Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation by the Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center and National Association of REALTORS®.

The Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS® member joins top producers in the residential real estate industry across the nation who hold the designation.


Karen Pioch earned the GRI designation by completing an intensive 60 hours of coursework covering a variety of subjects including contract law, professional standards, sales and marketing, finance, and risk reduction, and technology. 


REALTORS® who hold the GRI designation demonstrate professional excellence and use their in-depth knowledge to better serve prospective clients and customers.