CLE Information

CREFC's Provider Status:    CRE Finance Council applies for each conference individually. CREFC’s CLE applications will be submitted based on lawyer’s requests/demand. Prior to the event, attorneys should submit this online form to indicate desired states.
Regularly Submitted Programs:   January Conference (Miami, FL)
March HYDRA Summit (New York, NY)
May Summit West, (Santa Monica, CA)
June Annual Conference (New York, NY)
CMBS 101 & CMBS 201 in Various States
Various AWS
Credit Available:    View your state's CLE information page for the amount and type of credit available for in-person conferences. Additional information is available per event. Click here for a list of our events.
CREFC's Reporting Requirements:   CREFC reports attendance to the following states: DE, GA, IL, IN, KS, MO, NC, OH, OK and TX. All other states are self-reported.
Attendee Compliance for CLE:   Each attendee must sign-in at the CLE/Registration desk at the event. Some states (such as NY) requires sign-in and out for each panel. Lawyers who do not sign-in on-site will NOT receive a certificate or CLE credits (due to the Bar regulations).
Credit Calculation:   50 minute states: CO, FL, MO, NJ, NY, OK, RI, UT, WI and WV. You will receive 1 credit for a 50 minutes panel and 1.2 credits for a 60 minutes panel.
60 minute states: CA, DE, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX and VA. You be receive 1 credit for a 60 minutes panel and 0.8 credits for a 50 minutes panel.
Approved/Pending Applications   The event’s website will be updated periodically with the states that approved the application, the number of credits received and the states where application is still pending.
At the conference/event:   Please make sure you sign-in and out, as required by your state at the CLE/Registration desk. A certificate of attendance will be provided at the end of the event only to lawyers that have signed in and for states that have approved credits prior to the conference. Daniela Schneider will follow up with lawyers who signed-in at the event and the states they are admitted in if the state application is still pending.
Financial Aid   Financial Aid is available for unemployed lawyers that qualify. Please email Daniela Schneider at to complete an application.