Ray Carlisle Sr.

President & CEO


Ray Carlisle, Sr. is Co-Founder, 1985, and President/CEO, National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Investment Division (NID); and established the HUD approved National Intermediary Housing Counseling and Community Development arm of NID, growing the branch office network from 7 to 54 local offices in 22 states from 1999 to 2015.
Mr. Carlisle is the second Honorary President of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), founded in 1947, the oldest minority real estate trade association in America. He has served in several leadership positions at the local, state, regional and national levels of NAREB, a former member of the Fannie Mae Advisory Council, Appraisal Foundation Advisory Council and CA Department of Real Estate Advisory Commission; an advisor to four HUD transition teams and White House administrations and most of the major national banking institutions and urban city mayors on minority social and economic development issues.
Mr. Carlisle is Vice Chair of the Bridge Housing Corporation, one of the top 5 affordable housing developers in the nation.

Contact Details

  • National Office Headquarters
    NID-Housing Counseling Agency
    7677 Oakport Street, Suite 1030
    Oakland, CA 94621
  • 1-877-670-7360
  • 1-888-334-8325
  • nidnational@nidonline.org