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.
Vice President of Housing Programs
Ms. Carlisle serves as a NID- Housing Counseling Agency, National Default/Loss Mitigation – Reverse Mortgage Administer. She is responsible for administering, coordinating and monitoring activities for 35 branch offices under the Federal Housing and Urban Development National Intermediary housing counseling program.
Ms. Carlisle is an active member of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB). She is responsible for coordinating planning sessions with NAREB Board of Directors and The White House Special Assistant to the President on Domestic Policy to discuss strategic suggestions for the White House to effectively outreach and work with the minority business community.
Latisha also coordinates Capitol Hill visits for NID-HCA housing counselors on both the Senate and House side from 2003 to present. The White House and Hill visits were the catalyst of the White House inviting NID-HCA to be a partner in the President’s call to increase homeownership through The White House Faith Based Initiatives.
She also managed the partnership between the Bridge Housing Corporation, California’s largest nonprofit housing developer to provide, First Time Homebuyer and financial literacy educational on-site at Bridge’s various developments throughout the Bay Area. Diversifying Bridge Corporation’s service portfolio to include on-site housing counseling services
As the Media Relations Liaison for NID-HCA, she has provided a televised case studies and interviews for Bay Area local news station KRON 4, KTVU Channel 2, cable company Comcast Spotlight- a community component interviewing hosts or specific community events, The Wall Street Business Journal, The Post News Group, The Sunday Morning News, La Hispania, KTVU the Light. In addition to being an interviewee on a predatory lending documentary for France 2, the largest French public TV.
Latisha’s local committee commitments are: Finance Committee for Congresswoman Barbara Lee, member of the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Women Building Wealth, NID-HCA – Faith Based Community Development Partnership, member of Associated Real Property Brokers and National Housing Law Project Predatory Lending Coalition.
Ms. Carlisle attended the University of California, Berkeley, UC Program and is presently studying for her International Business Management Degree with a minor in Psychology. She has a loving 3 year old son and lives in Oakland, CA.
Ray Carlisle, Jr
Ray, who is a strategic and innovative thinker who translates business into initiatives. In between the hours spent working, he increases his knowledge by continually studying and taking courses. Prior to his management role at NID, he obtained his Housing Counselors certificate along with a Real Estate Sales license to acquire experience on both sides of the housing industry.
Vice President of Development