NABOR®'s Young Professionals Network (YPN) is designed for members (REALTORS®, Allied and Affiliates) under 40 years old.
The Young Professionals Network will encourage, promote, and empower NABOR® members that are under 40 years old to thrive in Naples real estate through education, networking and volunteering.
YPN core areas
The purpose of YPN is to help young real estate professionals excel in their careers by giving them the tools and encouragement to become involved in several core areas.
Attend REALTOR® conferences and pursue leadership roles with their local, state, and national associations.
Network and learn from one another by attending events, participating in online communication, and seeking out mentoring opportunities.
Real Estate Industry
Take an active role in policy discussions and advocacy issues; be informed about the latest industry news and trends.
Become exceptional members of their community by setting a high level of REALTOR® professionalism and volunteering for causes they feel passionate about.
YPN Success Stories
Hear from 2021 YPN Committee Chair Mariana Birmingham, 2021 NABOR® President Corey McCloskey and 2021 NABOR® Treasurer Nick Bobzien, as they share their experience on YPN and how it has helped shaped them and their careers.
2018 YPN Committee Chair, Brian Giacomello, shares his biggest takeaways from being a part of YPN.
Past committee member, Maria Sloboda, talks about the benefits and value of joining YPN.
YPN “Cool” Music Video
YPN members star in the network’s first ever music video, which highlights some of Naples, Florida’s most popular points of interest.
Connect with YPN
Meet the YPN Committee Chair
Mariana’s Phone Number: 239-963-7124
Mariana’s Email Address: Mariana.Birmingham@td.com
Mariana is an experienced bilingual banker in Collier and Lee Counties. In September 2021 she was selected as Store Manager for TD Bank in Estero, helping to open the brand new location. With her new role she continues to focus her efforts on helping individuals and businesses tap into the vast resources of TD Bank across Southwest Florida. Mariana’s expertise has been in leadership, including both the growth of her employees and her clients in the business banking space. She specializes in lending, merchant and treasury management to local businesses.
She is an allied member of NABOR®, joining back in 2017 by way of a friend in the industry who was a member of NABOR®. While spending time with other members and looking for more ways to get involved, she found the Yong Professionals Network Committee and joined it in 2019. Mariana has a passion for leading and developing others and uses that passion as the 2020 Chair of the committee. She shares similar goals with the other YPN members, such as focusing on community involvement and giving back to the community where we live and work.
Meet the YPN Committee Vice-Chair
Henry Albarracin’s passion is real estate. He became a REALTOR® in 2018. He prides himself on consistently working on his craft, with service leadership guiding him in everything he does. In 2020 he joined NABOR®’s Young Professionals Network Committee looking for an opportunity to expand his network and become more involved with the board. His passion shown through and after only one year on the committee he was selected to be the 2021 Vice-Chair. He was also accepted to be on NABOR®’s 2021 Leadership Academy where he is honing his leadership and business management skills, which he says helps him serve his customers better and more effectively. Henry genuinely loves what he does and it’s evident in the energy he pours into getting to know the needs and dreams of his customers, along with the energy he pours into his professional growth.
Outside of NABOR®, Henry has also been involved with the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® (NAHREP®), working as their Marketing Director.
When Henry is not busy serving his customers or community, he enjoys spending time with his family and staying active.