Learn about our Team and Culture

We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to make your business grow

Aubrie Kobernus, MBA

Aubrie Kobernus, MBA

CEO/Executive Vice President

As the CEO/Executive Vice President, Kobernus is responsible for the overall management of the Institute. This includes working together with the Board of Directors to develop the vision, goals, objectives, and related policies for the Institute. Within that framework, Kobernus organizes and directs the staff, programs, financial performance, and activities of the Institute. Members may contact her if they have any questions or concerns.

Karen Calarco

Karen Calarco

Manager of Operations & Member Records

In addition to being the Manager of Operations & Member Records, Karen handles manages and controls expenditures within the set budget, member records, and processes courses. Members may contact her for assistance changing their information, paying dues, and answering financial inquiries about their account.

Jessa Friedrich, MBA

Jessa Friedrich, MBA

Communications & Marketing Manager

In addition to being the Institute Communications and Marketing Specialist, Jessa serves as the staff liaison for the Future Leaders and Government Affairs Committee as well as the Marketing Task Force. Members may contact her with any member or Chapter news regarding awards or accomplishments, for publishing a blog post, for contributing to Terra Firma, or with questions about the website/social media.

Amanda Jenkins

Amanda Jenkins

Professional Development & Projects Manager

In addition to being the Institute Professional Development and Projects Manager, Amanda serves as the members’ staff liaison for the ALC Designation and Education Committees. Members may contact her with any questions regarding the ALC Application Process and LANDU Education Programs, including the courses, webinars, and teleconferences.

Welcome! This is our dedicated Team. Did we say that we would love to work with you? Don’t be shy, get in touch!

The Office

430 N. Michigan Avenue | Chicago, IL 60611

The REALTORS® Land Institute is located in the heart of Chicago on the 6th floor of the NAR Building on Michigan Avenue. Serving a global network of land professionals, RLI headquarters makes it their number one priority to stay connected and in touch to its members.