NORTH CREEK Mark Bergman has been awarded the GRI designation by the New York State REALTORR Institute. Bergman received this honor after successfully completing 90 hours of residential real estate education meeting the rigorous standards established by the National Association of REALTORS. The REALTORR Institute of New York, which is conducted by the New York State Association of REALTORS, was developed to satisfy the need for a more comprehensive and effective learning experience in various phases of real estate. By taking courses offered by the Institute a REALTORR or REALTORR Associate can become a more competent professional, render broader and more effective service, and elevate the standards of the real estate industry. The GRI (Graduate REALTORR Institute), is conferred upon REALTORS, and REALTORR Associates successfully completing all the requirements of the Institute program. Bergman is Broker and Owner for Bergman Real Estate a local real estate company.