Instructor Baro K. Shalizi

Mesa Real Estate Institute, LLC is pleased to welcome real estate instructor Baro K. Shalizi to its faculty.

Baro, received his Bachelors in Languages from Brandeis University in Boston and his Masters in International Law & International Business from The American University in Washington, D.C.  

Baro has been a Realtor® since 1992 starting in property management.  He joined Christopher Webster Real Estate as an Associate Broker and subsequently was affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty.  In 1999, Baro opened his own Brokerage, Shalizi Real Estate. 

He continually pursues real estate knowledge and holds the following designations and certifications: ABR, AHWD, CIPS, CRS, e-PRO, GREEN, GRI, RSPS, SFR, SRES, and TRC. Baro is certified to teach a number of classes for both NAR and the New Mexico Real Estate Commission.

Baro served five years on the Education Steering Committee for the New Mexico Real Estate Commission and was President of the Santa Fe Association of Realtors® in 2008 and President of RANM/NMAR in 2015. 

Baro has Chaired a number of committees for RANM including: Budget and Finance, Bylaws, Forms, International, and Strategic Planning. 

For the National Association of Realtors®, he has served as President’s Liaison to India, on the Global PAG, Strategic Thinking Advisory Committee, Global Advisory Committee, International Networks Advisory Group, Professional Development Committee, GRI Program Peer Review Group, Resort and Second Home Real Estate Committee, Certified International Property Specialist Advisory Group, and International Operations Committee. He currently serves on the Risk Management Committee and is an NAR Director. In 2017, Baro served on NAR’s Expanded Leadership Team.

Baro is a graduate of Leadership RANM, the NAR Leadership Academy and the NAR Mediator Training Program.

In 2005, Baro was named Realtor of the Year by the Santa Fe Association of Realtors for his outstanding ethics, knowledge of real estate and contributions both to the Realtor Community and the community at large.