Antoine M. Thompson is the National Executive Director of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) the largest organization of African-American real estate professionals in the United States. He is a partner with Creative PMO Solutions, a consulting firm that focuses on diversity, inclusion and advocacy work. He is also a licensed real estate agent with Howard Hanna. Antoine is a partner with Black Politics Today.
Antoine is a staunch champion of fair-housing and community re-investment by local and national financial institutions. He has had a significant public service career in his hometown of Buffalo, New York. His positions have included appointments to Buffalo Common Council where he authored the Buffalo’s Fair Housing Law and secured over $75 million for community development projects. He was elected to the New York State Senate in 2004 and 2008 and served as the Senate Deputy Majority Whip and Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Conversation and Co-Chair of the Senate Minority and Woman Business Enterprise Task Force. He authored the NYS MWBE Mentor/Protégé Law. He is a former delegate to the Democratic National Convention; and was a member of the 2004 Electoral College. Thompson currently serves on the Board of Unity 9 PAC and co-Chairs the Civic Engagement Committee for the MAAC. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and First Baptist Church of Glenarden. Thompson is also the Chair of the Board of Directors for Housing Options Planning Enterprises, a regional community economic development corporation. He serves on numerous boards, taskforces and working groups.
In 2020, Antoine was ranked on the Swanepoel Power 200 list ranking of the most influential and powerful leaders and executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry.