The New Jersey Association of Realtors
(NJAR) was founded in 1916 as the Real Estate League of New Jersey. It is a membership organization comprised of members from the commercial and residential real estate fields. NJAR is divided into 24 local boards with a total of over 46,000 members. It is an affiliate of the larger National Association of Realtors.
"The New Jersey Association of REALTORS® exists to support all segments of its membership, in concert with the local boards and associations of REALTORS® and the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, by developing and delivering programs, services and related products which enhances the ability to conduct business successfully and ethically, and to promote the extension and preservation of the right to own, transfer and use real property."
In 2007, the NJAR donated a total of $161,480 to state senate candidates and $268,700 to state assembly candidates. It was the 15th and 6th largest contributor to state senate and state assembly campaigns, respectively.
The top 5 recipients of campaign contributions from NJAR in 2007 were:
| Joe Roberts, State Assemblyman
| Alex DeCroce, State Assemblyman
| Bonnie Watson Coleman, State Assemblywoman
| Gerald Green, State Assemblyman
| James Holzapfel, State Assemblyman