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AAPL Membership Rates & Benefits

Being a member of the American Association of Private Lenders offers comprehensive, relevant information and perspectives that you won’t find anywhere else; along with the resources, tools, and connections to help you flourish in the private real estate lending community.

Our enhanced vCheck Verified background check option will give your clients even greater peace of mind and help you stand out on our member directory.

Explore our member benefits to learn more about what a membership can do for you!


Member Level Member Access Member Investment
Individual 1 $400
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vCheck Verified Individual 1 $600
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Premier 2 $700
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vCheck Verified Premier 2 $900
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Corporate 3-6 $1,600
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vCheck Verified Corporate 3-6 $1,800
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*Corporate Plus 7-10 $2,000
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*vCheck Verified Corporate Plus 7-10 $2,200
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Code of Ethics

The American Association of Private Lenders’ (AAPL) Code of Ethics provides you and your organization with an identity which proves you have achieved and maintain the highest level of competence and behave in ways that maintain the highest standards of integer and ethical principles.

Professional Designations

AAPL members are eligible to participate in and receive specialized designations. Completion of the Certified Private Lender Associate and the Certified Fund Manager indicates that members: Achieved industry recognition an set themselves apart from their peers, gained an up-to-date understanding of federal laws and regulatory issues specifically affecting the private lending industry, and developed a strong foundation and technique for better underwriting and servicing loans.

Exclusive AAPLOnline Access

Access to Members Only area of website, which features exclusive digital benefits and content.

Advertising Perks

Promote your business with a 20% discount on advertising in Private Lender and

* Exhibitor Discount

Corporate Plus members are eligible to receive a 20% discount on exhibiting at any AAPL hosted event. (Restrictions apply. Ask us for details!)

Reduced Event Registration Fees

AAPL members are guaranteed the lowest published rate for AAPL hosted conferences or professional training opportunities, including AAPL’s Annual Expo & Conference.

Industry Publications

AAPL publishes Private Lender magazine directed to private real estate lenders and service providers. Your membership includes a subscription to Private Lender as well as online articles covering the latest trends by the best and brightest in private lending.

AAPL Member Logo

When you join AAPL, you will receive AAPL’s Member Logo and the rights to display it on your promotional materials. You will also receive detailed instructions for designers so you can just hand them the files and they’ll have everything they need.


AAPL loves referring your business. Whether though phone inquiry, email, or online visitors and investors alike will find information about your company. Referrals through AAPL’s Member Directory continue to grow and generate new deals for AAPL members. All AAPL members receive a complimentary listing to give greater exposure to your service or product.

Volunteer Opportunities

We make it easy to connect with peers to network, share ideas, and get advice. Give back to the profession and shape the future of private lending through our volunteer opportunities.

Volunteers help shape the association and the profession. If you’d like to give your time to influence peers while honing your technical skills, leadership, and other soft skill we can make that happen. Contact us to learn what could be available!

Membership Questions?
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