Lydia Pope
About / Bio
Lydia M. Pope has been in the Real Estate Industry since 1995 and is currently President & Female business owner of E & D Realty and Investment Co, Inc., E&D Realty Property Management & New Era Real Estate Group Inc.

Lydia is also Current National President of the National Association of Real EstateBrokers, Inc. (NAREB) and sits as the 3rd Femail since 1947.
Lydia has obtained her MBE (Minority Business Enterprise), SBE (Small Business Enterprise), DBE (Disadvantage Business Enterprises) & WBE (Women Business Enterprise) Certifications.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts with a minor in Communications from Cleveland State University and her Masters in Business Administration with a specialty in Project Management.

Lydia is a Certified Housing Counselor and Branch Manager since 2006 for NIDHousing Counseling Agency a HUD Approved Affiliate Organization and operates two offices: Cleveland and Detroit, Michigan. Her passion is Education and counsels to promote the dream of Homeownership through her various Programs.

She has a strong desire to give back to the community. This has been proven by her activities in the community by serving on boards of Local and National organizations such as; President of the Cleveland Realtist® Association, President of the National Women’s Council of NAREB, Advisory Board of NID HCA non-profit, Alumni of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cleveland, Past Board member of Mt. Pleasant Merchants Association, Member NAACP, National Partner with National Assn of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club, Inc., Past Board Member of Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland, Advisory Committee of the Ohio Housing Finance Agency, Certified Property Manager of the Real Estate Management Brokers Institute and many other committees and boards.

She is actively involved in her church activities and sit alongside Pastor LeNard E. Pope Sr., President & Founder of Grace Fellowship Assembly & Man Talk Inc. a non-profit 501c3 organization whose focus is to counsel and minister to Men both in the community and in the prisons. Together they have four adult children.


Leadership  –  Staff  –  RVPs  –  Local Boards  –  Executive Committee

Board of Directors  –  Affiliates  –  Past Presidents  –  Advisory Board