Associate / Vendor Membership

Applicant company must meet minimum of two years in business in Minnesota or 5-state region to apply for MERSC membership.

MERSC Associate membership is not open to companies or independent contractors in the mortgage, real estate, or financial management / investment industries.

Associate members may advertise and offer a special MERSC-approved discount to all employees and their family members and retirees of MERSC member companies. Employees of Associate member companies may take advantage of MERSC offers.

Associate Membership Dues

Duration Price
January 2017 – December 31, 2017 $400.00
Three quarters of 2017 (beginning April) $300.00
Half of 2017 (beginning July) and full year 2018 $600.00
Final quarter of 2017 (beginning Oct) and full year of 2018 $500.00
Dues payment must be made by company check or credit card. Personal checks or credit cards will not be accepted for dues payment.

Associate Membership Benefits

  • Pop-up on MERSC Web site to provide information on company and MERSC offer. (Offer may be changed annually per MERSC approval.)
  • Use of MERSC lists to provide company reps with information on your MERSC offer.
  • For Employees - Discounts on recreational activities, sports events, consumer goods and more.
  • For MERSC Reps - Meetings & Events which are hosted at member locations.
  • Annual Vendor Show (fee for booth at show).
  • For MERSC Reps - Web site Login for convenience in updating your profile, networking, membership payment and more.

Steps to Apply

  1. online application
  2. ALSO REQUIRED -- SUBMIT - via fax, email or mail
    1. Read and sign the MERSC Associate Membership Policy / Criteria Download
    2. Download Form W-9
    3. Copy of your Certificate of Liability insurance.
    4. Two letters of recommendation from parties unrelated to the applicant - dated within the last 12 months.

Application Review Process - Applicant will be notified by phone or email when application has been received by MERSC. IMPORTANT - Complete application MUST include online application, signed policy / criteria, W-9 form, letters of recommendation. Applicant will be interviewed by phone or in-person. Associate membership is subject to the approval of MERSC's Associate Membership Review Committee.

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