To Become a New York Real Estate Broker, you have to get at least two years of experience as a licensed real estate salesperson or three years in the general field of real estate. After that, Complete a 75-hour real estate salesperson course and 45-hour real estate broker course. Then, Take and pass the New York real estate broker’s exam. Next, fill out the “Real Estate Broker/Associate Broker Application” form. Forth, send the application, fees as well as school certificates to the New York Department of State.