Your success starts with your enrollment in your choice of courses in the New Jersey Real Estate Institute. The school is approved by the New Jersey Real Estate Commission to conduct license preparation courses for real estate salesperson and broker. We offer the finest instruction in the real estate profession.
I started 3 schools for brokerage firms so why not my own.
D. Richard Tonge, Director & Instructor of the New Jersey Real Estate Institute, has been a senior real estate executive with large and small companies. A graduate of Lehigh University with a B. S. in Business Administration and an MBA from Columbia University, he is an expert in teaching the NJ state pre-licensing and broker courses and was a licensed real estate broker in 13 states and the District of Columbia¹. Mr. Tonge holds multiple NAR designations² and has one of the highest first-pass ratios for the state examination for both salesperson and broker.
Some of his corporate positions held include Vice President, Finance & Planning for the CBS Television Network, President & Chief Operating Officer at Talent & Residuals, Inc., Group Controller, Borden, Inc., Vice President, Business Development, PSEG, and Executive Vice President at Ohmicron Corporation. In addition, he has held the title of President with various Real Estate Investment and Development companies. Mr. Tonge has been a lecturer and college professor in both business and real estate and has appeared on both radio and television.
¹ Licenses: MA, CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, DC, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL & TX (licenses are currently inactive)
² Real Estate Designations:
GRI (Graduate Real Estate Institute)
CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)
ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative)
ABRM (Accredited Buyer Representative Manager)
CHHS (Certified New Home Specialist)
CRB (Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager)
CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist)
E-Pro (Internet Professional Certification)
When almost half of our students come from referrals.
We give all our students credit for homework time so they only have to be in class half the time.