25 Best Real Estate Coaches and Trainers in The US
Concise list of top real estate coaches & trainers...
Mike Ferry is the founder of The Mike Ferry Organization, and has been involved in sales and management for more than forty years, earning an unmatched reputation for success built on a foundation of hard work, dedication to his personal goals, and an unwavering commitment to his clients and their success. Four decades later, The Mike Ferry Organization is a multi-million dollar company with tens of thousands of clients. His phenomenal natural ability to teach and mentor his original techniques has helped countless agents achieve and exceed their personal and business goals. The way he inspires all his clients – whether in their first or fiftieth year of Real Estate – to produce at high levels and apply the rules of business to their careers is legendary.
Mark was a third generation REALTOR when he began his highly successful real estate career in the 1970’s. Professionally, Mark has earned the respected REE, CRB, CRS, ABRM, ABR, GRI, CREN and e-PRO professional REALTOR designations. He is the only real estate broker in the nation to earn all these professional and prestigious designations. In 2001, Mark founded REEsults Coaching…noting the second E stands for “Entrepreneur”!
Greg Luther is known as the most sought after mentor and business coach in the real estate world today. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio he struggled as a new licensee during his first year like many new agents within the industry do. After seeing veteran agents around him struggling, even though they’ve been doing this for over 10 years, he decided to find a better way because the average agent couldn’t teach him to become successful. He became a master at marketing and immediately became one of the top real estate agents in the country earning millions of dollars and selling hundreds and hundreds of homes.
Brian Buffini was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and immigrated to San Diego in 1986, where he became the classic American rags-to-riches story. After becoming one of the nation’s top Realtors®, he founded Buffini & Company—an organization dedicated to sharing his powerful lead-generation systems with others. Based in Carlsbad, California, Buffini & Company has trained over 3 million business professionals in 37 countries. The company currently serves 21,000 members and trains more than 60,000 a year through live events and training programs. In addition, Brian’s podcast has reached 3 million-plus downloads in more than 160 countries.
After spending my 20’s traveling the country in a school bus, living in a tipi and owning 3 small businesses, I settled in Tucson and begun my real estate career. In the last 35 years, I have worked as an active agent and served locally and nationally in elected and volunteer positions for the REALTOR Associations. I own my own real estate school and teach CE classes as well as several national designations classes. I created Advantage Sollutions Group, LLC in 1993 and have provided one on one coaching for an elite group of people.
With a background in ministry, Erik Hatch had his heart formed for service. Experiencing major highs and lows, the journey has catapulted Erik into one of the top speakers and influencers in the industry. He has built a top 50 real estate team in Fargo, ND – and is now building a top coaching company as well.
Kevin struggled as a real estate agent to market his business and generate new clients. That struggle drove him to study successful marketing strategies for the next 15 years and create his own marketing strategy. He now specializes in helping agents streamline their marketing by using Facebook as the primary tool to grow their business.
Real Estate Virtual Experts is owned and operated by Cindy Winslow, an experienced real estate agent, trainer, and real estate virtual assistant. Cindy has the knowledge and expertise to assist you with your real estate business. Cindy has gained experience in marketing and selling single family homes and new residential developments. Her success has been through the application of practical knowledge of all forms of marketing with a special emphasis on Social Media and Online Marketing. As a Training Coordinator and Mentor for 4 years with Keller Williams Realty, she has helped new agents succeed in developing marketing strategies for their own start-up businesses and has been the “go to” person for assistance. Prior to opening CW Virtual Associates, Cindy was the Director of Real Estate Services for a non-profit Real Estate development company. She was responsible for all marketing aspects of the company, including the creation of an outreach program to the Realtor Community.
Bruce is a Sales Trainer, Seminars and performance Coaching organization specialist in real estate salespeople. Bruce first entered the coaching world by working for three of the top real estate coaching companies on the market. He spent 11 years doing that before starting his own, boutique-style, real estate business coaching company. Previously 15 years at IBM. initially, as a full-time Salesperson evolving into management –Marketing Manager and Training Manager. Real estate sales for 10 years 1989 – 1999. Senior Coach – Mike Ferry organization 1999 – 2008. Started Bruce Keith coaching and seminars mid-2008 till present. Have coached in excess of 1500 real estate agents, teams, and broker/managers (one-on-one). Conducted in excess of 40,000 one-on-one individual Coaching sessions.
Started when I was 18 now a 38 Years a Realtor – coaching since 2006 – International Coach Federation certified coach with unique tools and proven 13-year track record with our clients averaging over $370,000 a year in GCI! Still actively sell 40 homes a year.
We’ve been in business for over 17 years. We teach our clients how to make more, save more and give more money to charity. We actually show our clients how to build rock-star teams and create life balance.
Bubba Mills is the owner and CEO of Corcoran Consulting & Coaching, an international small business, mortgage, and real estate coaching company whose clients are recognized as some of the most successful and influential professionals in their respective fields. Bubba has spent decades in the business world, crossing industry boundaries and building a diverse collection of relationships and experiences. For more than two decades, Bubba has been a respected voice in the Real Estate world and was hired as a consultant during the REO Collapse by industry leaders across all facets of the Real Estate spectrum. His true passion is to ensure that every coaching client is protected from recession by having multiple pillars of business and multiple streams of income. Our offices do not have 1-wall holding them up; how is your business being held up with 1 stream of income? Corcoran Consulting and Coaching is not a “One Trick Pony”. We will help you build the pillars you want and need, such as Traditional Real Estate
I am a local real estate investor of 30 years & consultant with extensive experience in several aspects of the real estate business – she has pioneered several strategies from personal experience that she now teaches nationwide, even to other mentors!
Dianna Kokoszka is CEO of KW MAPS Coaching. She has earned a reputation as one of the most dynamic leaders in the real estate industry and leads one of the top training organizations in the world. In fact, in 2015, Training Magazine recognized Keller Williams as the world’s #1 training organization across all industries. As a mega agent in Denver, Dianna sold more than 4,000 homes. She was named Entrepreneur of the Year three times and Business Woman of the Year four times. She also served as the team leader for a successful Keller Williams market center. Dianna is CEO of KW MAPS Coaching. Dianna is an acclaimed developer of training programs, including BOLD (Business Objective: A Life by Design), which has helped tens of thousands of real estate professionals to grow their business and transform their lives. She has earned a reputation as one of the most dynamic leaders in the real estate industry and leads one of the top training and coaching organizations in the world. Under Dianna’s leadership, KW MAPS Coaching has earned a Stevie Award as Sales Training and Coaching Program of the Year and a Prism Award for outstanding organizational coaching.
For over two decades, Tim & Julie Harris have been leaders in the real estate industry, first as top producing agents and now as the nation’s most sought-after real estate coaches. In their twenties, during their very first full year as Realtors®, Tim & Julie earned real estate industry acclaim by selling more than one hundred homes. Thereafter, Tim and Julie Harris have participated in thousands of home sales. Tim and Julie started coaching agents in 1998. From 2002 to 2007, they worked with other coaching organizations as coaches and executives. Tim and Julie Harris are honored to have coached many of the nation’s top producing agents. Watch coaching member video testimonials here. From 2007 to the present Tim & Julie have become two of the industry’s leading coaches. Inman News named Tim and Julie Harris as the “Best Coaches in the industry.”
Leigh’s career as a serial entrepreneur has spanned time in hospitality, chainsaws (yes, seriously!), and of course, real estate. With over 18 years experience in the real estate industry (she started in the biz with her Daddy), Leigh has successfully led her team to be one of the top RE/MAX teams in North Carolina as well as the country. In addition to her impressive real estate career, Leigh is focused on training folks to do better, strive to be more, and to take the reins and lead! Her inspirational speeches have been lauded by audiences around the globe. Leigh was the National President of the Residential Real Estate Council (formerly known as CRS) in 2017 and is currently an Advisory Board Member for the Realtors Relief Foundation and the Realtor Political Action Committee (RPAC) Chair for Fundraising. She is known for being a sassy Southern woman who is extremely popular for her no-holds-barred approach.
Tom Ferry is the #1 ranked Real Estate Educator by Swanepoel Power 200 and the best-selling author of “Life! By Design” and “Mindset, Model and Marketing!” As founder and CEO of Tom Ferry International, the real estate industry’s leading estate coaching and training company, Tom’s ever-growing influence impacts professionals through rigorous accountability coaching, the popular #TomFerryShow delivering free, fresh and relevant real estate tips weekly, highly engaging training events, two best-selling books, and as a noted keynote speaker. Tom has more than 30,000 hours of coaching the real estate industry’s leading estate coaching and training company, Tom’s ever-growing influence impacts professionals through rigorous accountability coaching, the popular #TomFerryShow delivering free, fresh and relevant real estate tips weekly.
Starting about 1963, (before Google) I began teaching real estate agents how to prospect for listings appointments as an adjunct to our family Cross-Index Directory business. When agents asked me what to say when they came face-to-face with a real live listing prospect, I started developing language and scripts to answer their questions. My answers must have hit a nerve because I began getting reguests to give seminars all across the US and Canada.
During the aftermath of the 2007 housing market crash, Dr. Lee desired to better serve those devastated by the crash. As a result, she obtained REALTOR® certifications as an Affordable Housing Specialist and a Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource. She helped numerous families emerge from “The Great Recession” with their housing needs met. Furthermore, she has served as managing broker and mentor for one of Atlanta’s top RE/MAX franchises, RE/MAX Around Atlanta, at the time, home to over 90 of Georgia’s most successful real estate agents (who averaged over $140,000 in sales commissions at a time when the industry average was just around $40,000). At the same time, Dr. Lee was honored with a position on the advisory board at Kennesaw State University’s Center for Professional Selling, allowing her to impart into the program and its students during her management tenure with RE/MAX. Now, Dr. Lee weekly helps sales professionals and organizations use today’s technology to work smarter, especially in real estate. She is honored to have training clients throughout the U.S. that have been recognized as the Top Thousand salespeople in the nation, making over $500,000 in income.
Richard Robbins is co-founder and CEO of one of the nation’s top coaching and training organizations. Best described by his audiences as the epitome of a true integrity-powered leader, Richard has been performing ground-breaking seminars and keynotes for nearly two decades, in over half a dozen Countries, on four Continents, and at countless international conventions with audiences of over 10,000 people.
Carla Cross, President of Carla Cross Seminars, Inc., Cross Institute, and Carla Cross Coaching, is an international speaker, trainer, and coach specializing in ‘career development’, business planning, brokerage management, leadership, and instructor development. What sets Carla apart is her unique approach to professional development. For the first three decades of her life, she was a performing and teaching musician. She understands and communicates how to get great performance, how to break through barriers, and how to coach and motivate. (And, she even uses the piano in her keynotes to inform and entertain). Carla stumbled into real estate to help her husband, as he entered real estate. She found she loved the challenge of helping people with one of the most important decisions in their lives! And, she attained recognition in the top 10 agents in her 400 person company her third year in the business. Carla then went into management and turned 2 offices ‘in the red’ to top profits.
Brian Moses has sold more than 3,500 homes in his career. He has been ranked in the Top 10 for a major Real Estate Franchise (from more than 140,000 agents, seven consecutive years) and twice ranking at #2 in the world. During his illustrious career, Brian sold more than 400 homes annually, producing sales volume in excess of $100 million and making over $3 million per year in commission income. In his best month, Brian recorded more than 60 sales and generated over $400,000 in commission income. (Yes…you read that correctly, in a single month!) Today, Brian is a sought after Speaker, Moderator, Panelist and Industry Expert throughout the US, Canada and Europe, delivering his message and distinctions with Agents and Industry Professionals to help accelerate their income and productivity.
While Craig Proctor’s success in real estate deservedly earned him worldwide attention, what’s even more impressive than the number of homes he sold in his 20+ year career is the fact that over 30,000 agents worldwide are now using his systems to attain success in their own careers. At the age of 25, Proctor was making $14,000 a year with absolutely no real estate or business background. A year later, he’d closed 55 residential transactions, and two years after that — still under the age of 30 — he was named the #1 RE/MAX® agent worldwide by closing more than 200 properties. In fact, Proctor went on to become the #1 RE/MAX® agent in the world a second time. He was the youngest RE/MAX agent ever to be number one worldwide for the company and has subsequently won every possible RE/MAX® Award, including the On the Shoulders of Giants Award. For 15 years straight Proctor consistently sold over 500 homes a year for annual GCI of almost $4 Million, and his success has been profiled on national television.
I started out as a young kid as my mother’s unpaid assistant in the real estate world many years ago. Getting the opportunity to see what it took to be a successful real estate agent early on sparked a love for the industry that never went away. When I was 21 I was working at another job and decided if I was ever going to make the leap to do what I wanted to, which was to sell real estate, it was now or never. I made the leap and it paid off.
Chocolate Enthusiast, Skier and Snowboarder, Beach Club Regular, Speaker, Author, Broker, Investor, and Dad Jim Remley is a nationally recognized expert in the field of residential real estate. Entering the real estate industry at the age of 19 he began an unlikely rise from college drop out to real estate Rock Star by becoming ranked in the top 1% of REALTORS® nationwide. Implementing game-changing strategies and deploying the latest technology advances Jim shattered sales records by listing over 150 properties in one twelve month period. At 24 he opened his first Real Estate Company and grew the company to 17 offices becoming the largest independent real estate company in the State of Oregon. After selling the firm Jim went on to become a sought-after instructor for the National Association of REALTORS as well as the co-founder of the Luxury Home Council. As the author of the prestigious Accredited Luxury Home Specialist Designation (ALHS) and three bestselling books.