Preferred Real Estate Institute has a proven track record of consistent, quality, instruction in Pennsylvania Pre-Licensing, Brokers, and Continuing Education Courses.


James Kuchta, Bill Tolleson, and Leigh Price are active, licensed Pennsylvania Real Estate Sales Agents / REALTORS, Active members of The National Association of Realtors, The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, Pen-Mar Regional Association of Realtors and Preferred Real Estate Institute's Licensed Pennsylvania Real Estate Instructors.


According to James "Preferred Real Estate Institute's goal is to provide a friendly real estate school that local brokers will embrace as their own”.

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James Kuchta
  • Director / Owner / Founder
  • Pennsylvania Licensed Real Estate Instructor
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Bill Tolleson
  • Owner
  • Pennsylvania Licensed Real Estate Instructor

James Kuchta as Director brings to the classroom over 20 years of sales training experience and 15 years of high performance real estate sales knowledge to Preferred Real Estate Institute.

Bill Tolleson is a Licensed Realtor in PA. Bill brings over 20 years of training and development experience to the school. He is a business coach assisting new agents into production and helping agents expand their current business.

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Leigh Price
  • Pennsylvania Licensed Real Estate Instructor

Leigh Price, with more than 9 years as a Licensed Realtor in PA and more than 23 years in the finance industry. Leigh's background in finance as both a Loan Processor and a Loan Officer gives her a unique insight into the real estate market and processes.