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


James Kuchta, Mike West, Eddie Curry, Bill Tolleson, Leigh Price, and Nancy Altmeyer 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”.

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

James Kuchta as Director brings to the classroom over 15 years of sales training experience and 10 years of high performance real estate sales knowledge to Preferred Real Estate Institute.

Eddie Currey
  • Pennsylvania Licensed Real Estate Instructor

Eddie Currey is a Licensed Realtor in PA. Eddie enjoys real estate and with a broad business background is able to bring a wealth of information into the classroom. With over 10 years of real estate experience, he brings great real estate knowledge to his students.

Bill Tolleson
  • Pennsylvania Licensed Real Estate Instructor

Bill Tolleson is a Licensed Realtor in PA. Bill brings over 15 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.


He has developed several Continuing Education Courses and works to improve the level of knowledge of all agents he meets.

Mike West
  • Founder
  • Pennsylvania Licensed Real Estate Instructor

Mike West has been a Realtor since 1987 and an Associate Broker since 1990. He is currently licensed and actively listing & selling in Pennsylvania, Maryland & West Virginia. He provides leadership to the broker education side of our business.

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.

Nancy Altmeyer
  • Pennsylvania Licensed Real Estate Instructor

Nancy Altmeyer is a Licensed Realtor with over 15 years experience in PA. She loves what she does and believes her success is a direct result. It gives her great satisfaction to help students learn.

Offices and Classroom
Located At

1238 Lincoln Way East

Chambersburg, PA 17201


T: 717-552-2324

F: 301-846-2021

Classroom Located At

421 B Village Drive

Carlisle, PA 17013

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