The Greater Syracuse Association of REALTORS (GSAR) is proud to have the finest instructors in the industry teach their Real Estate Salesperson Qualifying course. You can be assured that you are receiving the very best in real estate education to give you a competitive edge in your new career.
Fran has over 30 years experience as a real estate educator for NYSAR, the Greater Syracuse Association of REALTORS® and many other local boards. She is the author of numerous real estate courses, and has had extensive involvement in local, state and national associations of real estate. Fran's specialties include residential real estate, course development and delivery, training seminars, and consultation services for associations and individual companies. As the owner of a real estate firm, Fran offers professional residential services including buyer and seller representation and referral services. In addition to Fran's vast education experience she speaks Spanish and Italian.
For nearly 15 years, Tim has been training both newly licensed as well as experienced agents at the company level. Tim completed his Real Estate Salesperson Qualifying course in 1984 and currently holds a dual brokerage license. Tim also received a four-year degree from SUNY Brockport and served 3 1/2 years in the U. S. Army 82nd Airborne. Tim manages a coaching company and is author of the "Fast Food for the Brain" business primer.
Laurie Omans is a Certified Career Development Specialist (CCDS) and has been a licensed real estate professional since 1977. Laurie has earned several professional designations, including Graduate of the Realtors Institute (GRI), Certified Residential Broker (CRB), and Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR). Along with being a top producer in residential sales and an instructor for many years, she has also successfully managed outstanding residential real estate offices in Cazenovia and Syracuse. Laurie shares her three-plus decades of experience with her students to give them both the "book sense" and "street sense" they need to compete in the real estate industry.