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About Us

Company Background

Founded in 1992, Real Estate Institute has provided high-quality professional education to more than 195,000 alumni nationwide.

Early on, the school aimed to offer Illinois real estate licensing programs that would best prepare students to achieve their own successes. The positive reputation established with loyal students helped the company grow well beyond its real estate roots.  Today, Real Estate Institute provides education to meet the regulatory requirements for real estate, insurance, mortgage brokerage, and lending professionals.

The school's President, Larry Toban, has been with the organization since 2004.  Even before then, he played an active role in the school's growth as he guided his parents, the school's founders, to implement unique technology solutions that enabled the (then) small business to grow steadily.  Through ongoing investment and development, the school has been able to offer streamlined academic services, such as our popular Flex programs that allow students to attend and earn credit on convenient and flexible schedules.

Our Team and Philosophy

Our staff is dedicated to providing our customers with unparalleled service and support.  Our teams include expert instructors, customer service representatives, class and webinar support, course developers, and large client success specialists.

Each student is encouraged to engage with our knowledgeable team of academic and administrative professionals, who answer detailed licensing questions, provide technical support and provide one-on-one instructor support (or give an extra dose of encouragement to students who are about to take their licensing examinations).

We recognize that our customers want comprehensive programs that are high-quality and efficient.  To that end, we're thinking about the programs and packages that we offer our students.  Rather than provide a huge catalog of courses, we focus on simply packaged programs that provide our students with access to excellent content and processes that enable them to quickly achieve their educational goals. 

When you complete your licensing requirements with Real Estate Institute, you'll be among the first to hear the latest licensing updates and any breaking news. We'll also keep track of your educational status and send you reminders for your upcoming license renewals.

Business managers rely on our sales, marketing, and management teams to collaborate on bulk and value-added, custom solutions that enable their firms to recruit and retain well-trained licensees.

Don't hesitate to contact us with any questions. We look forward to hearing from you!