Our instructors

Brian Pate

Licensing & CE Instructor

Brian Pate has been a well-respected real estate professional for over 25 years. During his time in the business, he has served as an agent, manager, coach, instructor and training manager and the teams he has managed have produced over $1 billion in real estate sales.

As a mega agent at Keller Williams Realty in Wake Forest, North Carolina, Brian and his team have helped over 220 families buy and sell a home over the past 3 years. The team currently ranks in the top 150 real estate teams in the Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors and in the top 1% of Keller Williams agents nationally out of over 180,000 agents.

In addition to sales, Brian has trained over 10,000 students in real estate classes all over the country. As a pre-license instructor, he was recognized many times by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission for exemplary pass rates. Along with that, he has taught broker post license classes and continuing education all over North Carolina.

At one time, Brian was the director of training for the largest independent real estate company in the Raleigh/Durham market and also served as a Team Leader of an office with over 250 Realtors. He has a total of 14 years of experience as a Broker In Charge. In addition, he is a past president of the North Carolina Real Estate Educators Association and has been a member for over 20 years.

Brian is also a part owner of a title insurance company in North Carolina and also manages a portfolio of investment properties for a private equity group that includes over $20 million in real estate holdings.


  • North Carolina State University