Founder/Instructor, DREI, CDEI, GRI
Superior School Of Real Estate
With over three decades of real estate industry experience, there’s hardly a law, issue, or definition Bill doesn’t know. He has built a successful career in real estate through the unique combination of education and entertainment. Graduates have benefited from his practical advice and proven strategies, presented with an upbeat, engaging style that inspires a passion for the business and a desire for professional excellence.
After graduating from Wake Forest University in three years with a BS in Business from the School of Business and Accountancy, he returned to his native Charlotte to begin his real estate career. Within a few years, he rose in the ranks to become Broker-In-Charge for Merrill Lynch Realty while teaching pre-licensing and broker courses at Mingle School of Real Estate and ethics in new member orientation for the Charlotte Regional REALTOR® Association. His outstanding service to the community and the REALTOR® community was recognized when Bill received the 2006 REALTOR® of the Year award for the Charlotte Regional REALTOR®Association. In 1998, Bill was promoted to President of Career Development for Prudential Carolinas Realty and opened Bill Gallagher School of Real Estate under the Prudential umbrella. Bill opened Superior School of Real Estate in 2005.
With more than 20 outstanding instructors and staff, Bill remains one of the school’s most sought-after speakers. He assisted in the development of a 1,250 question tutorial CD and created a 10-hour audio CD reviewing the state exam syllabus test topics. Bill’s instructor passage rate, for students taking the NC real estate exam for the first time, has been proven consistently at the top of the list. His approach in pre-licensing instruction continues to yield impressive results as evidenced by Superior School of Real Estate’s passage rate. Bill consistently teaches approximately 23,000 continuing education registrants in classes offered at Superior School and REALTOR® Associations across the state. As the winner of many awards and recognitions from professional trade organizations and industry peers, Bill continues to focus on the key benefit of his fun, informative approach to professional education: Laugh and Learn.