Betsy is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where she majored in Psychology. She is entering her 35th year as a real estate professional, and started her career selling cabins on Mt. Lemmon, moving to various states over the years and working as a Broker and Corporate Relocation Specialist in New Hampshire, Maine, Michigan and finally returning to Arizona in 2009. She is an Associate Broker with Long Realty/Foothills.
Jim Hogan, DREI, ABR, GREEN, SFR
A REALTOR® since 1971, Jim is also a real estate investor. As an educator, he has helped “billions” begin and sustain successful real estate careers. His door is always open to anyone with a question or seeking advice. He and Curtis Hall developed the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council’s “HAFA Short Sales: US Treasury, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac programs,” course and teach Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation classes throughout Arizona & Hawaii. Jim was one of the first educators to be awarded the Real Estate Educators Association’s Distinguished Real Estate Instructor (DREI) designation. In 2002 Jim was inducted into the REBAC Hall of Fame. In 2009 Hogan School received NAR’s GREEN REsource Council’s “Provider of the year” award. Jim serves on many committees with ADRE and is called upon frequently by the legal community as an expert witness.
Michael has a BA in Political Science and a MS in Education from Butler University. He became a real estate broker in 1972 and has owned real estate related businesses including a residential construction company, a residential and commercial brokerage company, a real estate management company and a residential appraisal company. Michael has been an active member of the Tucson Association of REALTORS® since joining in 1978 and has been instructing real estate agents and appraisers since 1992. His love is teaching and his relaxation is golf and reading.
Dan Carapellucci, DREI, ABR, CRS, GRI, RSPS, rCRMS, SRES
Dan has a BS in Industrial Management from Villanova University. Based in Pittsburgh through 1990 with his own corporation, Dan was active for over 30 years as a General Contractor specializing in Commercial and Utility Construction and Site Development. He has an Arizona Broker’s license and has been a REALTOR® since 1991 and served as President of the Tucson Association in 2005. Dan taught real estate for 2 years in Pennsylvania and joined Hogan School in 1993. Dan earned the Distinguished Real Estate Instructor designation in June 2002.
BJ Gibbons, Esq.
BJ Gibbons has been an Arizona Realtor for 13 years, and is also a practicing attorney, practicing in the areas of real estate law, estate planning, and the formation of corporations, LLC’s and other entities. She specializes in working with real estate investors and with residential developers and builders and other large entities. She has been the acting President of two local HOA’s and teaches classes for local financial planners on the importance of estate planning.
George bought his first rental house in 1991 and has been involved with Tucson real estate ever since. In 2001 he sold out his half of a successful fund raising firm and became a Real Estate Broker. George has a BS from the University of Arizona, a long history of teaching and public speaking, and divides his “work” time between real estate and software design. His “fun” time is spent on scuba instruction, extensive volunteer work, flying, motorcycling, and travel. You can find George at http://georgejenson.com
Richard Koevary, ABR
Richard has a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Davis. Originally from New York, Richard’s first involvement in real estate was in California in the early 1970’s. He has lived in Tucson since 1984 and is the President and Responsible Individual for Blue Sky Mortgage, Inc. In addition to conventional financing, Richard buys, sells and originates private loans. He has been teaching licensing and renewal classes at Hogan School since 1990 and has been involved in hundreds of Tucson real estate transactions. Richard’s hobbies are dancing Argentine Tango and road racing sports cars. Please learn more about him and “like” his facebook page: BlueSkyMortgageArizona.
Frank Morgan, SFR, Cert. Res. Appraiser #20903
Frank has lived in Tucson since 1972 and enjoys our beautiful Sonoran Desert. Frank has a BA from Loyola Marymount University (1992), an Arizona Broker’s license (2013), and has been a Certified Residential Appraiser in Arizona since 1998. Frank has owned his own independent residential appraisal firm since 2006 and is an Associate Broker with a local firm in Tucson. Frank served for two years as President of the Real Estate Appraisers of Southern Arizona (REASA). Frank enjoys spending time with his wife Kris and his two college-age children, Chloe and Robert.
Cheryl Terpening, Designated Broker and Owner, ABR, CRS, cRMS, GRI, LTG, PMN, SFR
As a designated Broker and owner of her own company, with over 19 years experience in real estate in Tucson, Cheryl brings her skills and knowledge as an active agent as well as a Trainer, certified mentor and coach. She has been with Hogan School as an instructor since 2005 in continuing education and now recently with pre-licensing. Cheryl has served the Tucson real estate community as a member of the boards of the Tucson Association of REALTORS® and the Arizona Association of REALTORS® and has been a Guest Speaker for the National Association of REALTORS®. She has also served as President for the Tucson Chapter of the Women’s Council of REALTORS®. Cheryl’s philosophy is to continue to give back to the community, help agents grow their own business and provide clients the best customer service possible.