Jerry Rutledge, DREI, CREI, CMC
Inaugural recipient of the Texas Real Estate Teachers Association's (TRETA) "Jerry Rutledge Global Visionary Award"
Completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Detroit majoring in
Economics and Finance and his Graduate work at Northwestern University, Graduate School of
Business where he majored in Finance with a specialty in Real Estate.
began his experience in Real Estate Education 30 years ago as an
Instructor and Associate Professor at a College and a University in
Michigan. As Chairperson of the Advisory Committee, Rutledge
contributed by writing, revising and establishing a fully accredited
Real Estate Science, Associates’ Degree Program In addition, Rutledge
taught a majority of Real Estate college-accredited courses.
was a Real Estate Broker and Mortgage Broker, Vice President of the
Real Estate Loan Department of a Commercial Bank and later President of
a National Real Estate/Mortgage Banking Company with five divisions,
including Mortgage Banking, Real Estate Sales, Management, Appraising
and Housing and Urban Research with offices in Detroit, Birmingham, Ann
Arbor and Washington, DC.
His background includes being a
Founding Patron of the International Association of Corporate Real
Estate Executives, Education Institute and a contributing member of the
Texas Real Estate Teachers Association who awarded Rutledge the
respected professional designation Certified Real Estate Instructor,
Rutledge has also been awarded the
Distinguished Real Estate Instructor, DREI, prestigious designation by
the National Real Estate Educators Association where he served on the
Board of Directors, Region 4 Vice President and Founder/President of
the South Central Chapter/REEA consisting of TX, OK, LA, AR and MS.
has also earned the esteemed “Certified Mortgage Consultant” (CMC)
designation from the National Association of Mortgage Brokers which
requires years of experience and vast knowledge of residential and
commercial mortgage financing. He serves as a Director for
Texas Association of Mortgage Brokers, TAMB, and is also the
Legislative Chair for the Dallas Association of Mortgage Brokers,
As Owner/Operator, the Texas Savings and Mortgage
Lending Dept, TSML, Texas Real Estate Commission, TREC, Texas State
Board of Accountancy, CPAs, Texas State Bar, Attorneys and the Texas
Rehabilitation Commission have approved him, and his
statewide Provider School, Alliance Academy based in Dallas, Texas.
is the Director of Education, Emeritus of the North Texas Commercial
Association of Realtors, NTCAR, a Licensed Real Estate Broker and a
Licensed Mortgage Broker, a Professional Member of the National
Association of Mortgage Brokers, NAMB, the Texas Association of
Mortgage Brokers, TAMB and served on the Texas Association of Realtors,
TAR CID, Board of Governors.
State and National Speaker:
- REEA (Real Estate Educators Assn)
- NAHREP (National Assn of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals)
- CCAR (Collin County Assn of Realtors)
- MAR (Mississippi Assn of Realtors)
- TREC (Texas Real Estate Commission)
- SCEG (South Central Educators Group)
- TRETA (Texas Real Estate Teachers Association)
- TAMB (Texas Association of Mortgage Brokers)
- DAMB (Dallas Association of Mortgage Brokers)