Other Staff

For the past 30 years Jim has combined his background in education with real estate to become a highly respected, nationally recognized real estate educator. As a member of the Education Advisory committee for the past 15 years, Jim has worked with the State Real Estate Commission to develop and implement education programs for licensees throughout the state. He also has authored two textbooks and numerous articles and has conducted seminars and workshops for real estate educators and practitioners throughout the United States.

John Mazzoleni

  • Administrator & Senior Instructor
  • Affiliated with CGREA since 1985
  • Broker
  • Associate Broker
    Sales and management experience
  • Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate
  • REALTOR in the South Hills and surrounding areas since 1977
  • Retired from teaching at Keystone Oaks High School in 1999

Fran Pons

  • Joined the staff in 2012
  • Real Esate Sales Associate since 1998
  • Sales and management experience

Growth Real Estate Academy also utilizes the talents and skills of many of the leaders from the real estate, sales, management, legal, financial, counseling and academic communities. They are all dedicated to delivering the highest quality of professional services.

Jim Skindzier, DREI

  • President of Career Growth Real Estate Academy
  • President of the Real Estate Educators Association 2005-06
  • DREI (Distinguished Real Estate Instructor, designated by the Real Estate Educators Association.)
  • Duquesne University graduate, earning both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in education
  • Completed coursework toward a doctoral degree in adult education at Penn State University

 Click to email Jim

Don Murray