Designated Broker Course

Price: $425

This is a 50-hour program approved by the Maine Real Estate Commission as meeting the criteria for getting a Maine broker real estate license, and to serve as the Designated Broker of an agency. Taught in a classroom setting, the course covers business planning, writing a company policy manual, risk management, ethical issues, how to set up an effective training program, and more. The course is based on the book Running a Successful Maine Real Estate Company, written by Charles “Kim” Coit.

To get a broker’s license, students need to have a minimum of 2 years as an associate broker plus a grade of 75 or better in this class.

The Designated Broker Course includes the following materials:

  • Running a Successful Real Estate Company textbook
  • Maine Real Estate Commission License Law Reference Book

Instructors: Tom Coward, Esq.  and Charlene Hamiwka

The next session will be on Zoom starting in January 2021.  If you would like to be notified when the dates are available, please email your request to