– Our Expert Trainers –

Tami Simms

Tami Simms is a real estate marketing expert and accomplished trainer. Her background in advertising and as a concierge at a luxury resort provides her with real insights on reaching and serving the luxury consumer.

Experience selling luxury real estate ensures that she understands the challenges faced by residential sales professionals in today’s upper-tier market. Tami has trained with Institute founder, Laurie Moore-Moore and presents the Institute’s two-day training with energy and expertise. Audiences give her outstanding reviews. Tami is a Million Dollar Guild member of the Institute, and holds the Certified Luxury Home Marketing (CLHMS) and Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designations.

Bill Hensley

Bill Hensley is a proven leader and instructor at the highest levels of human performance.

He’s been a licensed broker in California since 1994, when he founded a successful luxury real estate brokerage in San Diego, and operated it for over a decade before combining forces with a national company.

Before becoming a full-time luxury broker and trainer, Bill was an officer and supersonic-jet instructor pilot in the United States Air Force where success or failure was measured in inches while travelling at 500 miles per hour.

After leaving the Air Force, he flew for several decades as a commercial airline pilot for one of the largest passenger airlines in the world.

Bill has also made time to publish several top-selling leadership and training books that are currently sold in more than 17 countries from Europe to Asia and beyond.

He is a frequent television commentator, and previously hosted his own AM radio talk show in San Diego, and he also holds a black belt in karate, formerly competing at the national level.

Bill now enthusiastically spends his time in the luxury real estate industry sharing lessons and insights gained from his diverse past experiences.

Kofi Nartey

Real estate broker, Kofi Nartey is the Managing Director of The Agency’s Beach Cities office and the Director of the Sports & Entertainment Division. He has over 12 years of professional experience in luxury real estate and has had millions of dollars in real estate sales. As the Director of Luxury Properties with his previous firm, he managed and trained hundreds of agents. Kofi has been a guest speaker at local and national luxury real estate conferences. His exposure to the national and international real estate communities has enabled him to effectively market and sell properties locally, nationally, and internationally.

He brings his industry contacts and experience to real estate. His understanding of the sports and entertainment niche has enabled him to effectively service professional athletes, entertainers, and other distinguished clientele, including one of his most recent clients, Michael Jordan.

Kofi believes in honesty and integrity in business. He values building long-term relationships with his clients and prides himself on delivering to his clients a desirably different real estate experience.

Kofi attended and played football at the University of California at Berkeley and completed his MBA in the Presidential and Key Executive Program at Pepperdine University. He has always looked to elevate the standard for real estate professionals by acting as a professional business consultant and not just an agent. He has been recognized and awarded for his negotiating, marketing, and sales abilities.