Erica Ramus is a real estate broker / owner and instructor. She writes for INMAN, The Real Daily and other national publications. She teaches marketing, branding, technology and other topics related to real estate sales training. She writes courses for several real estate education providers.
Erica is a Schuylkill County native and a graduate of St. Clair Area High School. She earned degrees at Armand Hammer United World College of the American West (I.B.), University of Delaware Honors Program and Kutztown University (B.A.). She holds a Masters Degree in Real Estate (MRE) and in 2013 was one of only 10 real estate brokers in the first class to complete this program. She sits on committees at both the state and national level (PAR and NAR).
A serial entrepreneur, Erica started Schuylkill Living Magazine in 1997. She opened her real estate brokerage in Pottsville in 2007. She is extremely active in the community, especially in the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce (Past President). The Ramus family frequently hosts exchange students and has had teens live with them from France, Russia, Germany, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Bangladesh, Mexico and Ecuador.
Besides listing and marketing properties for sale, she also handles commercial transactions and real estate consulting services. Area firms call her to help in recruiting executives to the region.
- MRE Degree (Masters of Real Estate), REALTOR University
- REALTOR University, Board of Regents 2016-
- Instructor at Penn State Schuylkill, Real Estate Licensing & Continuing Ed
- National Association of Realtors – Housing Opportunity Committee 2017-2018
- National Association of Realtors – Professional Development Committee 2015-2016
- National Association of Realtors – Realtor University, Scholarship Committee 2014-
- Pennsylvania Association of Realtors – Strategic Plan Committee
- Pennsylvania Association of Realtors – Association Services Coordinating Committee
- Women’s Council of Realtors, Southeast Pennsylvania Chapter – Education Chair
- Schuylkill Businesswoman of the Year 2000
- Top 20 Under 40 in Northeast Pennsylvania
- Kutztown University Young Alumni Award 2002
- Northeast PA Top 25 Women in Business 2008
- Past President Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce
- Past President Rotary Club of Pottsville
- Penna. Association of Realtors/PAR Excellence Club 2007
- Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) training
- Accredited Consultant in Real Estate (ACRE)
- Internet Marketing Specialist (IMSD) training
- Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
- RES.NET REO Certified
- WCR’s PMN Designation for negotiating
- NAR “At Home With Diversity” (AHWD)
- NAR Green Designation (GREEN) training
- NAR Military Relocation Pro (MRP)
- NAR Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
Certifications / Designations
MRE, ACRE, AHWD, CRS, SRES, MRP, PMN