Jack A. Miedema
CRB, GRI, RAM, DREI, ITI, REALTOR® EMERITUS
Jack Miedema is President of Great Lakes Realty Systems, Inc., a provider of real estate training, course development, and educational consulting founded in 1994.
He's a 48-year member of the Greater Regional Alliance of Realtors® (Grand Rapids), past President, and recipient of its Realtor®-of-the-Year award. He's also a recipient of the Instructor-of-the-Year award from the Michigan Realtors®. Jack has an undergraduate degree in economics and business administration. In addition to the GRI (Graduate Realtor® Institute) and CRB (Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager) designations, he's also been awarded the DREI (Distinguished Real Estate Instructor) designation by the Real Estate Educators Association and the ITI (Instructor Training Institute-Certified) designation by the Instructor Training Institute.
Jack has not only been a multi-state GRI instructor, but also a featured speaker for many local and state associations of Realtors®, the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), the Real Estate Educators Association (REEA), and the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO). Courses he's authored have been incorporated into the GRI programs of numerous state associations of Realtors®.
His ability to explain technical subjects and his enthusiastic presentations have earned him the highest reviews as a national speaker and trainer.