Our Instructors

Michael Mercer

Michael Mercer is a retired police officer with over thirty years of crime-prevention experience and the President of Michael Mercer Consulting LLC. He is an International CPTED Association certified ICCP-Advanced Practitioner, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. He is a US Navy Veteran, Past President of the Maine Association of Police Retirees, Vice President of the Maine Police Emerald Society, He is a Mason, and a Shriner. Michael's Realtor Safety Awareness Class has been approved by the Director of the Maine Real Estate Commission for 3 clock-hours toward fulfillment of the educational requirements for real-estate professionals.

Angelia Levesque

Angelia is The Regional Vice President, Maine for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate The Masiello Group. She is responsible for training and development in Maine. She has taught the pre licensing Sales Agent course at EMCC. She is a former Subway Franchisee before turning to a full time career in real estate. She is a past President of the Maine Association of REALTORS.

Jeff Chute

Jeff Chute has been in the real estate business for over 33 years. His roles have included agent, office manager, and principal-broker, state-certified real estate instructor and expert witness. Along the way, he has earned the ABR, SRES, GREEN, SRS, CBR, GRI, REOS, SFR, HAFA and BPOR designations. A recipient of the 2003 REALTOR Outstanding Service Award from the Plymouth and South Shore Association of REALTORS, Jeff has been a part of many committees both at the local and state level. A Massachusetts certified instructor, Jeff has taught a number of designation classes including the SRES and ABR courses along with numerous CE courses in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. His latest venture in this area has been an affiliation with an online Real Estate school delivering courses in multiple states. Recent appearances include the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS annual conference where he was awarded Educator of the Year, 2010 by the MAR.

Sarah Glover

Michele Meadows


Michele has been practicing real estate since 1998. She has consistently been a top producer while being the Operations Manager at Bay Realty in Portland. Michele belongs to the Greater Portland Board of REALTORS� and sits the Professional Standards Committee. Michele has served as President and Director of the Maine Real Estate Resource Center, a subsidiary of the Greater Portland Board of REALTORS�. Michele also served on the Board of Directors of the Maine Association of REALTORS� and sat on the Contract Review Committee for many years. Michele was the recipient of the Greater Portland Board of REALTORS� �Spirit Award�. Michele has been instructing at the Arthur Gary School Of Real Estate since 2002. She currently resides in Old Orchard Beach with her husband Garry. She has two adult children Eric and Rhianna and four Grandchildren, Molly, Simon, Callen and Finn.

James J. Fleming

Jim Fleming is accredited by the states of New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts as a provider of courses to real estate agents, with topics which include: Title Insurance for Real Estate Agents, Ethics, Short Sales, Title Law and RESPA for Real Estate Agents. He has been an integral part of the founding and growth of numerous businesses in the title, lending, and real estate industries. He is accredited by AMAA (Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors) as a Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst. He is a former instructor in tax at the New Hampshire Technical Institute. Jim is currently admitted to practice law in the States of Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.

Gary Bourque

Gary is a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser and President of Central Mass Appraisals, Inc., a real estate appraisal company specializing in residential valuation since 1986. He is the past owner and President of Bourque Realty, Inc. for 25 years and is currently a co-owner of Realtyology, Inc., a new blended real estate sales firm located in Leominster. Gary is a past Board member of the North Central Massachusetts Association of Realtors� and currently serves on various committees including Education, Real Estate School, Professional Standards (Chair), Golf and Orientation where he is also an instructor for the Code of Ethics and many other real estate and real estate appraisal classes. He is also a certified instructor for continuing education at the Central Mass Real Estate Institute, an instructor for the Massachusetts Association of Realtors�, and a Nationally Certified AQB USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) instructor by the Appraisal Foundation instructing appraisal classes in multiple states including Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont. Gary was awarded the North Central Massachusetts Association of Realtors� Instructor of the Year for 2004 & 2005 and has recently been awarded the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS� Instructor of the Year for 2008.

Elaine Richer


Elaine has held a real estate broker�s license since 1981. She has taught the Sales Agent, Associate Broker and Broker courses as well as numerous continuing education and GRI courses. Elaine is the author of the widely used textbook �Maine Real Estate Principles And Practices�. Elaine is a member of the Real Estate Educators Association.

Rebecca Mann

Rebecca Mann is the Sales Director and Managing Broker for the Masiello Group's Sanford, Wells and York, Maine offices. Rebecca is also a REALTOR� with numerous awards in the Southern Maine Area. A significant portion of her business comes through the use of current technology. She has spent over 25 years teaching/coaching and enjoys having a small hand in developing (agents) careers. Rebecca is committed to continued growth and professional standards within the industry.

EJ Demers

EJ Demers is the Company Training Director for Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate the Masiello Group's Maine and NH offices and REALTOR� in the Southern Maine Area. A significant portion of his business comes through the use of current technology. EJ is committed to continued growth and professional standards within the industry. He has taught the Sales Agent and Associate broker courses along with the Maine Core Course and the ABR course. He holds many designations such as Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), and Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES).

Al Boothby


Born and raised in New England, Al began his working career in the United States Air Force where he served 20 plus years as an aircrew member on KC-135 aircraft. Al accumulated over 4000 hours of flight time to include over 500 hours of combat time in support of several theaters of conflict throughout the globe. Al also spent many hours as flight, ground, and simulator instructor.

After his retirement, Al launched his new career in Real Estate specializing in residential sales. This eventually led to positions as a Sales Manager, Director of Operations, and Broker/Owner of 3 Real Estate firms. It was in these capacities that his expanding expertise in the spectrum of Real Estate allowed him to add the title of Real Estate instructor to his portfolio. Al is passionate about promoting better education and considers teaching both Real Estate professionals and the public an important part of his role as a REALTOR�.

Al is a member of the National Realtors Association, New Hampshire Realtors, and the Seacoast Board of Realtors where he served on the Board of Directors and as Chairman of the Education committee. Al is a licensed Broker in New Hampshire and Maine.�Al resides in Hampton NH. When not engaging in Real Estate, Al enjoys handyman duties, woodworking, taking the family German Sheperds to the beach, and as a licensed pilot, flying the friendly skies over New England.

PO Box 834
Bangor, ME 04402


Phone: 207-856-1712
Fax: 207-856-9917

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