About WSRE

Carmine Simmons, Director

 Carmine Simmons is Director of Waterfront School of Real Estate.  After spending 14 years in higher education, Carmine transformed his passion for real estate into a successful career.  In addition to maintaining an active real estate practice, Carmine is managing broker at Keller Williams City Life Realty in Jersey City,  responsible for compliance, ethical standards and dispute resolution.  Carmine is also a member of the Grievance Committee of the Liberty Board of Realtors and a productivity coach.  His experience as an educator are evident in his teaching skills and his ability to make difficult concepts accessible to learners.  As Director of WSRE, Carmine’s mission is to infuse the rigorous pre-licensingcourse work with practical knowledge about the profession and its day-to-day workings, producing smart, resourceful and ethical agents and brokers.  

Aileen Minchello, Instructor

Aileen Minchello lives in the Manalapan-Englishtown area.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from The George Washington University and a Master of Science from Columbia University.  Aileen began her career on Wall Street.  She has been a REALTOR for over 15 years and is currently the Managing Broker of Striker Realty in Holmdel, NJ. Aileen has been a real estate instructor for over 5 years.  She is a member of the Education Committee of the Monmouth County Association of Realtors (Co-Chair of the Continuing Education sub-committee) and a member of the Legislative and Political Action Committee of the Monmouth County Association of Realtors.  

About the School

Waterfront School of Real Estate opened in 2016 and is located in Historic Downtown Jersey City.  Uniquely situated in one of the region's hottest real estate markets, WSRE provides outstanding real estate education to the next generation of agents and brokers.  With a focus on high ethical standards, rigorous coursework in the essentials of real estate practice, and a practical understanding of the principles of State and MLS rules and regulations, WSRE produces aspiring professionals who are well-prepared for the state examination and ready for dynamic real estate careers.

In addition to pre-licensure courses, WSRE provides State-certified Continuing Education courses for licensees, and Business Coaching for new and established agents looking to take their business to a higher level.

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Our Mission

To provide outstanding real estate education to the next generation of agents.

Waterfront School of Real Estate

110 Liberty View Dr. - 1G, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302, United States

Our Services

NJ Salesperson Course

NJ Broker Course

Continuing Education

Business Coaching