Why Tate

Why Tate

See what separates us & what we offer

We're never too smart to learn more.

A philosophy of lifelong learning keeps Allen Tate ranked as one of the Top 5 brokers in the country for per-agent productivity. We offer a full range of diversified training and professional development opportunities across our footprint, designed to keep you at the top of your game and ready to serve the unique needs of your clients. All internal education programs are company-paid.

From our comprehensive Winner's Edge program for new agents to step-by-step career planning and mentoring to acclaimed national speakers and programs to keep you current with the changing market, Allen Tate Company provides the tools and expertise you need to succeed.

At Allen Tate, we don't just teach real estate skills. We offer business planning, time management, balanced living, and more — to ensure your career is both professionally and personally satisfying.

Allen Tate Professional Development opportunities include:


This three-day training course is designed to familiarize new agents with the Allen Tate Family of Companies and the company's technology and marketing resources.

Winner's Edge

This exclusive real estate training program for agents is designed to get their Allen Tate career off to the best possible start. The curriculum includes two weeks of interactive sessions on lead generation, negotiating, presentation skills, handling objections and more

Sharper Edge

Established agents can hone their skills through this 26-module program aimed at increasing expertise and taking your business to a higher level. Classes are held at branch office locations.


This jump-start program helps agents develop and build systems and business practices to establish a firm foundation for continued success.

Pat's Chats

Allen Tate President/CEO Pat Riley combines passion and learning in his weekly motivational message featuring the latest company and industry stats and trends.

PyB's Two Minute Drill

Allen Tate Realtors President Phyllis Brookshire shares actionable tips and strategies in a practical and direct mid-week agent message.


Allen Tate’s comprehensive online training umbrella features more than 100 video courses and certification classes designed to enhance agent skills and success. Allen Tate Realtors pays for training through the Leading RE Institute for every agent. Discounted continuing education credits and professional networking opportunities are also available through the Leading RE Our World training portal.

Spring Convention

Our annual convention combines top industry speakers, informative workshops, networking, prizes and more. This "don’t miss it" day of education and motivation is offered at no charge to Allen Tate agents.

Business Planning

Failure to plan is a surefire plan to fail. We provide agents with a proven road map for business success, with timely reminders throughout the year.

Sales Meeting

Agents stay in-the-know about market activity, new tools and resources and other pertinent information through weekly sessions held by leadership at each branch location.

One on One

Agents work directly with experienced branch and company leaders to establish career goals and strive to achieve professional excellence.

Professional Development

A variety of face-to-face training opportunities feature industry professionals and Allen Tate leadership and staff to keep agents on top of their game.