Local Real Estate Professionals Greg Simo and Kerri Bennett Complete Top-Level Training Program at Weichert® Leadership Academy

— Evan Roeser
Greg Simo

COLUMBUS, Ind. / January 19, 2023 – Weichert, Realtors® – Home Group, located in Columbus, is proud to announce that Broker/Owners Greg Simo and Kerri Bennett successfully completed the Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Leadership Academy training. The extensive multi-day Weichert® academy is a top-level program for real estate leadership training and focuses on building world-class real estate offices.

“Our leadership academy was created to give Weichert franchisees a solid foundation and the confidence to manage and grow their businesses as never before,” said Bill Scavone, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. and Weichert, Realtors®. “The various management systems our training covers is quite an eye-opener, even for the experienced broker manager. Adopting these systems help save time, energy, money, and stress.”

Kerri Bennett

The Weichert Leadership Academy is a week-long management training session held 2-3 times a year. Attendees include recently or soon-to-be impacting franchised offices, new managers of existing or new branch offices, as well as any existing owners/managers interested in taking a refresher course.

The event is hosted by the Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. business coaching and service teams. Attendees learn how to successfully implement the Weichert® methodologies into their offices to set them up for brokerage success. This includes focusing on the key pillars of Recruiting, Listings Mastery, Open Houses, Buyer Mastery and Measuring KPIs. Graduates of the Weichert Leadership Academy are better equipped to offer home buyers and sellers in their communities the best services in real estate, as well as a thriving environment for local real estate agents to work.

Weichert, Realtors® – Home Group is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The office serves Bartholomew, Jackson, Brown, Decatur, Jennings, and Johnson Counties, and surrounding areas.

For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Home Group, located at 234 California Street in Columbus, contact Greg Simo at 812-376-9433 or visit

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 About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. is a top real estate franchisor established in 2001 by Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies, which has been in operation since 1969. The company provides a clearly defined business model for operating, managing, and marketing a real estate brokerage, along with industry-leading technology, marketing tools, and coaching. Its first affiliate opened in 2002, and the franchise network has since grown to over 370 offices, serving markets in over 40 states. The company has been named one of the top traditional residential real estate franchises by Entrepreneur magazine for 19 straight years and identified by Franchise Business Review as a top franchise for owner satisfaction eight years in a row. For more information about Weichert, visit For more information about franchise opportunities, visit

 Each Weichert® franchised office is independently owned and operated.

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