Jennifer Nicely - REALTORS® Legislative Meetings
Jennifer Nicely - REALTORS® Legislative Meetings


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Jennifer Nicely

Owner Pinnacle Real Estate Academy


Jennifer Nicely stands out as a vibrant entrepreneur, engaging speaker, TV Co-Host, and author, driven by her enduring passion for both real estate and empowering individuals. Her journey in the industry, which began in 2004, is marked by her commitment to imparting her wealth of knowledge. As an avid educator, she takes joy in guiding others to realize their aspirations for success through comprehensive learning. At the helm of Pinnacle Real Estate Academy as CEO/BIC/CDEI/GSI, Jennifer plays a pivotal role in every facet of the organization, from crafting the curriculum to actively teaching in the classroom, ensuring an innovative and impactful educational experience.

Jennifer holds real estate licenses across SC, NC, GA, and TN, and is deeply involved in various committees and boards. She has been a dedicated member of the Sea Haven Board of Directors since 2014, a nonprofit aiding homeless youth, and is actively engaged with the National Real Estate Educators Association, including chairing its Education Committee. Her roles extend to the SC Real Estate Commission’s Education Taskforce, Chairing their 2025-2026 Continuing Education Committee, and serving on the 2024 South Carolina Realtors Association Grievance Committee and the Professional Standards Committee. Pioneering as the charter President of South Carolina's first Women’s Council of Realtors Network, Women’s Council of Realtors Grand Strand, she grew its membership to over 232, serving as its President through 2022 and 2023 which quickly became the second largest Network in the country. She is now the State Liaison of South Carolina.  Jennifer’s educational journey includes graduating from the Coastal Carolinas Association of Realtors Leadership program (2019) and the Leadership Grand Strand Class of 43 program (2023). Her accolades are numerous, including the 2022 Realtor Image Award, the 2022 Real Estate Educators Association President’s Award, the 2023 Women’s Council of Realtors Grand Strand Leader of the Year Award, and leading Pinnacle Real Estate Academy, recognized as the Best Vocational/Real Estate School in the Grand Strand for eight consecutive years. Jennifer’s contributions include developing and successfully launching the National Real Estate Educator’s Library. In her leisure time, she co-hosts "Getting Real with Real Estate," a weekly TV show on WMBF.