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Our team is dedicated to helping agents create, expand, and operate profitable and purposeful senior-centered real estate practices.


Nikki Buckelew


Chris Buckelew

Nikki Buckelew, PH.D.
Co-Founder and CEO

Chris Buckelew
Co-Founder and COO

Nikki is the author of Success in Seniors Real Estate as well as other supportive materials and coaching programs offered by Seniors Real Estate Institute. She has a bachelor’s degree in gerontology, a master’s in counseling psychology, and a doctorate in general psychology. A licensed real estate agent and broker since 1991, her career has centered around educating, equipping, and empowering downsizing seniors since 1997 and training and coaching real estate professionals since 2005. Nikki is the mother of two children and Nini to Layla, Maverick, Eli, and Kate.

Chris the chief operating officer at Seniors Real Estate Institute, as well as a coach and trainer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from the University of Central Oklahoma and has been a licensed real estate agent and broker since 1995. Chris is a certified leadership coach and master practitioner of NLP. He is the father of two children and proud Oompah (wise teacher) to Layla, Maverick, Eli & Kate