Ray Clemente is a Real Estate instructor who joined Gold Coast in 2016 and brings extensive experience in many professional licensing industries including Real Estate, CAM, Appraisal and Insurance.  He currently teaches Gold Coast’s Sales Associate and Broker pre-license and post-license courses, as well as continuing education.  His list of professional licenses include:

  • Florida Real Estate Broker
  • Community Association Manager
  • All Lines Adjuster
  • Registered Trainee Appraiser
  • General Lines Agent

Prior to joining Gold Coast, Ray held various roles through his career that range from business advisory to C-level financial leadership with a specialized niche in commercial real estate, asset management and a major multi-mixed land development project that consisted of a Four Seasons branded 218 key hotel, a Greg Norm Golf Course, mega yacht marina, casino and a utility plant on Great Exuma, Bahamas, as the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Other experience includes maintaining banking and investor relationships, business start-ups & divestments, mezzanine debt capital structuring & creditor workouts, receivership and risk management.

Ray’s education includes:

  • Florida International University Master of Accountancy
  • Iona College Post Master Certificate in Information Decision Technology Management
  • Iona College Master of Business Administration in Financial Management
  • Mercy College Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
  • Mercy College Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Certified International Property Specialist
  • Certified Manager of Community Association
  • Accredited Claims Adjuster

When not teaching, Ray enjoys traveling and watching movies and Broadway plays.