Erica Ramus is a Schuylkill County native and a graduate of St. Clair Area High School. She earned degrees at Armand Hammer United World College of the American West in New Mexico (I.B.), University of Delaware Honors Program and Kutztown University (B.A.). She holds a Master’s Degree in Real Estate (MRE) and in 2013 was part of the first class to complete this program. She sits on committees at both the state and national level (PAR and NAR) and writes for INMAN News and The Real Daily.
Erica started Schuylkill Living Magazine in 1997, the region's only full color lifestyle magazine which is still published today under new ownership. She opened her real estate brokerage in Pottsville in 2007. She is extremely active in the community, especially in the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce (Past President) and Rotary Club of Pottsville (Past President). She is in the Schuylkill United Way’s Pacesetters Club and sits on local charity boards. The Ramus family hosts exchange students and has had students live with them from France, Russia, Germany, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Bangladesh, Mexico and Ecuador. They live near the Appalachian Trail, and are occasional “Trail Angels” or hosts who help travelers on their way through this part of northeastern Pennsylvania.
Besides listing and marketing properties for sale, she also handles commercial transactions and real estate consulting services. In 2009 she opened Schuylkill Appraisal Services, and recently the firm opened its Commercial Division. Many area firms call her to help in recruiting executives to the area due to her local expertise and involvement in the Chamber of Commerce.
Erica has her Masters of Real Estate from REALTOR University, has served on several committees, and has earned many NAR Designations and Certifications, including GREEN, SRES, CRS, PMN, AHWD, MRP, and more.