Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Jeff has called Florida his home since the 1970's. After graduating from Duke University, Jeff relocated to the Tampa Bay area, and in 1999, with his wife Debbie, Jeff moved to Naples.
In July 2019 Jeff joined the Keller Williams Naples Market Center as their Broker. In this role Jeff is afforded the ability to manage, to teach and to work with past and future customers to assist them in the residential, commercial, and investment markets in Naples.
In January 2018, Jeff became the Managing Broker of the Engel & Völkers Offices in Downtown Naples and Bonita Springs serving Southwest Florida with 50 Advisors. He assisted in the development of a completely new luxury marketing platform as true value proposition to the Agents’ business development.
From 2014 to 2017 Jeff was the Managing Broker of the Naples Park Shore Office of Coldwell Banker where Jeff was responsible for all aspects of the operation of this residential real estate office with more than 70 Realtors.
Prior to becoming a Managing Broker, Jeff enjoyed seven successful years as a Realtor, closing transactions in both Commercial and Residential sales.
Jeff has been active at the Naples Area Board of Realtors since 2008.
He has served on many Committees and has held positions on the Board of Directors as a Director, Treasurer, Vice President, and President-Elect for eight years. Jeff served as the 2019 President of NABOR.
Jeff received the 2013 NABOR Humanitarian of the Year Award and the 2014 NABOR Citizen of the Year Award. He also received the 2015 Ad Miller Award recognizing an individual who works to enhance and preserve private property rights, ownership and transferability, and the preservation of the free enterprise system.
In 2017 Jeff served at the state level at Florida Realtors on the Public Policy Committee as the Chair of the Insurance Committee. He is also a Member at the National level of the 2016-2020 National Association of Realtors Insurance Committee.
Jeff earned his Florida Real Estate Instructors License in 2016 and currently serves as an Instructor for the NABOR and Florida Realtors/Florida Bar Real Estate Contracts and the Realtor Code of Ethics classes.
Secondary Designated REALTOR®