Originally from the east coast, Jay served on active duty in the USMC for 5 years between 1994 and 1999. After being stationed all around the world, Jay made Colorado his permanent home in 1997. He began practicing real estate full time in 2000. Jay was the #1 RE/MAX Agent at the #1 RE/MAX Office in North America in 2015 and 2016 before leaving RE/MAX to start LISTINGS.COM in 2017. Over the course of Jay’s 17 year career, he has closed over +1500 residential real estate transactions totaling more than $500,000,000.00 in sales. In 2005 Jay started a property management company that he still owns and operates managing a portfolio worth +$40,000,000 with over +160 residential units. To date Jay has successfully executed over +1200 leases with an average vacancy rate of .01% with 1 total eviction in 11 years. After 3 years as a solo agent, in 2003 Jay started his real estate team and discovered a passion for shaping the careers of new agents and helping them achieve success. Jay and his team consistently serve the residential real estate needs of all buyers, sellers, and investors in the Denver metro area by helping everyone - from first time home buyers to the most seasoned real estate investors. At any given time Jay’s team is averaging four ongoing 1031 exchanges. His expertise also encompasses residential development, single family and multi-family, new construction, fix-flip, fix-rent, and buy-hold. They have developed deep long standing relationships with the best in the business in the Denver market for everyone you will need to successfully complete a real estate transaction including lenders, inspectors, appraisers, insurance, title, architects, bankers, attorneys, CPAs, contractors, and much more!