With over 3,200 Arizona residential transactions, Don offers the kind of experience that only comes from a long-term Real Estate career!
Don began his career as a multi-family income property agent. Early on he was called upon to establish and operate a California brokerage at the request of Freddie Mac. Don successfully marketed Arizona REO properties for Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and 10 other institutions.
Don’s accomplishments include experience as a multi-year Office Manager at the highly coveted Realty Executives Paradise Valley office, where he oversaw over 125 productive agents. Don is a long-term member of Luxury Home Tour (LHT) and was a multi-year chairman of the Premier Marketing Group – a select, ‘invitation only’ group of 100 high-production/high-character agents.
With decades of experience in new home sales, development and construction of “celebrity grade” luxury homes, Don has additional experience in renovation, rehabilitation and new construction. Previously, Don was also a licensed Arizona Appraiser.
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Don has been a Phoenix resident since 1968. He is a Vietnam veteran and was part of the US Army Signal Corp Research & Development Center. He lives with his wife Jane, a retired Realtor, and his two dogs, a 2 year old Yorkie named Mikey and a 20 year old Poodle named Molly. Don also enjoys spending time with his two grandchildren Bailey, 15, and Cooper, 13. In additional to his real estate pursuits, Don has enjoyed a wide variety of entrepreneurial adventures and harbors a strong affinity for all things mechanical, electronic and scientific.
Don is a Managing Broker at azarchitecture Jarson & Jarson where his Real Estate acumen, sales, and dynamic personal skills are a great fit with our unique team concept.