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Appealing to clients demanding the most immaculate design aesthetics, and also to savvy buyers under strict time constraints looking for a quick closing with their own architecture in mind, Jahmall, or Jay to his colleagues and clients, transcends the utmost expectations of today's top producing agents. Jay joined Sotheby's International Realty after a rewarding career in real estate investment and finance. Jay distinguishes his success in the business with an emphasis on helping clients achieve their transactional milestones at his or her own pace. With the brand power, assets, strength and global reach of Sotheby's International Realty, Jay is able to provide his clientele with exceptional representation in the purchase or sale of unique properties.
As a longtime resident of the Westside of Los Angeles, Jay worked as a co-marketing VP of Edmonds Record Group and also Island Def Jam. With the onset of the housing boom, he began purchasing homes in the west valley with oversight from initial purchase and renovation to listed and sold status. It was then that he was bit by the real estate bug, soon becoming co-owner of a mortgage company in Encino, CA. Spearheading its meteoric rise, he acquired in-depth knowledge of real estate finance, which is indicative of his understanding for the business in its entirety. This encouraged him to lend a hand on the agency side of his transactions.
Jay's knowledge and business acumen have allowed him to penetrate the markets of Calabasas, Bell Canyon, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Encino and Woodland Hills. His entertainment background has efficiently established a niche for securing tenancy, vacation rentals and purchases for well-known celebrities, musicians and athletes. With every new transaction Jay chooses integrity and satisfying the needs of his clients as his focal points of success. Embraced by team members, he offers an uncompromising level of service and up-to-date market knowledge. His commitment to understanding the local real estate market and aligning himself with the SquireTrain has only broadened his reach to affluent areas including Brentwood, Holmby and Hollywood Hills and the Silver Triangle.
Jay obtained a bachelor's degree in business with an emphasis in marketing/distribution from Cal State University Long Beach and UCLA. His memberships include the Southland Association of Realtors, Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Board of Realtors, California Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors. Jay is a gadget enthusiast, proud father and avid swimmer. He can mostly be found traveling with family abroad or seeing what new tech-inspired tools can be incorporated into his repertoire. He holds true to his values as a father and thinker and enjoys a good game of chess, Jeopardy! and vacationing in the Caymans. Jay is a children's outreach activist, donating generously to the LAFD, Toys for Tots, local schools and Habitat for Humanity.