A native of Boston, Jay moved to the Daytona Beach area with his family in 1956. He graduated from Seabreeze Senior High School in Daytona Beach and attended Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL under their Faculty Scholar program, studying theater and speech. He is a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, and is listed in "Who's Who in American High Schools" and "Who's Who in American Colleges".
Always eager to serve his community, Jay is a past president of the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, a past board member of the Palm Beach County Business Development Board, was the volunteer co-ordinator for the IMSA Grand Prix of Palm Beach and the MS Grand Prix of Palm Beach, and is currently a member of the Ormond Beach Historical Society and the Ormond Main Street organization. He is also a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC).
With over 60 years of local knowledge, few Realtors can match his familiarity with the Volusia and Flagler County areas, their hidden treasures and secret nooks, their fascinating histories and best local spots. Jay is your "go to" guy for local information and contacts. Jay's passions are golf, football, both college and professional, karaoke and NASCAR. He lives in the Halifax Plantation Golf Community with his Korean wife, Yuncha and their 4-legged son, Daru.