Prior to joining CMA in 2011, Jay spent eight years working in residential real estate sales and development in Chicago. He successfully worked with individuals, investors and developers implementing strategies to acquire and sell properties. He was consistently ranked as a top producing agent by the Chicago Association of Realtors. Before real estate, Jay lived in San Francisco where he worked in corporate sales for PR Newswire, the leading global provider of marketing and communications solutions. While at PR Newswire, Jay won several sales awards including the President’s Club Award for top sales. Jay earned his Bachelor of Science in History and Minor in Economics from DePauw University in Indiana.