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Get to know Stephen Jara
With a background in both international real estate and country club management, Stephen Jara has extensive knowledge about diverse properties across the globe. In addition to serving as Senior Vice President at William Raveis Real Estate, Golden Bear Realty, Vice President of Operations for Mountain Sotheby’s International Realty and as President and Managing Broker of Pristine Properties International, Steve has held management positions with numerous Florida country clubs. Although Steve’s management experiences relate directly to The Bear’s Club in Jupiter, Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton and PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, his experiences within the industry have helped him develop a unique perspective to the real estate market.
Known for his integrity and determination, Steve maintains the highest degree of professionalism when assisting his clients. He works tirelessly to ensure that each client’s needs are met by identifying and delivering on each niche or specific need. Steve has been developing a market for blending real estate with “Luxury Communities” to assist in the sales of both properties and memberships. CMAA Magazine, Club & Resort Business Magazine and Golf Club Management Magazine featured an article Jara authored in 2012, titled, “The Answer to Increasing Membership May Be Controlling Your Club’s Real Estate Operation.”
As a Florida native for over 55 years, Steve enjoys getting involved with the community and spending time outdoors. Currently an affiliate member of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA), Steve served as an active member of the organization for 13 years. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors for Delray Dunes Golf and Country Club, as the Past Vice President of the Okeechobee County Board of Realtors, past Palm Beach Soil & Water Conservation District seat 3 Board Supervisor, Board Member of Florida Farm Bureau and as President of the Rod and Gun Club of Florida. Steve has been married to his wife, Ann, for over 31 years and has two children, Carter (26) and Peyton (21). Ann Jara has been in the Country Club and Real Estate profession for over 27 years and is currently the Director of Real Estate at Quail Ridge Country Club in Boynton Beach, Florida. Contact Steve at Stephenjara@gmail.com or (561) 436-1000 https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenjara