About JPAR – JP & Associates REALTORS®
 

America’s #1 Fastest-Growing 100% Commission Brokerage and Top 10 Hottest US Franchise.

#43

Power Broker

(RIS Media)

#22

Largest Independent Broker

(REAL Trends 2019)

#50

2018 Transactions

(REAL Trends 2019)

#78

2018 Volume

(REAL Trends 2019)

01 About Us

Who is JPAR?

Founded in 2011, JP & Associates REALTORS® (JPAR) was born out of a simple concept, supply real estate agents with everything they could possibly want or need in a brokerage.  Having himself been a top producing agent, Owner/Founder, Giuseppe ‘JP’ Piccinini, would lay the foundations of his industry-disruptive company based upon two critical components: productivity & service.

In just seven years, and with over 200 REALTORS® joining each month, the company maintains quite the list of accolades…

Exceeding Expectations™

Over 40 Franchises Sold in 6 Months.

INMAN Innovator Awards Finalist.

Top 100 Places to Work

#1 Independent Brokerage in Texas

22nd Largest Independent Brokerage 2019

$3 Billion in Sales 2019

50th Top Brokerage in the Nation 2019

Exceeding Expectations™

Top 10 Hottest Franchise in the US According to Inc. 5000

Inman’s Most Innovative Broker of the Year Finalist

Inc. 5000 America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

40 Franchises Sold Within Six Months of Operations

Top 500 (50) Brokerages in the US

Top 500 (22) Largest Independents

#1 Independent Brokerage in TX

13,500 Closed Transactions (2019)

$3 Billion in Sales (2019)

02 Becoming an Agent

Why Should I Join JPAR?

JP & Associates REALTORS® is a full-service brokerage at a capped, transaction fee cost with a productivity standard and a service-based culture.

100% Commission
Free Company Leads & Referral Programs
Zero Monthly Fees
7 Day Broker Support
Best-in-Class Tech. Suite at Little to No Cost
The Real Estate Playbook
Elite Marketing & Lead Gen. Platforms
Training, Coaching, and Mentorship
Fully Accessible Brick & Mortar Offices
Agent Health Care and Retirement Options

02 Becoming an Agent

Why Should I Join JPAR?

JP & Associates REALTORS® is a full-service brokerage at a capped, transaction fee cost with a productivity standard and a service-based culture.

100% Commission
Free Company Leads & Referral Programs
Zero Monthly Fees
7 Day Broker Support
Best-in-Class Tech. Suite at Little to No Cost
The Real Estate Playbook
Elite Marketing & Lead Gen. Platforms
Training, Coaching, and Mentorship
Fully Accessible Brick & Mortar Offices
Agent Health Care and Retirement Options

03 Franchising Opportunities

Why Should I Franchise with JPAR?

As America’s Fastest Growing 100% Commission Brokerage and Top 10 Hottest US Franchise, JP & Associates REALTORS® is the ideal choice for opening your own store(s) and successfully investing in your future.

Low Cost, High-Service Model
Recruiting and Best Practices
Industry-Leading Tech. Platform
Enterprise Discounts & Preferred Supplier Network
Training and Centralized Support
Leadership Growth/Best-in-Class Commitment
Account & Compliance/Commission Processing

03 Franchising Opportunities

Why Should I Franchise with JPAR?

As America’s Fastest Growing 100% Commission Brokerage and Top 10 Hottest US Franchise, JP & Associates REALTORS® is the ideal choice for opening your own store(s) and successfully investing in your future.

Low Cost, High-Service Model
Recruiting and Best Practices
Industry-Leading Tech. Platform
Enterprise Discounts & Preferred Supplier Network
Training and Centralized Support
Leadership Growth/Best-in-Class Commitment
Account & Compliance/Commission Processing

04 Our Team of Experts

Leadership

We’re led by a team of real estate professionals who consistently seek excellence and prosperity for our agents, clients, and communities.

Vesuvius Holdings, LLC

JP Piccinini

CEO of Vesuvius Holdings

“JP” Piccinini is the Owner/Chairman of JP and Associates REALTORS® and Vesuvius Holdings. Established in November 2011, JP’s brokerage now exceeds 1500 agents, closed $2.6 billion dollars in sales (2018), has franchises open across the US, and is the number one independent and privately held brokerage in Texas.

Geoff Lewis

President

Geoff Lewis is the President of Vesuvius Holdings, LLC. Lewis, a widely known, highly-respected industry veteran oversees strategic growth and management. With his direction and guidance, JPAR’s franchise division consistently accelerates its phenomenal expansion.

Jonathan Garza is our current Chief Financial Officer. Jonathan is the driving force behind all things finance and accounting, ensuring that our company is available time and time again to provide the necessary resources for agents and staff. Prior to his role, Jonathan served as B2B Director and Controller.

Jonathan Garza

VP of Finance

Jerry Martinez

VP of Accounting/Controller

Jerry Martinez is the Vice President of Accounting for Vesuvius Holdings, LLC.  A Certified Public Accountant, Jerry’s primary responsibilities include ensuring the company’s accounting transactions are accurately recorded, and, that the financial records reflect the current condition of the company.  Jerry also manages adequate internal controls that are in place to safeguard the company’s assets. 

Derek Taylor

VP of Product Technology

Derek Taylor serves as Director of Technology. Derek is astute at making certain our technological resources perform to our company’s high standards. Both agents and staff greatly benefit from his knowledge and skillset, having brought some of the most innovative and effective tools to the forefront of our brokerage.

LaTascha Durden is the Human Resource Manager of Vesuvius Holdings, LLC, with over twenty years of HR experience. LaTascha has worked in both the public and private sectors and has a wealth of experience in establishing and developing human resource infrastructure and teams. In this role, she oversees all aspects of human resources management.

LaTascha Durden

Director of Human Resources

JPAR Brokerage

Mark Johnson

CEO of JPAR Brokerage

Mark Johnson is the company’s Chief Executive Officer.  He is focused primarily on expansion and productivity. He has invested nearly 20 years in understanding the inner workings of high performing real estate agents, teams, managers, and leaders in major markets across the world.

Howard Ashkinos

Howard is the Vice President of National Development. His primary responsibilities include overseeing JPAR’s Recruiting Department, as well as franchise development. Howard is pivotal to our vision and growth, diligently opening doors for agents, brokers, and investors across the US.

VP of Business Development

Shannon Ashkinos leads Career Development. Responsible for managing over 100 trainings per month, Shannon is relentless at ensuring our agents are educated and informed. She frequently works with mentors, coaches, agents, and business partners to ensure our licensed professionals leverage our tools & resources.

Shannon Ashkinos

Director of Career Development

Janet Calltharp is our Director of Operations. Whenever we open a new office or host an event, Janet leads the charge in making sure all projects are completed in an expedient fashion. Janet has over 20 years in Risk and Operations Management and Construction Management, with projects across the US. She also has a Bachelor’s in Interior Design from The Art Institute of Dallas and is also a licensed REALTOR®.

Janet Calltharp

Director of Operations

Corin Clement is our Director of Marketing Services. He is responsible for the marketing, communication, and branding efforts of our brokerage. In addition to direct response marketing oversight, he leads agent and consumer reputation management, while also managing our Agent Design Services department.

Erica Mierez is the Manager of Office Administration for JPAR. Erica joined as JPAR’s first employee in July 2013. Erica brings over 20 years of customer service experience and a passion for helping people. She oversees on-boarding, leads and support and works behind the scenes to help enhance the agent experience.

Corin Clement

Director of Marketing

Erica Mierez

Director of Administrative Services

Anne has been in real estate for over 20 years and jumped at the chance to join JPAR at the corporate level. She and her team make sure all transactions are properly documented in accordance with JPAR and TREC rules and regulations. The team also processes CDAs and invoices and works with agents to ensure their transaction-related questions are resolved promptly.

Anne Bentley

Lead Compliance Specialist

JPAR Franchising

Frank Gay

CEO of JPAR Franchising

Frank Gay is the Chief Executive Officer of National Development. Frank leads our Franchise Division, working tirelessly with investors across the US to establish their stores. Having many years of experience, Frank knows what it takes to accumulate wealth for those that desire to represent the JPAR brand.

Daniel Butbul

VP of Operations

Daniel Butbul is responsible for overseeing the long-term strategy and day-to-day operations of our Franchise division. With years of experience owning a large real estate brokerage and managing its complex IT and marketing systems, he possesses a vast array of skills having to do with real estate and technology. Daniel is dedicated to the success of each franchise office within our organization. 

Angela Oakes

VP of Franchise Sales

Angela has a demonstrated history of working in the real estate industry launching national brands from the ground up. Starting with Fathom Realty, Angela went on to take Engel & Völkers national. Today, she is VP of National Expansion at JP & Associates REALTORS. No matter where she is, Angela is passionate about building strategic relationships and fostering success in those around her. She a native North Carolinian and proud mom of two amazing daughters.

Chastity Davenport

VP of Franchise Sales

Chastity Davenport is the Vice President of Expansion of our Franchise Division. She has a diverse background which includes founding startups, growing businesses, and providing consulting within the real estate and technology spaces. She lives for innovation and implements new ideas to fine-tune all aspects of an organization including operations, sales, and management.

As Vice President of Expansion, my goal is to introduce JPAR to new markets and highlight the opportunities our company offers as we continue to be one of the fastest-growing brokerages in the country. With over 8 years of being a business owner and entrepreneur, and over 15 years of sales experience I have learned the value of making clients my top priority. Word of mouth and repeat business has helped me grow in my career. I am born and raised in the DFW area and currently still a licensed agent in my local market. I understand what agents want and need and I am excited to share our forward-thinking business model to new agents and franchisees nationwide.

Dustin Helms

VP of Franchise Expansion

Eric Meyer

VP of Franchise Expansion

Eric is a Vice President of Expansion for JPAR Franchising. He comes from an extensive background in franchising with large franchisors, most recently working for the largest real estate holding company in the country. Eric prides himself on seeing new business owners grow and achieve their business and personal goals through entrepreneurship.

Terri Kemp is an accomplished real estate industry leader. She began her career first as an internationally recognized sales professional and then went on to build her own brokerage business. She has supported the successes of others across the country as a consultant and coach, in addition to working in franchise and brand development over the past ten years. Terri’s true passion; caring about people, supporting their growth, providing bigger and better opportunities for their future, and championing individuals to rise to their highest potential. 

Terri Kemp

VP of Franchise Expansion

Debbie Viverito

VP Of National Recruiting

Debbie Viverito has been with JPAR for over 6 years. She started her career as a REALTOR® and in her first year won the circle of excellence award and rookie of the year. When the Director of Recruiting position became available, Debbie jumped at the chance to help the brokerage grow.