About JPAR - JP & Associates REALTORS®

America’s #1 Fastest-Growing 100% Commission Brokerage and 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 and Broker, 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 150 REALTORS® joining each month, the company maintains quite the list of accolades…

Exceeding Expectations™

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

12,500 Closed Transactions (2018)

$2.6 Billion in Sales (2018)

Exceeding Expectations™

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

12,500 Closed Transactions (2018)

$2.6 Billion in Sales (2018)

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 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 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

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

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. 

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.

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.

VP of Business Development

Shannon Ashkinos

Director of Mentorship

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

Director of Marketing

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.

Erica Mierez

Director of Administrative Services

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.

Derek Taylor

Director of Product Offerings

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.

Debbie Viverito

Recruiting Manager

Anne Bentley

Lead Compliance Specialist

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.

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 Franchise 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. 

Chastity Davenport

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.

VP of Franchise Sales

Jared Kuchinskas

Jared Kuchinskas is Vice President of Expansion in our Franchising Division.  Jared has decades specialing in international and commercial transactions and has been a top producer and broker-owner.  He is well-versed in brokerage operations, management, and expansion.  Combined with his Marine Corps determination, he exudes credibility & commitment while expanding the JPAR brand across the United States. 

VP of Franchise Sales

Angela Oakes

VP of Franchise Sales