JP & Associates REALTORS® (JPAR) announces its entry to the Florida market

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JP & Associates REALTORS® (JPAR) is excited to announce their entry into the Florida market with their first office location in Orlando. Cindy & Sean DeCoster have been managing offices and selling real estate throughout Central Florida for nearly 2 decades. They, along with their partnership group, bring their vast experience and love for the Industry to the JPAR Family with the addition of a new franchise, JP & Associates REALTORS® City & Beach.

Cindy DeCoster recently served as the 2018 Women’s Council of REALTORS® Florida President. She currently serves as the Council’s Florida Past President as well as serves on the Council’s National Executive Committee and State President’s Advisory Group (PAG). Cindy is well known throughout the Real Estate Industry and often speaks at Industry Events across the Country. She operates the Central Florida location as the CEO/Principal and Sean is the Qualifying Broker.

Outside of Texas, this is JP & Associates REALTORS® 3rd state that they have entered into within the last 90 days. JPAR opened a franchise location in South Carolina earlier this month as well as another in Louisiana in December of 2018.

JPAR Franchising, LLC (Franchising Division) entered into a Multiple Location Expansion Agreement to broaden the brand’s presence across several different strategic markets within the Sunshine State. The first two offices are in Orlando and Melbourne, with several more scheduled to open in the near future. Orlando is currently open for business and Melbourne is scheduled to open its doors in early March 2019.

Frank Gay, CEO of JPAR Franchising, LLC stated, “I have had the pleasure of knowing Cindy & Sean for nearly 20 years. Cindy’s servant leadership and giving of herself to this Industry is unparallel to anyone I have known. Orlando is an exciting and fast-moving market. We believe the JPAR system with its Culture of Productivity & Service will thrive, based on Orlando’s highly transactional environment. I cannot think of any better Operators that are suited to take this challenge on and partner with us than Cindy & Sean.”

JP Piccinini, Chairman & CEO of JPAR brokerage added, “Our Vision at JPAR has been to build a company so valuable for our REALTORS® that the value it brings to THEIR business will be PRICELESS. Cindy and Sean are the perfect leadership team to spread the JPAR Vision across Central Florida & beyond.”

JP And Associates REALTORS® is one of the top 50 real estate brokerages in the US. A full-service, transaction fee based real estate brokerage, it has been recognized as one of the top 10 fastest growing brokerages in the country by REAL TRENDS as well as also being a back to back INC5000 nominee. It operates corporate-owned and franchise locations across Texas, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Florida, expanding nationwide, offering franchising opportunities for entrepreneurial real estate professionals.

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Each JPAR Franchising, LLC location is Independently Owned & Operated.

About the Author
Mark is the Chief Executive Officer of JP & Associates, a rapidly growing full-service real estate brokerage. 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. In prior assignments, he served as a Business Coach, in progressive leadership capacities for the 5th largest US-based real estate brokerage firm; in sales and customer marketing leadership capacities for a major consumer goods company; and served a stint in the US Army, Medical Service Corp. He was later recalled to active duty during the desert storm campaign.

Mark is a father of 3, lifelong learner, Spartan and adventure athlete. He earned his MBA from California State University and a Behavioral Change Certification from the National Association of Sports Medicine. A number of years ago he decided to make "One Helluva Move" and not play it safe, and since then in his spare time he has climbed the world’s tallest free-standing mountain - Kilimanjaro; completed the Spartan tri-fecta, the LA Marathon and the world-famous Iowa border to border RABGRAI ride among other crazy adventures.