Jeff Parker grew up in Decatur, AL, and attended the University of Alabama in Huntsville School of Civil Engineering. After college, he started an Automotive Collision Center with his father. Realizing that property and land development was his passion, he decided to pursue real estate full-time. He obtained his license and was affiliated with Coldwell Bank Commercial McLain Real Estate in Huntsville, AL where he was awarded the Gold Circle of Distinction Award in 2004 from Coldwell Banker Corporate for being #1 in commercial sales for the State of Alabama. He received the Bronze Circle of Distinction Award in 2005 for being #3 in commercial sales for the State of Alabama. In 2006, he obtained his Broker’s License and started Parker Real Estate, LLC, where he continues today in commercial sales and as Broker/Owner. In addition, he is involved in developing both commercial projects and residential subdivisions in North Alabama.
Jeff has served on the Boards of Decatur Heritage Christian Academy, The Enrichment Center, and the former First American Bank. He has served terms as the President/Past President for the Morgan County Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he has chaired the finance committee at First Baptist Church of Decatur. he currently participates in a mentoring program for high school students, sharing lessons he has learned that lead to success, personally and professionally.
Jeff has a passion for spending time on the water. Offshore fishing and boating are two of his favorite activities to take part in outside of the office, as well as spending time with his family. He and his wife, Cathy, have four children and are members of First Baptist Church of Decatur.
Jackson has a passion for helping his clients achieve their investment goals, using his extensive finance background to uncover and analyze all aspects of the deal. Jackson utilizes his forward-thinking mindset to anticipate future problems and pave the way for a smooth transaction, instilling comfort and confidence within his clients throughout the process. Jackson looks to identify real estate solutions that result in tremendous success for his clients.
As a native of Decatur, Jackson made his way back to the city after working in the Birmingham commercial real estate market following his graduation from Auburn University. He graduated with an undergraduate degree in Finance, a Masters of Finance, as well as an MBA. Jackson is currently pursuing his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. Jackson is committed to seeing Decatur continue to grow, and he is an active member of the Downtown Decatur Redevelopment Authority, as well as the Decatur Morgan County Chamber of Commerce’s Excellence in Leadership program.
An avid outdoorsman, Jackson serves on the board of various wildlife organizations such as the Decatur/Morgan County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited. Of all outdoor activities, Jackson’s greatest passion is offshore fishing and spending time on the water. He and his wife, Katie, are members of First Baptist Church of Decatur.