Jeff Payne is the managing broker of Best Atlanta Properties and the founding broker of Best Chicago Properties.
He began his real estate career in 2005 in Chicago where he quickly became recognized as one of the city’s top-producing real estate brokers.
In 2007, he founded Best Chicago Properties, an innovative boutique residential real estate brokerage in Chicago’s evolving West Loop neighborhood.
In 2010, Jeff relocated back to Atlanta’s Virginia-Highland neighborhood and started Best Atlanta Properties.
Today, Jeff provides marketing and general management support for an outstanding group of Realtors® at both brokerages. He and his colleagues are focused on providing clients with an exciting, enjoyable and rewarding real estate experience. The best it can be.
He is a member of the Atlanta Realtors® Association, the Georgia Association of Realtors®, the Chicago Association of Realtors®, the Illinois Association of Realtors® and the National Association of Realtors®. In addition, Jeff earned the GRI Designation from the Graduate Realtor® Institute.
Prior to real estate, Jeff worked for 20+ years in sales and marketing with Kimberly-Clark and CVS Health. He earned an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing Communication from Arizona State University.
Jeff was raised in a small Connecticut town just outside of New York City. He has lived in every region of the U.S. and in Cologne, Germany where he currently resides with his husband Vladimir. In his free time, Jeff enjoys hiking, cycling, art and travel.