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 was recognized as one of the city’s top-producing real estate brokers.
In 2007, he founded Best Chicago Properties, an independent full-service residential real estate brokerage in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood.
In 2010, Jeff returned home to Atlanta’s Virginia-Highland neighborhood and started Best Atlanta Properties.
Currently, Jeff resides with his husband Vladimir and their dog Mishka in Cologne, Germany. From there he provides general management and marketing support for an outstanding group of Realtors® at both brokerages. He and his colleagues are focused on providing every client with an exciting, enjoyable and rewarding real estate experience. The best it can be.
Jeff 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, he holds 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 Wilton, Connecticut.