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Jeff Tipton is the Designated Broker and an Owner at Tipton Group Real Estate.
Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Jeff is the oldest in a family of 5 children. Jeff learned responsibility young after his father, an Air Force Captain from Luke Air Force Base, perished in a plane crash in Germany when Jeff was 6. Jeff’s mother with the help of an amazing family and community of friends raised her children as a single mom. Jeff attended St. Mary’s High School, as did 57 more of his relatives. There he excelled at both football and baseball.
His baseball skills earned him a scholarship to University of San Diego where he played catcher and a stint in the minor leagues for the Oakland A’s and Baltimore Orioles. After baseball, Jeff spent 20 years in sales with Kraft Foods.
Anyone who knows Jeff will say he is a people person and he will tell you that finding his real estate career changed his life. Real Estate was a natural fit as it allows him to engage with new people every day while helping them buy or sell homes.
Understanding how stressful buying or selling a home can be, Jeff excels at putting his clients at ease, and is there to ensure that every step in the process is smooth and stress free as possible.
Jeff is strongly committed to education, has a passion for people and a sincere desire to help.
Jeff believes that education, coupled with “real world” in the trench experience is the key to providing the best service he can to his clients. This education has earned him the following designations:
- Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)
- Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE)
- Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
- Certified Short Sale Negotiator (CSSN)
- Certification for Internet Professionalism (e-Pro)
- Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI)
- Masters Certified Negotiation Expert (MCNE)
- Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource (SFR)
If I wasn’t a REALTOR I would be: In Pharmaceutical Sales
Favorite Movie: Wall Street
Current Song I blast when it plays on the Radio: Happy Feelings – Maze
If I could leave on an all-expense paid Vacation tomorrow I would go to: Maui
City I grew up in: Phoenix, Arizona
The weirdest thing I ever ate was: Beef Tongue
Name of my first Pet: Sieben – German for 7, the 7th member of our family.
Favorite App on my phone: ESPN Sports Center
I have traveled to ___ of the 50 States: 44
Favorite Family Recipe: Million $ Gumbo…..
What I bought with my 1st Commission: Big Dinner
My very 1st job: Paper Route
My favorite dessert is: Pecan Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream
Last Book I could not put down until I finished reading it: Greatest Salesmen in the Word – Og Mandino
Five things that are always in my Fridge: Milk, Eggs, Cheese, Hot Sauce, and Bottled Water
Worst Habit: Eating late at night
When I am not in the Office I am: Playing Racquetball, Hunting, Fishing, watching AZ Cardinals
Favorite local hangout: Town Talk II BBQ
Favorite Quote: I woke up this morning!