Jeannine has over 17 years of real estate experience and brings more than 35 years of sales, marketing, communication, and public relations experience to Patriot Realty. She is an Associate Broker and co-owner of the company.
Jeannine has successfully represented hundreds of buyers and sellers in 15 counties throughout West Michigan, handling transactions ranging in price from a few thousand dollars to over $1 million. During her career, she has sold over $100 million in real estate. She holds the designations of Accredited Buyers Representative, (ABR), Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), and Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) from StagedHomes.com.
One of her specialties is working with buyers who are locating to the West Michigan area. She loves helping people find just the right home in their new community and works hard to make the relocation experience smooth and enjoyable! And as a life-long resident of West Michigan, she knows the community well.
A graduate of Calvin College with a degree in political science, Jeannine began her career with the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, where she established and managed a number of economic development and membership programs. She left the chamber as Senior Vice President in 1990 to become the Marketing Director of one of West Michigan’s largest law firms, Varnum. In 1997, Jeannine joined the Grand Rapids Christian Schools as Director of Communication.
Jeannine serves as president of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Board of Directors, secretary of the Cross Creek North Condominium Association, secretary of the Memorial Trust Committee of Westminster Presbyterian Church, and as a board member of Pickerel-Kimball Lakes Association. She is also immediate past chair of the Spectrum Health Acute Care Patient Family Advisory Council and is a member of the Sophie de Marsac Campau Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. In 2019, Jeannine received the Spectrum Health ACE (Achieving Continuous Excellence) Award in recognition of her volunteer service to the health care system.
She volunteers in the Emergency Department of Spectrum Health-Blodgett Hospital, is a Community Volunteer for the Grand Rapids Police Department, and is an on-air programmer for 88.1 FM — WYCE. Jeannine and her husband, Ron, live in Grand Rapids and own a cottage on Pickerel Lake in Newaygo County.