John L. Scott Real Estate appoints new president

John L. Scott Real Estate has announced the appointment of Jerry L. Moon to company president and chief operating officer.
Moon was formerly the executive vice president of John L. Scott Real Estate.
With this change, former President J. Lennox Scott will now operate as chairman and chief executive officer of John L. Scott.
Scott is the third-generation leader and owner of John L. Scott Real Estate.
John L. Scott attributes the changes in their executive leadership platform to the enormous growth that the company has experienced through the years.
Since the early 1990s, John L. Scott has grown from only 22 offices to a current count of 109.
The executive level changes are also designed to accommodate future expansion, while allowing John L. Scott to maintain a competitive value advantage.
As president, Moon will oversee the operations of John L. Scott’s Washington and Oregon corporate offices, as well as the company’s client transaction services, and the John L. Scott Network, the franchising division of John L. Scott Real Estate.
As chairman and CEO, Scott will focus largely on business development of future opportunities for expanded services, while keeping current on industry conditions and changes.
He will continue to play an integral role in strategic planning and operations, but Moon will lead these areas, overseeing their function and implementation.
Jerry Moon started his real estate career as a salesperson in 1968 in Dublin, California.
He became a broker with Valley Realty in 1970.
In 1972 he was appointed manager and then in 1978, Moon was appointed regional vice president of Valley Realty.
When Coldwell Banker bought the company in 1980, he was promoted to senior vice president.
Moon joined John L. Scott Real Estate as vice president of sales and marketing in 1990.
In 1991 he was appointed executive vice president of the company.
J. Lennox Scott has been president of John L. Scott Real Estate since he took over the family business in 1980 at the age of 27.
Scott is the third generation to run the family business, which was founded in 1931 by his grandfather, John L. Scott.
In 2000, Scott was recognized by Realtor Magazine as one of the nation’s top twenty-five most influential people in real estate.
He was also honored in 2001 as one of the top five most admired individuals in real estate in the nation, by REAL Trends.
Both honors were attributed to Scott’s forward-thinking approach to and use of technology in real estate.
The John L. Scott Network has 109 offices with over 2,800 sales associates in the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho, and a marketing partnership in Maui, Hawaii.
In 200,1 John L. Scott closed over 42,000 transactions for more than $8.2 billion in volume.
In 2000 REAL Trends ranked John L. Scott Real Estate as the fourth largest regional real estate brand in the United States.