Joe specializes in land, investment properties and commercial sales and leasing in St. Clair, Monroe and Randolph counties. He is a local expert in Southwestern Illinois with extensive knowledge of the communities he serves and commitment to diligently assisting clients in meeting their real estate goals.
Prior to launching his real estate career in 2000, Joe excelled during a 26-year career with Southwestern Bell. He advanced to area manager before he retired and ultimately transitioned to real estate.
Joe's experience in the telecommunications industry gives him a broad understanding of key business practices along with excellent communications skills that translate well to the negotiation of various real estate transactions. Through his representation of numerous clients over the years, Joe has developed a great working relationship with many of the local leaders, lenders and decision-makers in the communities where his clients are most active.
Past projects range from the land acquisition for construction of a manufacturing company’s new 160,000-square-foot plant. Joe assists startup clients in leasing their very first space. He is familiar with economic incentive programs, including TIF and Enterprise Zones, helping his clients to tap into those incentives when available.
Joe also helps clients gain a better understanding the most important items to consider when assessing the value of investment property, such as apartments, office buildings or storage units, whether they are buying or selling.
Joe was named Realtor of the Year by the Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois in 2014 and served as President of the association in 2010-11. He has been recognized for outstanding performance and was previously awarded the President’s Club Award from the realtors for his sales production.
Now in his 18th year of working in real estate, Joe currently serves on a state level Commercial and Investment Committee for the Illinois Realtors. He has served on many committees for the local realtor association and is a major investor in the Realtor Association’s RPAC. Joe is a board member for the Columbia, Illinois Chamber of Commerce and serves as the vice chairman for the Monroe County Economic Development Corporation.
Joe is a lifelong Illinois resident and has lived in Columbia since 1983. He has been married to his wife Betty since 1995. Joe is the proud father of two daughters and one granddaughter.
- Ainad Shrine Temple
- Columbia Chamber of Commerce
- Granite City Masonic Lodge #877
- Illinois Realtors
- National Association of Realtors
- Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois
- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville -- Edwardsville, Ill. -- 1970-73.
4,074 SF Commercial Building for Sale
Originally a two story 4-family flat. First floor most recently used by the adjacent Davis Funeral Home for casket display and storage. Currently has a 2-bedroom apartment on the second floor. Possible 2-4 family conversion.
348 SF - 1,350 SF Office/Retail Space along Route 3
Office/Retail Space for Lease in Wedgewood Square with Frontage on IL Route 31,350 SF on Second Floor – previous Medical Space, could easily be adapted for a Day Spa or Salon Use. Has Additional Rear Entrance and Small Deck. Offices can be leased individually. *Shared Kitchenette and Conference Room.
4 Professional Office Suites for Lease
Professional Office Suites Available - Full Service Leases4 Office Spaces available for Lease ranging from 960 - 2,500 SF Contiguous.2nd floor elevator access & ADA restrooms in common areas. Excellent parking. Some spaces are partially finished and can be designed to suit. Tenant improvement allowance - Medical Build-out possible.
Office, Retail or Medical Space for Lease
Office/Retail or Medical Space5,000 SF Office/Retail/Medical Space for Lease. 2,000 SF Finished Space with Drive-Thru; Preferred Medical/Pharmacy Tenant. 3,000 SF White-Box; Build-Out Negotiable. City Incentives may be available for a Medical Tenant.Lease Rate: $6.00 - $10.
Pad Ready Development Site
1 Acre pad ready site in a Shop 'N Save Anchored Center in Cahokia, Illinois. Minutes from Downtown St. Louis, MO and easy access to IL Route 3 and Interstates 255, 64, 55, and I-44. Visibility on IL Route 157 with 13,000 Daily Traffic Count. Close proximity to St. Louis Downtown Airport.
1 Acre Commercial Lot
1.0 Acre Commercial Lot for Sale on East Washington Street (IL Route 158) in Millstadt. Located next to the Mon-Clair Animal Hospital. Former location of the One Stop - the Site is ready for development. NFA Letter from EPA has been recorded. All utilities at the site. 200' of frontage on IL Route 158 with 9,800 ADT.
0.48 Commercial Development Site
Commercial Lot for 3,000 SF Building0.48 Acre Lot, Zoned C3 with Route 3 Visibility. 135' of Frontage and 23,500 ADT on IL Route 3. Concept plans for up to a 3,000 SF Building and Parking.
2.18 Acre Redevelopment Site on IL Route 159
Redevelopment Site in High Visibility/High Traffic Location2.18 Acre Redevelopment Site along North Illinois (Route 159) with 382' of Frontage south of St. Clair Square. There are currently 3 small structures on the site that can be quickly vacated. 25,600 ADT on Route 159. Zoned B3.Located next to newly developed Office/Retail Site - Fairview PlazaMinutes from the I-64, Exit 12.
10.5 Acre Residential Development Site
10.5 Acre Development Site Available for Sale. Ideal for Residential Development. Site has excellent visibility on I-255 with 42,000 Daily Traffic Count.
11 Acre Commercial Development Site
11 Acre Development Site, May Divide. Ideal location for Office, Bank, or Commercial Uses. Less than 1/2 Mile to I-255, Exit 6, IL Route 3 Access via Palmer Road. Minutes from "Rock City" facility in Valmeyer. Site improved with utilities, sidewalks, and archaeological survey.
Commercial Development Site
3.4 Acre Development Site, Will Divide. Zoned B-3, All Utilities Available. Located 1/2 Block From the Lighted Intersection at IL Route 3. Located directly across from Walmart Super Center, Denny's, and Multiple Retail Shops & Restaurants in Waterloo Plaza. ADT of 24,100 on IL-3 and 11,000 on N Market.