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Who is the JR Team?

The JR Real Estate Team was founded in January of 2018 by Jeff Dorsten and Ryan Zolin. The two agents have worked together as a team for the past year and decided to expand the team in the early months of 2018. They were named as a top team at JK Realty for 2017 in their first year together. Jeff and Ryan both specialized in commercial real estate in 2017 and will bring their knowledge and ambition into 2018 with their new team under them.

Jeff Dorsten:

Jeff's family has called Arizona home since 2000.  He has worked for Fortune 100 companies, mid-sized companies, private equity, small business and startups. Jeff has relocated 7 times and understand exactly what is needed for a problem-free moving day. In 2005, Jeff became a licensed real estate agent in the state of Arizona and in that time, has gained an extensive knowledge of the Arizona market. Jeff has been investing in real estate since 2003 and understand the elements needed for a good investment. His experience in relocation, investment background and knowledge of the Phoenix Real Estate market makes him a top producing agent.   

Jeff has a MBA from Grand Canyon University, a Six Sigma Green Belt from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Chico State University.  He is a current HOA board President, and am a licensed soccer coach.

Ryan Zolin:

Ryan has lived in Arizona since 2003. He is 20 years old and has been in real estate in for 2 years. Ryan graduated from Perry High School in May 2016. Rather than going into college, he chose to go right into real estate full-time. He was in DECA for three years in high school, which is a business marketing club. He qualified for ICDC (international career and development conference) every year he was in the club traveling around the country for business. His senior year he was awarded in the top 20% of the world for students his age in business at his international competition after completing a 30-page business plan revising a failing business. Ryan was named as the Vice-President of the marketing club his senior year delegating him the responsibility of all students and events.

Ryan got his business knowledge from his dad who owns his own business, and from his marketing advisor, Rob Lange. Ryan's dad moved to Arizona to create his own restaurant repair company and has turned it into a multi-million dollar company. He had Ryan work with the company during school breaks and taught him all about the business industry and networking. Rob Lange was Ryan's first real insight into business and taught him everything from ethics to negotiations. 

Curt Schmidt:

Curt Schmidt started his career as a draftsmen but quickly moved to Commercial/Industrial Facility Management which prompted a real estate license in 2003.  Since then, Curt has worked with brokerages in Florida and Arizona as well as a 10 year career in Auto Finance.

Married to Danelle for over 20 years, they have 4 active children who love to spend their free time outdoors in each of the 4 seasons. Curt is passionate about real estate and loves working hard to find people a place to call home.  Contact him for all your residential buying, selling and rental needs. 

Kyle Holder:

Kyle Holder’s passion for real estate began as a boy in Michigan.  There he watched his grandfather build and sell homes through the 80’s and 90’s.  This early introduction to real estate led to a career in building and renovation homes in Illinois.  From there he spent 6 years in the fast paced bio-pharmaceutical world before settling into Real Estate here in Arizona.

Kyle is married to his wonderful wife Samantha and the proud father of 3 kids.  As a family they love exploring this beautiful state of Arizona. Kyle can help you realize all of your real estate dreams.