Fostering Freedom. Creating Sustainable Wealth
Melinda N. Jordan, MJ the Closer, possesses an energetic and sassy demeanor with a southern bell twist. She is able to provide her clients with an exemplary experience through superior service, because of her extensive market knowledge, Corporate marketing background and long-standing real estate investing experience and training. Her goal is to boldly represent her clients with canny market and industry knowledge, while always exercising a resourceful spirit.
The Resourceful Realtor
An active real estate investor for nearly twenty years, MJ intimately understands the market and real estate process. Her personal experience drove her to assist others in accomplishing their home ownership goals, real estate investment and actualizing their dreams.
MJ provides personal attention to each client while supporting them every step of the real estate process. She maximizes the resources and leading-edge technology available to provide the best service possible.
Marketing Experience & Knowledge
In 2008, MJ began leveraging her marketing experience as a REALTORS®. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Master of Business Administration Degree in Marketing. She brings 20 years of brand marketing and business management experience from Fortune 500 companies and top brands like Coca-Cola, Michelin Tires and Energizer.
Committed to Knowing the Market
MJ believes that great REALTORS® are committed to on-going professional development, industry trend awareness, and local market insight. It is essential in serving her clients. MJ is an active member of the National Association of REALTORS® and Chicago Association of REALTORS®. She holds an active Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation, Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) Certification, Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification and 203K Specialist Certification.
Acts of Service
MJ has served as a member and active participant of a number of professional and non-profit organizations including Entrepreneurship Director, National Black MBA Association Chicago Chapter; volunteer, Black Ensemble; Good Life Young Adults Ministry, 2015-2018 ministry leader, Fellowship Baptist Church; volunteer, Chicago Cares; rape crisis counselor, Catholic Charities; 2008-2010 member, Professional Organization for Women; American Lung Association, 2009-2010 regional board member.
On a Personal Note
As a resident of Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, MJ is the oldest of three and was raised in a three-generation household. She grew up in Camden, Mississippi. MJ enjoys the arts, real estate, traveling and reading. Influenced greatly by her maternal grandfather, MJ believes and lives by the bible verse, “whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the
more. (Luke 12:47-48)'