Jay Macklin

Owner / Arizona Designated Broker

Jay is the Co-founder and designated Broker of Platinum Living Realty based in Scottsdale. A luxury residential real estate brokerage with offices in DC Ranch & Ashler Hills two prestigious communities of North Scottsdale. The 3rd office is located at the Scottsdale Waterfront in the retail shopping district of Old Town Scottsdale. Jay has spent more than 25 years in Marketing and Business Development. Jay grew up in the Automotive capital of the world, Detroit, Michigan and moved to the Valley from Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1996. Prior to Real Estate, he spent 18 years in corporate transportation sales, acquiring numerous awards and achieving the highest recognition in industry sales and sales management. With a passion for agent growth and development, Jay focuses most of his days helping agents build, maintain and grow a sustainable real estate business by way of multiple pillar creation and business planning. Jay truly wants to see his agents grow and prosper along with the company.

After scoring in the top 1% in his Broker school class, Jay along with his wife Michelle decided to start Desert Platinum Properties in 2010. With only 10 agents on January 7th 2013 Jay & Michelle converted Desert Platinum Properties to a franchised real estate company. Fast forward a few years, as of April 2022, Platinum Living Realty has grown to 5 offices, 122 agents and is fast becoming the Market Share leader in each of their respective locations. Jay is also one of only 2 Phoenix area certified coaches for the Craig Proctor coaching program and runs the Broker/Owner Program for Craig Proctor Coaching Systems.


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