“Our business is Real Estate, but our company philosophy is living life as a contribution. It’s the core of who we are as a company.”
J. Lennox Scott | CEO and Chairman
J. Lennox Scott is the Chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate. He became company president and CEO in 1980, transitioning to Chairman and CEO in 2002. Lennox is the third generation to run the family business, which was founded by his grandfather in 1931.
Lennox has earned wide spread national recognition including three nods as one of the 25 most influential people in real estate by Realtor Magazine. He is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the World President Organization, and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. He also holds a Certified Residential Broker (CRB) designation and a business degree from the University of Washington.
Lennox is actively involved in the John L. Scott Foundation, which supports local Children’s Hospitals and children’s health care throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Phil McBride | CFO
Phil McBride was appointed to Chief Financial Officer of John L. Scott Real Estate in June 2007. During the past 23 years, Phil has led the financial management of several notable real estate companies, including Coldwell Banker and the Fred Sands Companies, both of which he was credited with achieving significant financial and market-share increases. As John L. Scott’s senior financial executive, Phil is responsible for managing its financial policies, practices, procedures, and systems. He directs and oversees the financial activities of all John L. Scott entities, while providing economic outlooks and forecasts for future business growth. Phil leads the finance and accounting departments, including John L. Scott’s Vice President of Finance and Controller.
Bob Quick | Senior Vice President, John L. Scott Residential
Bob Quick joined John L. Scott Real Estate in June 2008 bringing more than 30 years experience managing real estate offices in Southern California. In addition to his background in leadership, he has a depth of experience in training and coaching and is passionate about helping agents and brokers reach their greatest potential. As Senior Vice President of John L. Scott Residential, Bob oversees recruiting, production, personnel, and profitability of all John L. Scott company-owned offices through out Washington and Oregon.
Howard Chung | Vice President of Broker Excellence
As Vice President of Broker Excellence, Howard’s responsibilities include promoting the on-going growth of John L. Scott’s market presence in the Pacific Northwest, developing strategies and procedures specific to the success of individual broker associates, promoting best practices in real estate marketing, technology and sales, and facilitating networking groups with our brokers.
Jeff Cohen | Vice President of Professional Development
Jeff Cohen joined the John L. Scott Career Development Center in 2005 bringing 15 years of real estate experience as a licensed broker, manger and owner. Currently the Vice President of Professional Development, Jeff is dedicated to the company’s success with focus on the development of each individual broker. Jeff oversees the Career Development Center including the John L. Scott Institute and Career Activator along with contributing to the implementation of new company programs and initiatives through live workshops throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Barry Matheny | Vice President of Business Development, eBusiness and Relocation Departments
Barry has many years of widely varied experience in real estate and relocation, following a very successful 25-year career as a VP of Sales/General Manager for a national communications company. After several years as a real estate professional and associate broker, Barry was appointed Director of eBusiness. Barry was promoted to Senior Director of Business Development and then Vice President Business Development with responsibility of the Relocation and eBusiness Departments.
Joe Reitzug | Vice President of Oregon/SW WA Residential
Joe Reitzug was appointed to Vice President of Oregon/Southwest Washington Residential in February 2007. Joe has been with John L. Scott since 1998. He was a broker in John L. Scott–West Hills before being promoted to manager of the Scappoose office in 2002. In 2006, he was made manager of John L. Scott–Northeast Portland where he oversaw recruiting, training, mentoring, and broker retention. As Vice President of Oregon/Southwest Washington Residential, Joe oversees recruiting, production, personnel, programs, and profitability for John L. Scott’s eight Oregon and Southwest Washington company-owned offices.
Patty Shaw | Vice President of Residential Operations
Patty joined John L. Scott in 2003, bringing 17 years of real estate experience. Her broad range of knowledge and skills has fostered the positive growth of the John L. Scott Operations Division. As Vice President of Residential Operations, Patty oversees the company operations of both Washington and Oregon, which is comprised of 31 offices.
Jeannie Simpson | General Counsel
Jeannie Simpson joined John L. Scott in 2012 bringing over a decade of real estate law experience after graduating from Stanford Law School. She previously worked in the real estate groups at Morrison & Foerster LLP in Tokyo and Palo Alto and at Foster Pepper PLLC in Seattle, and she taught as an adjunct law professor at Seattle University’s School of Law.
As General Counsel of John L. Scott Real Estate, Jeannie oversees legal issues in all departments of the company, along with providing day-to-day counsel, education and training of the branch office brokers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. In addition, Jeannie manages outside litigation counsel in handling claims, negotiates all company retail leases, and provides legal counsel on company corporate transactions and operations issues.
Tim Wynne | Vice President John L. Scott Real Estate Affiliates
Tim Wynne joined John L. Scott Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. (JLSREA) in 2008. Tim brings more than 20 years experience in real estate franchise sales and management, having spent time with three national brands. As Vice President, he is responsible for JLSREA’s operations, business development, and merger/acquisition initiatives for both company-owned and franchise divisions.