Global Real Estate Advisor
About Jack Gillespie
More than four decades after starting his real estate career, Jack Gillespie has built a reputation for being one of the best in the business—all because of his dedication, patience, loyalty, flexibility and moral compass. As co-president, Jack built South Bay Brokers into one of the most successful brokerages in the Beach Cities. 100% committed to his clients’ needs, he provides seven-day- a-week service before and after every transaction. Jack supports Manhattan Beach Education Foundation, Giveback Homes, Union Rescue Mission, Jonathon
Jacques Children’s Cancer, Doctors Without Borders and Heal The Bay. His hobbies include collecting wine, supporting the LA Kings and cycling. Jack and his wife, Maureen, have been married for 35 years. They have two grown daughters who are both active real estate agents: Claire Gillespie-Waldron and Maggie Gillespie-Wright. Their family also includes two sons-in-law and three grandchildren.
What would you like potential clients to know about you?
'I am 100% committed to their needs and provide seven-day service before and after the transaction.'
What does it take to be the best in the business?
'Concern for the client, dedication, patience and flexibility, also honesty and providing ethical advice.'
How do you give back to your community?
'I am involved with school sponsorships and the Manhattan Beach Christmas Fireworks.'
What do your clients love about living in the South Bay?
'The small-town ambience, great schools, and proximity to the beach, airport and LA metro.'
Who is your typical client?
'I work with first-time buyers, families, investors and retirees.'
In what ways do you provide top-notch service to your clients?
'I am their real estate source for everything related to the business.'
What's most rewarding about your work?
'Friendships developed through my work.'
What keeps you interested in real estate?
'The constant change.'
In which area of real estate do you specialize?
'All areas in residential: land purchase, development, homes, investments and income property.'
Do you have a personal motto or philosophy for doing business?
'The Golden Rule has always worked well: One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself.'
Town Coverage: Manhattan Beach, California - Palos Verdes Estates, California