Janie Coffey leverages almost three decades of experience in real estate, construction and development to expertly serve both residential and commercial buyers and sellers. Janie ranks in the top 250 agents in Florida, as currently identified by Real Trends and the Wall Street Journal. She has been named among the Top 100 Most Influential People in Real Estate by Inman News, was ranked as a top-ten agent in Northeast Florida by the Jacksonville Business Journal, and was the number one agent during her tenure at First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty.
As Executive Director of Sales representing Compass in Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, Janie leads her namesake Coffey Team, specializing in luxury, waterfront, historic and architecturally significant residential properties, equestrian properties, and boutique commercial properties.
Prior to joining Compass, Janie worked with the Sotheby’s International Realty brand for eight years, most recently serving as the Director of Sales for First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty in Northeast Florida, where she quickly became one of the firm’s top producers. Previously, she was the Executive Vice President for ONE Sotheby’s International Realty in South Florida, where she helped oversee the growth of one of the company’s top affiliates. Janie has a BSBA Degree from the University of Richmond, which, combined with her experience, enables her to approach and analyze deals from a business-minded angle. Janie also relies on her licensure as a general contractor and 25 years of experience in the building industry to guide clients on projects ranging from new builds to historic renovations.
Janie is deeply passionate about historic and architecturally significant properties, helping clients navigate even the most complex processes relating to preservation practices, income tax credits, or adaptive reuse projects. Janie’s family has lived in St. Augustine, Florida since 1574, making her a 15th-generation First Coaster. She grew up in Northern Virginia and lived in Washington, D.C., Germany and Miami before moving to Jacksonville. Janie is multi-lingual, speaking both German and English. Janie regularly lends her expertise to courses, webinars, and podcasts on luxury real estate, and the list of her professional accolades is endless. Let Janie go to work for you!