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Jeffrey's work combines: Business, Entrepreneurship, and Working with Others

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Day In The Life

President of NSI Corporation (DBA: Pike Properties) / Redondo Beach City Council - District 1

I began as a computer programmer and I am now a Real Estate Broker handling Property Management.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Property, Real Estate, & Community Association Managers:

High School

Certification: Real Estate

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    I discovered computer programming in SCROC right when it was a good career (in the early 80's).

  • 2.

    I wrote a property management software program which required me to understand it to program it.

  • 3.

    I began running the Property Management company I wrote the software for.

  • 4.

    I purchased a house, then a 2nd house and rented out my 1st house.

  • 5.

    I studied for and got my real estate brokers license.

  • 6.

    I opened my own property management company.

  • 7.

    I invested in more real estate properties.

  • 8.

    I hired my son to work with me and we look to expand the business even further.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Parents:

    You should go to college because that's the only way you will do well.

  • How I responded:

    Of course certain occupations require college but for me had I gone to college I would have spent a lot of money and lost the opportunity to begin working early. I am not saying this will work for everybody but it did work for me very well. I did learn how to program computers during High School through (SCROC: Southern California Regional Occupational Center)...a FREE program while I was in school which changed my life!

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • I purchased a home but needed roommates to help me pay the was a tough first few years but paved the path to where I am now.