At a glance
A third-generation native of Darien, Jeff began his career in NYC as an attorney specializing in mergers & acquisitions with Kelley Drye & Warren LLP. He then joined the NYC office of Lazard Freres & Co. as Vice President of the Private Client Group.
By 2005, the lure of the family business led Jeff to join Kelly Associates Real Estate, the firm founded by his father, Gino Kelly, in 1990. Kelly Associates has been the #1 real estate brokerage in Darien each and every year since its founding 28 years ago.
Under Jeff’s leadership, Kelly Associates continued to grow and prosper. Jeff oversaw the firm’s expansion into Rowayton in 2010 and, later, its acquisition of Brotherhood & Higley Real Estate in neighboring New Canaan in 2015.
Recognizing the need for a larger platform to fuel the company’s growth, Kelly Associates joined forces with Westchester’s market leader, Houlihan Lawrence, in... More
Professional Associations & Designations
Jeff is a member of Connecticut Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors, the Darien Board of Realtors, Darien Multiple Listing Service, SmartMLS, and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, the largest global real estate network.