Jared is a graduate of Grand Valley State University and has worked in real estate for over 10 years and currently runs the operations of American Realty Property Management. He has called Grand Rapids home for most of his life, and has a passion for improving Grand Rapids living. Jared works along with the maintenance department, local municipal officials, and with tenants to ensure the housing American Realty provides is the best that Grand Rapids has to offer. Jared is also a committee member for Friends and Families of Cystic Fibrosis, a local Grand Rapids charity dedicated to raising funds for the local children and young adults of West Michigan who suffer from Cystic Fibrosis. In his spare time, Jared enjoys anything active. He enjoys hiking, minimalist camping and has even trained in Mixed Martial Arts and other combat sports. Feel free to friend him on Facebook, or follow him on Twitter.