About Jon Blinder
I hope that my untraditional approach to presenting opportunities in Nevada City, Grass Valley and Nevada County real estate has caught your attention. It is important for you to know a little more about who I am, what is my experience in the industry and how that helps you to realize your goal of moving to our area.
I was born and raised in a lovely New York City suburb and lived there until attending college in St Louis at Washington University.
My lust for life took me to Paris, France for a year learning different cultures and a wonderful new perspective on how I would choose to live my life.
I discovered the restaurant business in Paris (fell in love with food there, that's not hard to do) and pursued that for the next 10 years in which I created a terrific restaurant and catering business in NYC called the Washington Street Café and Caterers. We were one of the first businesses in an area known as TriBeCa, which was, to that point in time, relatively desolate; and, is now one of the main hubs for nightlife in all of Manhattan. It was a great experience that gave me leadership and business skills that I use everyday in selling Nevada City, Grass Valley and Nevada County real estate.
Once I felt complete with that world, I moved to San Francisco, which I have always loved. I spent many weekends in Nevada County, exploring the Yuba River and enjoying the cordial nightlife. 21 years ago, the opportunity presented itself to move here and I took it!
My real estate career began with the original owners of Coldwell Banker, nearly 20 years ago. It is truly the most professional group of people to work with, it was then and is even more so today. I have been a top producer through the years, attaining many awards and production levels. I left the general sales part of the business 4 years ago to follow an opportunity to run a small real estate development firm. I continue to do that while the economy stabilizes. During this past period of time I have acquired a unique set of skills and contacts with all the governmental agencies that give me expertise in land development, mining impacts issues and, in general, a deep understanding of how things work in our area.
I am thrilled to be back with my family at Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty! I believe I bring a distinct set of skills, long experience and a deep understanding of how to get things done; and, this can benefit the single family home client as well as someone interested in a transaction that is more complex. Thank you for taking the time to read this, I felt it was important to give you some insight into my world, so that I can help you better accomplish the goals you have in your world, particularly if buying or selling Nevada County real estate.