Jerry McCleary was raised in a family of real estate professionals. Both of Jerry's parents were Realtors, and his father was the owner of Progressive Properties Realty. Jerry McCleary is proud to have named the group that he works with in Realty Executives by the same (similar) name. While growing up, Jerry worked with his father at Progressive Properties learning about residential and investment transactions. Jerry's father taught him a great deal from the renovation and resale viewpoint as well.