About / Bio
BERNETT & JACKSON REALTY COMPANY was founded in October 1982 by H. Bernie Jackson, President and Broker. Bernett & Jackson Realty, hereinafter referred to as BJR, was incorporated, and became BJR Associates, Inc. in October 1996. Bernett & Jackson Realty began trading as BJR Associates, Inc. on January 2, 1997.
Mr. Jackson was Vice President of Otis Warren & Company and Broker of Warren Management Company, a subsidiary of Otis Warren & Company. In 1982, Mr. Jackson subsequently bought out the residential management portion of Otis Warren & Company and opened his own firm at 4033 Rogers Ave in Baltimore, Maryland. The Company moved to 5106 Liberty Heights Avenue, also in Baltimore, Maryland, in October 1985, and in March 2000, it finally relocated to 4908 Liberty Heights Avenue - its present and permanent location.
Mr. Jackson is the past Chairman of the Board (2002-04) and Past National President (1997-1999) of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Inc., the largest minority trade association in the United States. Mr. Jackson served on the Board of Directors for the Property Owners Association of Greater Baltimore, Inc., the Real Estate Brokers of Baltimore (REBB) and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers Inc. (NAREB), Goodwill of Central Maryland. He also served as the President of the Real Estate Management Brokers Institute (REMBI). Mr. Jackson is also an instructor for REMBI’s Certified Property Management Course. Mr. Jackson has a wealth of real estate knowledge and experience, having received his GRI (Graduate Realtors Institute) designation in 1979. He is formerly the Real Estate Asset Manager for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), encompassing Baltimore City, and Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Harford, Howard, and Carroll Counties.
BJR is a full service real estate company offering management services with repairs, computerized accounting, residential and commercial listings, sales, certified home buyer counseling, appraisals and rental matching service - a way of matching tenants and property owners. As a young company, Bernett & Jackson Realty acquired the assets of FIVE STAR REALTY, a company of 30 years standing in the Northwest Baltimore community and in 1998 acquired Spaulding Realty.
The staff of BJR includes Mr. H. Bernie Jackson, President and Broker; Henry B. Jackson Jr., Vice-President and Associate Broker; April L. Jackson, Esq. Vice President and General Counsel; a full and part time sales staff as well as a full time office support staff and maintenance crew.
BJR is totally committed to the Real Estate Industry and works with the community to achieve “Democracy in Housing”.