James “Jay” Sanderson joined the National Land Realty team in August 2021. Jay previously worked for Black Diamond Real Estate as the Chief Operating Officer and has 10 years of real estate experience in varying capacities. Before working in real estate, Jay was in the United States Air Force for 8 years, with the rank of Staff Sergeant at the time of his honorable discharge. He was honored as the recipient of the Airman of the Year award in 2003 during his time in the Air Force.
Jay was also a high school educator and head coach for the New Orleans men's basketball team, where he was recognized twice as Teacher of the Year. Jay received a bachelor’s degree in secondary education and economics from the Madonna University of Michigan. Jay is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker and has an Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration (IICRC) certificate for water damage and mold damage remediation. Jay also holds teaching certifications in Michigan, Louisiana, and Florida. Jay currently resides in Pompano Beach, Fla.