Jay Burnham

Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker Realty
50 Dodge St Ste 105
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915


Every community has at least one REALTOR like Jay Burnham...On the North Shore, it's Jay Burnham.

About Me

Business Experience
1975 to 1982 - Commercial Fisherman1982 to 1990 - Top Producing Real Estate Agent1990 to 1994 - Real Estate Manager, two offices1994 to Present - Top Producing Real Estate AgentWhat computers he uses: Apple MacBook Pro, HP Pavillion dv4000, Apple iPad, iPhone 6Best Business Decision: Earning real estate designations and returning to sales after managing for 4 yearsWorst Business Decision:Not starting soonerPrevious Career:Commercial fishermanNewspapers and magazines he reads: The Boston Globe, North Shore Living, The Salem News, Banker & Tradesman, Time Magazine, The Daily Beast, The Hamilton-Wenham PatchWhat drives him: Loving what he does - helping people achieve the American DreamBusiness Style: Systems, Processes and Results-oriented. Web based real estate marketing and solutionsRecent book: The Power of Noticing, by Max BazermanRecent Movie:UnbrokenAutomobile: Acura RDXMost admired figures: Winston Churchill, Dwight Eisenhower (who he met at his home in Gettysburg), Greg Mortenson, Gordon SatoFavorite non-work activity: fly fishing, camping, canoeing, traveling, barbecuing, reading, spending time with friends and family, messing about with his dogsFavorite vacation spots: New Hampshire, Maine, Europe, islandsMost important priority: His wife...LindaProfessional Achievement
Past President, Multiple Listing Service (MLS)Past President, North Shore Association of REALTORSNorth Shore REALTOR of the YearColdwell Banker International President's ElitePREVIEWS International Property SpecialistThe Exemplar SocietyEducation & Certification
CRB - Certified Real Estate Brokerage ManagerCRS - Certified Residential SpecialistGRI - Graduate, REALTOR InstituteRECS - Real Estate CyberSpace SpecialistSRES - Seniors Real Estate SpecialistCBCC - Coldwell Banker Commercial CertifiedNorth Shore Realtor of the Year
NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: North Shore Realtor of the YearThe REALTOR® of the Year (ROTY) Award is a 40-year tradition honoring one special individual from the North Shore Association of REALTORS® who exemplifies what it means to be a REALTOR®. A committee selects one outstanding REALTOR® in the association who, in the judgment of his/her peers, has made the most significant contribution to the real estate profession and to the community during the year. The individuals selected have been active in their local associations and communities -- contributing freely of themselves and their talents. They are committed to excellence in their profession and serve in their clubs, churches and communities.These dedicated individuals are recognized as the best in their field. The REALTOR® of the Year award is proof positive of the high esteem in which they are held by their peers.'Jay Burnham exemplifies the high ethical and professional standards this award is meant to inspire within the real estate industry.' ...Stella Goulding, Executive VP, North Shore Association of Realtors

Skills & Specialities

  • Luxury Homes
  • New Construction
  • Buyer Representation
  • Land
  • Relocation
  • Retirement Communities
Residential Property Sales
New Construction
Land Development
Senior Housing
Waterfront Properties
PREVIEWS Properties
Real Estate Counseling
First time Buyers
Global Luxury
Luxury Homes


Jay has been providing real estate services to buyers and sellers since 1982. During that time, he has assisted more than 550 families and sold more than $175 million worth of residential real estate.
Jay is a past President of the North Shore Association of REALTORS and has also served as President of the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).
He has served as Chairman of the REALTOR Profesional Standards Committee and as a Director of the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS.
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Awards & Honors

North Shore REALTOR of the Year
Honored with The Reader's Choice Award, 2 years in a row, by the readers of the Beverly Citizen and the Hamilton/Wenham Chronicle as the number one choice for real estate broker.
Coldwell Banker's International President's Elite Award.
Honored as his company's Associate of the Year.
The Exemplar Society


  • English
  • French


CRB - Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager
CRS - Certified Residential Specialist
GRI - Graduate, REALTOR Institute
RECS - Real Estate Cyberspace Specialist
SRES - Seniors Real Estate Spcialist
Luxury Property Specialist

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