Joe is from the Detroit area and his parents were both from Canada. Joe and his wife Jane, who is originally from England and also a real estate Broker, moved to the Raleigh area in 1994, after living in northern Ohio for over 25 years. They built their first home on Lake Erie with Joe as the general contractor. Joe also ran big marinas on Lake Erie.
When they moved to Raleigh, Joe went to real estate school and obtained his license in 1994. Since then they have built two homes in Wakefield subdivision, and one in Wake Forest. In 2018 they decided to build another house at Lake Royale (which is in the Triangle area) and now live there, and thoroughly enjoy it. Joe has the CSP (Certified New Home Sales Professional) designation as well as his Brokers license.
Joe is a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served as a firefighter and inspector. They are proud grandparents of two grandsons, both of them serving in the USAF.
Joe is a member of the VFW (lifetime), AmVets, and enjoys boating and spending time with Jane and family. Joe and Jane have been married for over 43 years, and have a new great-grandson.