Jeffrey Decatur is a Broker Associate with RE/MAX Capital in Albany, with 25 years of real estate experience. In 2017, Jeffrey was honored by GCAR as the Realtor of the Year. He is known for his sense of humor and interactive teaching style at GCAR’s School: The Real Estate Professionals’ Institute. Jeffrey is a graduate of the NYS Association of Realtors Leadership Academy, is a Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI) designee, and a graduate of the Instructor Training Institute (ITI).
He has been involved with GCAR since the early 1990s where his committee work started with the Make A Wish Monopoly Tournaments and the Habitat for Humanity Bachelor Auctions. Jeffrey headed up what is now the GCAR Community Outreach fund. His passion is advocating for real estate laws through GCAR’s REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC) where he has served for many years organizing events and surpassing goals.
Jeffrey has served on the New York State Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors and Delegate body as well as RPAC Trustees, Executive, Nominating, Professional Standards, Global, Resort & Second-Home Market, and Multiple Listing Service Issues as well as Policy Committees. He was trained in Chicago by the National Association of Realtors to be a Mediator for NYSAR. He currently chairs the Legal Action Committee.
On a national level, Jeffrey has served as the state representative for the RPAC Participation Council for 2017– 2018. In his spare time, he can be found traveling, writing real estate classes, or working on one of his other charities.
He resides in Latham with his husband Ross and their two rescue Italian Greyhound dogs Romeo and Hermes.