Weichert, Realtors® – Mark Thomas Properties Welcomes Jeffrey Zacko-Smith

— Michele Watson

Jeffrey Zacko-Smith

DURHAM, N.C. / Nov. 3, 2017 — Weichert, Realtors® – Mark Thomas Properties, located in Durham, is proud to announce that BROKER/REALTOR® Jeffrey Zacko-Smith has joined their team. Zacko-Smith, who holds a PhD in adult leadership and education, will be assisting home buyers and sellers in Durham, Raleigh, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas with all their real estate needs.
“Dr. Zacko-Smith has spent his entire professional career helping people in one way or another, said Mark Thomas, the broker/owner of Weichert, Realtors® – Mark Thomas Properties. “We are thrilled to have such an accomplished individual who has a passion for real estate join our talented team of agents to help us provide our clients exceptional service.”
Dr. Zacko-Smith joins a team of knowledgeable and dedicated agents at Weichert, Realtors® – Mark Thomas Properties, which brings many years of combined real estate experience to its clients. He is also excited to take advantage of the numerous business tools and marketing support Weichert® provides its affiliate agents to help them offer the best real estate service in the industry.
A member of the Durham Regional Association of REALTORS, North Carolina Association of REALTORS and National Association of REALTORS, Dr. Zacko-Smith also holds several undergraduate and graduate degrees. He earned two separate undergraduate degrees in writing and industrial psychology, respectively, from Penn State University, as well as a master’s degree in public administration and a doctoral degree from Seattle University in Seattle, Washington.
Prior to joining Weichert, Realtors® – Mark Thomas Properties, Dr. Zacko-Smith worked in banking as a sales and service manager as well as a trainer, and in the non-profit sector as a grant writer and project manager. He is also a virtual professor for two state universities.
Dr. Zacko-Smith currently lives in Chapel Hill.
Weichert, Realtors® – Mark Thomas Properties, which is a full service real estate company, is an independently owned and operated Weichert® affiliate. The office serves the Durham-Chapel Hill metro area.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Mark Thomas Properties, located at 3901 University Drive in Durham, contact Beth Ann S. Hunt at 919-403-5315 or visit

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