Choose Smart. Choose Bright. Choose Sonny Downey.
Since 2005, Sonny Downey has been involved in the Jacksonville, Florida real estate market. He and his partner Raymond Rivera opened an EXIT Realty Franchise in 2007 during the worst real estate and economic recession in recent history. Not only did the franchise survive the times, but it thrived, going from 20 agents to about 400+ agents over the next decade.
Sonny also remains very involved locally as the director of the local Multiple Listing Service for the past five years and recently became director of the Board of Realtors. He has also chaired the Education Task Force and Young Professionals Network for the Board of Realtors and he's one of the founding members of the Real Estate Bar Camp; otherwise known as ReBar Camp.
Sonny possess vast knowledge, as a member of the Certified Luxury Marketing Institute (CLHMS), he’s completed numerous hours of education to provide higher quality service to buyers and sellers of luxury homes and in so doing, maximize their own success in the upper-tier. He’s earned his Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification which gives him specialty education to help understand that when military staff and their families relocate, understanding their needs and timetables make their transfer easier, faster, and less stressful.
Sonny believes in empowering other professionals by giving them the ability to empower their customers. He specializes in real estate coaching and has logged more than 5,000 hours of training and coaching with more than 1,000 agents.
As Jacksonville's most innovative Real Estate Brokerage, EXIT Real Estate Gallery provides help with buying and selling residential and commercial real estate, along with property management services. The company maintains a mission to remain the top real estate firm with the best local experts in the business.
EXIT Real Estate Gallery provides a team of local real estate experts conducting business with integrity. People come first and earning the trust of every customer is vitally important to the professionals working with us. With the most advance technologies and the empowerment of knowledge and experience, our real estate professionals aspire to exceed customer expectations.
Awards & Designations
Over the past decade, EXIT Real Estate Gallery has accomplished a number of things and has received many awards including:
- 25% Growth Rate since opening in 2007
- Over $360 million Sold for 2015
- Over 400+ Licensed Real Estate Agents in Northeast Florida
- #1 Franchise for EXIT Reality International in the United States
- Ranked Fourth for Market Share in Northeast Florida Out of 1,000 Real Estate Companies
- Top 1% of Brokers from 2009 to 2014 from Jacksonville Business Journal
- 50 Fastest Growing Companies in 2011 and 2012 from Jacksonville Business Journal
- Book of Lists from 2009 to 2016 from Jacksonville Business Journal
- Top 25 Brokers in Florida for 2013 and 2014
- Top 50 Brokers in Florida for 2011 and 2012
- Named #1 in the 904 by Void Magazine for 2015 and 2016
- Named to the Florida Times Union Bold City Best for 2015
- EXIT Realty International Brokerage of the Year in 2011
- EXIT Realty International Top Gross Commissions in 2012
- EXIT Realty International Most Gross Commission Closed for 2015