JON RITTEN Broker/Owner

Knowlegeable & Trusted Realtor For Over 25 Years

The role of a real estate agent is to guide you through the buying or selling process, taking the time to make sure you understand every step of the transaction.

Whether your interest is in buying or selling real estate, you'll see that at the core of Jon's working relationships are three essential characteristics: Integrity. Commitment. Results!


PROFESSIONALISM - Originally from the Chicago area, he graduated from Miami University in Ohio with a degree in Business Administration. He has provided over 25 years of Mississippi Gulf Coast real estate service.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE - Jon first moved to the Gulf Coast in 1991 and shortly thereafter began his real estate career. He received his Broker's license in 1995 and a year later he, along with a partner, purchased the real estate company and then affiliated with a national franchise. He is also active with his local real estate board. He is the 2017 President of the MS Gulf Coast Association of Realtors (Past President 2010) and Past President of the MS Gulf Coast Multiple Listing Service (2015, 2014).  The Association has over 1350 members.  He is also a certified instructor for the State.  He is extremely familiar and knowledgeable with the Gulf Coast market.

CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS - Consistent top ten RE/MAX agent in the state - # 7 agent in MS for Adjusted Gross Commission Production 2016, Consistent Platinum Award Winner and Top Producer round table member for the Gulf Coast Association of Realtors, 2014 President of the MS Gulf Coast Multiple Listing Service, Current Vice President and Board Member of the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission., 2014 President of the Hancock County Community Foundation Board, 2011 Gulf Coast Assn. Realtor of the Year, Past President of Gulf Coast Assn. Realtors, 2007 Realtor Spirit Award, Winner of the 2001 Diamond Award - which is the single highest and most prestigious award presented by the Gulf Coast Association, graduate of Hancock County Leadership Program, Certified Negotiating Specialist and is continually active in the promotion and development of his community.

"I take pride in assisting my clients to fulfill their real estate needs." Whether you're a first time homebuyer, investor or transferee, Jon will skillfully negotiate and professionally guide you through each step of the process. My goal is to earn your business and be your realtor for life!

PERSONAL - Married over 26 years with two children, a dalmatian and a cat.

PROFESSIONAL:  There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work.

That said, in my experience as a real estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs.

This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients.

So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home in the Gulf Coast area, please contact me.

  • Owner/Broker RE/MAX Coast Delta Realty.
  • 2017 President of the MS Gulf Coast Association Of Realtors.
  • 2016 & 2017 Vice President of the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission.
  • 2014 & 2015 President of the Gulf Coast Multiple Listing Service.
  • 2011 Graduate of Mississippi Association of Realtors Leadership Class.
  • 2011 Gulf Coast Assn. REALTOR of the Year.
  • 2010 President of the MS Gulf Coast Association Of Realtors.
  • Consistent Top Ten Coldwell Banker Agent in State of Mississippi.
  • Recipient of the 2007 MS Gulf Coast Association's Realtor Spirit Award.
  • Top 20 business leaders under 40 on Mississippi Gulf Coast 2003.
  • Recipient of 2001 MS Gulf Coast Assn. of Realtors Diamond Award. This is the Assn's highest & most prestigious award.
  • Gulf Coast Assn. of Realtors Residential Platinum Award recipient 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005 & 2006. Roundtable Member.
  • Member of the Gulf Coast Association of Realtors. Top 1% of all MS Gulf Coast Realtors.
  • Full time agent on the coast for past 26 years.
  • Graduate Hancock County Leadership Class.