Jill Jarkesy

Sisters, Oregon Realtor With a Background in Law

About Jill Jarkesy

A Central Oregon Realtor and real estate investor, Jill Jarkesy has a background in land use law extending more than two decades. Earning her bachelor’s degree in international relations at Duke University, Jill Jarkesy was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and studied at the University of Jordan in Amman. She subsequently completed a JD at the Miami School of Law, with an emphasis on real property and land use.

For more than a decade, Ms. Jarkesy focused on South Florida land development, zoning, and real estate issues as a land use attorney. She represented a variety of corporate clients, as well as nonprofit organizations and government entities. Her work included assisting the staff of Palm Beach County in drafting zoning and land use regulations. Jill Jarkesy is a member of the Deschutes Land Trust, which works cooperatively with Bend, Oregon area land owners to ensure wildlife and scenic land conservation. 

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