Jay is one of the top real estate agents in Arizona and 100% focused on his clients success. He also believes in service to others. Jay was elected twice 2008, 2010 as Mayor of Fountain Hills and once 2004 as Councilman. Jay is one of the most respected professionals and community leaders in the area and in addition to being an Elected Official Jay has volunteered and served as:

- Fountain Hills Planning & Zoning Commission 1999-2003

- 2018 Fountain Hills Business Person of the Year

- President, Four Peaks Rotary Club

- Assistant Governor, Rotary District 5495

- many other committees, commissions and boards.

Originally from West Bloomfield Michigan, Jay's parents John & Dawn Schlum moved the family to Fountain Hills in 1977. The Schlum's were early day Real Estate pioneers and Jay followed in his parents real estate footsteps.