Yacht broker Jeff Phillips has spent more than 30 years in the automotive industry and has owned several new and used vehicle dealerships in the Midwest. Jeff’s success was achieved by his ability to understand his customer's needs and provide the best possible sales and service experience. Of his many accolades, Deloitte Touché nominated Jeff entrepreneur of the year for the state of Michigan two years in a row.
Though Jeff's career was primarily spent in the auto industry, his true passion is boating. He started boating on the inland lakes of Michigan and bought his first boat when he was 17. For the past nearly 30 years, Jeff has been boating on the Great Lakes, and in the summer months he lives on Carmen his most prized possession a 53’ Hatteras . Jeff also holds a 100-ton Master and Captains license.
Jeff is excited to be working as a broker for an organization that has as rich a heritage as Luke Brown Yacht Sale and KAM Marine town Jeff splits his time between Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, and Saugatuck Michigan, and works out of the Chicago office. Jeff specializes the listing and sales of both new and previously owned vessels in addition assisting with the company’s wholesale initiatives.