Meet the Shafer Team

When it comes to finding Louisville homes for sale it takes a team!

In today’s constantly changing real estate market, it truly takes a TEAM effort to give your clients the superior client service they deserve.
The Shafer Team brings together great systems, marketing tools and talent to give our clients the very best experience possible. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or selling your tenth home, you can count on The Shafer Team to be your trusted partners.  

We bring over twenty years of experience in residential sales in Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Hardin, Meade and surrounding counties in Kentucky.


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Jacki Shafer: Lead Listing Specialist
It’s easy to sell what you love – and Jacki loves Louisville! Born and raised in Derby City, Jacki has been “moving families and building friendships” for over two decades. 
Jacki knows how to thoroughly research comparable sales for her Seller clients and price their homes to sell. With a degree in Marketing and Communications from Spalding University in Louisville, Jacki knows what it takes to make a home stand out in a crowd.   And she knows how to utilize the very best in internet technology to showcase her listings to potential buyers all over the world.
A master negotiator, Jacki knows how to look for that all important “win-win”, negotiating in her clients’ very best interest.

Jacki Shafer: Listing Specialist

Email: Mobile: 502.643.SOLD (7653)



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Jerry Shafer: Operations Manager

As Operations Manager, Jerry makes sure the Team runs smoothly. Jerry facilitates weekly Team meetings to ensure that everyone on the Team is doing everything they can to meet our clients’ highest expectations. Jerry is a great Team coach, leader, and encourager.   Jerry is never satisfied with “satisfied” clients. His goal for The Shafer Team is to create RAVING FANS – and clients for life!

Another great asset he brings to the table: 
Jerry's degree in Engineering and Design Technology and his strong residential and commercial building background has provided Jerry with a thorough knowledge of every aspect of a home’s “bone structure”. Jerry’s grasp of how a home is put together makes him a great asset to our Buyer Representative when working through a challenging repair issues that sometimes occur after a home inspection.
Jerry is also a builder. As the owner of EnVision Home Builders, LLC, Jerry builds custom homes. And as a “perfectionist” – they are perfectly built!
Jerry Shafer: Operations Manager Email: Mobile: 502.643.HOME (4663)




Ruth Kilchenman: Lead Buyer's Specialist
Ruth comes to The Shafer Team with many years in the business, making her a true expert in her field. But what you will appreciate most about Ruth is her passion for doing a great job for her clients, representing them fully and making the transaction as smooth and hassle-free as possible.

Ruth's easy-going personality makes her clients feel comfortable and her working knowledge of all things real estate assures them that they are in capable hands. Her honesty and integrity are very evident!

You will love working with Ruth and we are confident she will provide you with the highest level of service with positive results.

 Ruth Kilchenman: Lead Buyer's Specialist Email:  Mobile: 502.871.3242



Jessica O'Daniel: Listing Specialist

Experience counts! And you can count on Jessica's 10+ years in real estate to help you achieve your goal of top achievable dollar and terms that work for you.
Jessica's experience includes both new construction and existing home sales.

Her previous years in sales and marketing in oter industries have given Jessica a special insight into the world of sales that few other Realtors can offer. She understands the art of negotiation and will work tirelessly to ensure a smooth sale for your home.

A Native "Louisvillian", Jessica has lived in both Jefferson and Oldham counties her entire life and has a thorough knowledge of her marketplace.

Jessica's past clients describe her as tenacious and driven as well as honest and caring.  Trustworthy and knowledgeable, Jessica will guide you through the many steps toward a successful sale, with your best interst as her only guiding premise. 

Jessica O'Daniel: Listing Specialist                   Email:                                               Mobile: 502.558.2022



Lee Ann Harp: Client Services Coordinator

Lee Ann Harp comes to The Shafer Team with a diverse background in real estate that spans almost two decades.  Having served as Appraiser, New Construction Assistant, Relocation Counselor, and Home Stager, she has assisted many Buyers and Sellers over the years and understands the emotional and logistical challenges invloved in buying and/or selling a home. 

This experience and understanding, combined with her executive-level administrative skills, make her a perfect fit for The Shafer Team! She is behind the scens on a daily basis ensuring that all of our ensuring that all of our processes flow smoothly and in a timely manner. 

It takes a talent for multi-tasking to do Lee Ann's job, and she des it with excellence and a "can do!" attitude. You will find Lee Ann to be friendly, personable, and ready to help!

Lee Ann Harp: Client Services Coordinator
Email: Office: 502.554.9568