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 & Lead Buyer Specialist
Jerry comes to The Shafer Team with a vast array of talents. His 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 his Buyer clients.
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!
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!

Jerry also works hard as our Lead Buyer Specialist in charge of following up with buyers and turning them into new home owners. Our buyers LOVE Jerry because is so easy going and professional and always has their best interest at the top of his priority list!
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 hassel-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 higest level of service with positive results.
 Ruth Kilchenman: Lead Buyer's Specialist Email:  Mobile: 502.871.3242






Carol Thompson: Client Services Coordinator
It takes a talent for multi-tasking to do Carol’s job, and she does it with excellence and a “can-do!” attitude. From the moment your home is listed with The Shafer Team, Carol goes to work to make sure all print and internet marketing is placed, helps to keep your listing “fresh” and in the forefront of both potential buyers and other Realtors.
Carol is behind the scenes handling all the day-to-day details from listing to closing, making sure everything runs smoothly and nothing falls through the cracks.
If you’re buying a home, Carol will be helping to coordinate the home inspection, final walk-through, and the all-important closing date.
Having Carol on our Team frees us up to spend more time doing what we do best – list and sell homes!
You will find Carol to be friendly, personable and ready to help!
Carol Thompson: Client Services Coordinator Email: Office: 502.554.9568