Meet Jay Costa

Jay Costa
jcosta@carolinaone.com

Jay was born and raised in Charleston. He graduated from Fort Johnson High School in 1983 and Winthrop College in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. His coursework emphasized marketing, advertising, and broadcasting.  

A licensed real estate professional since 1989, Jay brings his clients in-depth knowledge of the local Charleston market. Backed by the prestige of Carolina One Real Estate Company, he is able to provide his clients with an aggressive marketing program using the most advanced technology. He has received many accolades for his achievements throughout the years for which he is very grateful.

2011 - Jay was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award for having sold over $100,000,000.00 in his career.

2012 - received the Dave O'Shaughnessy Community Leadership, Integrity and Excellence

2013 - 2nd runner up for listing units of 750+ agents, Diamond (highest level) Circle of Excellence

2013 - top 2% in closed homes and top 1.5% in closed volume (out of 4,893 agents)

2014 - 4th runner up in Gross Commission Income of 800+ agents, 2nd runner up in closed homes among 900+ agents, Diamond Circle of Excellence 

2014 - top 1% in closed homes and top 1% in closed volume (out of 5,111 agents)

2015 - 2nd runner up in Gross Commission Income of 800+ agents, 2nd runner up in closed homes among 900+ agents, Diamond Circle of Excellence

2015- top 1% in closed homes and top 1% in closed volume (out of 5,565 agents)

Jay actively participates in the community through James Island Optimist Club (Vice President 2000 and President 2001), Exchange Club of Charleston and The Coastal Carolina Fair. He is a Member of John Wesley United Methodist Church, has coached James Island youth soccer and baseball teams and has Co-Coached the Mason Prep School Jr. Boys Basketball Team.

Jay has been married to Mandy for 25 years and has two sons and a daughter.


My Mission

To be recognized as the local leader in all real estate related services by providing my customers, clients and associates with the best possible service while generating a satisfactory return.

I am committed to delighting my clients and customers and will do so with honesty, integrity, and mutual respect.

I want to be known by my family as a caring and loving husband and father; by my business associates as a fair and honest person; and my friends as someone they can count on.

I believe in...

  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Respect
  • Loyalty
  • Teamwork-Diligence

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