Jay Villella

RE/MAX Select Realty

Mailing Address 5817 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Office Phone (724) 933-6300
  • Cell 412-477-8010
  • Direct 412-923-3694
  • Office Fax 412-404-8641
Professional Achievements

Multi-Million Dollar Producer Since Year 1

Full-Time Agent

Zillow® Five-Star Agent

Member: National Association of Realtors®

Member: Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®

Member: Realtors® Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh

Member: Real Estate Buyers Agent Council

Certified Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA®) by National Association of Realtors

Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE®) by the Real Estate Negotiations Institute

Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) by the National Association of Realtors

Residential Hearing Officer for Allegheny County Board of Property Assessment Appeals and Review

Guest Educator for NeighborWorks of Western PA Homebuyer Workshops

Educational Background

Certificate in Contract Law from HarvardX, Harvard Law School's Online Curriculum

Certificate in Advanced Real Estate Law, Realtors® Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh

Master's Degree: Yale University

Bachelor's Degree: University of Rochester

Business Focus

Jay focuses on residential real estate in the urban neighborhoods of Pittsburgh, the East End, the Southside, and nearby suburbs.

This focus on a limited geographic area enables him to have a deeper familiarity with the local market conditions, neighborhood amenities, housing stock, and buyer pool. His deeper understanding of the market benefits his clients' negotiations and has contributed to his unique and effective marketing strategies.


Raised in Erie Pennsylvania

Wife Elise is pursuing a PhD in Mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh

Performs as a professional musician with many different musical groups locally and regionally.

Enjoys tennis, hiking, and swimming, member of JCC of Greater Pittsburgh.

Volunteer GED tutor with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council