Jeff grew up in Branson, attending Branson Schools K-12 and graduating in 1995. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Management from Missouri State University in 2001 and created a successful career in the entertainment industry for four years before following his real estate passion in 2005 by joining Gerken & Associates.

Since 2005, Jeff has earned his Broker’s license in both Missouri and Arkansas along with several designations including CRS, GRI, and SRS.

A professional dancer, Rachel Gerken moved to Branson from Cleveland, OH in 2005 after being offered a position in one of Branson latest hit shows. Since that time, she performed at a variety of theaters entertaining audiences of all ages.

Jeff and Rachel met in 2011 and Rachel joined Gerken & Associates in 2013, rounding out what is now the perfect real estate match!

Jeff and Rachel wasted no time, marrying in 2013 on the lawn of Big Cedar Lodge overlooking Table Rock Lake. They now have a one year old son, Bodhi Finn Gerken, and welcomed a little girl, Ella Jade Gerken, in December of 2015.

Having sold over 250 properties in the last 10 years, Jeff and Rachel are very familiar with the Southern Missouri and Northwest Arkansas market. From Table Rock Lake to Bull Shoals, you can feel comfortable knowing Jeff and Rachel will provide an excellent real estate experience tailored to fit your needs!