Shawn Clayton of Clayton & Clayton Highlighted in Asbury Park Press
Posted by Shawn Clayton — July 1, 2015
BAY HEAD, NJ - After 85 years in business, Clayton & Clayton continues its legacy as a family business. Now owned and run by its fourth generation of Claytons, the company is more successful than ever. Asbury Park Press recently published a piece on Shawn Clayton, where he discusses the history of the business, the real estate market, and gives a peek into his own luxurious home.
At 19, while many of his peers were still figuring out what they wanted to do with their lives, Shawn Clayton finished closing his first million dollar bayfront home in Toms River.
"My father was alongside me at the time," Clayton said. "You can imagine at 19 years old selling a property for a million dollars say 30 years ago. That really made me focus 100 percent on real estate."
In July, Clayton will be celebrating the 85th anniversary of Clayton & Clayton Realtors, and while the real estate market has drastically changed since 1930, the business is still very much family-oriented.
"Think about it ... What companies last 85 years? We're in the ma and pa business of the luxury market. Everything else has been swallowed up by franchise," Clayton said. "(At our business), you can still sit down, and have a true discussion with one of the Claytons."
About Clayton & Clayton Realtors
Clayton & Clayton Realtors has been in business since 1930. Our agency continues to deliver exceptional results across Monmouth and Ocean Counties and specifically, to the luxury markets. Our professional staff offers an unrivaled combination of service and integrity that delivers the very best to our Buyers and Sellers.
Combining knowledge and local connections, extremely aggressive and protective of their elite clientele, Clayton & Clayton Inc. remains focused primarily on properties of special interest. Our company is recognized as the finest, most reputable & most productive in its market. Offering a variety of waterfront properties (oceanfront, bay front, river front and more) in Bay Head, Mantoloking and surrounding areas, as well as superior horse farms, we thrive on serving those seeking to buy, sell or rent luxury properties in and around Bay Head, NJ. To learn more about our firm, please feel free to contact us or visit us online at www.claytonandclayton.com.