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Joe Jackson

Licensed since 1979, Joe specializes in listings for The Jackson Team. Although he does work with buyers, his main area is working with sellers to get their home SOLD. He holds the CRS and e-Pro designations. He has been a member of the Columbus Board of Realtors, Ohio Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors since 1979 and the North Area Real Estate Association since 1980. Volunteering is very important to Joe. He is a sponsor for local youth sports and volunteers for the Columbus Public School System. He has also served on the Board of Trustees, Mission Board, and Campus Ministry Board, along with being a devoted member of the University Baptist Church.


  • CRS
  • e-PRO®

Erik Hiss

Erik is a resident of Central Ohio where he grew up in Clintonville and attended Bishop Watterson High School. He graduated from the Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Erik's dedication to his studies, team, and his job taught him the value of hard work along with the importance of working with a team. Erik's real estate career began when he and a friend bought three houses near the OSU campus to rent out to students. Erik received his real estate license in September of 2004 and has been a successful agent for The Jackson Team ever since.

Carla Palkuti

Carla joins The Jackson Team with over 20 years of internal and external customer service, sales and marketing, and administrative support experience. Carla has been a life-long resident of Columbus and raised her children in the Worthington School district. She has a reputation of being the "go to" individual and the one who listens to what people truly desire to accomplish. She believes in building a rapport where the process of buying or selling real estate should be a positive experience. When Carla's clients are happy, she is even happier!

Deb McGuire

Deb has been a realtor since 2004 and joined Keller Williams Capital Partners in 2010. She earned her Master's Degree in counseling and held a license in California for Marriage, Family, and Child counseling for many years. Deb's passion is Real Estate and she brings her skills to work for her clients as she counsels them through successful transactions. She is a Certified Negotiation Expert, and Accredited Buyer Representative, and a Seller Representative Specialist. She has lived in Columbus for more than 20 years and loves the Columbus area.

Linda Franks

Linda is the Operations Manager for The Jackson Team. Her responsibilities include listing all properties and inputting them into the websites, creating marketing for the homes, processing the contracts from start to finish, coordinating all of the documents, and preparing all transaction details for a smooth closing. Linda has worked for Keller Williams Capital Partners since 2003 and has been a licensed Realtor since 2007. She has lived in Columbus most of her life and dotes heavily on her beautiful granddaughter.