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P: 401-331-9300 x206

C: 401-523-1049

E: jkern@sreari.com

Jay Kern

Jay has over 40 years in hospitality development and management in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He has an intimate knowledge of the consumers in the area and experience navigating through successful transactions. Jay is a straight shooter that brings creativity and integrity to negotiate the best possible deal. 


  • Suffolk University, B.S., 1977
    • Science and Humanities


  • State of Rhode Island, Real Estate Salesperson
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Real Estate Salesperson

Work Experience

  • Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal
    • Commercial Real Estate Salesperson
  • Lucky's Bar and Grill, East Providence
    • Owner/Developer
  • The Fish Company, Providence  
    • Owner/Developer  
  • Henry W. Cooke Co.
    • Real Estate Salesperson

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Realtors, Member
  • Rhode Island Commercial & Appraisal Board of Realtors
  • Rhode Island Association of Realtors, Member

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • East Providence Waterfront Commission, Board Member
  • Community Boating Center, Board Member

Special Honors

  • Fox Point Boys Club – Man of the Year

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