Uniquely named (J.Fred (Jay-Fred) being a contraction of John Frederick), J.Fred Volk is a Cheyenne native, and is part of the 4th generation of his family to sell real estate in Cheyenne, WY. He obtained his real estate license in 1987, and became the youngest Broker candidate in the state, at the time, 3 years later. He hold a B.S. Business Administration Degree from the University of Wyoming. A mortgage loan originator for six years, J.Fred was the branch manager for Wallick and Volk in Gillette, WY and his innovative ideas were showcased in the book "All About Mortgages" by Julie Garton Good. A passion for food and cooking lead J.Fred to chase a dream and become a classically trained chef at the New England Culinary Institute. In a career that lead from The Brown Palace Hotel in Denver to Walt Disney World in Florida, he was trained in customer service and creative problem solving by some of the recognized best educators and workplaces in the world.
J.Fred returned to Cheyenne in 1999 to resume marketing and selling real estate, partnering with his sister, Wendy Volk, and father, John Volk, to become The Volk Team at #1 Properties. This partnership combined the diverse talents and experience of three individuals dedicated to excellence and integrity. The Volk Team is involved with a wide range of real estate marketing concerns: residential sales, commercial sales, land development (commercial and residential), and commercial leasing. They are proud to be "high tech with high touch", leveraging modern technologies with a hands-on attention to each client's individual needs. Utilizing print media, electronic media, internet presence, social media, and a lot of handshakes to market homes and property, the Volk Team casts a wide net to encompass the variety in the marketplace. The Volk Team feels that good communications are the key to any business relationship and are committed to staying in touch throughout the process of buying and selling real estate. The last few years have been record setting for Volk Team sales, and this seems to improve each year with recommendations from past clients. The Volk Team is proud to be an industry leader and is committed to Cheyenne through community involvement.
In his spare time, such that it is, J.Fred enjoys: cooking for his family and friends, seeing the wonderful Wyoming outdoors through hunting and fishing and hiking, Training his Labrador Retriever, mentoring high school students, and recently committed to assisting COMEA shelter residents with honing work skills for future employment. He is an avid reader and is developing a cookbook.