• Lifelong resident of Jackson, TN
  • Served 38 years in law enforcement
  • Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) designation

JD is a true Jackson native, having been born, raised, and educated here. He has been married for 31 years and has two sons and one daughter. JD is a veteran of the Armed Forces, having served a combined total of 13 years in the U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard. He joined the Jackson Police Department in 1980 and progressed through the ranks until he retired as Captain in 2015. His time with JPD included patrol, traffic, DUI, and administration duties, as well as additional responsibility as the crash and critical incident commander. After retiring from JPD, he served a year as Deputy Chief for the Madison County Sheriff’s Office before taking full retirement from law enforcement. When he’s not selling real estate, JD enjoys beekeeping, woodworking, knife making, and probably every outdoor sport imaginable. He is excited to continue building his new career in real estate, bringing his deep familiarity with Jackson and his easygoing demeanor together to serve clients well.

I have known JD Hale for about 45 years. I worked with him for about 30 years. He is a man of integrity and is a very hard worker. I highly recommend him. –Jerry Priddy

JD provided me so much help buying my first home. He was always there to answer any questions I had and also kept me updated along the way. I highly recommend JD Hale to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. –TJ Stewart

JD made the first time home buying process easy to understand and stress-free! A good REALTOR® is hard to come by, and we were so blessed to have found ours! JD listened to us and always made himself available to answer questions and show us any houses. I couldn’t imagine a better experience! –Richard and Elizabeth Flowers