NAI Hallmark Partners is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason J. Purdy who joins the firm as Associate. Mr. Purdy joining NAI Hallmark Partners is part of a strategic expansion of its full service brokerage services and thoughtful succession plan for the next generation. Mr. Purdy began his career in Jacksonville with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management providing customer service to equity plan participants before transitioning to Merrill Edge where he provided holistic financial advice to mass affluent clients. While at Merrill Lynch, he also obtained his Florida Real Estate License. Mr. Purdy has a BA in Finance and Management from Ouachita Baptist University, where he was Captain of the Men’s Swimming and Diving Team and also an NCAA Division II Honorable Mention Academic All-American. After graduation, he obtained his MBA from the University of West Florida. Mr. Purdy attends Ortega United Methodist Church and is active with Ouachita Baptist University’s Swimming Alumni.