Jeff has been in the real estate industry since 1978. Prior to joining Mericle in 2000, he was the broker/owner of Lester F. Bower Real Estate, Inc., a full-service real estate company.

Jeff is a past Realtor Associate of the Year of the West Branch Valley Association of Realtors. He has taught real estate courses at the Pennsylvania College of Technology. He served on the Lycoming County Planning Commission for 13 years. He has provided real estate services for Lycoming County, Meineke Mufflers, PNC Bank, BB&T Bank Weis Markets, Geisinger, Wells Fargo Bank, Sovereign/Santander Bank, Chartwell Lodging, Precision Drilling, Your Building Centers, Morgan Stanley, Andarko Petroleum, and Chief Oil & Gas Company, as well as others.

Professional memberships include the Williamsport-Lycoming Chamber of Commerce, Clinton County Economic Partnership, and The West Branch Valley Association of Realtors. He has served as a loan executive for the Lycoming County United Way and the Lycoming County Community Gas Exploration Task Force, and on the Board of Directors of the Lycoming County Industrial Development Authority and the Industrial Properties Corporation.

Jeff is a high school and college football official and is currently a Division I replay official.


  • Licensed Real Estate Broker. PA License # AB065017