A dedicated and enthusiastic individual, Dwight Skyers is passionate about the real estate industry and has a strong background in finance. Establishing his real estate career two years ago, Dwight, lovingly referred to as Dewey, became a part-time agent and spent the first year gaining certifications in real estate, including: NAR's e-PRO®, Military Relocation Professional, Pricing Strategy Advisor, and Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource. Dewey is a self-proclaimed ‘excel geek’ who thoroughly enjoys educating buyers and sellers on the financial aspect of the transaction, applying his financial background to help customers understand the data and make an informed decision.
Born in Jamaica, Dewey was raised in the US, in Queens, completing his high school education here, he finally moved to Jacksonville in 1987, where he still resides. Dewey joined the United States Navy in 1985 and served for a total of 28 years, 11 years active duty 17 years with the reserves where he retired as a Chief Petty Officer. Through this 28 Years USN/USNR he worked as an aviation electronics technician on the A-6 Intruder and then an Acoustic Operator on the P-3C Orion Aircraft. Dewey has also worked as a financial analyst for 6 years and finance manager for a further 4 years. Alongside this, he also completed Naval Instructor School, a course in Total Quality Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration program with the University of Phoenix.
During his career Dewey was responsible for maintaining a servicing system database consisting of over 66,000 accounts valued at more than $532 million, and he performed daily reconciliation of approximately 300 funded accounts valued at roughly $2.5 million per day. As an Acoustic Subject Matter Expert he trained members of the Portuguese Air Force, Pakistan Navy and the Republic of Korea transition to P-3C UIII. In addition to providing ROK students with classroom and in-flight instruction, collaborating on the course re-write and maintaining weekly and monthly progress reports. This diverse experience has equipped Dewey with skills in organization, management, leadership, communication and attention to detail, along with finance and business knowledge that will prove invaluable to him throughout his real estate career.
An active person, Dewey enjoys sports, engaging in gymnastics, track and field, and diving during high school. He loves football and has been a Jacksonville Jaguars season ticket owner for the last 5 years, he and his friends proudly tailgate and attend every home game.
Awards & Designations
e-PRO®, MRP, PSA, SFR®