Jeb Middlebrook, Ph.D., REALTOR® is Director of the Community Own & Invest Network, where he & his team of 92,000+ Associates in 40+ countries offer free education & resources for community ownership globally.

Named “The People’s Realtor” by community residents, Jeb is Founding Partner at The Middlebrook Group (est. 2003) at Coldwell Banker Real Estate. Jeb is Faculty in Property Ownership at the NASO School for Organizing & has won teaching awards from USC & CSU.


The Middlebrook Group has assisted on over $5.1 million dollars in residential & commercial real estate sales, focusing on local, working-class & collective ownership. Founding Partner, Jeb Middlebrook, P.h.D., is licensed to buy/sell local & global real estate from the CA Department of Real Estate & Coldwell Banker. The Middlebrook Group also consults & volunteers in the areas of education, arts & justice.

The Middlebrook Group are Zillow Premier Agents in local & global real estate. Add us as your agents for free, global property viewings. Founder, Jeb Middlebrook holds a Ph.D. in American Studies & Ethnicity from University of Southern California, a specialization in Real Estate from University of California – Los Angeles & a B.A. in Interdepartmental Studies at University of Minnesota. Jeb has won faculty awards from USC & CSU.

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Jeb also holds certifications in Online Teaching from Quality Matters, and Diversity Training from Cultural Intelligence Center. Clients of The Middlebrook Group have included: Yale University, University of Southern California, California State University, University of Colorado, University of Minnesota, Sierra Club, NBC, ABC, MTV, Vh1, PBS, & Complex Media.


The Middlebrook Group offers the services above free to individuals and organizations, locally & globally. Contact us for more info on these services or to book a class, event, or appointment.

We have volunteered our services to social movement efforts including: Moms 4 Housing, Black Lives Matter, The Occupy Movement, The Center for Third World Organizing & Californians for Justice.

We have additionally volunteered our services to: All of Us or None, Khmer Girls in Action, Showing Up for Racial Justice, Challenging White Supremacy workshop, The Young Patriots & The Original Rainbow Coalition.