Get to know our leadership team

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John Meechan

Co-founder, CEO of The Gallery Residential Brokerage

 John's vision to create a better place for agents to sell real estate is the cornerstone of The Gallery's business model. He continues to provide leadership and guidance for the company and its agents.

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Matt Kirchhof

Co-owner, Fort Lauderdale Office

With over a decade of experience in owning a thriving photography company, Matt brings his craft to the world of real estate. Matt specializes in helping agents expand their marketing exposure.

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Kelly O'Brien

Director of Media and
Public Relations

Kelly's 25+ years of media and public relations experience working with the world's biggest brands helps develop content and media strategies to share The Gallery story.

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Jeffrey Kniffin

Co-founder, COO of The Gallery Residential Brokerage

As our president and chief operating officer at The Gallery, Jeff is responsible for the strategic planning and organizational direction of the company as it expands to new markets.

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Susan Heckman

Director of Marketing and Advertising

Susan oversees the company's creative direction and execution on both digital and traditional marketing platforms. She also provides agents with training and publishables for top-level impact. 

Jessica Petraccoro

Director of Analytics, Data
and Economics 

Jessica is well-versed on housing trends and provides relevant data content for every market and every consumer. She is a tremendous asset for today's data-driven Realtor.

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Azahria Kirchhof

Co-owner and Broker-of-Record, Fort Lauderdale Office

Azahria has spent her real estate career servicing New Jersey as a premiere broker and is now ready to bring her energy, passion, and unique marketing skills to the Fort Lauderdale real estate market.

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Marissa Taylor

Director of Operations
Onboarding Coordinator

Marissa helps run the company's every day operations and administrative staff. She is the welcoming face you'll see when you transition to The Gallery and is an invaluable resource to all.