About John Mayfield

“The Real Estate/Business Tech Guy”

John Mayfield received his real estate license in 1978 at the age of 18. John has been a practicing broker since 1981 and has owned and operated as many as three offices in Southeast Missouri during his real estate career. John has taught pre and post license real estate courses since 1988. John has earned the ABR®, ABRM, CRB, CIPS, e-PRO®, GRI, RENE, (Real Estate Negotiation Expert) Military and SRS designations throughout his real estate tenure.

John is also a 2015 Graduate from REALTOR® University’s Master of Real Estate Program, and recipient of the Capstone Award for his thesis paper.  John has earned both REALTOR-Associate and REALTOR of the Year from his local board and received the 2014 Richard A. Mendenhall Leadership award from Missouri REALTORS and the REBI Hall of Leaders Award in San Francisco, CA at the NAR Conference.

John has spoken to thousands of real estate professionals in over 25 countries throughout his speaking career.  He is the author of eight books and creator of the “5-Minutes Series for Real Estate Agents,” Cengage Learning, with over 25,000 copies sold.  He is the co-author of 21 Mistakes Real Estate Brokers Make and How to Avoid Them, Acclaim Press with Corky Hyatt.

John is also active on a local, state and national level for the REALTORS® Association, and served as the 2010 President of the CRB Council of Real Estate Brokers and Managers.  John has served as Liaison for the National Association of REALTORS® to Greece, Serbia and Bulgaria, and is the 2022 President for the Missouri REALTORS.  Missouri REALTORS is the "largest" trade organization in Missouri.

John has two children, Allie and Anne, and he and his wife Kerry live in Farmington, MO, where John owns and operates a “virtual” real estate firm, an online real estate school, (Global Real Estate School) and speaks full-time around the U.S. and internationally.