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Jeanne Dailey

Founder, CEO, CAM & Real Estate Broker

Founder and CEO of Newman-Dailey Resort Properties in 1985; sole owner since 1988. Associate of Fine Arts Degree from Sienna Heights University; Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from East Carolina University. Florida licensed real estate broker since 1985. Florida licensed community association manager since 1989. Newman-Dailey currently employs over 75 professionals and agents, and manages forty-five Destin and South Walton area community associations.

Jeanne Dailey and Randy Newman co-founded Newman-Dailey Resort Properties in 1985. In 1988, she bought out her partner’s interest and became President and sole owner of the Real Estate Sales and Management Company; which has celebrated over 30 years in business. With a solid foundation in principle and integrity, Newman-Dailey has grown into one of the most prestigious privately owned Resort, Real Estate Sales and Property Management companies along the Emerald Coast. In 2007, 2008, 2011, 2015, & 2016, Newman-Dailey was voted “Best of the Emerald Coast” in Vacation Rental Services and Property Management Services.  Newman-Dailey has also earned the accolade of the BBB Marketplace Ethics in 2015 and the Florida Trend Best Places to Work in 2016.

Jeanne has not only had remarkable success with Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, but has remained a constant voice for the growth and prosperity of Destin. As a member of several civic boards and associations, owner of a growing company, Jeanne credits her success to positive energy, a close personal involvement in her company, community and family, and her valued employees.

  • Board of Directors of the Destin Charity Wine Foundation, 2011- Present
  • Advisory Board of the Sacred Heart Hospital of the Emerald Coast, 2010- Present
  • Serves on the National HomeAway Customer Advisory Board, 2011-Present
  • Named one of the Top Business/Professional Women of 2009 by Emerald Ladies’ Journal
  • United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties, Chair, 2009
  • Coastal Vision 3000 Trustee Member, 2007-2009
  • Honorary Commander of the 68th Squadron of the 53rd Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, 2007-2008
  • The Philharmonic Society of Northwest Florida, 2006-2008
  • Founding Director, FirstFloridaBank, 2006-present
  • Dale Carnegie Course®, May 2006 - presented with the Highest Award for Achievement
  • First female member of the Destin Rotary Club, 2005-present.  First female President of the Destin Rotary Club, 2015-2016.
  • Board of Directors of the Okaloosa County United Way, 1999-present
  • Voted “Business Person of the Year” by Destin Area Chamber of Commerce, 2003
  • Chairman of the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce Board, 2002-2003
  • Board of Directors of the South Walton Tourist Development Council, 2002-2005
  • Marketing Committee Chairman, Walton County Tourist Development Council, 2002-2009
  • Member of the Vacation Rental Managers Association, 1991-present
  • Member of the Florida Vacation Rental Managers Association, 1996-present
  • Founding Member of Citizens for Good Leadership, 2001-present
  • Voted Walton County Chamber of Commerce “Small Business Person of the Year”, 2001

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