Jon is originally from Chicago but has called Hancock County home since 1991. He is a graduate of Miami University. Jon is the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Coast Delta Realty. He has specialized in real estate sales and management for over 26 years. He currently serves as the Southern Region Vice President for the MS Association of Realtors. He was the 2010 & 2017 President of the Gulf Coast Association of Realtors. He is also past president of the Gulf Coast MLS Board and past president of the Hancock County Community Foundation Board. He is a graduate of Leadership Hancock County and a graduate of the Mississippi Association of Realtors Leadership Program. Jon Ritten was appointed to the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission in 2016.
Jon and his wife, Julie, live in Diamondhead. They have two daughters: Kendall, who graduated college from The University of Mississippi and Laura Grace, who attends Mercy College in New York.