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 30 years. He is the 2022 President Elect, Mississippi REALTORS. Jon was the 2017 RE/MAX Broker/Owner of the year for MS. 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 a Commissioner on the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission from 2016 to 2020.
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 graduated from Mercy College in New York.