Scott Steele together with his partner J. Wayne Edens own and operate
JW Edens Commercial Insurance of Brevard and Professional Insurance
Agency. Between the two agencies they offer all lines of insurance from
business insurance and employee benefits to homeowners and personal
automobile insurance. They also represent several surety companies and are very
active in the bond market. The companies represented by JW Edens include:
CNA, Auto-Owners, Travelers, The Hartford, Zurich, Aetna, Mercury, Florida
Home Builders, Safeco, Blue Cross Blue Shield, FCCI, Old Dominion, AIG–
Philadelphia, United Healthcare, Bridgefield and Mapfre. As well as numerous
other companies through broker arrangements. Currently they have a staff of 22.
Scott Steele obtained his real Estate License in 1982 and his Brokers License in 1987. He served as President and broker
of The Steele Company from 1989 until 2004.
Scott has served on the following Community Boards and Committees:
- Home Builders & Contractors
- Brevard County Small Planning Group
- Prime Bank Business Advisory Counsel
- Youth Basketball Association
- Melbourne Area Chamber of Commerce
- Florida Association of Independent Insurance Agents
- Melbourne Area Board of Realtors
With over 35 years experience in real estate sales, development and
management, Val M. Steele was member and director of three different
bank boards. He also served 20 years as an elected official at the local,
county and state level.
His experience in real estate sales, development, public service as well as
banking gives him the unique background that is essential to be successful
in today’s challenging economy.
Mr. Steele has been an active member of the following professional and
Business and Professional
Director of the following:
Bank of Brevard • Atlantic Bank • American Bank of the South
American Mortgage Corporation • Holmes Regional Hospital Board
- Commissioner/Mayor – Town of Melbourne Beach
- Commissioner – Brevard County Florida
- Chairman MPO – Brevard County
- Member East Central Florida Regional Planning
- Member St. Johns River Water Management District
- Co-Chair Major Gifts – The King Performing Arts Center
With over 36 years of real estate experience, Jason Steele has been a
licensed real estate instructor, and is considered an expert in real estate by
the United States court system.
His expertise qualified him to testify in over
100 court cases.
Mr. Steele held many offices in the State of Florida such as State representative
from 1980 – 1982, and as the Florida Real Estate Commissioner serving under
five Governors. His expertise also allowed him to serve under Governor Jeb
Bush as the Director of Real Estate and Appraising for the State of Florida.