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John Herrigel, Portland, ME - Real Estate (The Herrigel-Kennedy Group - Portside Real Estate) Real Estate Agent



John Herrigel
Portland, ME - Real Estate
location_on Portland, ME — The Herrigel-Kennedy Group - Portside Real Estate
Get to Know John Herrigel

For the past decade I have been a full-time real estate broker in southern Maine. With a focus on strong management, innovative marketing programs, and the latest technologies, I am committed to providing the best possible experience for each and every one of my clients. My past work experience includes Eagle Point Enterprises (an affordable housing real estate development company), carpentry (as a self employed handyman), and hospitality management at Rock Gardens Inn, Migis Lodge and the Cape Arundel Inn. Always up for an adventure as well... 5 years ago I took a 6 month hiatus from real estate to sail from Maine to the Caribbean and back aboard our dear yet tragically lost to a storm selling vessel… the Audax...see the blog here!


Originally from Chatham, New Jersey, I was fortunate to spend every summer on the coast of Maine, specifically in Small Point and West Point, located on the beautiful peninsula of Phippsburg. In my younger years I played a ton of tennis and hockey, sports I continue to enjoy whenever possible! My entrepreneurial drive started at an early age when I started a landscaping service, and then moved on to researching and investing in publicly traded companies. I attended the University of Virginia, graduating in 2002 with a degree in Economics. While Charlottesville was an incredible academic experience, certainly the most memorable adventure was my semester blue water sailing on the tall ship SSV Corwith Cramer.

These days when I do take a break, I enjoy spending it with family and friends, pursuing outdoor activities and getting out on the water. I am an avid sailor and boater, enjoy tennis, running and most recently kite surfing. I currently live in Portland and stay active in the community. One of my more recent endeavors is lobstering (hey, it is Maine!) Ask to come aboard for a haul anytime! Did you know that any resident of Maine is actually entitled to a 5 trap recreational license?!

Alas, because of my New Jersey roots I will always be considered "From Away," but I continue to aspire to one day be mistaken as a native Mainer!

If you are looking to find Coastal Maine real estate, relocate and retire, buy investment property in Maine or simply want some more housing statistics on Maine, click here for more information!


Feel free to also visit the Herrigel Kennedy website to learn more about me or visit my real estate blog for more information on Maine real estate news and events.   

Thanks for taking the time to read.




 John Herrigel



I got into the brokerage business to be a real estate investor and thus I am quite knowledgeable within the greater Portland real estate, mid coastal real estate markets that include Bath Homes  & Brunswick Homes. I also  to do quite a bit of work with first time home buyers looking for condos, single family and investment property in the greater Portland regions. Growing up on the ocean I am happy to work anytime with parties looking to retire and/or purchase a summer homes in the lower mid coast regions of the state, specifically Phippsburg, Harpswell, Georgetown and Wiscasset.


Greater Portland and lower Mid Coast Buyers Agent for investors, first timers and retiring/relocating to Maine