Assisting in the whole family experience.

CLE Veterans & CLE Heroes is a team of Veterans, Military family members and First Responders working in real estate to streamline the process for homebuyers. As a special thank you to our brothers and sisters serving the nation and our communities, we provide exclusive discounts and rebates.

You will also see us in the community volunteering and supporting our brothers and sisters who fought for this country and those who keep our communities safe.

eXp Realty’s Values

Honored to help by serving those who serve us.

Veteran led, eXp Realty’s program offers the superior service you deserve. We are the leaders of Military and First Responder programs because we know the PCS experience. We served and we were in your boots! Our team provides an experience that not only finds you a home, it moves your family into the community—schools, jobs and life. We simplify the whole process and assist you all the way. After all, we were founded by a military family and have served Northeast Ohio for over 50 years. We continue to serve our community as leaders in the Reserves, National Guard, Veteran organizations and advisory boards to ensure our Service Members are not forgotten.

Proudly serving Northeast Ohio.  Ohio Grown – Ohio Proud!


Chris is a Cleveland native, father of five and a military Veteran. He grew up in Cleveland, graduated from Saint Ignatius High School and went to college at Virginia Military Institute. Following VMI, he served as an NCO in top Army units. Chris was commissioned in 2003 where he served as a Commander, XO and staff officer through multiple deployments with the Army. He currently is a major in the Army Reserves.



He is a REALTOR with certifications in Military Relocation, Corporate Relocation and Security Engineering. Chris holds a degree in business administration and Criminal Justice. He attended graduate school at Maryland for a Masters in Management and Organization Development. Chris is a retired and decorated law enforcement officer and DHS Senior Federal Agent. He also serves as an advisor to real estate investors and Veterans. Chris has consulted for international firms and served in positions including COO.



Chris holds several leadership positions in the community. He serves as the Joint Veterans Council of Cuyahoga County’s Vice President, President of the Association of the US Army’s Newton D. Baker Chapter and the Community Relations Director of Purple Heart Homes. He also holds several other leadership positions in the VFW and other national organizations. Chris Continues to serve as a volunteer in the ACAR community as a representative of the YPN, Community Outreach and Legislative Committees. He is also a RPAC investor.





Real Estate

Christopher Zurawski

eXp Realty, LLC




Robert Placko

Black Tie Title



Bradley Lane; NMLS 3029

Cross Country Mortgage




Anthony Spitalieri

Fidelity National Title



Jamie Deshazo

Liberty Mutual Insurance



Home Inspections

John Sizemore

HomeTeam Inspection Service



Residential Services

Chris Zurawski



Service Officer

Jose Torres


Lorain Count Veterans’ Commission