Specialties: Development, Industrial, Investment, Land, Advisory / Consulting, Banks, Special / Distressed Assets
Scope of Service Experience
As NAI Earle Furman’s Chief Executive Officer and Broker-in-Charge, Jon oversees all aspects of both NAI Earle Furman and NAI Piedmont Triad and leads five offices in South and North Carolina. He is responsible for the execution of the firm’s strategic plan, individual and division goal setting and implementation, as well as managing Shareholder accountability.
In his role, Jon’s unique ability to source deals and partner like-minded teams has led to the successful operation of a firm controlled fund which is currently in its second investment cycle. He has full P&L oversight and heads the firm’s executive committee. Jon has a proven record of increasing sales for the firm throughout the Carolinas and concentrates his efforts on continuing to grow the bottom line. Focused on daily operations, Jon coordinates every facet of broker training and development and performs an integral role in creating valuable instruction for administrative employees. He has directed the restructuring of several divisions in addition to helming multiple growth initiatives.
Background & Experience
Jon joined NAI Earle Furman in January of 2000 after selling the business he purchased after graduating college. He was made a Shareholder in the firm in 2005 and was named CEO in 2011. Three years later, Jon became Broker-in-Charge. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Furman University in 1997. Currently, Jon serves on several boards including The Greenville Housing Authority, First Baptist Church and Community Foundation of Greenville. He has also been an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization since June, 2012.
Bachelor of Arts, Furman University, 1997
Professional Associations & Designations
- YPO (Young President's Organization), 2012 to present - SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) - Board Member, Community Foundation of Greenville - Board Member, Greenville Housing Authority - Past President, The Commercial Alliance of the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors - Past Chairman, Loaves and Fishes – a food rescue program that collects and delivers over 1,100,000 pounds of food each year - Former Director, Greater Greenville Association of Realtors - 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 - Costar Power Broker - 2013, 2012 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club, Gold Level - 2011 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club, Platinum Level - 2011 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club – Largest Transaction of the Year - 2010 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club - Silver Level - 2009 – Named among the Best & Brightest 35 and Under by Greenville Magazine - 2009 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club - Largest Transaction of the Year - 2008 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club - Silver Level - 2007 – NAI Global Elite Performer - 2003 – GGAR, Commercial Realtor of the Year