NAI Earle Furman
101 East Washington Street
Suite 400

Greenville, South Carolina United States 29601
t+1 864 678 5941 f+1 864 235 4300
Chief Executive Officer, Broker-in-Charge and Shareholder

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 NAI Earle Furman, NAI Piedmont Triad and NAI Columbia and leads six 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

Liberty Fellowship - Class of 2020

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