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225 Water Street,
Suite 110,
Jacksonville, FL, 32202

Jess Simmons joined the Jacksonville CBRE office in 2008 as a land specialist following a multifaceted real estate career. His history with CBRE goes back to 1985 when he began his real estate career as an industrial specialist. Jess’s real estate experience includes economic development and incentive negotiations, site consulting and selection, project finance, residential land acquisition and development.

Real estate assignments have been diverse and include entitled residential, waterfront high rise, mixed use, assisted living, and commercial tracts. Other assignments have included industrial, recreational land, farmland and golf courses, as well as the successful execution of two large portfolio land sales. He is presently working with his son Johnny, who brings analytical experience and an in depth knowledge of real estate to the table, having worked at several prominent private equity fund shops focused on high-profile real estate.