Jay Ballard

Executive Director • United States

Jay Ballard Orlando Executive Director

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20 N. Orange Avenue
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Orlando, FL 32801
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Jay Ballard

Executive Director • United States


Jay Ballard, Senior Director, is a 30 year veteran of the commercial real estate business in Central and North Florida. A lifelong resident of Orlando. Jay is responsible for Cushman & Wakefield’s multifamily business development and client services in Central Florida and North Florida.

A seasoned multi-family sales professional, he has handled multi-family, land, and investment sales of over 175 properties valued in excess of $3.2 Billion as part of the Cushman & Wakefield’s Orlando Multifamily Advisory Group. Clients have included public and private companies, REIT’s, pension fund advisors, multi-family developers and condo converters.

Jay was graduated from the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business with a B.S. in Real Estate & Finance. Professional affiliations include NMHC, NAA, FAA, & ULI. His involvement with numerous civic and social organizations have included Winter Park Hospital Foundation Board, and Winter Park YMCA.

Awards & Associations

C&W Orlando Top Producer (2000-2012)

C&W Top 20 Producer – 2005

Central Florida Commercial RE Society Top Producer (2000-2011)


Equity Residential- 996 Units Orlando 

Goldman Sachs – 298 Units Orlando

RBS – 163 units fractured condo – Orlando

Olympic Investors – 400 units – Orlando

Wells Fargo OREO – numerous assets last 24 months