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