Commercial Real Estate Broker
Jesse Clark has over 20 years of multi-faceted experience in commercial real estate. He specializes in the acquisition, rezoning, and disposition of complex mixed-use redevelopment sites. His diverse background in development, urban planning, and brokerage allows him to provide comprehensive and strategic advice to achieve win-win solutions for his clients, investors, and the community.
Jesse first discovered his passion for real estate in 1999 working as a commercial real estate agent while obtaining his undergraduate degree in Finance and Real Estate. He then worked for Ernst & Young’s Real Estate Advisory Services group, where he managed projects comprising over $1.5 billion of portfolio valuations, $840 million of acquisition due diligence, and $150 million of capital markets assignments for investors and Fortune 500 companies. After Ernst & Young, Jesse worked for a regional commercial developer, where he managed the acquisition, renovation, and construction of 11 urban infill commercial investments comprising 1.3 million square feet valued at over $250 million throughout the Southeast.
After obtaining his master’s degree in City Planning from Georgia Tech focusing on land and community development, Jesse started his own real estate investment and consulting firm, Clark Property R+D. As an entrepreneur, Jesse sourced and managed 6 commercial urban infill developments, 2 land assemblages and 4 rezoning approvals as the lead partner, comprising over 325,000 sq. ft. of mixed-use investments.
He also served as the owner’s representative for a $2.7 billion foundation and their 54-property portfolio in Atlanta and was Executive Director of the Historic District Development Corporation focused on revitalizing the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic District in Atlanta.
Jesse is a veteran of the Army National Guard, having served a tour of duty in Iraq as a medical specialist, and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal.
Georgia Institute of Technology, Master of City and Regional Planning; Land Development
University of Central Florida, Bachelor of Business Administration; Finance and Real Estate
Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors
Urban Land Institute