Mr. Shimp currently serves as a Leasing Associate for the JLL corporate office in Jacksonville, Florida. In his current role, Mr. Shimp is responsible for handling leasing transactions for JLLs clientele in the Northern Florida region. His primary responsibilities include; tenant procurement and marketing functions for the Bank of America Tower, Tenant Representation for Office, Medical and Industrial clients, and new business development for the Jones Lang LaSalle Jacksonville office.
Alongside Kaycee Gardner, ownership has entrusted Mr. Shimp with the leasing and marketing activities for Jacksonvilles trophy asset.
Prior to joining the JLL team in November of 2011, Mr. Shimp gained a vast amount of knowledge of the commercial real estate industry through his employment at Addison Commercial Real Estate. During his tenure at Addison Commercial Real Estate, Jesse specialized in medical office leasing and developed an expertise in these unique requirements. Due to his thorough understanding and proficiency in this complex field of commercial real estate, Jesse learned how to work with physicians efficiently and successfully, repeatedly earning their business as well as additional opportunities by physician referral.
Prior to leaving Addison Commercial Real Estate in late 2011, Mr. Shimp was the sole real estate professional in charge of brokering the acquisition of land for an ambulatory surgery center with a nationwide presence.
A lifelong resident of the Jacksonville area and a graduate of the University of North Florida, Mr. Shimp received a Bachelors of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Marketing. He then went on to pursue his State of Florida Real Estate License in 2009, and has been actively involved in the profession ever since that time.
In his spare time, Jesse is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and is enrolled in their Young Leader program. When not involved in community service projects and brokerage events, Jesse enjoys playing golf, and is a Jacksonville Jaguars season ticket holder.