SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, BRIDGE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE
Jeff Shaw serves as a Senior Managing Director with Bridge Investment Group and the CEO of the firm’s operating company for office investments, Bridge Commercial Real Estate (BCRE).
Jeff has more than 25 years of direct experience in commercial office real estate brokerage, leasing, acquisitions and direct operational oversight in executive and leadership positions. He sits on the office investment committee for Bridge’s office strategy and leads Bridge Commercial Real Estate, Bridge’s office operations company.
Since joining Bridge in October 2016, Jeff has led 31 leasing teams representing 44 assets totaling 14.2 million square feet, accounting for more than 950 leases. Prior to joining Bridge, Jeff served as CEO and co-founder of Fairlead Commercial Real Estate from 2012 to 2016 and President of Jackson Oats Shaw Corporate Real Estate from 2004 to 2012.
He has held senior leasing positions with brokerage companies Insignia/ESG (CBRE) from 1998 to 2003, Compass Management & Leasing (JLL) from 1997 to 1998, and Cushman & Wakefield from 1994 to 1997, where he was responsible for direct leasing and oversaw over 16 million square feet of many of the Southeast’s largest urban and suburban office buildings.
Jeff has provided asset leasing advisory for Northwestern Mutual, Lend Lease Investments, America’s Capital Partners, Equitable Real Estate, LNR Partners, RREEF, Selig Enterprises, General Electric, and others.
He works closely with an extensive national network of tenants, brokers, equity clients, and leasing teams to source opportunity and drive portfolio value. Jeff attended Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.
Jeff serves on a variety of industry and charitable organization boards, including vice president of the Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS, chair of the National Corporate Council for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) 2022/2023, chair for LLS Light The Night in Atlanta in 2020 and 2021, and board member at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 2022/2023. Additionally, Jeff was awarded the “Most Admired CEO” in 2022 by The Atlanta Business Chronicle and recognized as a top ten commercial office leasing broker by volume in 2021 and 2022.