PARTNER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, BRIDGE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE
Jeff Shaw serves as a Partner with Bridge Investment Group and the CEO of the firm’s operating company for office investments, Bridge Commercial Real Estate (BCRE). Bridge is one of the nation’s largest privately held investment managers, with $25+ billion of assets under management, including more than 14.4 million square feet of office space in 15 states.
Bridge combines its 4,200+ person, nationwide operating platform with specialized teams of investment professionals focused on select U.S. real estate verticals, which Bridge believes offer above-market opportunity: office, multifamily, seniors housing, affordable housing, opportunity zones, and fixed income strategies.
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.
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.