Greg Smith serves as President of JRT Realty Group, Inc. (JRT) and is responsible for spearheading expansion of client services nationwide. As a Licensed Real Estate Broker, he possesses more than 35 years of experience in handling assignments on behalf of property owners and tenants and has handled exclusive agency assignments totaling more than 30 million square feet and negotiated leasing, sales and retail transactions valued at more than $3 billion. He is one of the nation’s leading real estate brokers who can simultaneously orchestrate multiple transactions, involving numerous buildings, in several states while providing daily market and activity reports to clients.
As a testament to his long-term client relationships, Mr. Smith has provided strategic oversight responsibility for office and industrial facilities within a multi-state portfolio on behalf of Nuveen (a TIAA company), and has successfully represented the United Nations Federal Credit Union’s real estate requirements exclusively, both for the past 25 years.
Since joining JRT Realty in 1996, Mr. Smith has been nationally recognized as a leading producer in key commercial real estate markets throughout the United States and New York City. Currently, he spearheads leasing transactions and managing assignments for more than 5.5 million sf of properties nationwide, serving as executive liaison between the properties and their respective asset managers. Under his direction, JRT Realty designed and standardized an innovative reporting process for individual lease transactions as a value-added service. An active tenant representation broker, he has also been responsible for more than 7 million sf of completed transactions for public and private sector tenants throughout the New York Metropolitan area and major markets throughout the U.S.
Mr. Smith earned a bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College and is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York. He is a board member of the Long Island City Partnership, YMCA – Long Island City, and the Jeffrey Modell Foundation.