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Jason Richards Named to the NAI Global 2018 NAI Leadership Board Advisory Taskforce


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Jason Richards Named to the NAI Global 2018 NAI Leadership Board Advisory Taskforce

Greenville, SC – November 29, 2017: Jason Richards, Chief Operating Officer and Shareholder, NAI Earle Furman, was named to the NAI Global Leadership Board Advisory Taskforce. The announcement was made at the NAI Global Annual Convention in Carlsbad, California. NAI Global is a leading global commercial real estate brokerage firm.

“We are very pleased to have Jason in this role,” said Jay Olshonsky, President of NAI Global. “The success of NAI Earle Furman is a testament to his leadership skill. Our offices are very fortunate and will benefit from his experience.”

The NAI Advisory Taskforce institutes the strategic initiatives of the Executive Leadership Committee and assists the Strategic Leadership Committee in researching, vetting and aligning the strategic initiatives with the goals and objectives of NAI Professionals.

The NAI Leadership Board is comprised of an Executive Leadership Committee, an Advisory Taskforce, a Strategic Leadership Committee and a Past Chair Person’s Council. The NAI Leadership Board provides proactive leadership to increase the profitability, professionalism, technical capability, integrity and standards of practice that reinforce and breed mutual trust and respect throughout the organization. It fosters and promotes activities, education and communication that elevate the level of engagement and productivity of Offices, Agents and the Organization at-large.

“The landscape of commercial real estate is rapidly changing,” Richards said. “Our firm’s alignment with NAI Global allows us to be at the forefront of that change, and I’m very pleased with this opportunity to be involved with the network at a high level.”

After spending several years in nonprofit administration, Richards joined NAI Earle Furman as Vice President in 2007 and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2011. His scope of work at the company includes business development, community relations, training, strategic planning, staff supervision and general day to day management of the firm’s activities.

Richards is also very active in the community and gives his time to a variety of efforts and causes. He currently serves on the boards of Furman University, the United Way of Greenville County, the Family Effect and the Greenville Police Foundation.

About NAI Earle Furman

NAI Earle Furman, LLC is a leading full service commercial real estate brokerage firm headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina specializing in the office, industrial, investment and retail sectors. NAI Earle Furman offers a wide range of services including sales, leasing, development, site selection, consulting and property management. A partnership with NAI Global allows NAI Earle Furman to access a network of worldwide real estate connections and offer international commercial real estate services to our clients while retaining local personality and acute market knowledge acquired while doing business in the Upstate over the last 31 years.

The firm has approximately 100 staff and brokers across five offices in the Carolinas and completed 831 transactions totaling over $400 million in 2016. The firm’s Property Management team has also grown exponentially in recent years and manages over 7.66 million square feet of commercial space in North and South Carolina. NAI Earle Furman has five locations: Greenville, SC, Spartanburg, SC, Anderson, SC, Burlington, NC and Greensboro, NC.

About NAI Global

NAI Global is a leading global commercial real estate brokerage firm. NAI Global offices are leaders in their local markets and work in unison to provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. NAI Global has more than 400 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific, with over 7,000 local market professionals, managing in excess of over 425 million square feet of property.  Annually, NAI Global completes in excess of $20 billion in commercial real estate transactions throughout the world.

NAI Global provides a complete range of corporate and institutional real estate services, including brokerage and leasing, property and facilities management, real estate investment and capital market services, due diligence, global supply chain and logistics consulting and related advisory services.

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