Jeff Smith founded J.T. Smith Companies in 1991 as a residential real estate land development company, and it continues to be his main focus. With over 20 years experience in the real estate field, he is flexible in many aspects of development, not only including residential land development, but also residential home building, commercial development and multi-family projects.
With Jeff's vast experience in real estate, he has become a leading residential real estate developer in Oregon, providing his clients with quality products and projects in prime locations throughout the state. Jeff is a visionary, able to conceptualize the future of any neighborhood, building or community and determine its value years--even decades--beyond today's world and economy.
Because Jeff understands that no two projects are the same, he approaches each with an open mind and a ready ability to gain all available knowledge of the area, circumstance and select value. All clients can be certain their needs will be met with sincerity and that Jeff will tailor his services to fit the current needs.
As Senior Project Planner, John manages the front end vertical construction planning for properties to ensure the right home for the neighborhood. He directly oversees the creation of home specifications, the purchasing department as well as the permitting department for all new home construction. Daily management and contact with the sales team is also John's forte. Since starting work with JT Smith in 2005, he has been involved in all facets of land development and new home construction. His past experience in land development includes working as a project manager/estimator for Rutan Consultation and as land development manager for Centex Homes in Dallas makes him a go-to for evaluating new properties for potential development. He has a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University.
As Land Development Manager, Jesse manages projects from the basic opportunity of a property to be developed through construction permitting, bidding, and construction management. He has a long history working for both local and national developers as well as corporate retail. His past experience includes planning and designing industrial and business parks, along with miles of new public arterials, collectors, and widening projects. Jesse's experience in design and construction management gives him insight on what to expect on a project from conception all the way to asset management and redevelopment.
As Senior Project Manager, Jered oversees all vertical construction field operations from startup through delivery. This includes reviewing products for function and efficiencies as well as coordinating the placement and fit of homes within their communities. With over a decade's experience in construction management, Jered is well versed in all aspects of troubleshooting over the life of a project. His past experience includes contract negotiation and budget management, along with managing teams in large projects and community builds. He has a degree in Business Management from Oregon State University.
As Project Manager, Nathan runs the day-to-day operations on construction sites and is responsible for maintaining quality control and coordinating subcontractors. He has a degree in Business Management from Oregon State University.
Greg has over a decade of experience working in the home building industry, building new single and multifamily homes. He has worked as a framer, project manager, and construction manager. His diverse understanding of the homebuilding process provides a solid foundation from which to assist homeowners in the warranty process.