Professionals

The professionals at Jacobs Real Estate Services have decades of experience in the real estate industry. They leverage this depth and breadth of expertise, along with their community relationships, to deliver solutions to their clients’ real estate challenges.

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Douglas L. Miller
President & Chief Executive Officer

Douglas L. Miller, President & Chief Executive Officer, has been with The Richard E. Jacobs Group since 1978 and is a JRES licensee. He is responsible for all aspects of office and mixed-use property development, leasing and management for all Jacobs-owned and/or managed office and mixed-use structures. He began his…

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James F. Eppele
Executive Vice President

James F. Eppele is Executive Vice President and a licensee of Jacobs Real Estate Services LLC, an affiliate of The Richard E. Jacobs Group, and has been with the organization since 1999. He is responsible for land assemblage, master planning, major tenant negotiations and governmental approvals on retail and mixed-use…

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Michael R. Johnson
Executive Vice President

Michael R. Johnson is Executive Vice President of The Richard E. Jacobs Group and oversees all design and construction projects. He joined the company in 1988 as a Project Manager. Mr. Johnson began his career in 1974 with Owens Corning and over the next 14 years he held construction management…

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William R. Hansen
Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel

William R. Hansen is Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of The Richard E. Jacobs Group. Mr. Hansen began his career with The Jacobs Group in 1978 as Assistant Counsel and received a number of promotions throughout his 35-year history with the company. He has extensive experience in all…

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John L. Klayman, RPA
Vice President – Office Leasing

John L. Klayman is Vice President – Office Leasing and a broker of Jacobs Real Estate Services LLC, an affiliate of The Richard E. Jacobs Group. Mr. Klayman joined the Jacobs organization in 1998 and is responsible for the direction of all leasing and marketing activity for Jacobs owned and…

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Cindy A. Greiner
Vice President – Office Leasing

Cindy A. Greiner is Vice President – Office Leasing and a licensee of Jacobs Real Estate Services LLC, an affiliate of The Richard E. Jacobs Group. She joined The Jacobs Group in 1987, originally as part of the Erieview Tower management team. She was later promoted to the corporate office…

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Kristine M. McGivney
Treasurer

Kristine M. McGivney serves as Treasurer for The Richard E. Jacobs Group and its affiliates. She joined the Jacobs organization in 1980 and is responsible for cash management, tax reporting coordination, project proformas and valuations, human resources and family trusts. Prior to joining The Jacobs Group, she spent several years…

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Thomas G. Novak
Controller

Thomas G. Novak is Controller of The Richard E. Jacobs Group and its affiliates. In this role, he oversees financial reporting, general accounting, payroll, insurance, real estate tax compliance and office administration. Prior to joining The Jacobs Group, Mr. Novak was a Senior Manager at Deloitte where he began his…

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Carl F. Frey, PE
Director of Engineering

Carl F. Frey is Director of Engineering for The Richard E. Jacobs Group. He applies his surveying, geotechnical, engineering and architectural experience to manage various aspects of real estate development and construction projects. Mr. Frey contributes his technical, design and administration capabilities through all phases — from site planning and…

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