Since 1985, Mr. Jones has been providing ad valorem property tax counseling and representation, complex income-producing commercial property valuation, expert testimony, litigation support, appraisal review, investment advice, marketability analysis, and feasibility analysis, including highest and best use analysis for virtually all types of commercial, industrial, residential, and special purpose real estate, on behalf of financial institutions, REIT’s, government entities, publicly traded companies, and private concerns. In addition to being the Managing Director of Property Tax Services at Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Jones is a nationally recognized expert in real property valuation, and particularly, ad valorem property tax matters.
As President of the Florida Association of Property Tax Professionals, Mr. Jones regularly addresses the Florida Cabinet, Legislature, and various state agencies on property tax policy and issues impacting taxpayers.
In addition, Mr. Jones is a frequent presenter for businesses and organizations including, the company’s clients, the Appraisal Institute, the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, the Florida Bar, Florida TaxWatch, JP Morgan, Opus, CBRE, Colliers International, and others.
Mr. Jones earned his MBA from the University of South Florida. He earned Bachelors Degree in Communication from the University of Florida. Mr. Jones later returned to the University of Florida as an Adjunct Professor for 8 years, where he was responsible for reinstating and instructing the Appraisal Valuation course in the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) degree program, consistently ranked in the Top Ten of all university real estate programs in the country