In 1997, Jeff joined the family firm, Big V Property Group as President and CEO. Since that time, the firm has grown significantly. Today, Big V Property Group is a completely vertically integrated owner and operator of open-air shopping centers throughout the Southeast with a focus on discount-oriented power centers in strong growing demographic markets. Big V Property Group sees significant value in this retail segment and continues to invest in and purchase open-air strip centers. Prior to joining Big V Property Group Jeff was involved in the retail side of the real estate business. Jeff graduated from Pace University in 1984 with a degree in business and received his MBA from The Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1995.