When: Friday, February 15, 2013 at 7:30 am

Where: University Club, Riverplace Tower, 1301 Riverplace Boulevard

To register, visit: http://www.downtowncouncil.org/event-registration/?ee=45

Mr. Coley is a well recognized thought leader in the US commercial real estate sector. He is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker, a Florida Mortgage Broker, a Chartered Financial Analyst and earned a degree in Banking and Finance from the University of North Florida.

Mr. Coley is a Principal and co-founder at Hallmark Partners. The Jacksonville, FL-based firm was formed in 1993 as a full-service commercial real estate development company offering sales/leasing brokerage, property management, real estate intelligence and turnkey development services. Over the past 20 years the company has developed more than 1 million square feet of space. Hallmark Partners is currently involved in the leasing and/or management of a portfolio in excess of 3 million square feet. In early 2012 Hallmark Partners announced its affiliation with Princeton, NJ-based NAI Global (www.naiglobal.com) creating NAI Hallmark Partners. As a result, Hallmark now benefits from the largest network of independent commercial real estate firms worldwide, comprised of over 5,000 professionals in 55 countries with more than 350 offices. Working cooperatively, NAI offices complete over $45 billion in combined transactions annually and manage 300+ million square feet of commercial space.

Mr. Coley’s professional affiliations include membership in NAIOP, the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (member of the National Board of Directors and former President of the Northeast Florida Chapter); membership in the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA); membership in the Financial Analysts Federations (FAF) (member of the local Board of Directors); membership in the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR); member of the Commercial Development Task Force; the Industrial Development Task Force; and a member of the Cornerstone Investor Group of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.