DIRECTOR OF REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT
Jorge Suazo serves as the Director of Real Estate Development for WGPITTS. After winning the South American Tennis Championship at a young age, Jorge obtained a tennis scholarship to attend the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. Jorge is a US Citizen who has lived in the Jacksonville area since 1983 and brings over 30 years of Real Estate Brokerage and Development experience to WGPITTS. Jorge was previously the Principal Broker of KW COMMERCIAL Atlantic Partners (Keller Williams) in Jacksonville, Florida, where he was responsible for the recruiting, training, and retaining of commercial real estate agents specializing in commercial leasing, acquisition, and investment sales of multifamily, retail, office, warehouse, land, light industrial, and specialty purpose properties. At KW COMMERCIAL, Jorge now concentrates on working with select clients.
In 2016-2018, Jorge served as President and Principal Broker of JUST MULTIFAMILY in Atlantic Beach, Florida, a vertically integrated platform serving investors, developers, and operators of apartment communities in the Southeast with site selection, acquisition, debt and equity structure and sourcing, development, construction, renovation, management, and disposition of A-B-C class multifamily assets.
During the 2007 through 2015 downturn cycle, Jorge served as Director of Acquisitions for SAWGRASS PARTNERS and Broker at DICKINSON COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE SERVICES in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, where he focused on multifamily opportunistic acquisitions and portfolio asset management.
Five years and up to the downturn of 2007, Jorge served as VP of Real Estate for UNETA®, a technology platform of integrated Real Estate and Mortgage Services providing a "Complete Business System" to licensed professionals from purchase contract/loan origination to closing to post closing compliance in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina, seamlessly, covering both industries as "one-stop-shop". Jorge worked directly with the CEO to be recognized by INC 500 MAGAZINE as the 152nd fastest growing privately owned company in United States in 2006. From college graduation through joining UNETA® in 2002, Jorge practiced commercial and residential real estate brokerage, investments, and development.
Jorge completed the prestigious Certified Commercial Investment Member full curriculum and aspires to take the national exam to earn he CCIM pin. Jorge earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics in 1987 from the University of North Florida at Jacksonville, where he signed a full scholarship to become one of six founding member players of the UNF Tennis team in 1983. Jorge won the South American Junior Tennis Championships in Bucaramanga, Colombia in 1980.