Jerry Dawson, CCIM

Jerry Dawson is a results-oriented leader with demonstrated success leading teams in highly competitive markets. Since 1998, he has worked with clients to solve commercial real estate challenges. His demonstrated ability to understand needs and to tailor strategies towards a common goal has resulted in successful real estate transactions for government agencies, Fortune 500 clients, non-profits organizations, and real estate investors.
Jerry began his commercial real estate career with LaSalle Partners (now JLL), where he spent nine years providing transaction and real estate advisory services for corporate and government clients in various capacities. His client engagements included work with Xerox, EDS, VeriSign, U.S. General Services Administration, Aon, and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. Following his time with JLL, Jerry spent six years with Duke Realty Corporation, a publicly traded national real estate investment trust. There he served as vice president for Government Solutions Group where he led more than $1.5 billion in federal real estate development and leasing projects.
Jerry is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and holds masters degrees from George Washington University and Johns Hopkins University. He is a CCIM designee and instructor for the CCIM Institute, teaching Financial Analysis for Commercial Real Estate Investment.  He has served as an instructor for University of Maryland’s Masters of Real Estate Development and has been guest lecturer at the University of the Virgin Islands (St Thomas).