Meet Jason Laver, SIOR, Senior Vice President

What made you decide to get into commercial real estate?
Having the ability to impact the growth and economic development of our region. It’s incredibly
satisfying to see the tangible results of our efforts and hard work that result in job creation and/or an improved work environment for companies to succeed.

What are your hobbies?
Working out, traveling, attending sporting events and boating on Lake Erie

My girlfriend Lindsay and our dog Cashius

Best advice you’ve been given?
Trust your instincts, they are usually right

How have you seen the industry change?
Technology has made market and building information available to anyone who wants it, however it still requires a skilled real estate professional to interpret, negotiate and execute the plan to ensure a successful transaction.

Motto or personal mantra?
Work hard, play hard

People would be surprised if they knew….?
I grew up on a farm in northwest Ohio

If you could witness any historical event, what would you want to see?
The first flight with the Wright brothers in Kitty Hawk, NC

What’s your favorite activity to do locally and why?
Trying new restaurants and enjoying the Cleveland food scene with friends. We are lucky to have an Iron Chef (Michael Symon) and James Beard Award winner (Jonathon Sawyer) both with multiple concepts to lead the way.

What are you currently reading?
The newspaper

If you could have coffee or cocktails with anyone, who would it be?
The Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffet

If you had one free hour each day, how would you use it?
I would like to think working out in the gym

What is one of the things on your bucket list?
African Safari with the family

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