Mr. Maxwell is a 1983 graduate of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, where he received a Bachelor of Architecture degree. After graduation, he worked in the architectural profession, first as an intern and then as a licensed architect, in Little Rock until the summer of 1993, where he was designer and project manager on several projects including shopping centers, office buildings, federal and municipal facilities, and interiors.
In July of 1993, Mr. Maxwell joined the real estate development company, Clary Development Corporation. CDC was involved as a principal in owning, developing, leasing and managing primarily shopping centers, office and land development projects, and mixed-use projects located in 10 states. Other projects that CDC was involved in included apartments, a hotel/conference center, office buildings, medical office & hospital, single-tenant properties, land-lease communities, office park and business park developments. Developments with which CDC was involved contained, in the aggregate, over 4 million square feet of building area having a combined value of over $550 million. Jeff was responsible for planning and preliminary design of new development projects, hiring and coordination of architectural and engineering consultants and contractors, and managing projects during the construction phase. He was involved with feasibility studies including cost estimating, and with zoning and planning issues involving the various municipal agencies that have jurisdiction over sites being developed by CDC. His responsibilities also included the design and construction of tenant finish work, as well as the oversight of property management and maintenance for all properties owned by CDC.
After leaving Clary Development, Mr. Maxwell formed JM Development & Consulting, LLC in June of 2010, and served as Developer/Consultant for Little Rock Medical Associates on the re-development of the Doctor’s Hospital Property in Little Rock, a $20.5 million project. He also served as a Development Consultant for Whisinvest Realty during this time.
In January of 2015, Jeff joined the Whisinvest team full time and serves as the Director of Whisinvest’s real estate development efforts.
Mr. Maxwell is an Architect and Realtor licensed in the state of Arkansas. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the International Council of Shopping Centers.