Jeffrey L. (Jeff) Pittman founded Piedmont Real Estate Group, Inc. in January 2004. Mr. Pittman leads the Piedmont team in providing all brokerage, development, management and investment services to its valued clients.
He has over 30 years of executive experience in the real estate industry, with a focus in the institutional, commercial and investment arenas. Prior to founding Piedmont, he served for 12 years as National Director of Dispositions for TMW Real Estate Group, based in Atlanta and Munich and in the same role for Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI), Parsippany, NJ. In his professional career, he has been involved in transactions totaling over $1.7 billion dollars in all real estate classes including core office, single tenant, medical, multi-family and retail. Clients and businesses he has served include Allianz, Bank of America, SunTrust, Mercedes Benz, Microsoft, Chevron, Abu Dhabi Sovereign Investment Fund, Citrix, The State of Virginia, Massachusetts State Retirement Fund, United Mine Workers Pension Fund, Zeiss Optical, Ralph Lauren, The FDIC, The European Economic Community, Wurttembergische AG, Commerzbank, MTV, Discovery Channel, Verizon, Xtreme Solutions US, AED Brands, EastWest Bank, First Citizens Bank, Synovus, and Bank of North Georgia. He has transactional experience in virtually every major metropolitan area in the United States.
He is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Georgia Association of Realtors and the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors. He currently serves as a member of the Professional Standards Committee of the Atlanta Board, a position awarded to board members recognized for their adherence to the highest ethical standards and professional practices in the industry.
During his tenure at TMW and PREI, he also served as a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM), one of the most respected organizations in the institutional real estate investment arena, where he served as a committee chair and panel participant at multiple conferences.
He holds the Certified Commercial-Investment Member (CCIM) Designation of the NAR and in the past held the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation of the Institute of Real Estate Management of the NAR. He has been called as an expert witness in litigation in real estate matters.
Mr. Pittman also currently serves on the advisory board to Quintus Corporation, a closely held multi-family developer and owner based in the Atlanta metro area. He formerly served on the boards of the master associations of Cuscowilla, a 770 acre planned golf community on Lake Oconee, Georgia and Ridenour, a major mixed-use planned community located in Cobb County, Georgia.
Jeff and his wife Kathy have three adult children. They reside in Roswell, Georgia, and attend Restoration Church. His hobbies include golf, jazz piano and writing.