Senior Vice President
Specialties: Industrial and Land Sales
Jerry Heare joined Commercial Industrial Properties Company in 1980 and specializes in industrial leasing, sales, and site location. Prior to joining CIP, he spent 12 years with the State of Texas, where he was involved in corporate site location and facility financing.
Jerry has earned a reputation as one of the most knowledgeable and successful industrial real estate professionals in Central Texas along IH-35 from Temple to San Antonio. He has represented industrial property buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants in the location, acquisition, leasing, and disposition of major industrial facilities, as well as industrial and commercial sites. He is involved with Central Texas chambers of commerce and has participated in regional industrial recruitment and economic development activities. Jerry has also been instrumental in helping many companies relocate or expand in Central Texas, assisting them in locating and acquiring or leasing the site or facility they need.
Jerry graduated from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. He is a 30-year member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR). Jerry served as the 2011 President of Central Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (CTCAR) and is an Honorary Lifetime Member of Southern Economic Development Council. Jerry is also an active member of the Austin Commercial Real Estate Society (ACRES), the Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA), the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR), and the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
Jerry is passionate about leadership development in volunteer organizations. He has served as President of Leadership Austin and was recognized as the Volunteer Economic Developer of the Year by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. In his free time, he enjoys traveling with his wife and spending time with his kids and seven grandkids.