Clay Adams

President - Real Estate

Clay Adams

President - Real Estate

Clay Adams is the Head of Real Estate for Pacolet Milliken Enterprises.  Before joining Pacolet, he was a Managing Director and Partner of Childress Klein Properties, where he led the Investment Management Division. In that role, he was responsible for new investments and for the asset management of office, industrial and retail properties. Clay has over 22 years of experience as a real estate investor and has led over $5 billion of transactions across multiple asset classes and markets.

Brent Abbott

EVP and Head of Investments (Real Estate)

Brent Abbott

EVP and Head of Investments (Real Estate)

Brent Abbott is Executive Vice President and Head of Investments for Pacolet Milliken’s Real Estate Division. Before joining Pacolet, Mr. Abbott was Vice President of Capital Markets at Forest City Ratner Companies in New York City. At Forest City, he was responsible for closing over $2.2 billion of real estate capital markets transactions and for the financial management of 4 ground-up development projects in the New York City metropolitan area totaling over $2.3 billion in project costs. Brent has over 15 years of experience as a real estate investor and has led over $5 billion of transactions across multiple asset classes and markets.

Heather Juve

SVP - Director of Asset Management

Heather Juve

SVP - Director of Asset Management

Prior to joining Pacolet, Heather was Senior Vice President, National Director for Americas Retail at JLL where she led the corporate finance function.  In that role, she was responsible for the financial reporting and analysis of the business including its property management, brokerage, and corporate services business lines.  Her clients have included public, private, and institutional investors, lenders, special servicers and receivers. Ms. Juve has over 20 years of financial, accounting, and management experience in commercial real estate; working for investors, developers, and third party managers over office, retail, and hospitality asset classes.  Her extensive experience  includes corporate and real estate finance, real estate valuation, debt and equity structuring, financial modeling, asset management, banking and cash management, due diligence, secured and unsecured financing, internal controls and financial accounting.

Jennifer Calabria

Director, Land Development (Real Estate)

Jennifer Calabria

Director, Land Development (Real Estate)

Jennifer Calabria is Director of Land Development for Pacolet Milliken’s Real Estate Division, and is responsible for managing and positioning the legacy land portfolio for its highest and best use. Before coming to Pacolet, Jennifer worked in the general contracting, landscape architecture and planning  fields. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Furman University, a master’s degree in Landscape Architecture and a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Clemson University.

Jeff Fort

Director, Development & Construction Management (Real Estate)

Jeff Fort

Director, Development & Construction Management (Real Estate)

Jeff Fort is the Director of Development & Construction Management for Pacolet Milliken’s Real Estate Division.

Previously, Jeff served as VP of Community Development for over 12 years with Gramling Brothers Real Estate & Development, Inc. His responsibilities included development, project and construction management on residential, commercial and mixed use properties throughout the Charleston, SC region. He is a graduate of Clemson University.

Mark Mulford

Asset Manager

Mark Mulford

Asset Manager

Mark is an Asset Manager for Pacolet Milliken’s Real Estate Division.

Before joining Pacolet, Mark was an Assistant Vice President at Heitman in Chicago. In that role, he was a member of Heitman’s value-add series of funds where he managed multi-family, student housing and self-storage assets in collaboration with property managers and joint venture partners. Mark’s fund management responsibilities included reporting, monitoring and analysis of capitalization, diversification, performance, and attribution analysis across the portfolios.

Mark earned a BS degree in accounting from Bob Jones University and is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of South Carolina.

Luke Sherrod

Associate, Real Estate Acquisitions (Real Estate)

Luke Sherrod

Associate, Real Estate Acquisitions (Real Estate)

Luke Sherrod is an Associate of Real Estate Acquisitions for Pacolet Milliken’s Real Estate Division.

Prior to joining Pacolet, Luke was an Asset Management Analyst on the Commercial Real Estate team for Westmount Realty Capital in Dallas, Texas. Luke also served in the Marine Corps (2012-2016) where his roles included the position of Battalion Security and Intelligence Manager. Luke holds a BBA in Finance and MS in Management from Austin Peay State University, and he received an MS in Leadership and Project Management from Boston University while serving as an active duty Marine. Luke also graduated from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business with his MBA in Finance and Real Estate.

Johnny Sims

Legacy Land Sales (Real Estate)

Johnny Sims

Legacy Land Sales (Real Estate)

Johnny Sims is responsible for Legacy Land Sales at Pacolet Milliken. Prior to his association with Pacolet Milliken, Johnny served as Manager of Milliken & Company’s forestry operations for more than 25 years. He served in the United States Army (1971-1977) as an aviation rotary wing unit commander and test pilot. He received his bachelor’s of science degree in Forest Management from Clemson University in 1972.