We are a real estate development and
investment firm with a focus on creativity,
vision and community.



Since 1972, Jackson-Shaw has charted a different course in real estate. Mixing practical experience with vigorous entrepreneurship, Jackson-Shaw combines varied services and products within diverse markets to create original results in real estate development.

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Design Excellence

We combine form and function with our creative vision and value-added touch to design properties that maximize business value for the user, foster a sense of community and enhance the physical experience and environment for our tenants, their employees and customers.

Knowing how powerfully the marketplace rewards new ideas, we approach each project as an opportunity to create imaginative and customer-identified space that is essential to the location, the market and the community.

Rare Abilities

Each one of our projects is built to last. We have the rare ability to both execute and maintain projects for long-term value. As developers, our detailed and comprehensive approach is unparalleled.

We dig deeper by always asking Why? Our commitment to understanding each project from a deep, purpose-driven perspective ensures that every detail contributes to the ultimate goal of success.


When you work with Jackson-Shaw, you become a partner with the talented people who have built a reputation for excellence, trust and integrity. Our success, and that of our clients, stands firmly on a foundation of good relationships. We provide our partners with an accessible team that follows through on every promise that we make.

Future performance has no better measure than past results. Our consistent delivery has earned our company a reputation as an organization of talented and trustworthy people who know how to perform at the highest level. With principals who participate in our investment, we offer a level of commitment that is rare in the industry.


  • “We deal with several developers, and Jackson-Shaw is at the top of the list: they know the business; the organization has depth, and they have a high degree of professionalism.” - Robert Karp, GID Investment Advisors, Inc
  • “Jackson-Shaw is at the top of the class on all fronts. They have an entrepreneurial spirit that shines through in their projects. They are talented and know how to put deals together. And, they are great at following through on all of their promises.” - Mary Hager, Thackeray Partners
  • “We had a good feeling from the start that Jackson-Shaw was the kind of company with whom we wanted to do business. They have the highest level of integrity and a very professional and qualified team.” - Sam Nicholson, Perini Building Co, Inc
  • “With many developers, it’s all about the money, not about the quality or integrity of the deal. Jackson-Shaw’s philosophy is that if you do it right, the money will take care of itself. These are the kind of people you want as business partners.” - Philip Askew, NorthMarq Capital

Our Partners & Clients

  • Aetna Life Insurance Company
  • Ascentris*
  • ASUF*
  • Bank of America
  • BB&T*
  • BBVA Compass
  • Berkshire Life Insurance Company
  • CBRE*
  • Chief Partners
  • Citigroup Global Markets Realty Corp
  • Clarion Partners*
  • Colony Northstar*
  • Comerica*
  • Concord Hospitality Enterprises Co
  • Crescent Hotels and Resorts*
  • Cushman and Wakefield*
  • E2M Real Estate, Inc.
  • Eagle Bank*
  • Equitable Life Assurance
  • First American Bank
  • GE Capital
  • General Services Administration (GSA)
  • GID Investment Advisors, LLC*
  • Green Brick*
  • HFF*
  • Hilton Hotels Corporation
  • Holualoua*
  • Interstate Hotels & Resorts
  • JLB Partners*
  • JLL*
  • KB Homes
  • Key Bank
  • Lee & Associates
  • Liberty Capital Bank*
  • LStar Capital
  • Markaz*
  • Marriott International*
  • NAI Michael*
  • NAI Robert Lynn*
  • NorthMarq Capital*
  • ORIX Capital Markets
  • Phoenix Capital Partners*
  • Plaza Companies*
  • Principal Mutual Life Insurance*
  • Prudential Real Estate Investors*
  • Regions Bank
  • Richmond American
  • Shop Cos.*
  • Simmons Bank*
  • Somera Capital Management*
  • Stream Realty*
  • Swift Property Company*
  • Texas Capital Bank*
  • Thackeray Partners*
  • Transwestern*
  • TSC*
  • UMB Bank*
  • US Bank*
  • USAA*
  • Vertitex Community Bank*

* Current Relationships


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Lewis W. Shaw, II

Lewis W. Shaw, II

Chairman, Founder, CEO

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Michele Wheeler

Michele Wheeler

President, COO

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John Stone

John Stone

Chief Financial Officer

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Joy Chiles

Joy Chiles

Vice President, Controller

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Joseph Blewitt

Joseph Blewitt

Vice President, Asset Management

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Ron Welborn

Ron Welborn

Vice President, Development

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Thomas Aylward

Thomas Aylward

Vice President, Development

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Grant Pearson

Grant Pearson

Vice President, Development

Tammy Whiteman

Tammy Whiteman

Vice President, Marketing

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Zac McGuire

Zac McGuire

Director of Construction

Mark Butler

Mark Butler

Investment Associate

Hideaki Dai

Hideaki Dai

Development Accountant

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Jana Davidson

Jana Davidson

Executive Administrative Assistant

Debbie Malloch

Debbie Malloch

Property Manager

Kellie Drayovitch

Kellie Drayovitch

Controller – Property Accounting

Jill Slagle

Jill Slagle

Property Accountant

Taylor Tomlinson

Taylor Tomlinson

Marketing Assistant

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Jackson-Shaw Founder/CEO, Lewis W. Shaw II, established the Jackson-Shaw Foundation in 2007 to provide a structured approach to charitable giving and greater opportunities for employee volunteer and philanthropic involvement. 

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