Jeff Smith - President & CEO
Jeff has 33 years of experience in all phases of commercial project development, planning, design and construction. Starting his career in Utah, Jeff has worked in Arizona, the San Francisco Bay area, greater Sacramento area and the California Central Valley.
Prior to forming JBS Builders, Jeff was employed with Opus West as Director and Vice President of Construction for the Northern California region. While in charge of project planning, entitlement and design-build functions, Jeff worked closely with owners, developers, users, tenants and design professionals providing a full project service. He has overseen the planning, design and construction of over 10 million square feet of office, industrial, retail, multi-family and condominium developments. Significant projects Jeff has been responsible for include the Department of Justice building at 1300 I Street in Sacramento (360,000 sf), Park Terrace at Mission Bay condominium project in San Francisco (110 unit), The Promenade at Natomas retail center (90 acre) Retail Power Center consisting of 600,000 sf of retail uses with associated on and offsite infrastructure, Gateway Corporate Center office project (240,000 sf of Class A office buildings, including tenant improvements), Opus Center Sierra Point in South San Francisco (74 acres, 1.5 million sf office and hotel development), Opus Logistics Center (650 acre, 8.2 million square foot industrial development in Stockton CA.) and Rocklin Corporate Center office project (220,000 sf of Class A office buildings, including tenant improvements).
Jeff holds Bachelor of Science degrees from Arizona State University, and the University of Utah. Jeff is a member of the Design-Build Institute of America and a California licensed General Contractor.