He is responsible for acquiring financing for new hotel developments and site selections along with overseeing of all in-house management for hotel portfolio operations and financial controls.  

Current projects include managing the design professionals and construction of Home2 Suites by Hilton and the previously constructed Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Country Inn and Suites by Radisson, and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gulf Breeze totaling over 48 million in assets.  

Jay has led Innvest FL to be the recipient of many awards, as well as industry media recognition in the fields of development, community service, design, and achievement. His entire professional career has been spent in land acquisition, entitlement, project administration, finance, asset management and franchising. He holds a degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University.