Jay Davis, CCIM, is president, broker-in-charge, and a founding partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Cornerstone. He holds a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). 

Beginning his career with Prudential John M. Brabham in Sumter as a broker associate, Jay concentrated on commercial sales and completed various commercial real estate courses dealing with topics ranging from financial analysis to 1031 tax-deferred exchanges. He then joined Coldwell Banker Commins-Moses and continued his concentration in commercial sales while adding considerable experience with leasing, development and zoning. 

Jay obtained an appraisal license and joined W. Burke Watson, Jr. Appraisals, where he performed commercial appraisal assignments in Sumter and surrounding counties. He was recognized ten times by Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT (most recently in March 2019) as a Circle of Distinction Member. Jay has been invited multiple times to attend Coldwell Banker Commercial’s Top Two Event acknowledging the top two percent of producers in the Coldwell Banker Commercial Organization worldwide. 

The State Newspaper recognized Jay as a member of the “20 Under 40” Class of 2008, honoring twenty of the top business professionals in the state of South Carolina under 40 years old. In 2008, he was recognized as the Businessperson of the Year by the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce.

Jay holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in real estate from The University of South Carolina.