Little Rock-based commercial real estate firm Kelley Commercial Partners has appointed two new shareholder partners in its Northwest Arkansas office, Jay Pearcy and Matt Strom. They join existing partners Jordan Jeter and Philip Schmidt, and CEO Hank Kelley Jr.
“I am thrilled with the continued growth in our Northwest Arkansas office and delighted that Jay and Matt could join our other partners, Jordan Jeter and Philip Schmidt in Northwest Arkansas,” Kelley said in a statement. “I appreciate the hard work of these partners and associates during 2020. Their leadership in this office made the difference in 2020 and we look forward to a bright future working together to serve the needs of our clients throughout the state and region.”
Pearcy began his real estate career in 2005 as a sales associate at Pinnacle Realty Group, a subsidiary of Hunt Ventures in Rogers. He joined Kelley Commercial Partners in 2016 as a property manager. In 2020, he became the principal broker. Pearcy is the lead property manager and oversees the management of 1.5 million square feet and 35 commercial properties.
A native of Texarkana, Texas, Pearcy has lived in Northwest Arkansas for more than 20 years and is a member of the Washington County Planning Commission
“It is great to work for a company that has supported me along the way and helped me reach my professional goals,” Pearcy said.
Strom graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in finance and an emphasis in real estate. After graduating, Strom moved to Denver, Colo., where he earned his Series 7 and Series 63 license to sell non-traded REIT investments. After returning to Northwest Arkansas, he continued his commercial real estate career as an agent at Kelley Commercial Partners in 2016. He received his CCIM designation in 2018.
“It has always been a goal of mine to become a member of the leadership team here at Kelley Commercial Partners Northwest,” Strom said. “I’m very grateful for the opportunity and look forward to our company’s future.”