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Jeffrey Shear Elected as President of the Real Estate Investment CouncilĀ 

Tampa — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Jeffrey Shear, a Partner with the firm's Real Estate practice group in Florida, has been elected President of the Real Estate Investment Council (REIC) for 2019-2020. 

"It is an honor to be asked to serve as President of the REIC,” Shear said about the position. “The REIC is the largest and most prestigious group that focuses on real estate in the Tampa Bay area, and I look forward to helping guide the organization over this next year.”  

The REIC’s organizational purposes are three-fold: To inform members about the latest business and financial news in the real estate market; to create a forum for the exchange of ideas; and to provide a setting for members to develop new business contacts. 

"The REIC attracts a who’s who in the world of Tampa Bay real estate – members include real estate-focused developers, bankers, attorneys, brokers, architects, engineers,” Shear said. 
“With it being such an exciting and transformative time for real estate and development in the Tampa Bay area, our goal over this next year will be to continue providing opportunities for our membership to come together for quality networking and interesting, relevant speakers.” 

Members of the REIC meet on a monthly basis in Tampa.