George Oliver Adds Partner, Hires Lead Architect as Market Footprint Expands

Charles Jerkovich, Jay Sciarani join growing commercial real estate development firm

PHOENIX, ARIZ. – Phoenix-based commercial real estate investment and operating company George Oliver has hired Charles Jerkovich as a company Partner and Jay Sciarani as Lead Architect for George Oliver Design. The additions will allow George Oliver to grow and scale its business through new and innovative project opportunities.

Charles Jerkovich, George Oliver
Charles Jerkovich

In his new role, Jerkovich oversees portfolio management for all existing George Oliver assets and assists with sourcing, evaluating, underwriting and executing new development and investment opportunities. Jerkovich brings with him almost a decade of experience in asset management, acquisitions and real estate investments.

Sciarani fills an essential role on the creative side of George Oliver, managing the design and implementation of repositioning strategies through George Oliver Design. Jay brings more than a decade of experience in construction and commercial architecture.

“The addition of Charles and Jay come at a crucial time for George Oliver as we focus on growing our modernized office strategy through the acquisition and redevelopment of new opportunities,” said George Oliver founder and Managing Partner Curt Kremer. “Phoenix is evolving as an exceptionally creative office market where companies and employees want unique workplace environments. Having Charles and Jay in their new roles strengthens our ability to identify and respond to these types of demands with even greater efficiency and innovation.”

Jay Sciarani, George Oliver
Jay Sciarani

George Oliver is currently redeveloping CASA, a $17 million renovation project that is re-establishing a 1989-built traditional office building into next-generation, modernized Class A office space focused on a strong sense of community, health and wellness. CASA is located in Phoenix’s booming Uptown neighborhood. Other successful project partnerships by George Oliver include The Quad in Scottsdale, Junction 23 in Denver’s RiNo arts district and Upcycle in Austin’s trendy Eastside submarket.

Jerkovich holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Iowa. He is a member of ULI and NAIOP. Sciarani holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and a master’s in Architecture from Arizona State University. He is a member of the AIA and NCARB.


About George Oliver 

George Oliver LLC is a Phoenix-based, privately owned commercial real estate investment and operating company specializing in transforming obsolete buildings and business parks into institutional-quality, modernized office communities. By looking beyond the surface of an asset, George Oliver turns potential into profitability through acquisition, redevelopment/transformation, asset management  and development. To learn more or to discuss new project opportunities, visit www.georgeoliver.com.

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