Jonathan Lay

Jonathan Lay

Senior Associate

Phone: 305.668.0620

Professional Experience & Accomplishments

As a Senior Associate at Fairchild Partners, Jonathan C. Lay brings more than seven years of real estate appraisal experience and expertise in South Florida’s real estate industry. Mr. Lay supports the firm’s landlord representation, tenant representation, and property acquisition and disposition with a focus on Office, Industrial, and Retail in the South Florida market.

He is licensed as a Real Estate Sales Associate and a Certified Real Estate Appraiser. Mr. Lay graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Real Estate accompanied by a double Master’s Degree in Finance and International Real Estate. He has a keen eye for detail and is proficient in both Excel and Argus. Mr. Lay is fluent in both English and Italian.

Professional Affiliations

  • Florida Real Estate Sales Associate #SL3216827
  • Florida Certified Real Estate Appraiser #RD6578
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Candidate

Career Achievements

  • Recipient of CCIM’s Push for the Pin Scholarship
  • Recipient of the Appraisal Institute Education Trust’s Graduate Scholarship
  • Landlord Representation
    • Plumer Building: 62,800 RSF
    • SBS Tower Subleases: 21,450 RSF
    • MAPFRE Building: 70,000 RSF
    • Kendall Summit: 170,000 RSF
    • Downtown Doral: 550,000 RSF
  • Tenant Representation
    • Superior Academy of Music (SAM)
  • Seller Representation
    • South Miami Office Building & adjacent land: $3,450,000
  • Buyer Representation
    • Southeast Veterinary Neurology
    • Carol Invest USA, LLC (Hospitality Property): $7,500,000


  • Master of Science in Finance (MSF) from Florida International University (FIU)
  • Master of Science in International Real Estate (MSIRE) from FIU
  • Bachelor in Business Administration with a double Major in International Business and Real Estate from FIU
  • Belen Jesuit Preparatory High School, Class of 2002