Jonathan Smith
Managing Partner
Davidson Craven Capital

Weekend Executive MBA

Class of 2006

Council Affiliation:

Fuqua Alumni Council


Real Estate/Construction




Greater Raleigh-Durham Area


Jonathan Smith is a North Carolina-based commercial real estate investment professional with core experience in development, investment syndication, investment sales, and real estate finance. Jonathan currently leads a CBRE practice group concentrating on investment sales and real estate capital markets transactions in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Virginia.

Jonathan has extensive experience originating investment offerings on behalf of institutional and private capital clients, underwriting and valuing income producing real estate, capitalizing real estate investments, and designing acquisition and disposition strategies for clients and partners. From 2001-2013, he served as president of North State Capital, LLC, a commercial real estate investment sponsor and asset manager of value–added commercial real estate investments. From 1995-2001 he served as Vice President at Carolina Investment Properties, Inc., a developer of medical office and industrial build to suit properties in North Carolina.

Jonathan is a 2006 graduate of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a 1995 graduate of Wake Forest University