Jeff Neale is a Senior Vice President of Thomas D. Wood and Company where he is responsible for the origination, underwriting, and placement of debt and equity financing for all types of income-producing properties. Jeff is also responsible for developing and maintaining investor and real estate owner relationships.
Prior to joining Thomas D. Wood & Co. in 2017, Jeff’s career was primarily focused in Commercial Banking. Over the past 35 years, Jeff has held several Senior Management positions that included Commercial & Industrial Lending, Commercial Real Estate Lending, and Correspondent Banking. Specific positions during that span of time included Market President/Central Florida for a Community Bank, Chief Lending Officer/Central Florida for a Regional Bank, and National Sales and Business Development Director for a Financial Services firm in Central Florida.
Jeff has been active in the local community over many years serving various volunteer positions and most recently serves on both the Business Development Committee and Finance Committee for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando.
Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1979 from The University of Florida in Business Administration with a Major in Finance. Jeff also went on to attend the Graduate Florida School of Banking at The University of Florida earning a Completion Certificate in 1984.