Forrest Gibson

Professional Background

Mr. Gibson joined Newmark Grubb Phoenix Realty Group in 1997. He specializes in commercial office leasing, sales and consulting services and advises clients on real estate strategies whether growing, downsizing, acquiring or disposing. Mr. Gibson’s land acquisitions knowledge and foresight has been instrumental in several key purchases that have yielded high returns for its investors. His strategies incorporate the client’s long term real estate objectives while maximizing flexibility and focusing on creating value for the user. In 2004, he co-founded PRG Developments, Inc. and he continues to focus on premier sites for development and acquisitions.

Mr. Gibson worked on the development end of transactions at Rouse & Associates (now Liberty Property Trust) prior to joining Newmark Grubb Phoenix Realty Group.

Professional Affiliations

  • NAIOP of Northeast Florida
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
  • Received CCIM designation in 1996
  • Licensed Real Estate Professional - State of Florida since 1986

Awards and Recognitions

  • NAIOP “Office Broker of the Year” Winner: 2000
  • NAIOP “Office Development Project of the Year” Winner: 2004

Select Clients

  • Winn-Dixie
  • Modis
  • GE Capital
  • Elkins Constructors
  • Bombardier Capital
  • St. Vincent’s Healthcare

Community Affiliations

  • HabiJax volunteer
  • Christ Church


University of Mississippi