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Commercial Development

Novak Commercial Development is a strategic real estate investment company. We seek, acquire, entitle and develop across the United States for residential, commercial, hospitality, retail, office, industrial, and mixed use. We are composed of a team of experienced industry professionals who are dedicated to being accountable to creating value for our residents and our partners.
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Jeff Novak


Specializing in identifying opportunities and raising capital, Jeff Novak successfully creates mixed-used lifestyle communities, integrating urban living and lifestyle experiences with hospitality, upscale retail, and high-end rental properties. Novak is a former NFL lineman who after retiring from professional sports became a real estate entrepreneur. He ran a real estate marketing and sales agency before starting Novak in 2008.

During the past 15 years, Novak has developed more than approximately $400 million dollars in real estate. Currently, Novak and its affiliates own real estate assets with an estimated value of over $200 million, those assets include residential developments, multi-family, retail, office, and hotels. Novak has an estimated real estate project pipeline or under construction totaling $300 million.

Jeff believes in building exceptional environments where people thrive and is known for his natural leadership and high moral standards.

Joy McVean
VP, Operations

Brad Crouse
Chief Financial Officer

Todd Madden
Managing Director

Nick Crouse
Sr. Development Manager

Charlotte Baumann
Director of Project Accounts

Jim Cramer
Chief Planning Officer

Peter Flynn
Sr. Development Manager

Cade Novak
Sr. Development Manager

Jodi Green
Community Sales

Logan Olson