Martin D. McDermott
Senior Vice President
Martin has been with JF Real Estate since 1997. He exclusively leases over 500,000 sq. ft. of commercial space including downtown office buildings and suburban retail plazas. Since, 1998, he has leased/sold over $100,000,000.00 in commercial real estate. Major clients include: Central New York Dialysis Center, New York State Chiropractic College, Aspen Dental, Hanger Orthopedic and Prosthetic, United State General Services Administration (U.S. Attorney's office, U.S. Customs Service, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Marine Corp., US-ICE, US-Office of the Comptroller of the Currency), New York State Department of Education, New York State Department of Transportation, New York State Senate, New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal; Onondaga ARC, Onondaga County Bar Association, Assigned Counsel Program, Liberty Resources, United Way, Syracuse Behavioral Health, March of Dimes, Metropolitan Development Association, Fair-Housing Council of CNY, WCNY Public Television, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, Dominion Tele-com, Level 3, Cingular Wireless, Global Crossing, Clear Channel Communications, Fiber Technologies, Cogent Communications, Clearwire, Time Warner Telecomm, Ear Q, Bankers Conseco, Tickets.com, John Deere, KS&R, Man Power, Adecco, Sensis, California Closets, SUBWAY, Tim Hortons, Kinney Drugs.
Previously, Martin was a project manager for the Metropolitan Development Association of Syracuse and Central New York where he was responsible for directing economic development projects. He also acted as the director of the NYS Urban Council, Inc. a state-wide organization that promotes the redevelopment of downtown areas in cities and villages throughout New York State. Prior to that, Martin worked for the City of New York as a Senior project Manager for the Division of Real Property.
Martin is a native New Yorker and current resident of the City of Syracuse.
Martin holds a Bachelor's Degree in Urban Studies from Hobart College and a Master's Degree in Urban Planning from Columbia University.