Jeffrey E. Smith
Jeffrey E. Smith has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate and housing business. His Columbia- and Georgia-based companies have developed and invested in more than 400 affordable properties totaling over 17,000 housing units. The group of companies includes property development, construction, property management, health care, and syndication. A recognized leader in the affordable housing industry, Smith received the first Governor’s Award for Excellence in Elderly Housing in Missouri. Smith is a fifth-generation Boone County resident and a major donor to numerous organizations, including the Boys and Girls Clubs, United Way, and Central Missouri Food Bank. Smith is the founder of the Jeffrey E. Smith Institute of Real Estate at MU’s Trulaske College of Business.