Jeffrey Simms’ real estate career began in 1985, with the purchase of a single-family rental property in Western New York. Since then, GMC Properties has grown exponentially, expanding into markets around the country. As the founder of GMC Properties, Jeffrey has acquired an outstanding reputation as a developer and operator of commercial, retail, and multifamily property. Jeffrey formally retired from day-to-day operations in 1998. However, he has continued in an advisory position since stepping down. Prior to founding GMC Properties, Jeffrey started and operated a highly successful interior design and retail business in Southwestern New York. Jeffrey served as a lieutenant in the United States Navy, flying EC-121s during the Vietnam War, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from St. Bonaventure University.