Founder & President
Jordan is the Founder and President of JSC Real Estate LLC, an investment, development & real estate advisory services business. Throughout his 15+ year career in retail real estate and asset/portfolio management capacities, he has helped leading landlords — including RFR Realty, Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation, Brixmor Property Group and Thor Equities – ensure successful execution of their business plans, with a focus on operational excellence, short and long-term performance, and value creation across their portfolios.
Jordan was most recently Executive Vice President, Property Leasing and Development at Ashkenazy, leading leasing and marketing of the firm’s Tri-State and High-Street assets. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Head of Retail, at RFR Realty, founded by Aby Rosen and Michael Fuchs, overseeing successful growth of RFR’s retail portfolio in New York, Miami, San Francisco, Seattle and beyond. At RFR from 2014 through 2019, Jordan executed over 100 transactions totaling approximately $1.2 billion in value, including transactions involving KITH at 337 Lafayette, Supreme at 190 Bowery, Showfields at 11 Bond, TD Bank and Republic Bank at 90 Fifth Avenue, and Veronica Beard and Ramy Brook at 980 Madison, among others. Select additional transactions include Bandier, Barry’s Bootcamp, Bluestone Lane, Drybar, Cotton Citizen, Naked Retail and James Beard Award winning Stephen Starr restaurant Le Cou Cou. Jordan was also responsible for the SKECHERS flagship location at 800 Lincoln Road, Miami’s hottest restaurant MILA at 800 Lincoln Road, and Pelé Soccer. In Miami’s Design District Jordan was able to attract A Bathing Ape and Rebag, and executed the extension and expansion of Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink, which still serves as the premier food and beverage destination in the district.
Prior to joining RFR, Jordan served as Vice President of Retail Leasing at Thor Equities from 2012 to 2014, and was previously Regional Vice President of Leasing at Brixmor Property Group from 2006 to 2012. Claffey received a Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University, and a Master of Business Administration from Temple University Fox School of Business. He is a member of the Building Industry Association of Philadelphia (BIA); Pennsylvania State Smeal College of Business Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board Executive Committee; REBNY Retail Stores Committee, YMREA and ICSC, and former member of the Madison Avenue and NoHo Business Improvement Districts. Prior to his career in real estate, Jordan was a member of the Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA).