Mr. Larry Jensen is the Chairman and Principal of Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Advisors Partners. With more than 40 years in the commercial real estate business, Mr. Jensen has been recognized as the “Commercial Broker of the Year”, “Office Broker of the Year” and “Office Leasing Broker of the Year” for the Memphis region by his real estate industry peers. Mr. Jensen and his team advise and represent corporations, institutions and individuals with innovative strategies, planning, and implementation related to business and commercial real estate.
Outside of his role with the State Board and his career, Mr. Jensen has served on the Board of Visitors for the University of Memphis and the Board of Advisors for the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business. He was formerly President of Memphis Tomorrow, an organization of CEOs of the larger Memphis-area companies and institutions; he also previously served as Chairman of the Memphis Regional Chamber. Mr. Jensen has participated on the Chamber of Commerce’s Chairman Circle and served on the Methodist Healthcare Foundation as Chairman and the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences Chancellor’s Roundtable. Mr. Jensen serves on the National Board of Directors for Ducks Unlimited, as a trustee of the Governor’s Books from Birth for Tennessee and a trustee for Committee for Economic Development, serving as co-chair of the Education Committee.
Mr. Jensen served for more than 10 years on the founding board of trustees and the executive committee of Shelby Farms Park Conservancy (SFPC). SFPC has responsibility for the oversight of the park, its operations, and the recently completed $70 million redevelopment of the 4,500 acre urban park located in Memphis, which is among the largest urban parks in the U.S. He has served as Vice Chairman and committee chair for Park Operations.
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