Grafton D. "Duke" Addison, III | President/CEO
Grafton D. "Duke" Addison, III began working in the Jacksonville commercial real estate market as a Leasing Manager with Koger Properties, Inc in 1987. He quickly became their number one leasing agent and consistently ranked among the top 10% of the company's leasing agents nationwide. Mr. Addison went on to serve as Vice President for Cantrell Weaver Company and later as Senior Vice President Office Division of Cantrell Weaver Real Estate Services, Inc.
In 1993, Duke joined Schultz Properties, Inc as a Partner in the firm. In February of 1996, Schultz Foster Addison Real Estate, Inc. was formed as a commercial brokerage, property management, development, syndication and consulting company.
In July of 2002, he obtained 100% ownership of Schultz Foster Addison Real Estate, Inc. In November 2002, the name of the firm was changed to Addison Commercial Real Estate, Inc. to reflect his sole ownership of the firm.
In the past thirty four years, Duke has represented tenants and landlords in over 815 transactions, totaling 700 million square feet of commercial property with a value in excess of $675 million.
Duke has served on numerous local and regional non-profit boards throughout the community.
He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute with a BA in English and a Masters in Business in Administration from Jacksonville University.
Duke is married and has two grown sons. He enjoys traveling, golf and time at the beach.
Kari Rager | Vice President, Property Manager
Kari is task oriented and has developed a reputable portfolio of contacts within the brokerage, construction and sub-contractors community, deepening her ability to manage all aspects of facility and property management.
Jacob "Jake" Ammon, MBA | Vice President
Jake’s passion for real estate began when he started creating
his own investment portfolio. He started his Commercial Real Estate career with SVN Walt Arnold Commercial Brokerage, Inc in Albuquerque, NM. While working in Albuquerque he guided clients through commercial sales, leasing and investment transactions.
He is now with Addison Commercial Real Estate in Jacksonville, FL as a Vice President. His focus is office and industrial sales, leasing, and investment sales. His entrepreneurial drive to recognize potential and follow-through with a plan of action are critical skills to be successful in commercial real estate.
His military background provides the team leadership and project management skills that help Jake’s clients move deals forward. He earned a BS in Engineering from the Virginia Military Institute and an Executive MBA from the University of New Mexico.
Jake is married and has two children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time in the Florida outdoors and making custom projects in his wood shop.
Karl "Carter" bostwick | Broker associate
Carter has been a lifelong resident of Jacksonville of a multi-generational Florida family. Carter will be actively engaged in all areas of commercial real estate including sales, leasing, and business brokerage. Additionally, he will be responsible for managing and developing the firm's Timber and Agricultural Assets.
Prior to joining Addison, Carter served as Owner & Broker of Bostwick Realty and Management in Jacksonville from 2004-2021. He is an alumnus of the Virginia Military Institute and the University of North Florida.
Personally, Carter is the father of three adult children (Amanda, Lauren, and Grace Bostwick). Socially, he is a former member of the New York Athletic Club (New York, NY), and San Jose Country Club (Jacksonville, FL). In addition, he is a Grand Gator member of Gator Boosters, University of Florida Alumni Association (UFAA), and former Board of Directors member of the Gator Club of Jacksonville.
Jazzmin king | executive assistant
Jazzmin, a military wife and mother of two boys and a fur pup, is the newest addition to the Addison Commercial Real Estate team. She serves as Duke Addison’s Executive Assistant. Raised in Jacksonville, FL., Jazzmin has spent the past 10 years following her husband’s military career and relocating at the needs of the US Army. This past summer, Jazzmin and her family returned to the North Florida area. After spending the last 7 years as a Domestic Engineer, with her children now of school age, she was ready to get back into the workforce.
In her free time, when she is not having to fulfill her mom duties, Jazzmin is an advance yoga practitioner. Three years ago, she decided to deepen her yoga practice even more and get her 200 hr Yoga teacher certification. Jazzmin also enjoys recreational traveling, beach time, and exploring parks with her family.
With over 10+ years of experience serving as an administrative assistant with several organizations, Jazzmin is excited with her new position at Addison Commercial Real Estate, to continue learning, growing her professional skills, and gaining experience in the commercial real estate field.