Our Team

About Us

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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 Mr. Addison 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, Mr. Addison 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 Mr. Addison's sole ownership of the firm.

In the past thirty years, Mr. Addison has represented tenants and landlords in over 725 transactions, totaling $620 million square feet of commercial property with a value in excess of $575 million.

Mr. Addison has served on numerous local and regional non-profit boards.

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Kari Rager | Vice President, Property Manager

Kari is responsible for managing and overseeing the company’s portfolio of properties located in North Florida. She is effective in establishing relationships with owners, tenants, vendors and lending institutions through hands on management and excellent communication.

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.
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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 a son. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time in the Florida outdoors and making custom projects in his wood shop.