Jay T. Clark

CEO and Founder

Jay is Founder & CEO of SEC. Jay began his professional career in public accounting and later founded Apartment Realty Advisors (“ARA”), a real estate brokerage firm, in 1993. After successfully selling ARA, Jay focused exclusively on SEC with initial investments in multifamily.

Jay is highly regarded as an expert in the multifamily and residential marketplace and has been the General Partner on over $1 billion of residential acquisitions and developments. Under Jay’s direction, SEC has received multiple project honors and awards, including Community of the Year (Smyrna Grove) and 50+ Community of the Year (Soleil Laurel Canyon), both from the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association.

Jay received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Jay is a licensed Georgia real estate broker and a previous Certified Public Accountant. He is an active member of the National Multi-Family Housing Council and Urban Land Institute.