Davis receives SIOR designation from Society of Industrial and Office Realtors


Jay Davis, CCIM, SIOR, of Coldwell Banker Commercial Cornerstone, has earned the SIOR industrial designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors.
SIOR is the world’s premier commercial real estate organization for industrial and office professionals. Individuals who earn their SIOR designation adhere to the highest levels of accountability and ethical standards. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for the SIOR designation, to which there are 3,700 members in 722 cities and 45 countries. SIOR represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted commercial real estate brokerage specialists, and these individuals are proven experts in their market and leaders in the industry.
SIOR is a Washington, D.C.-based international professional organization of more than 3,200 commercial real estate professionals who have earned the coveted SIOR designation.
To achieve the SIOR designation, Davis completed at least five years of creditable experience in the highly specialized field of industrial real estate; met stringent education requirements; and demonstrated professional ability, competency, ethical conduct and personal integrity. SIOR enforces a strict code of ethics and required designees to complete its ethics course within their first three years of membership.
Davis is president, broker-in-charge and a founding partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Cornerstone. He was most recently recognized in March 2023 by Coldwell Banker Commercial as a Circle of Distinction Member marking the 14th time. In June 2023, he has been invited to attend Coldwell Banker Commercial’s “Top Two” Event, which recognizes the top 2% of producers in the Coldwell Banker Commercial Organization worldwide. This is the ninth time he has achieved this honor. In 2021, Davis received the Halter/Case Leadership Award which is given by Coldwell Banker Commercial to one person globally who “embodies the positive attitude, professional aptitude and exemplary leadership.” He was also previously recognized in The State newspaper as a member of the “20 Under 40” Class of 2008, which recognized 20 of the top business professionals in the state of South Carolina under 40 years old. Davis was recognized as the 2008 Businessperson of the Year by the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce. He has also been recognized five times by CBC as the “Number One Producer” in South Carolina.
Davis attended the University of South Carolina, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Real Estate.
“Education has always been important to me because I owe it to my clients!” Davis said. “A desire to be the most knowledgeable in my market is what drives me to continue to take classes. I started working on my CCIM immediately after graduating from college, then I’ve taken numerous other classes revolving around anything to do with commercial real estate and development. I think earning my SIOR will allow me to add value when helping industrial clients.”