Director of North Florida & Panhandle
Jerry is Director of the North Florida Division for Hogan Brothers. He is responsible along with Matthew Hogan for project identification, marketing, owner/developer relations, as well as coordination of all subcontractor bids for new projects. He also has the executive responsibility for managing all operations of the companies North Florida Division to include the entire Jacksonville and Panhandle regions.
Background and Relevant Experience
Over his 30 years of experience in the Construction industry Jerry has become recognized as one of North Florida’s leading builders. Jerry grew up in Northeast Florida and remains a residence in the Jacksonville area. Jerry first began his career by establishing one of the top framing companies in the industry for high-end home homebuilders and then quickly transitioned into his own home building company. Over the last thirty years Jerry has been consistently recognized as one of the top custom home builders in Northeast Florida building in the top high-end communities. In addition, Jerry has expanded into other markets where he continues to build high-end custom homes. Jerry maintains sole ownership of the JL Linder Group in addition to entering the commercial sector as Director and Partner with Hogan Brothers.Jerry was recently was honored by The Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) as its 2018 Builder of the Year. A recognition awarded by over 8,000 FHBA members across the state. Selected by a council of industry leaders, the award recognizes best practices, expertise, and expectational leadership qualities in a Florida builder. This award has been given yearly to only one recognized individual for over forty years. In addition, Jerry has been instrumental in creating and establishing the Florida Certified Master Builder Program. He is heavily involved in the past and future success of the Northeast Florida Builders Association and Tallahassee Builders Association.During Jerrys career he has been involved in many community charitable organizations and has continued to give back in many ways to the markets where he conducts business.