Management Team


Jay B. Gehl

President, Leasing and Brokerage

“We promise the highest degree of integrity and the relentless pursuit of the best deal for our clients.”

Jay Gehl serves as President of Leasing & Brokerage for Hokanson Companies, Inc. With over twenty-six years of experience, Jay has been directing and managing his team in the areas of tenant representation, financial analysis of leases, corporate advisory, brokerage, strategic planning, and build-to-suit assistance. His attention to detail and his unparalleled customer service have been the foundation of his relationships with the institutional customers served by Hokanson Companies, Inc.

He has been instrumental in assisting several major corporations in establishing or relocating their corporate headquarters, including Vectren Corporation, Fifth Third Bank of Indiana, and BFS Diversified Products (Firestone Building Products). In 2005 and again in 2013, Jay was honored receiving Firestone's Inner Circle of Quality Award. The prestigious “Q” Award is presented annually to a supplier/vendor that demonstrates excellence in service, commitment, and innovation.

Jay and his team are the leading experts of medical real estate services in Indiana. No other firm in Indiana has the depth and countless years of experience in healthcare services. Hospital Administration and Physicians alike attest to the outstanding assistance they receive with transactions and projects.

Jay also excels in investment sales with multiple transactions each year ranking him annually as a top producing broker on a local and national level. His philosophy is to dig in and learn the market, network with local experts, and identify the local nuances. These efforts have helped corporate clients establish or renew facilities in over 21 states from Connecticut to California. He has also served the international needs of his clients in six countries including the most recent facility in Turrialba, Costa Rica with 230,000 square feet on 35 acres.


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