President & CEO
Harristown Development Corporation
Founded in 1974, the non-profit develops and manages new and existing real estate development projects designed to revitalize downtown Harrisburg. Since its inception, Harristown has been involved in over $500 million of redevelopment projects in the core of downtown, paid over $200 million in real estate taxes to the various jurisdictions. As president and CEO, Jones oversees the management of the firm’s multi-faceted real estate development enterprises, which include over 2 million square-feet of real estate in the downtown of Harrisburg.
He has been with Harristown for over 20 years in multiple roles including President since beginning of 2015.
He is most proud of the organization’s team of over 120 employees; all of whom emphasize customer service, quality development projects, and a commitment to excellence every day.
The most important life lesson he’s learned to be passionate and enthusiastic about your work.
Jones said he enjoys the outdoors including activities such as hiking, biking, running, kayaking and swimming. “I love to stay active but also enjoy travelling, discovering new places, and reading,” he said.
This profile is part of Central Penn Business Journal's Power 100 list for 2021. Information used in this profile was sourced from the honoree. See the full list at cpbj.com or in our digital edition.