John J. Avlon is President of Hillsborough River Realty Company, and also President of Jeffries Travers Realty Corporation and Chairman of The Jeffries Companies, Inc. The Hillsborough River Realty Company maintains offices in Tampa at 101 E. Kennedy Blvd. The Company is an active Tampa business citizen and holds membership in the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, the Tampa Bay Partnership and the Tampa Downtown Partnership. The Jeffries Companies, Inc.’s areas of investment activity include Tampa, New York City, Houston and Cook County, Illinois. Avlon graduated from Yale College and Harvard Law School. He is co-chairman emeritus of the Lincoln Center Real Estate and Construction Council and a Board Member and Vice President of the Realty Foundation of New York. He is a past Trustee and Secretary of the George S. Patton Museum Foundation.