J.B. Davies


Mr. Davies founded jbd Property Management with the goal of providing investors with a diverse portfolio of exceptional, high-return real estate opportunities. In creating jbd Property Management, Mr. Davies presents a premium tenant experience in the retail, office, medical and industrial markets. He oversees his companies with a keen eye on value-added possibility, be it brick-and-mortar upgrades or personal client attention.

Mr. Davies began his career with Coopers & Lybrand as a real estate tax specialist. He later joined Cushman & Wakefield as associate director and then director of its Financial Services Group. In 1989, he was named as one of Cushman & Wakefield's top 25 producers nationwide. In 1996 Mr. Davies founded jbd Property Management, acquiring and developing commercial properties and providing retail, office and industrial property management services.

A graduate of Michigan State University with degrees in Accounting and Finance, Mr. Davies earned his C.P.A. certificate and is a licensed real estate broker in Michigan. He was named a top “40 Under 40” by Crain’s Detroit Business and has served as an adjunct professor of real estate at The University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

He is the Co-Founder of the Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Society ( and an avid Abstract Expressionism Painter.

Linda Janes

Director of Property Management

Ms. Janes directs several functions, including property management accounting, leasing and implementation of all capital improvements. In her role as Property Manager, Ms. Janes assumes the hands-on duties associated with each site as well as the day-to-day supervision of all building superintendents.

Ms. Janes comes to jbd Property Michigan with a wealth of experience in the finance and property management disciplines, having worked in several related positions throughout her career. Her strength as a financial manager, controller and quality control expert provides the firm and its tenants a highly accomplished, one-stop resource for all property-related matters. She has also worked as a licensed real estate agent. Ms. Janes earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Oakland University.