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Frank Jesse

Frank Jesse is a Senior Advisor to Brookwood Group. He brings extensive strategic and tactical capabilities to the Brookwood team, focusing on corporate real estate and facilities. His past work has spanned large corporate initiatives such as headquarters projects and international expansions, as well as creative solutions for start-up entities. These assignments have been geographically diverse including throughout Asia, India, Europe and the Americas.

In recent years, Frank managed the worldwide real estate and facilities for software company BEA Systems from shortly after its founding, through its growth to 85 major locations in 36 countries, until the 2008 $8.6 billion acquisition by Oracle Corporation. Prior to BEA, Frank managed the diverse real estate portfolio of global express delivery company DHL Worldwide Express. Facilities included more than 220 distribution centers, on-airport operations, data centers, a software development center, billing operations facility, and corporate offices. In the 12 years preceding his corporate work, Frank managed complex healthcare and laboratory design and construction projects, including for Stanford University Hospital and the U.S. Veterans Administration.

Frank earned a B.S. from the University of Virginia, and Master’s degrees from the University of Michigan. He is highly involved in the Silicon Valley through many civic and business community engagements, currently serving a four year appointment on the City of San Jose Master Planning Task Force. Frank was honored in 2007 as the Northern California Chapter CoreNet Global “Executive of the Year”.


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