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About Us

Our Mission

Provide affordable, high quality, well maintained housing.
Provide a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and growth.
Provide maximum real estate value for our investors.

In 1984, GMC Properties was established with the purchase of a single-family rental property in Allegany, NY. Since then, GMC Properties has experienced continuous growth and profitability owning and operating asset in New York, Pennsylvania, Florida and North Carolina. In 1997, GMC moved its corporate office to Jacksonville, Florida and began to concentrate on acquiring assets in the Southeast United States.
GMC Properties is committed to providing Real Growth, Value and Service to all the company’s Stakeholders, including our shareholders and employees, our residents and the communities in which we live and do business. In pursuit and support of that commitment, GMC plans to grow our position in the multifamily real estate market nationally, continually seeking opportunities to increase our assets and profits, rewarding our shareholders and employees.

F. Jefferey Simms, Founder

Mr. Simms’ real estate career began in 1985. Over the next 16 years, he acquired an outstanding reputation as a developer and operator of commercial, retail and multifamily properties throughout southwestern New York and northwestern Pennsylvania. Mr. Simms also served as a U.S Naval Aviator and is a Vietnam War veteran. He holds a BS in mathematics from St. Bonaventure University.

Gregory Simms, Managing Partner

Since joining the company in 1997, Mr. Simms has been involved in all aspects of the business. He is a Managing Partner of GMC Property Management, LC, the firm’s property management company, and GMC Asset Manager, Inc., the firm’s multi-family investment vehicle. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Simms served as an F-16 Instructor Pilot in the U.S Air Force. He holds a BBA in Management Science from St. Bonaventure University.

Christopher Simms, Managing Partner

Since joining the company in 1994, Mr. Simms has been involved in all aspects of the business. He is a Managing Partner of GMC Property Management, LC, the firm’s property management company, and GMC Asset Manager, Inc., the firm’s multi-family investment vehicle. Mr. Simms is currently responsible for the acquisition and disposition of all GMC assets, as well as major capital improvements on all GMC assets. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Simms enjoyed a successful career as the West Coast Manager for the L&JG Stickley Company. He holds a BS in Marketing and Management from Jacksonville University.

Michael Simms, Managing Partner

Since joining the company in 1997, Mr. Simms has been involved in all aspects of the business. He is a Principle of GMC Property Management, LC, the firm’s property management company, and GMC Asset Manager, Inc., the firm’s multi-family investment vehicle. Mr. Simms is currently responsible for the development of all company marketing and oversees all of GMC’s software platforms. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Simms worked as a copy writer and English Teacher in Singapore and worked in the cruise line industry. He holds a BA in Mass Communications from St. Bonaventure University.