JK Jay
CEO, Founder

J.K. Jay is a Founding Partner and CEO of Hudson Oak Development, as well as Founding Partner and President of LyonJay. As President his responsibilities include creating and maintaining relationships with the company’s capital partners, site selection, development project oversight and underwriting of new projects. Mr. Jay began his career with a private equity firm, acquiring, developing, and redeveloping projects including hospitality, condominiums, and residential communities. 

As a former Clemson lineman and All ACC Academic Team honoree under Coach Dabo Swinney, J.K. is an excellent leader and team player. He is committed to creating great investment opportunities for Hudson Oak and LyonJay’s capital partners and developing top-notch communities where residents are excited to build their lives. Outside of work, J.K. enjoys giving back to his community by mentoring Clemson student-athletes and serving on the Board of Directors for Clemson’s Letterman’s Association and Young Alumni Council.