James J. (Jay) Rigelsky


Jay Rigelsky, an Executive Vice President with CRA, has over sixteen (16) years of Commercial Real Estate experience. Jay has represented corporations in the acquisition, disposition, development, and leasing of facilities in over 100 different markets and 42 states. After concluding his service as an officer in the Untied States Army, Jay joined CRA in March of 2000. Jay possesses extensive experience regarding corporate real estate management with a multi market representation focus. Jay’s specialty is assisting his clients with implementing portfolio management strategies focused on maximizing cost reduction opportunities through strategic negotiations, leveraging market indicators while simultaneously conducting logistic studies, labor analysis, and evaluating available economic development incentive opportunities. Jay’s comprehensive understanding of core real estate issues combined with his practical experience regarding process implementation, internal and external economic and market influences, and his unique understanding of corporate real estate management with a multi market focus, enables his clients to execute proactive and informed real estate decisions.


Texas A&M University Bachelor of Science – Agriculture Development (1995)

United States Army Officer Norwich University – MBA, Cum Laude (2005)

Southern Methodist University Master Negotiator Certificate (2003)


Office, Industrial, and Medical facilities Black’s Guide “Top Young Guns Under 35” 2006 (16)

2015 CoStar PowerBroker


Jay, his wife Sheila, and their 2 children reside in Dallas, Texas. He participates in several civic and charitable activities. He is involved with Dallas Little League Asso., St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, and Texas A&M University.


Mission Foods (Gruma Corp.)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Nestle Purina

E-Commerce (ECI Solutions)

Morton Salt

Colonial Savings

Land O’Lakes

CU Members Mortgage

Wise Foods

Advantage Sales & Marketing


C.H. Guenther


Niagara Bottling

Go Dish, Inc.

Keller Logistics

Action Gypsum Supply

Johns Manville

Solara HealthCare

Ashland, Inc.

Insco Distributing, Inc.

Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America (ASCOA)

Blue Chip Surgical Partners

Harland Clarke (Clarke American)

Jackson Health

Perlos Co rporation


Power and Telephone Supply


Sugical Care Affiliates (SCA) P

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