Jeff Yates

Jeff Yates, CLS, CRX, CRRP

Jeff Yates is an Arkansas-licensed real estate broker and Director of Brokerage at Flake and Company. His career began at Flake, Tabor, Tucker, Wells and Kelley in 1994. Jeff's business is focused on leasing, selling, and buying office & retail properties Jeff has earned the Certified Leasing Specialist (CLS) designation, the Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) designation, and the Certified Retail Real Estate Professional (CRRP) from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He an active member of Building Owners & Managers Association of Greater Little Rock (BOMA) and in midst of earning BOMA’s RPA designation. He is a member of Certified Commercial & Investment Members (CCIM), and the founding member of Commercial Real Estate Council of Metro Little Rock (CREC MLR).

Jeff has helped lease, sell, and develop over three million square feet of office and retail space in a variety of properties, including single-tenant & multi-tenant retail, as well as low-rise & high-rise office buildings. Some notable past projects include work on the Little Rock Technology Park, Doctors Building, Midtown Medical, OrthoArkansas, The Pediatric Clinic, and Plaza West.

Jeff has lectured on commercial real estate markets, leasing, investment, construction, zoning, and land use to leading industry organizations, including Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), Certified Commercial Investment Members (CCIM), National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and the Arkansas Economic Developers Conference. He has been a course instructor at Lorman Education Services.

Professional Activities

  • BOMA Greater Little Rock: Advocacy Committee Chair and Past President
  • ICSC: Arkansas Government Relations Chair, past State Director
  • Commercial Real Estate Council of Metro Little Rock: founding member, Board of Directors
  • Daily Record: monthly contributing columnist
  • Certified Commercial Investment Members, Arkansas: past program director
  • Little Rock REALTORS® Association: past Legislative Affairs Comm. & Board of Directors
  • US Green Building Council: Arkansas Central Branch Steering Committee, 2 terms
  • Executive Networking Organization of Little Rock: charter member & past Vice President
  • Central Arkansas Commercial Real Estate Data Exchange: past Advisory Board member

Civic Activities

  • St. James United Methodist Church Board of Trustees
  • Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas Board of Directors and past President
  • Little Rock Board of Zoning Adjustment, past Chairman
  • Little Rock Planning Commission, past Chairman
  • Pleasant Valley Property Owners Association, past Director & Treasurer
  • Bolo Bash committee for Baptist Medical Center, past committee member
Jeff Yates.