Meet Jerry Wilkinson

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Jerry Wilkinson is pictured back row, first from left


In 2018, the Community Foundation welcomes four new members to our Board of Directors. Get to know the third, Jerry Wilkinson.

Jerry Wilkinson is founder and Chairman of The Wilkinson Companies, a privately-held real estate investment, management and construction firm. Since 1984, Wilkinson has directed the operations and growth of the Wilkinson Companies and its subsidiaries.

Wilkinson served as 2012 Chairman of the National Apartment Association (NAA). He has previously served as President of the Georgia Apartment Association (GAA) and the Atlanta Apartment Association (AAA). He is a member of the NAA and GAA Hall of Fame. He received a B.S. in electrical engineering from Duke University, an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School and has done post graduate work at Harvard. He serves on several Boards including the Duke University School of Engineering BOV, LaGrange College, Apartment Life Inc., and Grace Hill.

He and his wife, Beverly, have three daughters and seven grandchildren and split their time between Atlanta, Georgia and Amelia Island, Florida. He and Bev are long-time supporters of the Community Foundation, they established the Wilkinson Family Fund in 1999.