Who's Who of Top Executives

Peter John Jago

Title: Managing Director
Company: GCF Development, LLC
Location: Plantation, Florida, United States

Peter John Jago, Managing Director at GCF Development, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for his achievements, dedication, entrepreneurship and leadership.

With 40 years’ experience to his credit, Mr. Jago has excelled as the founder and managing director of PDT, GCFRC and GCF Development in Hollywood, Florida since 2001. An expert on finance, property development and real estate, he has developed more than 2,000 residential units, 9 hotels and over 1 million square feet of commercial and retail space during his career.  With a personal net worth of more than $50 million, and the notable fact that total value of Mr. Jago’s real estate project has exceeded more than $6 billion is testament to his resilience.

In addition to the above, while in South Africa, Mr. Jago was the founder of Jago Diamonds, Denis Styer Jewelers, Maluti Diamond Cutting Works, TJ1 Nightclub, Toffs Club, and Le Chic Night Club. He began his career in the diamond business and moved on to becoming the owner and shareholder of various hotels, jewelry shops, shopping centers, and a 4500-acre game reserve in South Africa. As a result of his businesses and companies, Mr. Jago has helped to create direct and indirect employment for more than 25,000 people.

Beyond his primary responsibilities, Mr. Jago has participated in numerous endeavors outside of his immediate professional circle, an example of his creative output, he was co-financier and co-producer of a 6-part reality movie titled “Diamond River Hunters,” which was acquired by the Discovery Channel and went to too being broadcasted in over 50 countries around the world and is currently on YouTube.com.

Mr. Jago attributes his success to his wife Jill and his daughter Tamzin, his 3 sons Donovan, Carl and John, and 6 grandchildren, plus his honesty, integrity, decency, persistence, confidence and never giving up, no matter the circumstances, also that the property business is a great place to leave a lasting legacy.

Following the successful diamond and property businesses in South Africa, Mr. Jago moved to the United States, because business in the U.S. is faster and more profuse than any other country in the world. Mr. Jago hopes to continue thriving in his respective endeavors while maintaining a sense of fun and fulfillment in his work.

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