Peter John Jago — Co-Founder Managing Director

Fort Lauderdale, FL— Prominently featured in The Inner Circle, Mr. Peter John Jago is acknowledged as a Pinnacle Life Professional for his contributions to the fields of Property Development and Real Estate.

Specializing in the development of mixed-use buildings, luxury hotels, high-end residential dwellings, and condominiums, Mr. Jago is the co-founder and managing director of PDT GCFRC and GCF Development in Hollywood, Florida. In this role, he asserts that he manages a motivated and talented team of real estate professionals and his property development companies have garnered more than $6 billion in real estate projects throughout the U.S. and in locations such as South Africa, the U.K., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Mr. Jago notes that he and his team strive to maintain GCF’s distinguished reputation for excellence.

A prolific entrepreneur, Mr. Jago worked in the diamond business in South Africa prior to moving to the U.S. His empire of businesses included Jago Diamonds Pty. Ltd.; Maluti Diamond Cutting Works Pty. Ltd.; several restaurant nightclubs; and was a founding shareholder and owner of another 16 companies and entities, which included a multitude of properties, including shopping centers, hotels, and a 4800-acre game reserve. Mr. Jago still has ownership in two large Marriott Hotels in South Africa and enjoys a home on the beach.

Dedicated to making a positive impact on the real estate business, Mr. Jago first started investing in the U.S. in 2001 and traveled back and forth between South Africa and the U.S. more than 7 times a year. He was able to permanently move to the U.S. in 2016, launching numerous investments that ultimately led to the formation of GCFRC and GCF Development. The real estate mogul asserts that he has employed more than 25,000 individuals, either directly or indirectly, during his career.

Serving an international market, many of Mr. Jago’s projects have been developed in Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as well as in Crested Butte, a well-known ski town in Colorado, where he is co-owner of Nordic Inn and the Summit Lodge at the base of the ski slopes. Mr. Jago has influenced more than 3,000 residential units, ten hotels, and twelve shopping centers, creating more than ten million square feet of developed space. He notes that he finds tremendous fulfillment and a sense of satisfaction in knowing that what he does provides him with the opportunity to leave a legacy.

A testament to Mr. Jago’s influence and achievements, he has been featured in numerous articles, magazines and newspapers for his contributions in real estate. A highlight of his career experiences in the diamond industry, Mr. Jago also had the opportunity to serve as the financier, producer, and lead actor in “Diamond River Hunters,” a 7-part series that was subsequently purchased by Discovery Channel and aired in more than 50 countries around the world.

Mr. Jago credits the inspiration of his success to his wife Jill, his 4 children, and 6 grandchildren. An exemplary entrepreneur touting immense successes, he has a net worth of approximately $50 million. For more information on Mr. Jago and his work, please visit his website at

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