Publix Announces Retirement of Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities Jeff Chamberlain
LAKELAND, FL - The retail giant has recently announced the retirement of a beloved SVP at the end of the year. Publix Super Markets’ Jeff Chamberlain has announced his decision to retire after 47 years of dedicated service.
“Jeff has made significant contributions to Publix, particularly in our expansion into newer market areas,” noted CEO Todd Jones. “Throughout his career, he has trained, mentored, and developed his team and those around him. We wish him the very best as he begins the next chapter of his life.”
According to the press release, Chamberlain began his Publix career in 1972 as a front service clerk in Satellite Beach, Florida. From there, he continued climbing the ladder—he became Store Manager in 1983, transferred to Real Estate Manager for North Florida and South Georgia in 1991, became Director of Real Estate Market Strategy in 1999, landed Vice President of Real Estate in 2011, and finally came to where he is today since 2017 as Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities.
Jones continues in the press release by stating that Chamberlain will remain in Lakeland, where he and his wife, Jill, are looking forward to enjoying grandparenthood and volunteering in their community. No mention of a successor has been released at this time, but we will continue updating as news becomes available. Until then, we at ANUK wish Chamberlain a wonderful retirement and all the best!