Lyonjay Announces Will Swinney as Land Development Intern

Will Swinney

Will Swinney

GREENVILLE, SC | February 16, 2022 – LyonJay is excited to announce the addition of their most recent intern, Will Swinney, to its team. Headquartered in downtown Greenville, LyonJay is an institutional grade investment and development firm in the housing sector, focusing on lot development for publicly listed builders, build-for-rent communities, and single and multi-family rentals.

Swinney graduated from Clemson University in 2021, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. At Clemson, Swinney had a successful five year football career, appearing in four College Football Playoffs, and winning a National Championship in 2018. During his time, Swinney was also a four-time ACC Honor Roll selection and two-time All-ACC Academic Team selection. Will is now studying to receive his MBA from Clemson’s MBA Program, while working alongside the LyonJay team.

“I look forward to applying the knowledge I gained during my time at Clemson to this internship and building upon my work experience to help improve the communities LyonJay works within,” said Will Swinney. “I am excited to work alongside such an experienced and motivated team and look forward to what I will learn from the best in the business.”

LyonJay is a real estate investment and development firm located in Greenville, SC with over 75 years and 100,000 units of combined experience. The LyonJay team has constructed, developed, managed, and invested in thousands of units across 11 states. Ultimately striving to develop lasting legacies by providing superior quality and value for investors, clients, and residents, LyonJay is committed to integrity and excellence.

“Our team knows that Will will be an exceptional asset to LyonJay. His work ethic, on and off the field, and desire to learn and grow is a great addition to our company,” said J.K. Jay, Founding Partner and President of LyonJay. “Will’s drive and commitment to what we do will allow us to continue to make an impact through the communities we build and beyond.”


LyonJay is an institutional real estate investment and development firm headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina. The firm focuses primarily on opportunistic investments in the housing sector, including lot development for publicly listed builders, build-for-rent communities, and single and multi-family communities. With billions of dollars’ worth of experience, our team has developed a deep understanding of how to maximize value in each investment class.

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