Jim Gray - District 1

Commissioner, District 1

Portrait of Commissioner Jim Gray

Commissioner Gray was elected to the Orlando City Commission on June 1, 2012. He has been a resident of Orlando since 1988. In addition to the his role as Commissioner, Jim is the Orlando Managing Director for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate services and investment firm in the world.

Each day he leverages his private sector philosophies to promote economic expansion and responsible growth. Commissioner Gray believes that quality, high-paying jobs for area residents typically translate into better schools, safer neighborhoods and increased home values. Oftentimes he is asked what is the key to achieving success in District 1 and each time he shares a simple formula “ Be a Good Neighbor.”

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Heroes Community Park opened on Saturday, July 13, 2019.

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Heroes Community Park Amenities

  • Four lighted multi-purpose fields
  • A playground/tot lot with a small picnic shelter
  • A large picnic pavilion
  • A restroom/concession building
  • Bike racks
  • Fitness stations
  • Walking trail
  • Two parking lots
  • Adjacent to the new water adventure park

McCoy Community Park (east airfield of Orlando International Airport) Amenities

The park opened on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

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  • Lighted little league fields for all age groups (three baseball and one softball)
  • A playground/tot lot with small picnic shelter
  • Lake with decorative fountain
  • Restrooms/concession building with eating area
  • Walking path
  • Large parking lot
  • Maintenance area