C.J. Evans


Professional Expertise

C.J. Evans Jr. has over 20 years of incentives consulting experience. As a member of firm’s Tampa office, C.J. assists clients throughout the entire incentives project process from offer to application, approval and final documentation. As part of the KLG team at Savills, C.J. works closely with the Industrial Services Group utilizing his technical expertise on industrial projects to assist clients in securing incentives.

Over the course of his extensive career, C.J. has negotiated cash grants, property tax and sales tax savings, infrastructure assistance and utility rate reductions for industrial clients. Additionally, he has implemented workforce incentives based on job creation and training for clients in both the industrial and professional service industries. C.J. also has significant expertise with incentives compliance and has assisted clients with compliance for a multitude of state and local incentive programs.

Prior to joining Savills, Mr. Evans was the national practice leader for Merit Advisors’ business incentives practice for over six years and was a director in Ryan’s business incentives practice for over seven years, both headquartered in Texas. C.J. also spent 10 years in Ernst & Young’s business incentives practice focusing mainly on projects in the Southeast.

Awards, Achievements and Activities

C.J. is a frequent speaker and panelist at economic development events.

Direct Number

+1 813 514 2798




Office Number

+1 813 675 7070


  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Marketing 

  • University of Florida College of Law, JD 


  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare 
  • Industrial 

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