Summary

Dedicated, fast-track Commercial Real Estate Developer with 16 years Commercial Real Estate Industry experience. Proven track record in business development, relationship building, and execution of difficult deals with complex challenges and difficult personalities. Successful in multi-task executive-level planning and consultation, including the development of operational plans, development underwriting, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting. Excellent communication and leadership skills with proven project and transaction management capabilities.

Work History

Work History
Jan 1996 - Present

President

KEY Real Estate Services
Privately held Corporation currently focused on consulting services for due diligence, underwriting and valuation analysis for existing assets for acquisition or financing purposes.
May 2005 - Jun 2008

Managing Director- FL

York Residential
Established base of operations in Florida for York Residential, an Atlanta-based, multi-family development company providing innovative residential developments in primary markets. The responsibilities of this position were to identify properties for development within the state, negotiate contracts and manage the staff and professionals required to design, build and lease or sell the projects. Since opening regional office in 2005, York closed on $29 million of investment property which will produce development pipeline of $250 million. Projects currently either approved or under development include Porter Place in Hypoluxo, FL, a residential development with a retail/office element, the Aster at Lely Resort, a 308 unit three story garden apartment community in Southeast Naples, FL and Deerfield Station in Deerfield Beach, Florida, a transit oriented development with 549 residential units, 140 hotel rooms, 36,000 square feet of Office and 15,525 square feet of retail.
May 2003 - May 2005

Director of Real Estate

Opus South Corporation
The responsibilities of this position included land selection, negotiation of purchase and sale of land, project development, project budget, marketing plan and lease negotiations or sale of buildings. Additional responsibilities include:  Initiate the selection, negotiation, purchasing, and planning of land in accordance with company policy and municipal or governmental regulations.  Drive the development of plans and strategies for speculative buildings, including product budgeting and marketing plans and lease negotiations.  Develop plans for net lease and build-to-suit transactions and negotiates sale or lease of such buildings.

Education

Education
1994 - 1996

MBA

Nova Southeastern University
1987 - 1991

BA

University of South Carolina-Columbia

Skills

Skills

Project Management

Operations Management

Certifications

Certifications
Oct 2008 - Present

CCIM Designee

The CCIM Institute