President, COO of NFI Real Estate
NFI Industries is a privately held $750 million real estate, supply-chain logistics, warehousing, and transportation company with over 5,000 employees nationwide.NFI Real Estate is an affiliated real estate development and management company with over $300 million worth of commercial, office, and industrial properties, consisting of over 7 million square feet of leased space throughout the country.
Directed the day-to-day operations, P&L, and budgeting of national real estate development and management company for commercial, office, and industrial properties. Reported directly to CEO of NFI Industries. Managed 4 department supervisors overseeing property management, finance, development, and leasing/acquisition departments, as well as 3 construction project managers.
·Located, acquired, obtained all governmental approvals, designed, and finalized construction bids to build 1 million square foot warehouse for key customer within 1 year.Saved over $3 million from original construction bids through negotiation and value engineering.
·Negotiated 20 year Payment in Lieu of Tax agreement with township, worth over $20 million, despite initial considerable township opposition.
·Finalized land purchase for 1.6 million square foot warehouse park, at a savings of several hundred thousand dollars, from difficult seller, despite several previous failed attempts by NFI Real Estate.
·Saved over $1 million by reconfiguring existing corporate headquarters, which eliminated planned construction of new office space.
·Reconfigured existing warehouse site plan enabling company to lease warehouse to large long-term customer, by creating 88 trailer parking spaces which engineering professionals had not thought possible. Saved approximately 1/3rd from budgeted construction costs.
·Implemented new filing system for property and development files which significantly increased efficiency and productivity.