Seasoned business and relationship development professional with a unique innovative approach to existing and new markets. Experience includes commercial real estate construction and development, zoning, sales, leasing, marketing and new restaurant concept and design. Ability to think and look “out of the box” at business in a way that traditional market analysis won’t provide. Excellent public relations, communication, and presentation skills.
n Consulted on 17-acre waterfront development. Prepared, coordinated, and delivered all presentations to local government and community. Worked with project team on all aspects of zoning, design, and development to obtain approvals.
n Partnered with developer and launched a 200 seat seasonal restaurant. As an owner involved in concept and pro forma for food and beverage, menu design, vendor relations, music venue, and management. The Back Porch is entering its 7th season.
n Led key component of 53 MM renovation of historic landmark building. Conducted leasing analysis to determine concept and identify anchor tenants. Worked with project team on multiple venues. Responsible for public relations via press releases, events, and community involvement.
n Represented NY developer in community and local government relations with city of Miami to secure a letter of intent for a 4 million square foot mixed-use development.
n Commercial real estate broker with a focus on identifying land sites for new development.
n New Business Development for a construction-engineering firm responsible for Asian market. Through initiatives with the Ohio Department of Commerce participated in creating opportunities to bid world class curtain wall in the U.S. and Asia.
n Commercial Real Estate Broker representing developers of office/retail and industrial space. Obtained over 1 million square feet in lease commitments and combined build to suit contracts.
n Demonstrated ability to cross utilize relationships by introducing NY equity investor to business providing in-store television satellite technology. Identified European advertising agency representing major retailer to structure a licensing agreement to introduce in-store TV in London in conjunction with major German media company.