executive board

The Executive Board assists in advancing the Program's visibility and national standing; serves in an advisory capacity to the Program's faculty; assists in developing strategies to enhance the Program's resources; and assists with regard to career counseling, mentoring and placement of the Program's students.

Directors

George Aase, President
GEA Capital Advisors, Feusisberg, Switzerland,
Paul Aase, President
ACTIVE SENIOR CONCEPTS, Johns Creek, GA
Donna Abood, Principal, Managing Director - Miami (Board Chair)
AVISON YOUNG, Coral Gables, FL
James Agner, Senior Managing Director - Florida/Caribbean, Valuation & Advisory Services
CBRE, Miami, FL
James Alderman, EVP & Chief Development Officer
EXTENDED STAY AMERICA, Charlotte, NC
Tom Bartelmo, President and CEO
THE KISLAK ORGANIZATION, Miami Lakes, FL
Daniel Bass, CFO
FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP LLC, New York, NY
David Beshears, Executive Director, Valuation and Advisory Group
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD, Tampa, FL
Reggie Bouthillier, Shareholder
STEARNS WEAVER MILLER, Tallahassee, FL
Edward Burr, President and CEO
GREENPOINTE HOLDINGS, LLC, Jacksonville, FL
Will Butler, President
REI - REAL ESTATE INSYNC, Tallahassee, FL
Jay Caplin, Managing Principal
Square2 Capital LLC, Miami, FL
Michael Cheezem, CEO
JMC COMMUNITIES, St. Petersburg, FL
Kevin Collins, President
INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL INC., Atlanta, GA
John Crossman, Owner
CROSSMAN CAREER BUILDERS, Orlando, FL
Scott Darling, President
AMERICAN REALTY ADVISORS, Los Angeles, CA
Manuel de Zárraga, Executive Managing Director
JLL, Miami, FL
Michael Dreilinger, Principal
Ares Management LLC, Atlanta, GA
Martin Engelmann, President
TROPICAL VALUATION ADVISORY, Tampa, FL
Rocco Ferrera, CIO
Stiles, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
David Gabbai, Managing Director, Retail
Colliers International - Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Ivy Greaner, Chief Operating Officer
InvenTrust Properties Corp., Downers Grove, IL
Michael Harrell, President/CEO
Southwest Georgia Oil Co., Inc., Bainbridge, GA
Lawrence (Chip) Hartung, President
COLDWELL BANKER HARTUNG AND NOBLIN, INC., Tallahassee, FL
Robert Hernandez, Managing Director
NORTHMARQ, Tampa, FL
Mark Hillis, (Retired)
SUNTRUST BANK ATLANTA, Tallahassee, FL
Gregg Ickes, President, Real Estate Services
Foundry Commercial, Orlando, FL
Charles Johnson, President
JOHNSON CONSULTING, Chicago, IL
Patrick Kelly, Regional Managing Partner, Tampa
FRANKLIN STREET, Tampa, FL
Alan Kleber, Managing Director
JLL, Miami, FL
Steven Leoni, Chairman
Student Housing Partners, LLC, Tallahassee, FL
Todd Liker, Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager
Oaktree Capital Management, New York, NY
Brett Lindquist, Co-Founder and CEO
The Mortgage Firm, Inc., Altamonte Springs, FL
William Lloyd, President
R.K.M. DEVELOPMENT CORP., St. Petersburg, FL
Christopher Marino, Portfolio Manager - Real Estate Acquisitions
Florida State Board of Administration, Tallahassee, FL
Shawn McIntyre, Partner
North American Properties, Ft. Myers, FL
Mark Metheny, Division President, Central Florida
Lennar Homes, Tampa, FL
Gregory Michaud, Managing Director - Head of Real Estate Finance
VOYA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, Atlanta, GA
Greg Morrison, Principal, Managing Director - Orlando
Avison Young, Orlando, FL
E. Edward Murray, Jr., President/Broker
NAI TALCOR, Tallahassee, FL
Frank Nardozza, Chairman and CEO
REH Capital Partners, LLC, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Lee Nelson, Partner
Shutts & Bowen LLP, Tampa, FL
Bridgid O’Connor , Director of Real Estate Strategy (Conference Chair)
PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS, INC., Lakeland, FL
Michael Pou, President
Habersham Capital Advisors, Inc., Atlanta, GA
John Mark Ramsey, CEO & Founder
Sentio, Orlando, FL
Larry Richey, Managing Principal
Cushman & Wakefield, Tampa, FL
Carl Rieger, Jr., Managing Director
Eastdil Secured LLC, Newport Beach, CA
Douglas Rillstone, Partner
Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel LLP, Tallahassee, FL
Kyle D. Riva, CEO and President
Alexander Investments International Inc., Winter Park, FL
James Rudnick, Owner
Rudnick Development, Tallahassee, FL
Thekla Blaser Salzman, Principal
Salzman Real Estate Advisors, Dania Beach, FL
Cyrus Sharp, President
C. H. Sharp Enterprises, LLC, Atlanta, GA
James Shindell, Partner
Bilzin Sumberg, Miami, FL
David Singer, CEO and CFO
Berkowitz Development Group, Inc., Coconut Grove, FL
Randell Smith, CEO and Co-Founder
STR, Inc., Hendersonville, TN
Greg Spencer, CEO
Timbers Resorts, Carbondale, CO
Lewis Swezy, President and CEO
Centennial Management Corp., Miami Lakes, FL
Heather Turner, CEO & Co-Founder
Tamarack Capital Partners, Los Angeles, CA

Conference Committee

Natalie Battisti, Senior Director
Brookfield Properties, Atlanta, GA
Autumn Calder, Director
Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency, Tallahassee, FL
Danielle DeVito-Hurley, Shareholder
Gunster Law Firm, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Michael DiBlasi, Managing Director, Advisory & Transaction Services
CBRE, Tampa, FL
Brian Gaswirth, Director, Capital Markets
JLL, Miami, FL
John Harmon, Real Estate Manager
Publix Super Markets, Lakeland, FL
Ryan Karlin, President
Stiles, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
John Mogg, Senior Portfolio Manager - Strategic Investments
Florida State Board of Administration, Tallahassee, FL
Nichole Popovics, Vice President of Leasing
The Sembler Company, St. Petersburg, FL
David Rendina, Executive VP | Development & Marketing
Rendina Real Estate Development, Jupiter, FL
Ryan Sampson, CEO
Eshenbaugh Land Company, Tampa, FL
Carrie Smith, Managing Director
Franklin Street, Jacksonville, FL
Zachary Speigel, Director, Investments
North American Development Group, West Palm Beach, FL
Jason Stanton, Managing Director
Berkadia, Clearwater, FL
Jesse Stein, Senior Vice President - Investments
KHP Capital Partners, San Francisco, CA
Chris Stewart, Senior Vice President of Leasing
PEBB Enterprises, Boca Raton, FL
James Ullrich, Associate Director
Stan Johnson Company, New York, NY
Mark Zebouni, Vice President
Eastdil Secured, Atlanta, GA