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, Owner
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, Managing Director
BESHEARS & ASSOCIATES, 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
STEELBRIDGE CAPITAL, LLC, Miami, FL
Michael Cheezem, CEO
JMC COMMUNITIES, Saint Petersburg, FL
Kevin Collins, President
INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL INC., Atlanta, GA
John Crossman, President
CROSSMAN & COMPANY, 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, Fort 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, President
REDSTONE COMMERCIAL, Tampa, FL
Alan Kleber, Managing Director
JLL, Miami, FL
Steven Leoni, Chairman
Student Housing Solutions, 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 (Conference Co-chair)
Florida State Board of Administration, Tallahassee, FL
Shawn McIntyre, Partner
North American Properties, Ft. Myers, FL
Mark Metheny, Division President, Central Florida
Lennar, 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
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, Director of Leasing
Washington Prime Group, Inc., Atlanta, GA
Ted Bollmann , Portfolio Manager - Real Estate (Conference Co-chair)
Florida State Board of Administration, Tallahassee, FL
Peter Borstelmann, Senior Vice President
BELLWETHER ENTERPRISE REAL ESTATE CAPITAL, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Brendan Burke, Investment Manager
Principal Real Estate Investors, Des Moines, IA
Autumn Calder, Blueprint Director
Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency, Tallahassee, FL
Chris Campbell, Managing Director
Eastdil Secured, Charlotte, NC
Danielle DeVito-Hurley, Shareholder
Gunster Law Firm, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Erin Efstathion, Vice President, Capital Markets
CBRE, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Brian Gaswirth, Director, Capital Markets
JLL, Miami, FL
John Harmon, Real Estate Manager
Publix Super Markets, Lakeland, FL
Matthew Harrell, Managing Director
Franklin Street, Tampa, FL
Hunter Jones, Vice President
Wheelock Street Capital, Greenwich, CT
John Mogg, Senior Portfolio Manager - Strategic Investments (Conference Co-chair)
Florida State Board of Administration, Tallahassee, FL
Mike Pacca, Vice President, Portfolio Manager
J.P. MORGAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, Columbus, OH
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
Russell Smith, Vice President Land Development
Lennar Homes, LLC, Ft. Myers, 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