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Chief Operating Officer


Houston, TX


Work Experience

Chief Operating Officer


June 2009 to Present (7 years, 2 months)

Led the company through extensive leasing efforts in leasing and managing 7 shopping centers, development of several hundreds acres of land in San Antonio, Texas, resolving legal situations and managing numerous real estate and movie theatre properties. 
* Extensive dealings with banks (totaling in excess of $100,000,000.00), tenants (ranging in size from 1,000 sq. ft. to 48,000 sq. ft.), and other professionals in theatre development, shopping center development, real estate tax disputes (recovering in excess of $2,000,000.00), all real estate operational issues with contractors and negotiating construction agreements (in excess of $50,000.000.00). Successful in both disposition and acquisition of land parcels in excess of $10,000,000.00. Creating a positive corporate culture and employee loyalty.


Houston, TX

2006 to 2009 (3 years)

Manage personnel within various development-acquisition areas for company involved with developing apartment project in Port Arthur, Texas and land tracts in Houston, Texas. 
KEY CONTRIBUTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS: * Provided consultation services for the development of 125 acres in Kingwood, TX for mixed-use development. 
* Assessing viability of various tracts in the Galleria area of Houston, TX for high-rise multifamily project, retail development and residential land development. 
Home: (713) 522-6937 / Cell: (713) 392-9960 /

Director of Real Estate

Houston, TX

1998 to 2005 (7 years)

Oversaw entire acquisition/development cycle for 15 car dealerships in Texas and California. Located sites, negotiated acquisition of sites as well as construction financing, and managed architects, contractors, and other personnel. 
KEY CONTRIBUTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS: * Captured multimillion-dollar savings in land acquisition/construction costs (through constant bidding and active participation); assisted in the ultimate sale of the dealership at a highly profitable level.


Houston, TX

1999 to 2004 (5 years)

Managed internal team and supervised various professionals involved in the real estate development process, including lawyers, architects, engineers, leasing agents, and management employees. Secured all financing arrangements for acquisition and development activities. 
KEY CONTRIBUTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS: * Oversaw development of several grocery-anchored shopping centers in Florida valued at over $50 million; acquired sites in Texas, Louisiana, and Florida for 2 drug store chains in 6 locations valued at $20 million. 
* Negotiated acquisition of 2 medical buildings valued at over $20 million, 3 shopping centers valued at over $20 million, and 2 townhouse projects valued at $7 million.


Houston, TX

1979 to 1995 (16 years)

Held full responsibility for all activities and functions within the company. Involved fully in all tenant dealings, site acquisitions, financing, leasing, construction, and sales. 
KEY CONTRIBUTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS: * Led numerous projects that included development of over 5 million sq. ft. of shopping centers, 500,000 sq. ft. of office buildings, 250,000 sq. ft. of warehousing, 1,000 apartment units and townhouses, and 100s of acres of land development across Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Arizona, and New York. 
* Financing, arranged for financing in excess of $250,000,000.00 for retail and apartment development. 
Selected Projects 
Shopping Centers 
➲ Woodwinds I & IV, 400,000 sq. ft., Handy Dan and small tenants 
➲ Country Lake Village Phase I & II, 220,000+ sq. ft., K-Mart, Albertson's 
➲ Plaza @ Coral Springs Phase II, 190,000+ sq. ft., Service Merchandise, Lionel Playworld, Marshall's 
➲ Meadows Centre, 180,000 sq. ft., Sam's Wholesale 59 Club, Plantowsky's Furniture 
➲ Mission Hills Centre, 170,000+ sq. ft., Handy Dan, Weiner's, Hancock Fabrics 
➲ Kingspoint Plaza, 160,000+ sq. ft., Home Depot, Casa Ole, Furniture Idea 
➲ Southwest Military, 160,000+ sq. ft., Kroger, Eckerd's, Weiner's, Long John Silver's 
➲ Old Mill Place, 153,000+ sq. ft., Kroger, Walgreen's, Ben Franklin, Hancock Fabrics, Sassafras, Murray Savings 
➲ The Plaza @ Vero, 153,000+ sq. ft., Florida Choice, Lucia's, Cobb Theater 
Home: (713) 522-6937 / Cell: (713) 392-9960 / 
Office and Professional Buildings 
➲ Camino Center I, 75,000 sq. ft.; Camino Center II, 75,000 sq. ft. 
➲ Honeywell Building, 65,000 sq. ft.; Medical Tower, 48,000 sq. ft. 
➲ Fountainhead Village, Houston, Texas, 333 Units 
➲ Painters Mill, Houston, Texas, 293 Units 
Hotel/Conference Center 
➲ Woodland Inn & Conference, Woodlands, Texas; Turtle Creek Inn & Conference, San Antonio, Texas 
➲ Hilton Inn & Conference, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Stonebridge Conference, Snowmass, Colorado 
Automotive Dealerships 
➲ Momentum BMW, 65,000 sq. ft.; Momentum BMW West, 60,000 sq. ft. 
➲ Momentum VW, 55,000 sq. ft.; Fremont Jaguar, Volvo, Range Rover, 55,000 sq. ft. 
➲ Car dealership in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York 
Land Development 
➲ Houston, Texas: 125 acres 
➲ Orlando, Florida: 120 acres 
➲ San Antonio, Texas: several hundred acres 
** A comprehensive list of projects is available **


Doctorate in Law Review

University of Houston College of Law -
Houston, TX

Bachelor of Journalism

University of Texas -
Austin, TX