Advisory Board

FRANK CORNIER

CDC OF TAMPA

Profile:

Frank began his career in New York working as a real estate broker, showing an interest in affordable housing development and non-profit organization. After a move to Tampa, he joined the CDC of Tampa team as Vice President of Real Estate Development with a goal of creating opportunities for people to build prosperous futures and vibrant communities.
Frank's duties include overseeing development projects which may include multi-family, single family, commercial, new construction, rehab, etc.

Company:

Beginning in 1992, the CDC of Tampa hoped to alleviate poverty and physical deterioration within a community of neighborhoods in East Tampa. With construction of over 80 single family homes, 210 rental units, and 52,000sq ft of commercial space, the CDC of Tampa has built a proven track record of deploying strategies that reduce these disparities in the lives of East Tampa residents, as well as residents throughout Tampa, Hillsborough County, and beyond.

VINCE CHILLURA

USAMERIBANK 

Profile:

Vince is Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending at USAmeriBank, specializing in commercial real estate transactions. He has seen tremendous success in lending on projects to a range of real estate customers and is proud to be helping them with their investment and development opportunities. Vince is a member of and actively participates in the Society of Real Estate Professionals, the Urban Land Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers, the Real Estate Investment Council - Tampa Bay, and the Westshore Alliance.

Company:

USAmeriBank is an independent, Tampa Bay area based, full-service commercial bank with close to $4.5 Billion in assets. The Bank is locally-owned and managed with a solid capital base, excellent safety and soundness rankings, and strong earnings. USAB prides itself on its employees and is committed to building long-term relationships, local understanding of the Tampa Bay community, flexibility to build the right solutions for customers, and unprecedented service which sets the Bank apart from its competition. 

JOHN CROSSMAN

CROSSMAN & COMPANY

Profile:

For over a decade, John has been president of Crossman & Company, one of the Southeast's largest retail leasing, management, and investment sales firms with over 28 million square feet of properties in eight states. As President, John promotes the firm's core values of strong commitment to community service, industry education initiatives, and an unwavering dedication to diversity through creating scholarships and mentoring. He also serves on numerous community and industry boards and has been recognized with awards like the Father of the Year Award by The American Heart Association. 

Company:

Founded in 1990, Crossman & Company is the premier real estate firm focused on serving retail landlords exclusively throughout the Southeast. Crossman & Company represents more than 340 shopping centers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, and Tennessee with over 28 million square feet under leasing and management. 

P.J. CUSMANO

COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL 

Profile:

P.J. is currently the Managing Director of the Central Florida offices of Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services located in Tampa, FL. He has been actively engaged in real estate valuation and counseling since 1996. P.J. has extensive specialized expertise in multifamily properties, specifically conventional apartment communities, affordable housing communities, condominium and townhouse projects, and student housing.

P.J. is also an MAI member of the Appraisal Institute, a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Florida, and a State-Certified General Appraiser in 9 states. 

Company:

Colliers International Group Inc. is an industry-leading global real estate services company with 15,000 professionals operating in 68 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include strategic advice for property sales, leasing and finance; global corporate solutions; property, and project management; workplace solutions; appraisal, valuation, and tax consulting; and thought leadership consulting. 

SCOTT GARLICK 

CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD 

Profile:

Scott is Cushman & Wakefield Tampa Bay's Managing Principal, providing leadership for C&W's Tampa-based operations and the 272 professionals who make Tampa a great place to work.

Scott is also a member of the Occupier Services Group representing companies in accomplishing their real estate objectives by establishing strategies personal to their business objectives, harnessing technology to create portfolio and financial solutions, and provides best in class ongoing real estate services. He has negotiated transactions in excess of 5 million square feet in North, South and Central America, Europe and Australia.

Company:

Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. With 45,000 employees in more than 70 countries, they help occupiers and investors optimize the value of their real estate by combining our global perspective and deep local knowledge with an impressive platform of real estate solutions.

BOBBY EGGLESTON 

RMC PROPERTY GROUP

Profile:

Bobby, the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Real Estate Officer for RMC Property Group, has been in the commercial real estate industry for more than 10 years. He is responsible for all of RMC's corporate financial matters — as well as overseeing the day-to-day management of RMC's acquisition & development business. In his capacity of CFO, Bobby manages RMC's corporate budgets, cash flow projections, corporate credit facilities, and lending/banking relationships. As Chief Real Estate Officer, Bobby manages the team of RMC leasing and management executives responsible for the day to day management of RMC's commercial real estate portfolio. 

Company:

RMC Property Group is one of Florida's largest full-service real estate companies, providing a multitude of services focused on the leasing, acquisition, management, and development of investment properties, and on investment sales. With financial and analytical expertise, and solid knowledge of the real estate market, RMC's team of professionals is uniquely qualified to identify and implement innovative and cost-effective solutions in the face of a rapidly changing real estate industry. 

EDWARD GIUNTA

CIRCLE K

Profile:

As Director of Real Estate Development at Circle K, Edward identifies land and acquires new-to-industry convenience store sites. He is responsible for single and multi-site acquisitions, site selection, negotiation, purchase agreements, acquiring management approval and providing assistance to entitlement processes. With over ten years of experience in the development industry, Edward has acquired industry and community recognition for providing superior performance and quality projects. 

Company:

Circle K is an international chain of convenience stores founded in 1951 in El Paso, Texas. In 1999, a franchise program was introduced to support operators looking to build a business with a leading convenience store brand. In 2003, Circle K was acquired by Alimentation Couche-Tard and has developed into a global brand represented in over 20 countries.

SANTOSH GOVINDARAJU

CONVERGENT CAPITAL PARTNERS

Profile:

Santosh is a Chief Executive Officer of Convergent Capital Partners LLC. He holds over 17 years of real estate investing experience which includes active investment, development, and turnaround of multifamily, retail, office, hotel, and land development in various geographies.

Santosh graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's prestigious Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology (M&T), with a Bachelor of Science in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Systems Engineering from the School of Engineering & Applied Science.

Company:

Convergent Capital Partners is a privately owned real estate private equity firm headquartered in Tampa, Florida. With over 150 years of combined experience, Convergent is a dominant player in Florida's real estate markets. Since October 2008, Convergent has acquired over $530 million in performing / sub-performing commercial mortgages and real estate. Convergent makes direct equity, joint venture equity, and debt investments for recapitalization of debt, value-add transactions, and real estate development.

ADAM MARKLE

STANTEC

Profile:

As a Landscape Architect and Project Manager, Adam has been providing a broad range of consulting services to both public and private sector clients, all the while crafting thoughtful and inspired designs and project solutions over the past ten years. The focus of his work includes land development, master planning, and site design, as well as landscape architecture for facilities and infrastructure projects of various scale and scope. Adam provide his clients with responsible, aesthetically pleasing designs that fuse the functions of the project into a cohesive, efficient system.

Company:

Stantec Inc. is an international professional services company in the design and consulting industry. They provide professional consulting services in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics for infrastructure and facilities projects. The Company provides services on projects around the world through over 22,000 employees operating out of more than 400 locations in North America and 7 locations internationally.

DAVID SOBELMAN

3 PROPERTIES

Profile:

David has a sole, yet multifaceted, focus on triple net lease investment properties, on a national scale, beginning in 2002. After fifteen years of focusing on triple net leased investment real estate, David founded 3 Properties — a brokerage firm that highlights the efficiencies of a transaction and streamlines the expenses to benefit both the client and their broker.

David focuses on office, industrial, and retail net leased transactions. He is instrumental in keeping the trends of national and regional real estate markets in the forefront of 3 Properties' clients.

Company:

3 Properties is a triple net lease investment brokerage firm that increases the success of each transaction by working with senior professionals committed to applying their experience to the most efficient and cost effective transaction methodologies in the net lease industry. These efficiencies lead to better monetary outcomes for the client while simultaneously incentivizing the brokerage professional. 3 Properties is experienced enough to know how to eliminate or drastically reduce the extraneous and expensive aspects of a net lease transaction. 

GREGORY WILLIAMS

CARDINAL POINT MANAGEMENT

Profile:

Gregory is Principal and Co-Founder of Cardinal Point Management. He is involved in all facets of Cardinal Point's business, but his primary roles include overseeing acquisitions, debt and equity structuring, and asset management. Since co-founding Cardinal Point in 2010, Gregory has directed the equity and debt structuring and acquisition of over 2,500,000 SF of commercial and residential real estate with a capitalization over $350,000,000. Representative transactions of Cardinal Point include The Slade in Channelside, a 440,000 SF portfolio within the Carillon mixed-use park, Tripointe Plaza, and The Shops on South Howard.

Company:

Cardinal Point Management, LLC is an investment and property management firm focused on commercial real estate opportunities in the state of Florida. Cardinal Point seeks enhanced risk-adjusted returns by identifying dislocations in the capital markets and opportunistic situations in commercial and residential real estate. Cardinal Point subsequently seeks to make investments in these "value-add" opportunities where the firm's property management platform is a key cornerstone of successful strategy execution.