Successful careers as a property manager, real estate attorney, accountant, adjunct college professor, business owner, and project manager with extensive legal, financial, executive, managerial and marketing experience. Professional experience as an auditor at KPMG Peat, Marwick, & Main, followed by positions in restaurant ownership and management; real estate management; hotel management and the hospitality industry; a 15 year legal career as managing partner of a law office, and a College Professor. Seeking employment which maximizes my: Property Management; Accounting; Real Estate; Management; Legal; and public relations, skills and abilities.
Confidential, Orange Park, FL 1997 - 2011
Senior Manager & Treasurer
Purchased, constructed, renovated, and managed single family homes, condominiums, multi-family units, apartment buildings, and commercial properties. Coordinated all: legal; maintenance; managerial; marketing, bookkeeping; leasing; tenant relations; and financial concerns for each of several dozen properties. Managed subcontractors; service providers; vendors; architects; real estate agents; and others, to timely meet all demands. Coordinated and scheduled all matters - Created and Maintained cost controls and ROI.
Responsible for daily operations, including general maintenance work, fire alarm resets, changing locks, replacing HVAC filters, maintaining sprinkler systems, trash/recycling management, and other light maintenance requirements. Excellent customer service and supervisory skills with tenants, potential customers and sub-contractors alike. Enjoy the interaction with tenants, as well as doing both office work and physical labor. Computer literate, and an all purpose handyman. Organized, self motivated and customer oriented.
Confidential, 2008 - 2010
Senior Project Manager
Lead teams of financial, operational, and organizational consultants which engage the executive, managerial, and staff level employees of client companies to maximize profit and eliminate waste. Establish then lead teams at client companies\' sites to identify and reduce inefficiencies, and maximize profitability. Accomplishments include: workforce reductions; sales force restructuring; product line profit maximization; economies of scale in operating costs; equipment modernization; and an overall reduction of variable costs.
Confidential, MA and FL 1993 - 2010
Established, managed and successfully built real estate law practice. Responsible for the: advertisement; case management; client relations; and bookkeeping. Maintained a full case load of clients, and concentrated on real estate closings, property disputes, troubled mortgages, short sales, REO properties, work-outs, and creative finance and management solutions for individual property owners and large scale investors.
Confidential, Charlotte, NC 2009 - 2010
Professor: Financial Accounting; Managerial Accounting; and Advanced Accounting.
Professor of graduate level courses that were a blend of traditional classroom and online posts, modules, projects and exams. Proven ability to effectively integrate technology and traditional teaching methods for traditional students and mid career professionals seeking Master's Degrees in Accounting or Business Administration.
Confidential, 2002 - 2007
President & Treasurer
Owned/operated 350 seat, full liquor restaurant with approximately $ 2 million in annual sales. Managed the daily operations; inventory control; personnel; payroll; cost control; marketing; and all operational functions. Established and coordinated effective costs controls for Variable Costs, such as labor and food, to maximize Gross Net Profit.
Confidential, 1989 - 1993
Accountant, Field Auditor, Project Manager
Engaged in field audits and prepared reports regarding: inventory; cost controls; GAAP, and analyzed, drafted, and edited reports regarding client's fiscal solvency to the Senior Management of KPMG. I was promoted to lead teams of financial, operational, and organizational consultants which engaged the executive and managerial level employees of client companies, in order to maximize profit and eliminate waste. Established and led teams which identified and reduced inefficiencies, and maximized profitability.
BS/BA, Accounting, Marketing, Management
Licensed Attorney - Massachusetts' and Federal Courts.
Licensed - General Contractor, and Real Estate Broker.