Real Estate Manager in USA Resume Tony Devecht by TonyDevecht


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									                                             TONY DEVECHT
    Grand Haven, MI 49417                           616-502-4247                

                            Successful Real Estate Manager


Award-winning, top producing corporate real estate professional with expertise in business development and
commercial real estate. Profit-driven background in the acquisition, development, management and sale of
properties to include free-standing retail sites and retail shopping centers. Consistent results formulating
business solutions that generate multimillion-dollar revenue increases, develop strategic networks and build
lucrative, long-term partnerships.

       Managed the acquisition of retail locations in Michigan of Fortune 500 companies such as Dollar
       General Corporation, a $9.6 billion retailer, expanding market presence from 50 to 350 stores within a
       five-year period.
       Transformed stagnant dealer/distributor organization into thriving, profitable business, doubled growth
       and boosted annual sales from $150,000 to $4 million, while achieving superior safety records.
       Produced $200 million new revenue through leadership in acquisition and sale of real estate holdings for
       client and investors.
       Converted builder/contractor business into #1 ranking industry, broadening business concepts, image
       and significantly improved profits through aggressive marketing and sales campaigns, customer service
       excellence and identifying new and emerging niche products and markets.


New Business Development                       Staff Supervision/Leadership            Business Partnerships
Retail Site Selection, Approvals               Exclusive Rights Negotiations           Client Relationships
Acquisition/Disposition of Retail Sites        Financing Acumen                        Strategic Alliances
Business Transactions/Contract Negotiations    Customer Needs Assessment               Leveraged Buyouts


KEYSTONE COMMERCIAL INVESTMENTS, LLC, Grand Haven, MI                                     7 Years
Commercial real estate investmentand development firm.

Owner / General Manager
Directed commercial investment firm; acquired, developed and managed free standing retail properties, retail
shopping centers, professional office space and self storage facilities in Michigan and Florida, coordinated all
approvals, financing and construction of sites.

Selected Accomplishments:
       Managed the expansion into Michigan for Dollar General Corporation, increased stores to 300+
       locations as Preferred Broker.
       Created and maintained successful relationships with high-profile retail companies such as Blockbuster,
       Movie Gallery, Family Video, Dollar General and Spartan Stores by maintaining high quality service.
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       Reviewed and recommended solutions for clients’ needs, consistently meeting objectives of maintaining
       existing partnerships resulted in strong, sustainable relationships with key client companies.
       Achieved $2.8 million in annual revenues with net-profit peaking at $520,000 annually.
       Developed network of preferred builder developers and hired and managed team of site finders to secure
       number of client locations and begin construction resulted in meeting challenging schedules while
       continuing to deliver quality services and price standards.

SITE HAWK, LLC, Grand Rapids, MI                                                           3 Years
Retail real estate management consulting business that facilitated the acquisitions of over 20 retail sites in
major metropolitan areas throughout the Midwest region for a large retail corporation..

Vice President of Real Estate Acquisition - Retail
Managed successful acquisitions of over 20 retail sites in major metropolitan areas in the Midwest.

Selected Accomplishments:
       Analyzed the current market presence, identified under performing locations and assisted in the
       disposition of real estate and acquisition of relocation sites resulted in quadrupling store revenues.

REDSTONE DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC., Spring Lake, MI                                           2 Years
Full-service commercial real estate firm with annual sales of $400 million.

Executive Vice President
Retail Broker, development, investment recruiting and financing operations. Directed sales and marketing functions,
created marketing and advertising to promote properties in Michigan and Midwest.

Selected Accomplishments:
       Strategic relationship building techniques to ensure financial growth resulted in secured exclusive broker
       arrangement with the Dollar General Corporation.
       Coordinated the acquisition and sale of $200 million in real estate for company, investors and clients.
       Acquired and secured $100 million in private investment funding that resulted from established strong
       relationship expertise, integrity and discretion which proved lucrative to raising funds for development.


Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI - Business Administration / Marketing.
Michigan Board of Commercial Realtors * International Council of Shopping Centers

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