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Resume

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Thomas Anthony Webster


4655 Elena Way Melbourne, FL 32934 Mobile: 321-507-8739 Home: 321-473-7430 Email: twebster_realestate@hotmail.com Website: http://www.linkedin.com/in/tawebster

Personal Statement

Thank you for taking time to read my credentials. As you will see on my resume, I possess more than five years of hands on experience in land acquisition, land development and project management in Florida with a strong emphasis on acquiring and developing properties in the Treasure Coast, Space Coast and Orlando Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA's.)

In addition, I possess more than five years of experience as a title examiner performing title abstract, title exam and title curative work. I hold a Florida real estate sales license and am qualified to test for Florida real estate broker.

My background and experience have afforded me the opportunity to build a strong list of professional contacts to include property owners, real estate brokers, developers, engineers, attorneys and municipal staff members.

I have prior experience working on multiple projects that were part of a larger portfolio of assets including four commercial projects totaling more than 240,000 square feet, nine multifamily projects totaling more than 2,900 units and two single family communities totaling more than 1,000 units.

I am presently seeking to utilize my business development and project management skills here in Florida as a Land Development Manager, Business Development Manager or other similar positions.

Education B.S.B.A. Project Management | March 2012 | Columbia Southern University

Work History

Site Acquisition & Development Consultant

Jonesboro Investments Corporation 2008 - 2012

Assist corporate counsel and development partner in sourcing new projects and implementing strategic plans to achieve business goals in Florida. Research candidate parcels for acquisition with emphasis placed on acquiring sites within the Treasure Coast, Space Coast and Orlando Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs.) Perform initial due-diligence activities and negotiate letter of intent and contract for sale and purchase. Facilitate and attend meetings with property owners, local and state regulatory authorities and professional service providers. Work to clear any potential hurdles, bottlenecks or regulatory constraints that could hinder project success. Assemble data spreadsheets, create and format word documents and prepare power point presentations. Submit tracking reports regarding milestones, benchmarks and key status updates for active projects.

Tile Abstract, Title Exam & Title Curative Assignments (temp work) ISGN / FISERV Lending Solutions 2009 - 2011

Examine complex title chains involving issues such as; trust assets, probate, commercial or government owned properties, bankruptcy or foreclosure. Identify potential title flaws and work with in-house counsel to resolve title issues to ensure clean transfer of real property, establish clear priority of liens and disclosure of all relevant flaws and defects that could negatively impact the value of real property. Write commitment to insure properties in the form of an ALTA owners and/or lenders policy. Cleared title for the FDIC in 7 US states.

Land Acquisition Associate Prime Home Builders (nka Prime Group US) 2005 - 2007

Assist the director of land acquisitions in sourcing, commencing and maintaining projects in the state of Florida with emphasis placed on acquiring assets within the Space Coast and Orlando Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs.) Research parcels suitable for acquisition and provide initial due-diligence report. Assemble and deliver corporate brochures, schedule meetings involving key participants and arrange travel schedules for company executives and stakeholders when necessary. Prepare and maintain letter of intent and contract documents. Negotiate purchase and sale agreement and order and manage professional studies. Provide status reports regarding the entitlements and approvals needed to obtain subdivision approval. Report procedural hurdles and deliverable items needed to maintain progress on company projects. Track response times, approval dates and arrange follow up meetings when needed. Attend weekly land meeting with company executives to provide updates and progress on active and pending projects in the acquisition pipeline.

Land Development Consultant Sovereign Realty, LLC 2002 - 2005

Generate reports regarding the availability of land suitable for acquisition per the parameters specified by the investor/client. Track available projects and coordinate travel to facilitate the acquisition of candidate sites. Coordinate meetings with local and state agencies and professional service providers. Perform initial due-diligence research, negotiate purchase and sale agreements and follow up on required items needed for subdivision approval.

Community Sales Manager Pulte Homes 2000 - 2002

Responsible for meeting monthly sales goals in the communities of Hampton Park and Carriage Park in Viera, Florida. Build and maintain community home site file folders on all spec inventory and to-be-built sites. Generate contract files and loan application documents for submission to the corporate office for approval. Follow up on all contract, financing and closing benchmarks and proactively work to deliver a zero-defect home to the homeowner with the help of construction and warranty departments.

Title Examiner / Closer Lawyers Title Insurance Corp. 1996 - 2000

Responsible for researching an average of 20 files per day by performing a full chain of title history on all parcels. Copy all items of record going back 60 years. Examine all prior transfers of title, liens, discharges, encumbrances and easements. Write commitment to insure property in the form of an ALTA owners and/or lenders policy. Assist buyers, sellers, developers, builders, brokers, banks and attorneys in resolving title flaws or complications that could hinder a closing. Convert title commitments to title policies subsequent to closing.