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Brad L.

Guarino 1304 Summer Place Naples, FL 34109 781-526-1843 c 239-254-1503 h


DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - PROJECT MANAGER - ARCHITECT - URBAN DESIGNER - PLANNER - L EED AP Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Master of Architecture in Urban D esign Louisiana State University, School of Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture Registered Architect, Florida AR92444, Massachusetts 7816, NCARB 110878, LEED AP Fourteen Years REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE on 30+ projects over 12.8 mill ion sf, over $2.5 billion in value. Including land acquisition analysis, projec t management, leasing and sales, strategic development planning, community plann ing, design, environmental, transportation and infrastructure improvements Fifteen Years PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL EXPERIENCE on 100+ projects over 18.5 m illion sq. ft., over $6 billion in value. An innovative and energetic real estate development specialist, I have over twe nty years of diverse project experience, including mixed-use, residential, retai l/entertainment, office/ commercial, lifestyle centers, urban infill, industrial , city planning, and community development. Possess excellent management, negotiation, and communication skills with the ab ility to motivate and guide teams from project inception through marketing, leas ing, sales, design, construction and delivery. Streamlines and controls the pre-development process by bringing to the develop er's Asset management team in-house capabilities and expertise in key areas of r esearch, environmental sustainability, design, analysis, budget, Proforma and fe asibility studies. Maximizes real estate values with ability to solve complex urban programming, p lanning, and design problems utilizing creative processes that provide a competi tive edge in the market. Excels in communication - information technology by maintaining crucial compute r skills, using AutoCAD, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, Acrobat, Word and other technology and methods to result in a more effi ciently managed project. Effective in team management - capable of guiding and inspiring staff and selec ting the right consultants, while delegating and managing a large number of task s within an integrated work effort. Diplomatic and experienced in winning public approvals for important projects i n the highly charged community/political arenas by gaining support from key peop le through nurtured relationships and focused public relations efforts. Persuasi ve communication skills coupled with a strong graphic, technical and writing abi lity. Skilled in analysis of community development plans, zoning, variances, and perm itting process with current knowledge of state-of-the-art planning and urban des ign practices. Achieves zoning entitlements, variances, and permits within timef rames. Controls construction costs while emphasizing product quality and marketa bility. Active in community planning advisory roles at City, County level, volunteerin

g for environmental and neighborhood improvement projects.

Key Professional Experience/ Real Estate Development The DaJamoos Group/ J.E.D. of Southwest Florida, Naples Development Manager, 2004 to 2009 The DaJamoos Group is family-owned real estate Development Company with commerci al, mixed-use and residential projects of exceptional quality and creativity thr oughout Southwest Florida. Under my leadership, the design and development tea m has established a proven record of accomplishment in conceiving and planning p rojects characterized by enduring urban design and exemplary architecture. The DaJamoos Groupas real estate portfolio is valued at over $900 million. Manages and directs the overall development processes for the company on land a cquisitions, planning, design, governmental entitlements and permitting, maintai ning involvement in twenty- plus development projects over the past four and a h alf years. Key member of the Development team, responsible for coordination and input to S ales and Marketing, providing project analysis, research, documentation for sale s and lease negotiations, interfacing with Legal teams, reviewing sale and lease documents and coordinating efforts with the Sales team and Real Estate Brokers. Contributes on strategic planning to Asset Management, providing project develo pment options and inputs on a range issues from land acquisitions, leasing and s ales negotiations through project design to project completion and delivery. Responsibilities include key aspects of site acquisition analysis, due diligenc e, financial feasibility studies, pre-development programming, proposals, design , scheduling, marketing, leasing, sales, permitting, construction coordination a nd operations. Serves as manager of consultants and primary point of contact, for Design/ Arch itecture, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Traffic, Survey Engineering , Visualization, Graphic Design and Marketing. Represents J.E.D. in conjunction with Public Relations consultant, at Public an d Governmental meetings, in the community at public information forums, politica l leadership briefings, design reviews, design charettes, workshops, project upd ates and presentations. Proactive tasks include, leading Development meetings, scheduling in house upda tes, coordinating project teams with work requirements, producing project report s and communicating issues to fellow staff and team representatives. Negotiates contracts and interfaces with Consultants, Construction Managers and Vendors on all projects, forming a unified team, to efficiently fast-tract the design, permitting and construction processes. Produce development potential reports in conjunction with research, financial f easibility and project Proforma inputs, provides budget analysis and project cos t comparisons. Creates and evaluates Bid information, maintains project schedules and timeline s for all projects, generates and maintain project history folders, processes al

l correspondences, invoices and information requests.

The McCourt Company, Boston Project Design Manager, 1999 to 2004 One of Boston's most influential private landowners then holding 24-acres valued at over $250 million, in the emerging Seaport District adjacent to the downtown financial district. The development plans focused on residential, mixed-use, re tail and civic/ cultural developments, entailing 15 separate projects with 9.5 m illions square feet of development potential valued at over $2.5 billion. * Managed the planning, design, and entitlements processes for McCourt's develop ment projects. Responsibilities included financial feasibility studies, due dil igence, programming, proposals, marketing, permitting, construction coordination and operations. * Initiated and managed consultant teams during the design process for all devel opment projects, including residential, hotel, office, retail, mixed-use and tra nsportation uses that ranged from 80,000 to 1,500,000 sf with budgets over $200 million. * Served as key contact for consultants in; Design/ Architecture, Visualization, Engineering, Traffic, Civil, Survey Engineering, Graphic Design and Marketing. * Represented the company in various roles at over 200 community meetings, publi c forums, political leadership briefings, design charettes, workshops, project u pdates and presentations while contributing to comments and feedback on projects going through the public review process. * Created and coordinated the design of a future 1 million sf, $180 million Conv ention Hotel project across the street from Boston's new $700 million Convention Center, with air rights over the Central Artery/ Tunnel project that included l ocating and constructing twenty foundation supports over the tunnel. * Served as lead designer of the $90 million Silver Line Courthouse Station for McCourt and administrator for the construction process. Through design innovati ons, I was responsible for reducing costs on the project by $3 million dollars. * Designed and programmed a proposed Boston Red Sox, waterfront ballpark, projec ted to cost over $350 million on a 12-acre site. * Established for the firm its Design Management/ Graphic Information System tec hnology office and network. * Analyzed and maintained in electronic form all, property, legal, infrastructur al information and documentation, utility maps, roadway, photographic records, p roject history and archival resources. * Authored and created over 30 unique PowerPoint presentations of various projec ts and purposes for both public/community forums and for business development. Assisted in the production, provided information and reviewed the Request for Pr oposals and marketing brochures for the company for all of the Seaport Developme nt parcels. Elkus / Manfredi Architects Ltd Boston, Massachusetts Project Manager, Senior Urban Designer and Planner, Project Architect

1988 - 1999