Barron Collier commercial team
Our business is guided by a team of forward-thinking people evaluating and creating opportunities around the country. The portfolio includes real estate ventures ranging from raw land development and master-planned communities to a spectrum of commercial and retail projects. Beginning with our founder, our confidence has, and continues to be, rooted in two things: Putting our resources behind our expertise in a tangible fixed asset and the appreciation of unseen opportunity.
President of Development
David Genson President of Development
David is instrumental in all of Barron Collier Companies’ and Peninsula Engineering’s land development projects across Florida and in new emerging markets. His experience includes the notable project of Ave Maria, Florida, one of the nation’s fastest growing master planned communities as well as the Ave Maria Utility Company. He is a graduate of both Leadership Florida and Leadership Collier and serves on the Florida Transportation Commission as well as the Collier County Housing Authority. David holds his Professional Engineer license and Master of Business Administration.
Senior Vice President of Development
Nick Casalanguida Senior Vice President of Development
Nick has over 30 years of land development experience and most recently served as Collier County’s Deputy County Manager. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Hodges University and is a Certified Public Manager through Florida State University’s Center for Public Management. Nick is a graduate of Leadership Collier and served as a Director on the board of the Greater Naples Chamber Leadership Collier Foundation.
Vice President of Acquisitions
Jaime Lopez Vice President of Acquisitions
Jaime has been involved in underwriting and investing in mixed-use, office, retail, self-storage, industrial, single-family and multi-family residential projects since 2006. He has extensive experience in financial projections, asset valuation, and reporting. Jaime is a graduate of Associate Leadership Collier, Leadership Collier, and CONNECT Leadership Florida. He is also an executive committee member of the ULI Florida Multi-Family Development Council.
Cee Cee Marinelli
Vice President of Commercial Leasing
Cee Cee Marinelli Vice President of Commercial Leasing
A native Neapolitan, Cee Cee has been a part of Barron Collier Companies since 2006 with responsibilities in leasing and development for all of BCC’s commercial properties as well as overseeing commercial development in the master planned community, Ave Maria, Florida. She is a member of Leadership Florida and Leadership Collier and serves on the Greater Naples Chamber Board of Directors. She holds a Master of Science in Business Administration.
Land Development Manager
John Cheffy Land Development Manager
John is responsible for coordinating engineering, platting, preparing budgets and schedules, project bidding and development from the initial land identification through development completion, and escrow releases. John comes to us from Denver, CO where he graduated from Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business. He brings experience in construction, wealth management, real estate, and sales.
Director of Commercial Property Management
Kelly Kennedy Director of Commercial Property Management
Kelly has been in the property management sector since 2004. Her management experience ranges from high-end residential to Class A Commercial. In addition to a Florida Licensed Community Association Manager, she is also a Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker.
Monica Villa Property Manager
Monica celebrates 30 years with Barron Collier Companies in 2022 and is an integral part of the company overseeing property management in the master planned community of Ave Maria, Florida. She supervises more than 30 commercial tenants assisting with various needs including maintenance, improvements, special events, and billing. She is a Florida Licensed Community Association Manager.
Jose Medina Facilities Manager
Jose has been with BCC since 2005. Currently, as Facilities Manager, Jose oversees site inspections, maintenance, and repair of buildings at Poinciana Professional Park, 4099 Tamiami Trail, Quarles & Brady, Bay Landing, Creekside Corners, The Point at Founders Square, and other properties managed by BCC. He also supervises and assists with the selection and training of the maintenance and housekeeping staff.