American Land Ventures, LLC is an established developer in South Florida with broad-based experience in land and multifamily developments. With more than 30 years of experience, the principles have been responsible for the site acquisition, planning, design, development, financial oversight, marketing and management of over 10,000 luxury apartments and condominium units throughout South, Northeast and Central Florida.
Our focus, flexibility and responsiveness have resulted in an impressive track record of creating quality investment opportunities and achieving strong returns for our partners.
We Know When To Act And When Not To Act
We prefer to work on fewer, larger and more complex projects at any given time, so that we can manage risk as opposed to spreading it across numerous developments. In keeping with this philosophy, we took a cautious approach while most others overbuilt and over committed during the real estate boom. Through exercising deliberate restraint, we are one of the few developers who, after the real estate market crash, remain financially stable. As a result, our reputation has remained intact and we continue to grow.
Senior Executives Bio’s
Our executive team possesses extensive development experience. In addition, each brings a unique focus of specialization to the company, which enhances the firm’s performance and creates organizational balance. These areas of specialization include acquisitions, planning & design, site development, construction management, financial management, property management and marketing. The unique horizontal structure of the firm gives it the flexibility and responsiveness to take advantage of the outstanding opportunities in the multi-family market.
Mr. Tracy joined American Land Ventures in 1994 to oversee the acquisition of new projects and new business opportunities, was named President in 1999, and subsequently acquired the interests of the existing partners to become sole owner. Mr. Tracy has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of the Real Estate Development industry. Prior to working with ALV, Mr. Tracy was President of Residential Development for the Stiles Corporation. For the past 20 years he has been involved exclusively in the design, development, marketing and management of multi-family luxury apartments and condominiums, focusing on downtown, high-rise urban infill and mixed use developments. Mr. Tracy holds an MBA from Nova University in Real Estate Development, Construction and Management.
Vice President Construction
As Vice President of Construction at American Land Ventures, Joseph oversees all the firm’s new construction, capital improvements and tenant projects. Joseph’s construction experience of 25+ years working hand-in-hand with the development team to create realistic preliminary construction budgets for potential projects from inception to completion. Once the project is a reality, he oversees the construction process ranging from permitting to project closeout and to ensure quality, budget and completion of the project on time and per specifications.
Prior to joining American Land Ventures, Joseph served as Construction Manager with the Related Companies, a national real estate developer based in Manhattan, NY. His project experience comprised of completing large and complicated projects; mixed-use developments, high-rise residential, hospitality and retail shopping centers; with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Construction Management | Psychology from State University of New York at Potsdam.
Vice President Project Management
Rachel Cardello brings over 20 years of highly effective management expertise to the American Land Ventures team. Rachel is a tested leader of logistically complex projects who successfully works through jurisdictional challenges and delivers high level design solutions. Her ability to organize, oversee and guide the efforts of the development team, various consultants, and other project participants ensures an effective delivery process.
Prior to joining American Land Ventures, Rachel was a Principal leading an architectural practice of over hundred staff in Miami. She received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Roger Williams University and is licensed in the State of Florida and Massachusetts.
Jason M. Robertson
Vice President Development
Jason Robertson is a veteran real estate executive with extensive experience in the acquisitions and strategic development of commercial and multifamily real estate development and services. In 2002, Mr. Robertson was awarded the Builder of the Year honor by the Builder’s Association of South Florida. He has been a speaker at the Urban Land Institute, the National Association of Homebuilders, and Crittenden conferences. Prior to joining ALV, Mr. Robertson coordinated the development for several large developers such as KSL Hotels, Avatar Homes (“AVTR”), and Urban Habitats. Mr. Robertson holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Miami.
Executive Director of Property Management
Ms. Britton joined American Land in 1996 as a Property Manager and was soon promoted to Regional Manager where she successfully oversaw 6 properties totaling 1,610 units. In 2005 she was promoted to her current position of Executive Director and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of project management operations and marketing. Ms. Britton’s experience spans some 22 years, during which she has specialized in high-end lease-ups, condo sales operations and marketing. Prior to joining ALV she held similar positions with Worthing Southeast and Post Properties in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Britton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban Studies from Georgia State University and is currently a CPM candidate.
With more than 20 years’ experience in accounting, Mrs. Sharon Rolle a Certified Public Accountant, joined American Land Ventures in April 2008. She is responsible for the Accounting and Human Resources activities of the company, including financial reporting, tax and benefits matters. She has held numerous managerial positions including Assistant Controller, Hudson Capital Real Estate Investors and Senior Accountant, Deloitte & Touche. Mrs. Rolle is a graduate of St Benedict College, St Cloud, Minnesota, where she attained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting and Management.
OUR SENIOR LEVEL EXECUTIVES PROVIDE “HANDS-ON”
SUPERVISION AT EVERY PROJECT FROM START TO FINISH.