Mr. Sevell, President of SEVELL REALTY PARTNERS, INC., has over 25 years of experience in the Florida real estate industry. Among his other duties, he is currently supervising the company's statewide network of brokers specializing in the acquisition and disposition of retail properties for national and regional “household name” companies as well as directing the company’s management portfolio.
Mr. Sevell has negotiated commercial leases valued in excess of a half billion dollars. During his professional career, he has successfully consummated joint venture agreements and completed projects with several national and international organizations.
Mr. Sevell has an extensive financial background and has negotiated and closed loan transactions with major banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions. He previously held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of a developer who rated in the top ten of Florida Trend Magazine. During his seven-year tenure,
Mr. Sevell was responsible for the development, management and leasing of over one million square feet of commercial space.
Earlier in his career, while working in the accounting profession Mr. Sevell developed a construction information and accounting system for FPA Corporation, then one of Florida’s leading residential development companies. He acted as developer and has been responsible for the turnkey development of numerous branch banking facilities, including site selection and acquisition, design and construction.
Mr. Sevell is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Previous affiliations include membership in the Florida Industrial Development Council, National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives (NACORE), Urban Land Institute, and the National Association of Office and Industrial Parks (NAIOP) where Mr. Sevell served as a Director.
He has extensive experience in the presentation of various issues to County Commissions, Planning and Zoning Boards, City Councils and various other municipal bodies and has served as a court-appointed Receiver for several South Florida properties, both residential and commercial.
Mr. Sevell holds a Florida Real Estate Broker's License.
Mr. Sevell is a member of the Planning and Zoning board of the City of Boca Raton, Florida.
Mr. Sevell also serves on the Board of Directors of Bluegreen Corporation (listed on the New York stock exchange under the symbol BXG), is Lead Independent Director, serves on its Audit Committee and chairs its Compensation Committee.