Ms. Mead is a principal and co-founder of New Dawn Realty Group and has been involved in the commercial real estate business for over 30 years as an owner, broker and developer. She has extensive experience in structuring large scale real estate financing and has completed transactions with numerous institutional investors and lenders. She has been involved in the acquisition, condominium conversion, development and management of over $2 billion in multi-family rental housing. This includes approximately 20,000 units in various Florida sub markets such as Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Pembroke Pines, Tamarac, Plantation, Hollywood, Deerfield Beach, Boca Raton, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Stuart, Jacksonville, Melbourne and Naples.
Prior to New Dawn, she was co-founder of the Bainbridge Companies and helped lead that company to become the largest multi-family apartment developer in the state of Florida. Prior to Bainbridge, she was the owner and President of Sheila Mead and Associates, a commercial brokerage firm located in South Florida. In that capacity, she completed large scale transactions with several major institutional purchasers.
Mr. Olive is a principal and co-founder of New Dawn Realty Group and has been involved in the commercial real estate business for over 10 years as an owner and a broker. His responsibilities include running the day to day operations of the company, sourcing new opportunities, underwriting potential acquisition opportunities and managing the due diligence process. During his career, Mr. Olive has been directly involved in the acquisition of over 6,000 multi-family units, exceeeding $550 million in total asset value. In addition, he has personally directed the asset management of over 4,500 units, exceeding $450 million in total asset value.
Prior to New Dawn, he was the president and owner of Turning Pointe Properties of South Florida, a boutique brokerage firm located in Palm Beach County. In that capacity, he completed multiple real estate investment and sales transactions across various Florida sub markets.
Mr. Olive is a licensed Real Estate Broker and holds a B.A. Degree in Economics from the University of Florida.