CHRIS BUTERA – Senior Vice President of Acquisitions, Central and North Florida
Chris Butera is the Director of Acquisitions, Central and North Florida. His role in Ibis Development Group also includes assisting our partners with the asset’s physical due diligence planning, reporting and oversight. Mr. Butera brings a diverse real estate skill-set to Ibis Development Group that provides our partners with professional insight, visioning and guidance in today’s market.
Mr. Butera has been involved in numerous development projects across Florida including oceanfront condos, luxury multifamily developments, commercial rehabilitations, single-family subdivisions and mid-rise office buildings. He has experience in project management including site evaluations, planning, entitlement coordination, project financing, development administration, contract negotiations, sales and marketing.
Mr. Butera has more than 14 years of real estate and financial experience during his career. He is a successful associate with NAI Realvest, one of the top commercial real estate firms in Central Florida. Previously, he was the Project Manager for Colbert Lane, a 400 acre mixed-use development in Palm Coast, FL, and facilitated over $20m in sales to ultimate site developers during his tenure. Mr. Butera also served as the Business Manager of the award-winning architectural firm Benjamin P. Butera A.I.A in Ormond Beach. Working as a realtor, developer and consultant over the years has given him a unique perspective when evaluating and managing complex real estate deals.
Mr. Butera holds a Bachelors in Business Administration in Finance from the University of Miami where he graduated with Cum Laude recognition. He is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Florida and has previously held the Series 7, 6, and 65 financial designations. He is a member of the Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors and is the VP of Economic Prosperity at the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce. He resides in Ormond Beach, FL.