KEVIN B. SWILL Phone – 201.919.1943
99 SE Mizner Blvd Unit 843 KevinBSwill@GMail.com
Boca Raton, FL 33432
SENIOR EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
An accomplished professional and entrepreneur with expertise in people management. Experience consulting and creating new business strategies via technology with a track record of improving returns of invested capital. Innovative and results-driven leader focused on reducing operating costs while achieving exceptional results. Areas of expertise:
à Mentoring and Coaching
à Organizational Management
à Payment Process Optimization
à Cost Reduction via technology
à Operational & Strategic Planning
à Relationship Management
à Budgeting & Forecasting
à Entrepreneurial spirit
à Hiring and Terminating
à Profit and Loss Management
à Analytical / Financial Skills
à ROI Enhancement
à Consulting Start-up Firms
JAYJON FINANCIAL LLC. – Englewood, NJ April 2016-Present
President and Managing Director
o Consultant for Real Estate start-ups
o Advised Mizuho, Campus Evolution, Poinciana CC and more
o Consulted Crowd-funding start-ups – Thor, Carlton, Patch of land and more
o Acquired and asset manage the real estate (FL and IL)
o Mentored young Analysts for permanent positions
o Create and analyze Budgets for various entities
CARLTON GROUP – New York, NY Jan. 2014 – April 2016
COO and Senior Managing Director
o Managed daily operations of both Advisory and Principal Business
o Mentored colleagues and coached Salespeople in overseas offices
o Trained all new professionals in Company goals and products
o Responsible for recruitment of highly experienced real estate professionals
o Expanded company by opening 4 foreign offices and 6 domestic branches
o Created, designed and implemented an Accredited Crowdfunding Platform
o Supervised new payment processes for all REO properties
o Traveled extensively around the Globe seeking Equity sources for Real Estate transactions
o Raised over $2bn of passive equity from the MENA Region for US projects
o Raised over $1.45bn of passive equity from the Asia Pacific Region
o Created long-lasting strategic partnerships between US developers and Chinese equity sources
o Structured complex capital stacks for globally recognized real estate developers
o Frequent speaker/panelist on Private Equity Investments in US and abroad
WILSHIRE ENTERPRISES, INC. – Newark, NJ Jan. 2009-Jan. 2014
President and Chief Operating Officer
Member of the Board of Directors
o Managed operations – created policies and procedures that affected workflow and productivity.
o Liaison for third party payments and streamlined tenant rental payments
o Implemented strategic plan which decreased operating costs while maintaining efficiency.
o Developed procedures to assure prompt rent collections, tenant screening, eviction and legal services, vacancies and accounting models.
o Developed long and short range goals as a member of the Strategic Planning Committee.
o Ensured that the real estate received the care and attention required, whether it was multi-family, retail, or office. Professional understanding of various enhancement criteria that are required if value is to be maximized.
o Completed a successful company sponsored Tender Offer to buy back approximately 50% of all outstanding stock.
KUSHNER COMPANIES – New York, NY Jan. 2001- Sept.2008
o Kushner Companies is a multi-billion dollar diversified real estate organization.
o Promoted in 2004 to lead two additional divisions resulting from corporate re-structuring.
o Successfully ran three divisions concurrently demonstrating management and leadership ability.
o Created new payment processes for all 32,000 rental tenants as well as 1,500 commercial tenants
Westminster Capital – President (2001-2008)
o Accomplished complex financing structures despite a variety of corporate and marketplace challenges, raising over $2bn for multifamily acquisitions/recapitalizations
o Coordinated all aspects of financing for the Company, including debt and equity, joint venture transactions, acquisitions, and property dispositions.
o Developed and maintained relationships with financial institutions, investment firms, mortgage brokers, title companies, law firms, and other industry executives.
o Raised more than $2.0bn for joint venture, equity and debt transactions.
Kushner Properties – President (2004-2008)
o Directed the daily operations of the Company’s commercial portfolio, consisting of office, retail and industrial properties. This portfolio included landmark properties, suburban business parks and corporate headquarters.
o Managed a staff of senior property managers with responsibilities for approximately 8 million square feet of commercial assets.
o Negotiated and approved all leasing activity; increased average occupancy of the commercial portfolio.
o Developed strategic plans, performed asset reviews, analyzed Profit and Loss Statements, and evaluated budgets for the portfolio, seeking process optimization and ROI Enhancement.
Westminster Hospitality Group – President (2004-2008)
o Set and achieved sales and profit targets which awarded the Westminster Hotel the coveted AAA
Four Diamond designation, placing it among only 8 top-rated hotels in the state of New Jersey.
o Commercial accountability for planning, organizing and directing all hotel services.
o Created strategic overview to maximize profits by promoting and marketing the business; managing budgets and financial plans and controlling expenditures.
o Responsible for the daily management of the Westminster Hotel and its staff of approximately 100.
CIBC WORLD MARKETS 1999 – 2000
Executive Director of Originations
o Sought, analyzed and closed real estate transactions for the Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) market. Covered the Mid-Atlantic/East Coast Region.
o Originated construction, short-term and fixed rate permanent loans for large publicly traded/private developers in the Northeast.
MERRILL LYNCH REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT BANKING 1997-1999
Head Originator – Conduit Group
o Created and nurtured new industry relationships.
o Assembled a securitization team for small loans and managed eight (8) originators and securitization specialists.
Deutsche Banc 1994-1997
Mitsui Trust & Banking 1991-1994
Series 7 and 63 Licenses from NASD – 2000
New York University , New York, NY
MBA in Finance and Management 1988-1989
Citicorp/Citibank, New York, NY
Formal Credit Training
Citibank Global Institute 1988
Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
B.A. in Finance/Business Administration 1987
“MAN OF THE YEAR” 2005
Hebrew Academy for Special Children
Raised more than $250,000 for Camp HASC – the award winning summer program of the Hebrew Academy for Special Children, which provides over 300 mentally and physically handicapped children and adults with the opportunity to enjoy a seven week sleep-away camp experience.
“Forty Under 40” NJ BIZ Magazine 2004
An independent panel of judges chose the winners from a large and highly competitive pool of individuals nominated by peers, mentors and members of the community, for their excellence in business, commitment to community, and professional achievement.
Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
National Multihousing Council (NMHC) (Past Executive Board Member)
National Association of Industrial Office Properties (NAIOP)
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)