Located in the Sunshine State, The Welfont Group is a commercial brokerage firm that helps their clients locate, analyze, finance, buy and sell commercial real estate properties. They specialize in representing real estate investors and tax-exempt institutions. Using IRS-approved tax strategies, including the IRS Section 170 Bargain Sale and 1031 Exchange, they help their clients give in order to reach their charitable maximums.
Welfont Group manages each investment from start to finish. Through extensive research to acquisition and disposition clients maximize their return on investment. They have partnered with analysts, property managers, appraisers, real estate brokers, lending institutions, and all types of contractors.
In the past ten years, Welfont Group has helped clients close on more than $200 million in property transactions. Those properties encompass more than 10 million square-feet of structures located on approximately 1,000 acres of commercial land in over 30 states in the USA.
Welfont works will all commercial property types include land, manufacturing plants, warehousing, retail, hospitality, healthcare, offices, banks, schools, apartments, residential, mixed use, redevelopment, and other special facilities.
Christopher Davis – President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Christopher Davis has over 25 years of experience in the public and private real estate and business sectors.
With over $1 billion of personal and managed real estate transactions Mr. Davis has been involved in finance, development, brokerage, construction, management and investment through a diverse range of real estate market segments including multi-family, office, retail, hospitality, medical office, entertainment, technology, and tenant improvements and commercial/residential renovations.
His executive leadership and management skills have enabled him to lead several successful companies and real estate projects to phenomenal growth exceeding 100% annually with budgets ranging from as low as $300 thousand to over $300 million, including several merger and acquisition transactions earning him notoriety in several business and trade publications.
Dr. Michael Surowiec – Chief Financial Officer
With over 30 years experience, Dr. Michael Surowiec has senior-level expertise accounting and financial operations in commercial real estate as well as property and operations management.
His effective leadership of Welfont Group’s financial and accounting operations are taken to the next level through a ministerial heart, integrity, acumen, discipline, and attention to detail while adjusting for the needs of greater good.
Dr. Surowiec’s prior experiences include infrastructure development for the largest privately owned manufactured housing in the US and overseeing operations for a national real estate company that tripled its revenue during his tenure.
Patrick Blount – Executive Vice President of Business Development
Mr. Patrick Blount has 25 years of dedicated experience as a loan sale advisor and expertise in all areas of commercial real estate. Mr. Blount is considered an expert on the valuation of distressed real properties. He began his careen in Houston Texas in 1975.
He has global expertise working in Mexico and Canada as well the Caribbean, and Western Europe. Over his lifetime Mr. Blount has been involved in billions of dollars of real estate transactions in every state in the United States.
In his role as VP of Business Development, Blount is responsible for coordinating, developing, and maintaining corporate relationships for the Welfont Group and its affiliated organizations. Specifically, he is responsible for credit and investor relationships, and the disposition of real estate assets from multi-property and national buyers.