Since 1967, The Ronto Group has been perfecting their skills in real estate development through the creation of residential and commercial projects worldwide. For over thirty years, Ronto has been developing in the Southwest Florida market, creating communities that celebrate the area’s irresistible appeal, from Marco Island to Tampa. The Company has built a solid reputation for imaginative vision, steadfast integrity, and reliable performance. Headquartered in Naples, Ronto’s expertise in condominium and land development has been recognized internationally for communities that are lasting examples of the luxury lifestyle, thoughtful planning, and dedicated craftsmanship.
Wheelock Street Capital was formed in 2008 by Rick Kleeman and Jonathan Paul, two veteran real estate private equity investors, each with 30 years of broad real estate transaction experience across all major asset classes. Wheelock has raised over $4 billion in capital commitments from well-known institutional investors and focuses on real estate investment opportunities throughout the United States, in both public and private markets. Wheelock is currently deploying its sixth fund in its value-added series, Wheelock Street Real Estate Fund VI and its first perpetual life fund, Wheelock Street Long Term Value Fund. The Long Term Value Fund targets high-quality, cash-flowing assets with stable, yet attractive risk-adjusted returns over a 5-15 year investment horizon. The firm may invest directly or with high quality joint venture partners through a variety of capital structures and transaction types, including acquisitions, restructurings, and recapitalizations. Wheelock’s investment team benefits from extensive experience from top-tier institutional investment firms and highly regarded real estate operating companies and has produced a 10-year track record of demonstrated and consistent outperformance over industry benchmarks.
The LRM Group brings more than 30 years of real estate expertise to each client they serve. Lisa Rooks Morris, Amy Drake, and Julie Guirguis have a dynamic presence in the luxury market and an established reputation for exceptional service and results. They are recognized for their expertise in selling out the most prestigious new construction projects in Sarasota and Longboat Key. Their dynamic market knowledge and commitment to lasting relationships have made the LRM Group Sarasota’s authoritative market leader.
MHK Architecture & Planning was founded in 2009 by Matthew Kragh, AIA. The driving principles behind MHK are character, reputation, talent, and hard work. Strongly committed to excellence, and a desire to exceed client expectations, MHK has created a great amount of respect in the design and construction industry.
Carrie L. Riley, ASID has over twenty-seven years of high-end single family, condominium, commercial and sports venue design experience; her designs are fresh, energetic and enduring. Founded in 2004, Riley Interior Design has guided the public space planning and interior design in many of the region’s most successful condominium projects. The firm has won multiple awards and has accomplished a broad range of design styles tailored to each client.
National builders, Connor & Gaskins Unlimited has completed a variety of projects in over 40 states. Known for their expertise in project management and disciplined processes, over 90% of their clients use them time and time again because of the quality of workmanship and large team of skilled sub-contractors. The CGU portfolio is expansive. Completed projects include hotels & resorts, condominiums, mixed-use multi-family and retail projects, travel centers, medical & office buildings, as well as restaurants & clubhouses. CGU’s most relevant projects include Ronto’s 24-story Altura Bayshore condominium in Tampa and complete renovation of the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Sarasota.
David W. Johnston Associates (DWJA) was established in 1982. Since then, DWJA has become a leader in city, county, and commercial Landscape Architecture. Their work can be viewed on almost every street throughout downtown Sarasota as well as many commercial and residential high-rise buildings in the Sarasota and Manatee area.