With a focus on teamwork rooted from his days on the gridiron as a starting corner for the Florida Gators, Skipper leads the commercial real estate business at Tavistock Development Company, with a portfolio that features projects with entitlements for more than 11 million square feet of development. Skipper is part of the senior leadership team that has nurtured Tavistock’s Lake Nona mixed-use project into a nationally renowned and award-winning community known for outstanding design, innovation, IT infrastructure, sustainability and rich community programming.
A highly respected professional in the Florida real estate community, he forged his career serving tenures with Panattoni Development Company, DeBartolo Property Group, Highwood Properties and Citicorp Real Estate. With expertise across a field of subjects – including land use, zoning, design, feasibility analysis, finance and construction. Skipper is a frequent guest lecturer at Florida’s top academic institutions and national professional associations. With his football scholarship, Skipper earned a BS in business administration at the University of Florida.