ULI Names Jeffrey McDonough 2012 Young Leader of the Year
Fort Lauderdale, FL. – August 21, 2012 – Stiles announced today that the Urban Land Institute (ULI) SE Florida/Caribbean District Council has named Jeff McDonough 2012 Young Leader of the Year. McDonough, 34, is a Stiles Senior Development Manager and Vice Chair of the ULI Young Leaders Group (YLG). The award is presented to a real estate practitioner 35 years old or younger with proven professional leadership in the responsible use of land to create and sustain thriving communities.
“Jeff is an outstanding recipient for this year’s award. His passion and commitment to the development industry, as well as his accomplishments thus far within the profession, are stellar,” ULI Executive Director Carla Coleman said. “The District Council’s YLG has also grown and prospered under his leadership. This is a well-deserved honor.”
The YLG was established by ULI in 2003 as an integral District Council committee. It focuses on building skills and mentoring young talent, as well as providing networking and educational programs to better empower the future leaders of the real estate industry.
“It is an honor to be recognized by my peers and this extremely notable group of real estate business leaders,” said McDonough. “ULI has been a tremendous support base and resource for my professional growth, and many of its members are an inspiration to me as I strive toward accomplishing my career goals. I am proud to be a part of this important group and look forward to continuing my participation for the remainder of my career.”
As one of Stiles’ most accomplished development managers, McDonough plays a critical role in numerous successful projects, such as One Plantation, a 321-unit luxury high-rise apartment that is currently underway. He oversees all aspects of the development process including conceptualization, planning, due diligence, financial feasibility analysis, and architectural and engineering design. Within ULI, in addition to serving as Vice Chair of the YLG, McDonough is a member of the Advisory Board and Housing Committee. Other outside activities include service on the City of Boca Raton’s Zoning Board of Adjustment. McDonough is also a certified public accountant (inactive) and LEED Accredited Professional.
As the Young Leader of the Year, McDonough will be recognized at the 2012 Vision Awards Dinner on August 29th at the JW Marriott Marquis, 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, FL.
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