• PERRY J. READER

    CEO

    Perry oversees Reader & Partners, after seven years heading up Crosland’s Community Development Division where the focus was various type of land development including residential and commercial properties in mixed-use, master planned projects to single use sites. A veteran real estate executive who’s been active in Florida real estate since 1975, Reader served as both president of The Celebration Company and vice president/general manager of Walt Disney Imagineering. Prior to Celebration, he developed Baldwin Park in Orlando on behalf of Atlantic Gulf Communities and managed the creation of Viera, a 38,000-acre community in east central Florida for A. Duda & Sons . Earlier in his career, he headed the Land Development Division for Scarborough Corp., a Weyerhaeuser Real Estate company subsidiary. In recent years he has chaired such organizations as the Association of Florida Community Developers, the Real Estate Advisory Board for Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida and is a Full Member of the Urban Land Institute. Education: Bachelors and Master degrees from the University of Florida

  • DEAN A. BARBERREE

    President

    Dean oversees the planning and implementation of all development related activities including entitlement processing, financials, scheduling, construction, buyer relations and investor reporting. Dean is responsible for assembling and coordinating the project team, executing the project and managing the various day-to-day operational aspects of each project. Prior to joining Reader & Partners Dean worked at Crosland as a Vice President of Community Development in both the Florida and Carolina markets. Earlier in his career Dean worked with a national home builder in the Carolinas and as a developer and land broker in Texas. He is a LEED Accredited Professional by the United States Green Building Council, an active member of the Urban Land Institute and the Association of Florida Community Developers. Education: Master of Science, Land Development, Texas A & M University; B.S., Environmental Design, Texas A & M University

  • SCOTT LAY

    Senior Vice President – North Carolina

    Scott is based in Raleigh and manages the development of projects in North Carolina. Prior to joining Reader & Partners, Scott led the successful completion on numerous Community Development projects for Crosland in Florida and the Carolinas. Earlier in his career, Scott was the director of operations for large site contractor in Tampa and worked as a civil engineer in the Kentucky and Florida markets. His engineering and construction background gives him a diverse expertise making him uniquely qualified to oversee entitlements, permitting, infrastructure construction and other aspects of land development in order to avoid delays and find ways to maximize efficiency and cost savings. He is a LEED Accredited Professional by the United States Green Building Council, an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and local Home Builders Association. Education: B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky

  • KIMBERLY LOCHER

    Vice President

    Kimberly oversees the Operational aspects of each project including Asset Management, contract administration, financial reporting and builder marketing programs.  Kimberly also sits on the board of two Community Development Districts in Florida. Prior to joining Reader & Partners she spent 7 years at Crosland where she was head of project services including administration of Community Development Districts on behalf of the developer. Prior to Crosland, she was employed by Walt Disney Imagineering working on numerous projects including the creation of the new town of Celebration.  Education:  B.S., Business Administration, Stetson University

  • JEFFREY READER

    Vice President

    Jeff’s responsibilities include evaluating market information, developing economic analysis and overall project coordination.  Jeff is a vital member of the due diligence team, provides development support for on-going projects and fundamental reporting to partners.  Jeff manages several key aspects of Reader & Partners day-to-day operations.  Prior to joining Reader & Partners, Jeff spent four years with Westgate Resorts as a development and project manager overseeing due diligence, budgeting, planning, permitting, and project coordination.  Jeff is a CCIM candidate and a member of the Urban Land Institute.  Education: M.S., Real Estate, University of Florida;  B.S., Marketing, University of Florida

  • SCOTT FARRY

    Project Manager - North Carolina

    Based in the Raleigh NC office, Scott manages land development activities for local projects.  Scott has a solid background rooted in various development and construction management roles.  He was previously a key member of the Lennar Land Development Division, completing development activities in several residential communities, including large “active adult” projects with extensive amenities.  Other previous endeavors include commercial construction project management and filling various roles for civil engineering and land surveying firms.  Scott brings a diverse portfolio of management experience and knowledge to the organization.

  • MAYA COOKE

    Land Development Coodinator

    Maya is the Land Development Coordinator for the Raleigh NC office.  She oversees contract administration, financial reporting and assists in organizing all aspects of the land development process.  Maya is an integral part to the team’s success and has proven that she loves a challenge.  Prior to joining Reader & Partners, Maya spent 3 years at Thermal Resource Sales where she gained solid experience in project management, mechanical engineering, commercial construction, and accounting, Education: The College of William and Mary with a BS in Kinesiology.

  • MARLENE DEMARCO

    Office Manager

    Marlene is responsible for all office resources and project accounting duties. Marlene began her professional life as a RPG programmer and accountant with an international candy company.  Pursuing her passion for accounting, she began working, as an accountant and office manager, at Fred Tebb and Sons, an international lumber mill who supplied hardwood to Yamaha, Baldwin and Steinway.  Her husband’s flying career brought her to Singapore for a few years.  Upon return to the United States, Marlene returned to her job at Fred Tebb and Sons where she continued to work for over 20 years.  Education: Knapp Business Collage in Tacoma, WA with a focus on Accounting and Business administration.

  • DAVID ARNOLD

    Manager
    Forecasting & Analysis (Contract with Crosland, LLC)

    David Arnold has assisted Reader & Partners as a senior analyst since 2011.  David assists with preparing financial forecasts and valuations for their existing portfolio, as well as analyzing and underwriting the potential take outs of their assets through horizontal development ventures by third parties.  David also works for Crosland, a southeastern regional developer and asset management firm as their Manger of Forecasting and Analysis.  David provides key expertise in underwriting and valuing a diverse portfolio of real estate investments and capital structures for the company’s potential acquisition and or development.  Prior to joining the Charlotte office in 2009, David served as a Project Analyst for Crosland’s Community Development Division in Florida, where he conducted market research for project positioning, underwrote projects for potential acquisition and prepared the annual budgets for its various active communities.  Education: Masters of Science, Business Administration – Real Estate, Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies, University of Florida

  • LINDA DALE, CPA

    McDonough CPA Solutions PA

    Linda’s responsibilities include management of all federal, state and local tax consulting and compliance for all aspects and projects within the business portfolio.  In business since 1990 and located in Merritt Island, Florida, Linda is an active member of her community and served on the Board of Directors of Community Credit Union for 19 years from 1994 – 2013  Education: University of Kentucky with a BS in Accounting

What our Partners Say

  • “We’re excited to grow our relationship with Reader & Partners. Perry Reader and his team has had a successful track record of managing our assets in the past and we have confidence they will continue to excel.”

    Peter Linneman

    CEO
    American Land Fund

  • “Reader & Partners are respected advisors to Hudson Realty Capital.  They bring a history of successful development experience to the team and assist us in maintaining and creating value in our assets.”

    Joe Morningstar

    Managing Director, Capital Markets
    Hudson Realty Capital