Realtor Associate New Smyrna Beach NATIVE Lifestyle Expert
Born in Montreal, P.Q., Canada on September 24th, 1966, Pete’s family eventually moved to Toronto, P.O., and Bayside, New York eventually landing in Ormond Beach, Florida in February of 1980. Pete graduated from Seabreeze Senior High School (1984) and gained his formal education at the University of Florida at Gainesville majoring in Finance with a minor concentration in Economics before graduating in June of 1988. Pete is a recently retired 31 year local area career banker initially starting with SunBank, N.A. in Orlando & Volusia County (Daytona Beach), then moving to Tomoka State Bank (New Smyrna Beach) and SouthTrust Bank of Volusia County (Daytona Beach/New Smyrna Beach). His last 19+ years in banking was at Friends Bank where he was the President & CEO until he sold the organization to Fairwinds Credit Union of Orlando in September of 2019. In addition to his banking career, Pete also has successfully piloted his own Baskin-Robbins/Dunkin Donuts franchises in Ormond Beach with his family from 1992-1995 eventually selling the business and retaining the underlying real estate for investment purposes. Pete’s professional experience and collective skill set includes banking and commercial real estate lending, real estate investment analysis, residential & commercial leasing, and construction management and administration.