SOUTH FLORIDA BUSINESS JOURNAL: Power Leaders in Real Estate (April 2016) | WGI

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South Florida’s Power Leaders in Real Estate truly have transformed the region’s landscape and skyline. They are the developers who turned beachfronts and downtowns into iconic luxury or business destinations; the homebuilders who created neighborhoods out of vast swaths of open lands; the engineers, architects, and planners who maximize use of space; and the commercial builders and real estate brokers whose deals helped bring tenants and buyers to South Florida.

sfbj_pwer_leaders_sm.jpgThis year’s list features 17 executives who did not make last year’s class, but whose efforts to transform the region helped them rise to the top.

There are certainly more executives that likely could have qualified for this list, as South Florida is known for its thriving real estate industry. But we keep the list to 100 and attempt to “share the wealth” and feature as many new Power Leaders as we can.

Join us in congratulating 2016’s Power Leaders in Real Estate…

David Wantman

President, Wantman Group

2035 Vista Parkway,West Palm Beach 33411

(561) 687-2220

Birthplace: New York

Education: B.S. in engineering, University of Florida

Greatest Professional Achievement: Wantman’s greatest achievement is slowly and intelligently expanding the firm his father started in 1972. His goal is to focus on manageable and sustainable growth for the 310-employee firm, while always keeping the personal touch for which it is known. His leadership combines a hands-on/hands-off approach, letting good people do what they do best, yet always staying in touch with everything the firm is engaged in.

Personal Note: Wantman is an avid fitness enthusiast, snow skiing, CrossFit training and weightlifting. He was a bodybuilder in the 1980s.

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