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David Strong

Mr. Strong has been active in the real estate industry since 1978 and self-employed in the industry since 1989.  During his career, Mr. Strong has participated in the acquisition, brokerage, management, financing and sale of numerous types of real estate investments, including land investment, subdivision and citrus,)and various improved properties, including apartments, office, and hotel.


Cavanagh Communities Corporation - Miami, Florida - 1972-1976

Assistant to the President of this NYSE listed land development firm.

Delphian Group - Miami, Florida - 1976-1985

President of privately-owned real estate investment company.

DRG Financial Corp. - Winter Park, Florida - 1985-1989

Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for commercial lender, specializing in apartment loans.

Strong Properties, Inc. - Winter Park, Florida - 1989-present

Sole stockholder and President of privately owned real estate investment company. Strong Properties has sponsored partnerships which currently own and/or manage 600 apartment units (6 complexes) and approximately 161,000 sq. ft. of office space in Florida, as well as land holdings in Florida, North Carolina, Idaho and Wyoming.


Mayor of Winter Park, Florida - March 2006 - March 2009


B.A. in Economics - Vanderbilt University - 1970

MBA - University of Virginia - 1972


Real Estate Broker since 1976

Florida Mortgage Broker since 1978


Married - three grown children

Outdoor activities include skiing, trekking, and golf.