J. Frank Surface

J. Frank Surface

Chairman and CEO

Frank has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vesta for over a decade. During that period, the company has acquired or financed recreational amenities valued at more than $100 million to serve residential communities, and grown to become an entity with multiple property management offices throughout Florida. Frank has extensive experience in financing commercial and residential real estate transactions, as well as expertise in the merger-and-acquisition business; he specialized in these areas for many years as a lawyer for both statewide and international firms. Prior to joining Vesta, Frank chaired several public companies (including one listed on the New York Stock Exchange), and entities and task forces established by the state of Florida and local governments, including an urban redevelopment company, a technology and innovation corporation, a mortgage lending task force, a mass transit committee, and a charter revision commission. He is active in the educational field as a founder of a secondary school, a board of trustees member for a local high school, and past chairman of a highly-ranked liberal arts university. Frank holds a Bachelor of Science degree with attainments in commerce from Washington and Lee University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida.


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