John Carey

Executive Vice President, Tampa

John comes to VanTrust from Whitehall Realty Partners, a Jacksonville-based development and investment firm. Whitehall successfully developed, stabilized, and sold a wide range of real estate assets in the Southeast United States. John’s expertise includes, office, industrial, multi-family, mixed-use and senior living.  He is responsible for VanTrust Real Estate investment and development in Florida, focusing on Tampa and Orlando.

Prior to founding Whitehall, John was president of Flagler Development Company.  Prior to Flagler, John held executive positions with the St. Joe Company and Trammell Crow Company.  He began his career with Price Waterhouse.

John is active in both the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and National Association of Industrial & Office Parks (NAIOP).  He actively supports Florida’s First Coast YMCA and Catholic Charities.  John is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He and his wife, Ann, reside in Jacksonville.

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