Mr. Provosty has over thirty years of experience in the commercial real estate industry as an investor, developer, advisor and general contractor. Mr. Provosty has 16 years of experience in the residential and commercial construction industry in Florida and he is the founder of Antebellum Construction in the Florida panhandle. Antebellum is licensed to build residential and commercial construction projects throughout the State of Florida. Noteworthy projects in which Mr. Provosty brought his talents include the acquisition and re-development of the Beachside Resort in Panama City Beach, FL, 13 flagged hotels in the Texas oil play including two ground-up development projects, Lotus Village Apartments in Austin, TX, ground-up development projects in Gallatin, TN, Amesbury Plaza Apartments in Dallas, TX, The Brook Hollow Apartments in Desoto, TX, Hotel Palomar in Dallas, TX and The Residences at Hotel Palomar in Dallas, TX.
Mr. Provosty has been directly involved in the acquisition, re-development, and disposition of over $706m worth of commercial real estate projects over the last several years. Mr. Provosty is also the founding partner of Ravenswood Holdings LLC. Mr. Provosty is a principal in RREAF Holdings LLC, Realty America Group Strategic Opportunity Fund and Realty America Development. Prior to his commercial real estate activities, Mr. Provosty worked as a project manager in manufacturing plants executing large industrial construction projects.
Mr. Provosty is an active volunteer in his Gulf Breeze community. As President of the Villa Venyce Homeowners Association, he spearheaded the permitting, financing and completion of the canal-dredging project. At St Ann’s Catholic Church, he currently serves on the Finance Council and Parish Council.
Mr. Provosty earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1985 and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Virginia’s Colgate Darden School of Business in 1991. In addition to his Florida Certified Building License, he holds real estate licenses in both Florida and Texas.
Mr. Provosty’s primary residence is in Gulf Breeze Florida where he lives with his wife, Cathy and their two children, Eleanor and Mike. Mr. Provosty commutes to Texas every other week to pursue his Texas real estate projects.