JAMES D. TATE
CO-OWNER, PRESIDENT & CEO, TATE CAPITAL, NORTH MIAMI
Tate Capital, along with other Tate family entities, develops, owns and operates billions of dollars’ worth of real estate throughout the Southeast U.S., mainly in Florida. The firm, which employs about 50 people in its Florida offices, also owns and operates a $90-million per year apparel manufacturing business. “I have evolved from a small home builder into a national real estate developer and acquirer of distressed debt,” says Tate.
|EDUCATION||University of Florida (BA)|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||I am very spiritual, and I have a strong sense for external energy.|
|FLORIDA ISSUE||Environment, resiliency, sustainability and sea-level rise.|
|ALTERNATE CAREER?||Landscaper, farmer specializing in flowers or large national floral company|
|STAYING FIT||I run three miles (two to three times a week), play tennis once a week and hit and kick my heavy bag at my home gym (three days a week).|