PRESIDENT & CEO, GATOR INVESTMENTS, MIAMI LAKES
Gator Investments specializes in the ownership, development, management and leasing of retail, multi-family, office and industrial properties. Headquartered in Miami Lakes, Gator Investments has a portfolio of 221 properties in 22 states and Puerto Rico. South Florida properties include retail buildings in Miami’s Design District and shopping centers anchored by national and regional retailers, including Publix, Winn-Dixie, CVS, Rite Aid, Office Max and fitness brands.
Goldsmith founded Gator Investments in 1986 as a development, management and brokerage company. He has developed and/or renovated more than 10 million square feet of retail and specialty properties along with 2,000 apartment units. Goldsmith has been responsible for the development, sales and leasing of more than a half of billion dollars of real estate, the company’s website says.
Before founding Gator, he graduated from Cornell University and specialized in investments at Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate in Miami, where he was the top retail leasing salesperson in the Miami office in 1984 and was the recipient of the 1985 Top Investment Salesperson Award for southern United States.