Brandon Alexander Arner
Land Development Consultant6/2018 - Present
Development supervisor in charge of rehabilitating two faltering residential development projects representing 330 units, resulting in over $8 million in land transactions.
oRenegotiated development agreements with County Officials to make projects financially feasible.
oAdministered a team of consultants to analyze and re-entitle land parcels.
oBuilt project cash flow analyses to recommend development and sales strategies to the principals.
oConducted all negotiations of purchase sales agreements with prospective purchasers.
Determined highest-and-best land use and developed pro-forma and investment memos to acquire over $1,600,000 in private capital for development of 2,500-acre innovative tiny home farming community in Hudson, New York.
Underwrote over two dozen small business loans through strategic partnership with hard money lender.
Entrepreneurship and Travel11/2017 – Present
Founded profitable start-up building and renting luxury housing at multi-day festivals such as Burning Man.
Self-funded a solo exploratory backpacking trip to over 10 countries, spending four months trekking in New Zealand, Nepal, Israel, and Turkey, including two weeks studying Buddhism in silence at a Tibetan monastery.
Development Planning and Financing Group (“DPFG”) - Business Development Manager6/2017 – 11/2017
Associate Manager12/2016 – 11/2017
Senior Consultant 12/2015 – 12/2016
Consultant2/2014 – 12/2015
Associate Intern5/2013 – 12/2014
Project manager of over 20 separate client accounts and responsible for managing public facility entitlement and financing for over three dozen communities, representing municipal debt issuance in excess of $1 billion.
Designed and engineered multi-builder master planned community development budgets and negotiated win-win cost allocation agreements representing dozens of municipalities and builders of communities containing 2,500+ units.
Creatively structured development agreements, generating over $50 million in additional profits for firm clients.
Supervised and trained three team members, and produced, reviewed and submitted work product for five firm principals, reporting directly to the managing principal and founder, simultaneously and successfully.
Investigated, authored and published industry insight on topics such as facilities district phasing, municipal tax and fee strategies, facilities service districts, prevailing wage, and public financing phasing.
Expanded company work product offerings by over a dozen new consulting services including pro-forma verifications, public funding phasing analyses, development impact fee mitigation reports, and alternative debt financing strategies.
Unprecedentedly acquired and oversaw multiple new client accounts as firm associate.
Firm-appointed front man for industry and networking events.
Rick’s deliCafé – Catering Manager and Chef6/2010 – 9/2012
Developed catering relationships and services, resulting in 15%+ revenue and profit increases, year over year.
Coordinated complex logistics for dozens of high-profile events including event flow, menu design, food planning, delivery, sanitation management, on-site chef and service staff management, and general hospitality - all to rave reviews. (Clients include Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, Nevada Supreme Court, City of Reno, Microsoft, and Tesla)
Organized and cheffed at numerous live cooking events with 500+ guests.
University of San Diego9/2010 – 12/2013
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 3.42 GPA
Concentration in Real Estate; 3.87 GPA
Skilled with Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Adobe Photoshop, SketchUp, InDesign, LandVision, WordPress.