Located in the heart of burgeoning Central Florida, Benge Development is a real estate services firm that focuses on land acquisition, entitlements, and development for our clients and investors.
Our seasoned and multi-faceted team is supported by over three decades of development experience and have actively and successfully participated in projects totaling over $2 billion in value throughout Central Florida.
Tony Benge is President of Benge Development Corporation and has successfully developed over twenty-five large-scale projects in the Central Florida market since 1994, including more than fifteen-thousand residential lots. These projects include mixed-use communities such as EastWood, JB Ranch, and Traditions. Benge has more than twenty years of experience identifying, planning, permitting, and fully developing residential and commercial projects.
Commercial projects include medical office complexes, assisted living facilities, and retail outlets such as Chick-Fil-A, Panera Bread, Starbucks, Publix, and Marriott Hotels.
Benge has been the Chairman of the Blanchard Park YMCA Board, a current Board member and Chair of the Downtown Orlando YMCA, and Junior Achievement of Central Florida.
He lives in beautiful Winter Park, Florida with his wife Robyn. His daughter Anna attends the University of Central Florida in Orlando.
Mark Wilkie is a real estate executive with a successful, 35-year track record of team building, creating operational platforms, executing projects from land acquisition to asset disposition, and developing profitable strategies in geographically diverse multifamily portfolios exceeding $800 million and over 11,000 units.
Mark has served as Vice President of Operations and Asset Management at an international boutique equity firm where he coordinated all aspects of asset management and property management supervision for the existing U.S. portfolio valued at over $750 million. There and at his most recent opportunity, Mark oversaw the disposition of assets valued at more than $300 million.
Mark has also held a variety of senior student housing positions. During his tenure with these companies, he played an integral role in developing over 25 multifamily properties, eight of which were completed in 18 months in 7 states, in a public private partnership structure. Mark has personally managed high rise, mid rise, and traditional garden-style walk-up properties.
CCIM Certified Commercial Investment Member CPM Certified Property Manager, Institute of Real Estate Management Member IREM Chapter 44