Director of Development

Name : Lee Bokar
Industry Type : Real Estate Developers
City & State : Bath,Ohio
Job Title Director of Development
Relocation Preferences : none
Objective : 1.Strong Work Ethic I believe you must be reliable, dependable, and self-motivated. You can develop a strong work ethic through work and through extracurricular activities. I believe in leadership positions in athletics, or in your job.
2.Time Management Skills I believe Time management involves planning and following a schedule, listing the tasks you need to complete, and estimating how long it will take. Good time management skills are needed in every profession.
3.Problem-Solving Skills I believe you must be able to identify a problem, develop solutions, and implement them.
4.Communication Skills Verbal communication includes speaking and listening. Written communication includes reading and writing. I believe is vital develop these skills in everyday tasks. Communication is a two-way street, and those who can communicate well are the ones who will get the job done.
5."People" Skills I believe the ability to work well with others is important in any profession. Good working relationships are built on trust and mutual respect, and they help everyone work more efficiently and effectively.
6. Computer Skills Today, you must know how to use a computer. Developing the ability to use word processing and spreadsheet programs, e-mail, the Internet and all types of specialized software, is the answer to completing a model employee.

I believe that this is what makes me successful in my job and my lifes journey.

I look forward to meeting with your company and the opportunity and challenges ahead.

Thank you,

Lee Bokar
Resume :  
Lee Bokar
(330) 322 4003 PO Box 1161, Bath, Ohio 44210 lbokar[at]

Management Executive
Award winning Management, Territory Development,
And Sales Career

Twenty Five plus years of management, sales, and real-estate development career within the commercial and residential building industry, insurance, and automotive industries. A combination of strong business and interpersonal skills has lead to a highly successful, self-motivated person that sets high goals and exceeds them.

Summary of Work Experiences

Dan Marchetta Companies 2004- present

Director of Development and Land Acquisitions

Responsibilities include
Land Acquisitions
Responsibilities include identifying profitable land acquisitions in both the commercial and residential industry. To perform research and due diligence, coordinate government approvals and contracts, calculate feasibility and budget analysis, and secure capital funding.

Responsibilities include obtaining request for proposals (RFP), prequalification of vendors and subcontractors, budgetary estimates, bidding of the project, negotiating of subcontracts, initial project scheduling, writing of change orders.

Project Management
Responsibilities include coordinating and supervising the construction process from the conceptual development stage through final construction, making sure that the construction is accomplished on time and within budget.

Leasing Agent
Developed web design to list entire inventory of commercial, retail, and industrial space available resulting in tenant leases and long term tenant relationships.

KHovnanian & NVR Homes Regional Manager 2002-2004

Area Sales Manager
Developed and implemented a business plan to merge multiple companies into one full service entity. Worked with small and large developers in the Northern and Central Ohio markets. Recruited, trained and managed sales people to sell niche products by establishing a pipeline of customers and developers in a two state region. Managed home sales, building-operations, and production staff of 150 to achieve fiscal objectives for the two state regional territory.

Development specialist
Successfully signed major developers to exclusive listing contracts with a startup company in the first 45 days, resulting in 130 prospective sales. Purchased, developed and financed residential and commercial property while maintaining a profitable pricing structure.

Developed advertising and marketing strategies to reach specific markets, oversee market research and competitive analysis, while providing leadership, training sales force and team building.

Lopack Collision & Service Centers Inc. 1988 2002

Overview: Managed, developed and grew a multi-million dollar small business with multiple locations. This was accomplished with strong skills in management, negotiations, sales, finances, and business expansion.

Management Responsibilities: Managed team of 30 employees. Provided team leadership so that productivity goals and objectives were met, and full accountability was maintained. Areas of responsibility included sales and marketing, customer management, recruiting, training contract compliance, information technology, and new business development. Also responsible and accountable for all financial oversight of all accounting and budget functions.
Human Resources: Devised and managed Human Resources, including job descriptions, hiring, firing, developing employee manuals, benefit plans, and payroll/salary negotiations.
Negotiations: Worked with Fortune 500 company executives and private companies to negotiate and implement contracts to insure exclusive business for geographic areas, and nurtured the relationships to maintain these contracts. Negotiated contracts needed to operate the business, from health insurance, to parts/building materials, to exclusive business. Developed an excellent skill for working well with the many different levels of personnel and companies.
Sales: Developed long term relationships with corporate and individual accounts that generated over $2,500,000.00 a year in business. Dealt with individual customers on a daily basis on an inside sales capacity, with a closing percentage of 90% of people who walked into sales facilities. Maintenance and Accountability levels of customer service were exceeded with a 99% CSI.
Project Management: Developed expertise in inventory, production and time management projects. Complete understanding of every step of the process helped to manage the projects and the people responsible. Purchased, developed residential and commercial property in all phases.
Business Development: Grew the business to a level that demanded new, high tech facilities. Directed and managed the development and building of the new facilities. Audited and balanced for all forms of financial budgets ranging from marketing, advertising, sales projections, expenses, and management goals.
Computer Technology: Strong computer skills, including implementing a complete network of computers and programs necessary to run multiple businesses. Extremely versed in Microsoft Office Professional, GIS and Estimating programs.
Community Relations: Elected and appointed official in local, state, and national organizations on industry issues ranging from political, training, operations and managerial topics.

Summary of Education
1984-1987 Ohio University Athens,Ohio Bachelors in Science of Communications
Minor in business
1983 1984Baldwin Wallace CollegeBerea, Ohio

Miscellaneous Information

Hobbies include golf, skiing, fly-fishing, horses and computers.
Private Pilots license
Married for 15 years, with two daughters

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