Alex Dmyterko serves as Vice President of Franchise Development for SVNIC. Dmyterko is responsible for the company’s growth by strategically identifying key markets, companies, and Advisors. With more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience, Dmyterko has handled hundreds of sale, leasing, financing, and development transactions in excess of $1.5 billion. Prior to joining SVN, Dmyterko served as president of Dmyterko & Wright, a Chicago, Illinois based development, brokerage, and consulting firm. As president and founder, Dmyterko grew the company from zero to $90 million in assets in a five-year period. Previously, Dmyterko was president of Crosland Inc.’s retail division in Charlotte, North Carolina, and president of CNL’s Commercial Net Lease Realty, a large publicly traded, net lease REIT in Orlando, Florida. Dmyterko began his real estate career with Trammell Crow Company in Chicago, where he served as the Midwest retail group’s managing director and was founder of Trammell Crow Build-To-Suit, a net lease development subsidiary. As president of three commercial real estate companies, Dmyterko has developed over 100 commercial projects spanning from Alaska to Puerto Rico, as well as 15 shopping and mixed-use centers.
Dmyterko has launched five businesses or subsidiaries during his career, including CorpRex, a joint venture with First Union Securities and REStores, a joint venture with Goldman Sachs’ Whitehall Funds. In 2001, he developed Birkdale Village in Huntersville, North Carolina, a premier $100 million mixed-use lifestyle center with apartments, homes, office, retail, and a cinema. Dmyterko also redeveloped an obsolete manufacturing plant in Skokie, Illinois, into Village Crossing, an 800,000-square-foot shopping center. Dmyterko has also served on the Board of Directors of Lucernex Inc., been a member of the Charlotte Plan Commission’s Vacant Big Box Committee, Chicago Metropolitan Council’s Redevelopment Committee, and ICSC’s Carolina and Florida Program Committees, and was on the Board of Governors of the Citrus Club of Orlando.
Dmyterko earned a graduate degree in administration and management from Harvard University Extension in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a BA in government from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. He has been a guest real estate lecturer at Rollins College’s Crummer Graduate School of Business and has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences.