In 1982, Mr. Felice began his career as a real estate attorney practicing in the areas of construction and real estate law. In 1988, he entered the production home building industry with Zaring National Corporation, a multi-state merchant builder/developer, and advanced to the position of Vice President. During his tenure at Zaring, Felice focused on the company’s homebuilding and land development operations, including work in the areas of transactional real estate, construction, community development and community management.
After relocating to Florida in 1992, Felice joined Scarborough Corporation, a subsidiary of housing giant Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company. In his capacity as Vice President, Felice directed the development and operation of the company’s most highly regulated real estate projects.
In 2000, Mr. Felice joined Sembler Investments, Inc., and helped form the company’s Blair Communities and Blair HomeCrafters business units. The Blair companies were established as a developer of active adult lifestyle communities and as a merchant home builder. Felice also established Blair’s title insurance affiliate, Tradition Title, which wrote title insurance and conducted closings for homes and home sites sold by the company. Felice was appointed President of the Blair companies in September of 2004 and was responsible for overseeing homebuilding and land development operations.
Mr. Felice left Blair in 2008 and established his own companies, Terra Management Services and Terra Law Firm, which capitalize on his operational and legal experience. Terra Management Services was established and is recognized as a provider of high quality association management and development consulting services. Terra Law Firm, on the other hand, is a provider of a wide range of legal services which support the community development, homebuilding and community management industries. This includes work in the areas of transactional real estate, construction, community development, community management and associated litigation.
Felice is a graduate of Kent State University (BBA-Cum Laude-Marketing/Accounting), the University of Cincinnati (MBA-Marketing) and the University of Akron School of Law (JD). He is a member of the Florida Bar, the Ohio State Bar, and is licensed to practice in Florida, Ohio and before several U. S. District Courts. He is also member of the Bay Area Real Estate Council and the Carrollwood Area Bar Association.
Mr. Felice holds Florida licenses as a Certified Building Contractor (CBC 1255715) and Community Association Manager (CAM36737).