Our Team

Mark W. Smith, CPA
Senior Real Estate Investment Analyst
Mr. Smith is a Senior Real Estate Investment Analyst for PDI. Mr. Smith has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant for over 30 years. He began his career with the Big 8 firm Coopers and Lybrand, where he served successfully. Mr. Smith has been involved in a variety of business ventures. He was Founder and President of Southeast Employee Management Company, which was a start-up firm engaged in the PEO industry. He is a Real Estate Broker and, previously, a State Certified Appraiser, experienced in structuring and arranging complex domestic and international financial transactions with both public and private companies. He has a broad-based set of relationships with institutional, corporate and high-net-worth individual investors who regularly participate in structured transactions. Mr. Smith holds a business and accounting degree from Florida State University.
Jim Geiger
Managing Partner
Mr. Geiger is Founder, Managing Partner and CIO of Cane Bay Plantation. He has over 35 years of experience in the investment industry, possessing diverse real estate asset management experience. Mr. Geiger has successfully developed hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, houses, condo hotels and several other properties in New Jersey, Florida and United State Virgin Islands. Mr. Geiger has been a Vice President and Portfolio Manager for 25 years with major Wall Street firms. He has taught Retirement Planning at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Mr. Geiger attended the College of Financial Planning (CFP) in Colorado, Northwood University & Liberty University.
Frank Arena
Director of Construction
Mr. Arena is the Vice President of construction. He has over 35 years of experience in property management and acquisitions within the multi-family industry. Mr. Arena was previously President of Luv-It Homes, which built affordable housing and managed multi-family properties. Mr. Arena is a Certified Property Manager and a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management
Gary Shpritz
VP of Constuction
A former Maryland General Contractor and Florida Construction Manager with more than 35 years of experience, Gary has been involved with over $3 billion of construction featuring commercial mixed- use, hotel, hospitality, gaming, entertainment, retail and industrial projects. Managed and or built Revel Casino, Parq Vancouver, Indiana Live Casino, House of Blues & Nugget Casino and many more. Had management, executive and ownership positions with notable Top 50 ranked construction companies, nationally renowned developers, international based Owner’s Representative and Development Consultants.