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Barron Collier Companies Promotes Key Positions

NAPLES, FL., — January 5, 2017 – Barron Collier Companies today announced several promotions in key roles within the company. David Genson has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Development and will oversee all aspects of commercial, industrial and residential land development projects for Barron Collier Companies and its affiliated businesses Peninsula Engineering and Collier Environmental Services. John English assumes the role of Vice President of Engineering for Peninsula Engineering, overseeing the team of fourteen engineers, specialists, and support staff. Jeff Sonalia has been promoted to Director of Finance for Barron Collier Companies. Jaime Lopez has been promoted to Financial Analyst. Cee Cee Marinelli has been promoted to Vice President of Commercial Leasing and will oversee all leasing and management of retail and commercial buildings in the Barron Collier Commercial portfolio as well as the Ave Maria project.


“We have close to 175 employees within Barron Collier Companies and its affiliated businesses,” states Blake Gable, CEO of Barron Collier Companies. “Many employees have been with us for decades, giving our organization a strong foundation and history synonymous with our name. I’m proud to recognize these employees in their new positions and look forward to a successful 2017 with many new projects on the horizon.”



Barron Collier Companies is one of the largest diversified companies in Florida dedicated to the responsible development, management, and stewardship of numerous land holdings.  Led by the Collier family, with roots tracing back one hundred years to Collier county founder Barron G. Collier, Barron Collier Companies pursues its vision for Southwest Florida with successful enterprises in several areas including agriculture, land development and mineral management. For more information, please visit or call 239-262-2600.