Joseph Basile III | Chief Executive Officer
Joseph Frank Basile III is a 3rd Generation Developer and General Contractor. Joseph provides the company with the backbone of the strategic functions and operations with a unique business approach.
Joseph has extensive experience in Land Acquisition and Development with multiple properties owned and in the Development phase, such as: Retail Centers, Multifamily Properties and Office Buildings. Joseph is involved with other business ventures such as Laundry Mats, Franchise ventures, and Private Lending. Joseph has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and communications, State Certified General Contractor in Over 31 States including, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Joseph has excelled in in life through determination, Loyalty, and honesty. Joe believes honesty and loyalty are to thank for his success and extended relationships in business, living by this phrase, of which his Father taught him, “Make your handshake worth more than your signature”. After college and the life of a semi-professional athlete, Joseph decided to Join the family-run Development company and bring it to the next level. Today this has led to the Nationally Known JFB Construction & Development, that most Franchises and Corporations name as a preferred vendor and contractor.
Joseph Basile JR (1956 - Dec 4, 2020)
Joseph Basile Jr is recognized as the Inspiration of JFB Construction and will be remembered for his smiles and never give up attitude. Joe dedicated his life to his Wife and his 2 children. Nothing was more important than family and Friends. Joe leaves a legacy of values, morals, honesty and determination.
After a long Year, Joe refused to allow the Disease of Leukemia to determine his future deciding to eliminate further treatment. Joe left this world while being surrounded by his Family and Friends, just the way he wanted it. He will be Missed dearly and will always be in our hearts. R.I.P. Dad
Ruben Calderon | Chief Financial Officer - CPA
Ruben Calderon, born in New York. Graduated from Baruch College in NYC. Shortly after graduating from Baruch, went to work for a corporate accounting firm.
Always passionate to grow and do better for himself, decided to open his own accounting firm in 2008. Throughout the years Ruben built his practice to over 5000 personal and business clients. In 2020 decided that he would sell his business and move to Florida.
Mike Haridopolos | Director of Government Relations and Advisory Board
Mike Haridopolos is a former member of both the Florida Senate (2003-12) and Florida
House (2000-03). He was elected by his fellow senators to serve as Senate President from
2010-2012. During his tenure as President, Florida faced a $4 billion budget shortfall,
home foreclosures, and rising unemployment rates. Working with members of the House
and Senate and then new Governor Rick Scott, Florida balanced its budget without
raising taxes. As President, Florida reformed its Medicaid system, state pensions, auto
insurance and addressed the prescription drug crisis. Mike advocated for the wrongfully
accused. Through his efforts two men who were wrongfully imprisoned for over 20 years
were given compensation from the state. He left office in 2012 due to term limits.
Mike is now a leading business and political consultant in Florida. He advises
Congressional and state legislative candidates around the nation. A regular commentator
on political matters on Fox 35, Mike is a former college professor for almost 20 years at the
University of Florida and Eastern Florida State where he taught political science and
history. He has authored or co-authored four books on politics. His most recent book, the
Modern Republican Party of Florida chronicles the rise of the Republican Party in
He and his wife Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos, a family practitioner, live in Indian Harbour
Beach Florida with their three children. In his free time he enjoys golf and time with the family.
Patrick Mooney | Government Relations and Advisory Board
Patrick is a highly valued Advisor and Partner for JFB Construction & Development Inc. Patrick will provide his Vast knowledge and experience in Raising Capital and continue growing Government Relations, as JFB propels into the future as a Public Company. Patrick is a partner in Response America LLC, based in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. With 25+ years of fundraising experience, Pat brings a wealth of important contacts and fundraising knowledge to Response America. Pat began his career in the mid-1990s while working on campaigns in Texas, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. He continued to build out his career by serving as an account executive for two well-known DC-based fundraising agencies, putting his talents to use and today, Pat serves as a top recruiter for new political clients and candidates. Since joining Response America in 2005, Pat’s expertise in fundraising acquisition and copywriting has helped propel Response America to the very top of the industry. His recent clients include Governor Ron DeSantis, Senators Rand Paul, Josh Hawley, Tim Scott, Rick Scott, and U.S. Representatives Michael Waltz, Brian Mast, and Byron Donalds, among others. A native of Frederick, MD, Pat received his Bachelor of Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1994. JFB is excited to have Pat on the team and we look forward to a successful future.
Jamie Zambrana | Advisory Board - CRE Acquisitions & Finance
Jamie Zambrana is co-founder and managing partner of RARE CRE.
Jamie focuses on working with owners both private and institutional investors, as well as large servicers and financial institutions. Jamie has managed the acquisition and disposition of over 6,700 assets and over $1.5B in closed transactions, with an emphasis on capital markets, REO and note sales. A true owner champion, providing value through strategic thinking and implementation.
He started his career as an investment banker offering services to emerging publicly-traded companies seeking equity capital and financial consulting services, then, a Nasdaq Market Maker, and later a Portfolio Manager, with Merrill Lynch, Wachovia Securities, and Oppenheimer & Co.
Nelson Garcia | Advisory Board - CRE Acquisitions & Finance
Nelson Garcia is co-founder and managing partner of RARE CRE.
Nelson has over a decade of experience in commercial real estate, capital markets, private equity and telecom and is a licensed real estate broker.
Before venturing out on his own, Nelson worked in real estate private equity and investment banking, during which he was instrumental in the acquisition, development and/or financing of over 2 million sq. ft. of commercial, multifamily and hospitality projects.
Scott Pepmeier | Director of Property Management
Scott received his Bachelor of Arts in Education from Florida Atlantic University and is a former educator of the youth. During his endeavors preparing the young minds of the future, he decided to take on an even greater challenge, so he began a career in property management.
Scott has been managing residential and commercial properties since 2018, fine tuning his skills and constantly learning to increase his expertise in the real estate industry. He has a vast array of qualities that make him an unparalleled asset to our company.
Jamie Fawley | Director of Residential Construction
Jamie Fawley is Family of JFB Construction & Development, working together since 2001. Jamie has been managing High-End residential construction for over 30 years. Jamie has excellent ability to manage multiple projects and deliver on time.
Jamie handles all residential construction proposals, scheduling, management and oversees all the Residential Division. Jamie has a "no problems, only solutions" attitude which is where the ability to deliver projects comes from. JFB appreciates his part in the company and what he offers and looks forward to a long future.
Stephanie Reynoso | Director of Human Resources
Accomplished and performance-driven professional with broad-based experience in operations management backed by adeptness in boosting efficiency, productivity, and profitability.
Recognized for a big-picture vision in implementing and developing effective business strategies, recognizing threats, and providing cutting-edge solutions. Effective at prospecting and building strong and long-term relationships with high-profile clients and target markets. A multifaceted and engaging leader with an outstanding managerial background.
Amanda Vasquez | Commercial Project Coordinator
Amanda Vasquez is a commercial Project Coordinator and has joined JFB in the pursuit to excel with a growing company.. Amanda has extensive experience with many fields and is currently managing operations and administration related items for all out of state projects, and uses the knowledge to operate the coordination of multiple projects in over 30 states.
Amanda manages the deliveries, proposals of projects prior to contract, and sees the project through completion. We are looking forward to working with Amanda and expect great things.
Lynn Elneus | Commercial Project Coordinator
Lynn Elneus is a Project Coordinator for the Commercial Division. Lynn excels in the efforts to get jobs done and with persistence is able to manage projects diligently.
Lynn has the ambitions to be a Project Manager and will be extending her tools within JFB. JFB is excited to have her and will look forward to the Growth and capabilities she possesses.
Arta Impliazzo | Logistics Manager
Arta Impliazzo is a veteran of JFB Construction and has been a critical part of the day to day operations for over 10 Years. Arta has a background in bookkeeping and office management. Arta completes the circuit between project managers and their suppliers, owners and permitting, and all HVAC mechanical related items.
Arta coordinates all logistical items and permitting for all sites and ensures all sites are set up and ready for commencement. She is an asset to JFB and its day to day function and operation on every project.