John K. Markey serves as the Managing Principal of JKM and is responsible for product development, operations, underwriting and sourcing capital investments. Mr. Markey formed JKM Developers in 2008 after successfully leading EB Developers, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer.
At EB Markey assumed responsibility for overall company direction and growth. The firm acquired numerous parcels throughout the state of Florida, resulting in the construction of institutional quality, Class ‘A’ multi-family rental communities; garden-style and high rise condominiums; and high-end single family homes. Under Markey’s direction the firm grew from $60 million under development to in excess of $4 billion.
Prior to his tenure at EB, Markey served as a Managing Partner and project architect at the prestigious South Florida architectural firm, Tektonica. He has owned and operated both Hoffman, Markey Architects, PA in Florida and JKM Design/Build, Inc. in Maryland as a design architect and general contractor.
Mr. Markey is a Harvard University Graduate School of Design trained architect where he has been nominated as a Loeb Fellow for excellence in the built and natural environments. As an undergraduate at the University of Arizona Mr. Markey worked as a tradesman on project jobsites. In a forty year career he has mastered all aspects of the real estate business from the ground-up, as an architect, general contractor and real estate developer.