The TEDc Team
Carol A. Gardner
Carol possesses a wealth of expertise in project structuring, joint venture financing, and resources for economic development. She is a licensed CPA in multiple states and has served as a member of Miami-Dade County’s Affordable Housing Advisory Board and the City of Miami’s Audit Advisory Committee.
Construction and Facilities Manager
Miguel’s responsibilities include negotiating construction contracts as well as performing budget analyses and cost/needs assessments. He also develops and manages relocation plans and ensures that TEDc’s developments are compliant and operating smoothly. Additionally, Miguel is a State-certified general contractor and an authorized instructor with OSHA.
Chief Financial Officer
Robert Vargas has worked for over 15 years in the affordable housing industry. He began his career as the Real Estate Development Director for Services for the Underserved (SUS) in New York City where he led the development team. At SUS, Robert secured over $250M in city loans, state grants, and federal HOME funds to develop over 700 units of affordable and supportive housing. Robert’s accounting background combined with an MBA in Finance equipped him to develop the proformas and financial projections needed to secure funding from various sources including city, state and federal HUD grants. While working for Volunteers of America, Greater NY (VOA-GNY), he managed a real estate portfolio of over 60 diverse properties and the development of new housing projects. At VOA-GNY he was also responsible for the preparation of financial models and the closing of a 122-unit senior housing project in the Bronx.
Real Estate Portfolio Manager
Accountant and Manager, Non-Traditional Initiatives
James Paulk Jr.
Once construction is complete, we turn the keys over to our wholly-owned subsidiary, TPMC, which has managed our properties for over three decades.
By working exclusively with our own property management company, we’re able to maintain property values and deliver maximum return on investment. Our thoughtful, innovative team of over 30 professionals specializes in delivering innovative services to residents while making each property feel like home. As a result, we consistently surpass industry norms on occupancy and collections.
Let’s build a lasting legacy together.
Start a conversation about partnering with TEDc.