John A. Kraynick has over 28 years of experience in residential real estate development and homebuilding.
Mr. Kraynick most recently served as Senior Vice President for Land Acquisition for Kitson Partners and spent most of 2008 evaluating residential land opportunities throughout Florida. In doing so, he has significant knowledge of current market conditions.
From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Kraynick held two positions with Tousa Homes. First as Senior Vice President for Land having responsibilities for land acquisitions on a nationwide basis and second as Executive Vice President for Florida with P&L responsibility for the entire state.
Prior to holding those positions, Mr. Kraynick was Executive Vice President of Engle Homes until its merger into Tousa Homes in June 2002. While in that position he was responsible for managing the operations of the company’s seven divisions. Mr. Kraynick joined Engle Homes in March 1986 as a Vice President. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in July 1991. He played a major role in the company’s initial public offering in 1992 and subsequent public financings in 1994 and 1997. He was named Executive Vice President of Engle Homes in December 1998.
From 1983 to 1986, Mr. Kraynick was the President of the homebuilding division for the Satter Companies, a South Florida real estate developer. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Wolff Economic Research, a real estate consulting firm and, before that, an urban planner for Palm Beach County, Florida.
He received a BA and MA from Florida Atlantic University. He holds both Florida real estate and mortgage broker licenses.