Desmond Jones is a, real estate broker and owner/founder of Landmark Realty LLC as well as owner/founder of Lendmark Funding Corporation. Both companies are compassionate about educating consumers about the home ownership process, small business financing opportunities, homeownership education, mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs in the process. Desmond is a Miami, Florida native and graduate of Georgia State University, where he secured his BS in Real Estate Development, as well as a MBA in General Business Management from Troy State University. Since starting his career in real estate and recently small business lending, Desmond has prided himself in his passionate and heartfelt drive to serve his clients’ best interests. He is dedicated, knowledgeable, and committed to finding the perfect fit for his clientele. His devotion and unparalleled customer service has resulted in a continuously expanding network of loyal clients and referrals. Passionate to his craft, he continuously seeks to stay ahead of the market when it comes to real estate education and trends.
Desmond’s background also includes managing multi-family real estate and residential developments, which helped him earn invaluable experience in everything from design and structural integrity to the pre-development skillsets necessary for completion of real estate development projects. A real estate professional for more than 12 years, Desmond is known for integrity, diplomacy and sincerity in all his dealings. Foremost of importance is putting the client’s needs first and building a positive relationship that will last over the course of a lifetime.
Additional skill sets include positions as contract CFO for various companies. Responsible for assuming strategic role in overall financial management of companies contracted with. Ensured that necessary goals were met that centered around setting financial controls, conducting internal audits, drafting financial policies and procedures as well as adhering to GAAP measures in preparation of financial statements. Worked diligently with Executive Management to ensure integrity of financial data, as well as prepare financial reports for potential equity investors and CPA firms. Spearheaded tax and estate planning strategies as well as conduct due diligence on new business opportunities and managed current investments within company assets.