Bergeron’s South Florida Real Estate Experts
Lonnie Bergeron has an extensive background in land development working on both commercial and residential projects such as The Bergeron Park of Commerce and Industry and many of South Florida’s residential housing developments. Lonnie is a Certified General Contractor and Certified Underground Utility and Excavation Contractor, as well as a Licensed Qualifier for Bergeron Land Development, Bergeron Emergency Services, and Bergeron Sand, Rock and Aggregate. Lonnie has worked on highway projects such as the Sawgrass Expressway and I-595. He also has experience in the telecommunications industry, construction aggregates mining, and municipal solid waste disposal and recycling.
Lonnie Bergeron heads many of the fifty-four companies operating under the umbrella of The Bergeron Family of Companies. The Bergeron Family of Companies also believes in philanthropy and has contributed to over 4,000 charitable causes throughout their 50 years in business. Additionally, Lonnie donates his time to Everglades Restoration projects, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, the YMCA Y-Princesses and Y-Guides programs and is a devoted family man and husband.
Phil Desai, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Mr. Desai draws on over 20 years experience in the financial sector. He is responsible for all administrative, HR and risk management functions, managing banking relations as well as financial reporting, tax compliance, management information systems and accounting support for the Bergeron Family of Companies. He is also responsible for overseeing the investment portfolio of the Bergeron Family. Mr. Desai, a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Accountant, joined the Bergeron Family in 1998. Before joining the company, Mr. Desai worked in public accounting including Big 4 firm for over seven years assisting a wide range of clients, including real estate firms, cruise lines, financial institutions and construction companies.
Frank Saia, Vice President
With more than 20 years of experience as a licensed Florida real estate broker specializing in commercial and industrial real estate, Frank Saia offers a wealth of knowledge to his clients. As vice president for Bergeron Properties and Investment Corporation, he is skilled at real estate development, construction management, entitlements, asset management, leasing, marketing, and property management. Additionally, as asset manager for the Bergeron Family, he is responsible for various real estate investments from the Florida Keys to Michigan – including the Bergeron Park of Commerce & Industry, a 300 acre industrial/commercial park in Pembroke Pines, Florida.