David Teitelbaum (Island Real Estate, of Anna Maria Island, Inc.) Real Estate Agent



David Teitelbaum
location_on Anna Maria, FL — Island Real Estate, of Anna Maria Island, Inc.
Get to Know David Teitelbaum

David Teitelbaum is an award-winning owner/builder/developer, who is credited with developing the nation's first "office-into-apartment" conversion, creating the nation's first Real Estate recycling consortium, & financing Real Estate projects with international funds during the mid-seventies NYC financial crisis. From 1974 to 1984 he purchased and developed New York City residential, commercial, recreational and cultural projects in excess of $100 million dollars.

During this period David was active in the NYC Real Estate community - serving on numerous civic boards & historic preservation societies, including: Chairman -The Real Estate Board of New York Adaptive Reuse Committee, Advisor - Mayor's Council on Housing, NYU Real Estate Institute adjunct professor. David served as a Board member of many civic organizations including: Municipal Art Society, Historic Houses Trust, Upper East Side Historic District, Historic Districts Council, Young Concert Artists and others. Awards include: Municipal Art Society, New York Landmarks Conservancy, American Institute of Architects, Upper East Side Historic District, Classical America, Preservation League of New York, Civitas, Buildings Magazine, Building Stone Institute, Stone World Magazine, President's Advisory Council, National Computer Graphics Association, Engineering News Record, Arthur Ross Craftsman award, and others.

David has been directly involved in the Real Estate, hospitality and tourism marketplace since1965, when he was a principal of a direct mail-marketing firm that created and produced over 200 million mailing packages per year. In 1975 he acquired the landmark 686 unit, 220,000 s/f Barbizon Hotel, located on NYC's historic upper east side. He gut-renovated, refurbished and operated this luxury hotel until 1984 - when he sold it to the KLM's Golden Tulip hotel group. From 1997 to 2000 David managed a 'profit/not-for-profit' partnership with the Cathedral St John the Divine, including the internationally acclaimed Masonry-Training Program, Cathedral StoneWorks & StoneWorks Gallery.

In 2000 David moved to Bradenton and acquired the Old Bridge Village complex in Bradenton Beach, which he developed into a mixed-use condominium complex. In 2003 David acquired the Tortuga Inn Beach Resort & the Tradewinds Resort, located in Bradenton Beach. These properties were totally re-positioned, renovated, and refurbished between 2004 and 2006, and then converted into hotel-condominium ownership in 2004. David has served for over five years as: the board president and rental manager of Tortuga, TradeWinds and Old Bridge Village condominium associations. In 2008 David purchased, renovated and re-positioned the Bradenton Beach SeaSide Inn Beach Resort.



David is the recipient of the 2009 Anna Maria Island Rotary Club Business Person of the Year award, serves as Vice Chairman of the Manatee County Tourist Development Council & is a board member of the: Manatee County Economic Development Council, AMI Community Center, AMI Chamber of Commerce, Bradenton Beach Waterfront Florida Partnership (WAVES), AMI Preservation Trust & Visit Florida's Spain/Florida Heritage Celebration Committee. David received the 2010 Robert E. Hunt Beautification Award for the Tortuga Inn Beach Resort.



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