Steven E. McCraney
President & CEO
Steven E. McCraney, President & CEO of McCraney Property Company, with offices in West Palm Beach, and Orlando, Florida. A self-made entrepreneur, this “Team Centric” organization has developed, owned and managed over 3,000,000 sf of Industrial/distribution, office-flex and low rise office properties throughout Florida. Additionally, they have developed and operated more than two dozen company-owned gas station assets within the South Florida and Orlando markets. Central Florida Industrial developments recently completed include Bent Oak Ph1 – 700,000 sf of big box distribution. John Young Business Park, a 400,000 sf state of the art distribution center, and Vista Center Distribution – 100,000 sf in West Palm Beach; totaling over 1,200,000 sf of new developments in 2014. Planned construction over the next 18 months includes Park27 – 612,000sf in Lakeland, FL., Turnpike Business Park – 400,000 sf in West Palm Beach and Bent Oak Phase II – 1,300,000 sf in Southwest Orlando for a total of over 4,400.000 sf.
Mr. McCraney is a member of NAIOP’s National Board of Directors, and Past President of NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties) South Florida. He was awarded Developer of the Year for Central Florida in 2013 & 2014 and is an active member of CCIM, SIOR. He is the former Chairman of YPO (Young Presidents Organization) Florida Chapter and presently serves on the Southern US Board. Active board positions include The University of Florida Bergstrom Real Estate Advisory Board, Villanova University DiLella Center for Real Estate, The Education Foundation, Place of Hope Leadership Advisory Council, and Bella’s Angels Children’s Charity and is a 2015 Ultimate CEO honoree of the South Florida Business Journal.
Mr. McCraney earned his degree from Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, and has completed additional post graduate work at Harvard Business School and Duke University. He is an active alpine mountain climber, having scaled many of the world’s tallest peaks. Recent summits include: Mt. Elbrus, Russia – 18,510 elevation, Mt. Aconcagua, Argentina-22,241 elevation; Mt. Kilimanjaro-Tanzania, Africa-19,340 elevation; Mt. Rainier, Washington State-14,411 elevation; the Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim to Rim 48 Mile-24 Hour Challenge, and ran the 2012 Marine Corp Marathon, Washington DC.