Fred S. Ridley

Fred S. Ridley

Fred S. Ridley has been a director of the Company since 2018. Mr. Ridley is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP.  He is the former national chair of Foley’s Real Estate Practice, and a member of the Hospitality & Leisure (former co-chair), and Sports Industry Teams. Mr. Ridley also is a former member of the firm’s Management Committee. Mr. Ridley has over 35 years of experience in representing financial institutions and developers of single-family and multifamily real estate projects, including coordination of acquisition and financing issues, environmental and coastal permitting, and negotiations of entitlements with local and state governmental entities. He was recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers (2004 – 2017) and has been selected for inclusion in the 2006 – 2017 Florida Super Lawyers lists. In 2006 – 2016, he was recognized by The Legal 500 in the area of real estate. Mr. Ridley has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for his real estate work. Mr. Ridley received his J.D. degree from Stetson University College of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.


We believe that Mr. Ridley should serve as a member of the Board of Directors because Mr. Ridley’s over 35 years of experience and knowledge in the legal and real estate industries enable him to provide valuable insight into potential investments and the current state of the commercial real estate markets.