Our process focuses on minimizing risk through extensive analysis while maximizing return through a thorough understanding of the marketplace and stringent project cost controls.






DAVID L. GUY, Principal
Mr. Guy possesses a very extensive history in land and residential development, including high-level positions at The Fortress Group, as Eastern Regional President, Arvida/JMB, as President of several different regions, Arvida Homes, as President and Founder, and Arvida/Disney, as CFO.  Mr. Guy also served as Vice President of Corporate Development and Assistant to the President of Pulte Home Corporation, the largest homebuilder in the US. 

Mr. Guy has developed over fifteen master planned communities.  He has been directly involved with all aspects of development of over 37,000 acres of land and over 71,000 residential units.  In conjunction with his residential experience, he has developed over 10 million square feet of commercial space, over 5,000 apartment units and seven golf courses and clubhouse facilities. 

Prior to GS Companies, Mr. Guy was directly involved in the development of such high profile projects as Weston, Wesmere, Heathrow, The Moors, Country Walk, Lakes of the Meadows, Sawgrass Players Club and Jacksonville Golf and Country Club, among many others.  He is very experienced in Community Development Districts (including Florida’s CDD’s, Virginia’s CDA’s and South Carolina’s Special Assessment Districts), as well as other development bond financing structures.  Mr. Guy served on the board of the largest CDD in Florida, the 10,000-acre Weston Community, and is an advisor to financial institutions regarding repositioning of development districts.  Mr. Guy is the founder of GS Companies.


John Laughlin has 25 years of financial experience with an expertise in real estate development. He has worked for many well respected companies such as Nations Bank (now Bank of America) and Deloitte Haskins and Sells (now Deloitte & Touche) and has held various upper level positions such as Division Controller at Centex Homes, and Controller/VP-Finance at Rhein Interests, a residential real estate development company in Charlotte, NC. Mr. Laughlin holds a CPA license and owned his own practice for 12 years.