Founder, Chairman & CEO, The Peebles Corporation
Recognized as one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the nation, R. Donahue Peebles is Founder, Chairman and CEO of The Peebles Corporation, one of the country’s few national privately held real estate investment and development companies with a multi-billion dollar portfolio of projects in New York, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Miami and Miami Beach.
In addition to his role as CEO of The Peebles Corporation, Mr. Peebles is a top-selling author (The Peebles Principles and The Peebles Path to Real Estate Wealth), a regular guest on CNN, CNBC and FOX, and a highly sought-after speaker who has addressed educational, business and professional audiences across the United States.
Mr. Peebles is an avid supporter of mentoring to expose youth to the value of entrepreneurship, as well as an active political supporter and fundraiser for local, state and federal campaigns of both major parties. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of YMCA of Greater New York as well as Miami-Dade County Mayor Gimenez’s Business Roundtable. He has served on the National Finance Committee of former President Barack Obama, and is the former Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation as well as the Board of Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau.