Welcome to Prodigy Real Estate, headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. We are a real estate investment fund, specializing in the fix-and-flip model. Established in 2010, our firm acquires properties through auction sources for resale in the public marketplace. Our team consists of experts with proven track records in property acquisition, construction, real estate, finance, investor relations, and operational technology.
Through our innovative scalable business model we produce a rapid turnover rate with an exceptional return on investment, exceeding industry performance standards.
What began as an innovative approach to acquire properties through courthouse auction, for resale in the public marketplace, was the inception of a prominent real estate investment firm in the South Florida market. Prodigy quickly emerged as a dominant firm, focused on the fix-and-flip model. We locate, acquire and transform neglected properties into high return real estate investments for our investors while producing quality homes in the marketplace. Our managed short-term investments are structured to generate an above average return and secured by real property.
For 16 years Chris has been a leading force in the residential real estate investment community throughout Palm Beach County and the surrounding areas. Chris earned his vast market knowledge through the mentorship of his father, an accomplished broker of 30+ years’ operating in the elite 99th percentile. With the guidance and partnership of his father, Chris conducted his first five transactions perusing the residential fix and flip model. Possessing the experience of facilitating over 2,000 residential real estate transactions with consistent returns earned Chris the loyalty of many investors and secured the reputation of a savvy and respected representative in all venues of his aggregate services. At 34 years old, Chris is a residential real estate veteran, utilizing his superior comprehension of market trends, growth patterns, and pricing to locate exceptional investment deals in the Prodigy target market. He spends the majority of his focus on expansion efforts and growth of the Prodigy model into new markets and sectors. Chris graduated with an Information Technologies degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2003. Leveraging a relentless pursuit of improvement through self-education and market awareness with a degree in Information Technologies presented Chris with a unique opportunity that resulted with his current status as the most efficient and effective real estate acquisition specialists in Palm Beach County and the surrounding areas. In 2010, Chris formed a corporation called Prodigy Capital, Inc., with Stuart Hankin with the intention of buying and selling homes mainly through the courthouse auction, for resale in the public marketplace. Prodigy’s proven business model has allowed for sustainable and scalable growth to all real estate outlets and expansion into larger saturated markets. Chris oversees the Investor Relations Department and continues to maintain long-term relationships with all Prodigy clients.
In 2007 Stuart graduated from the prestigious Cornell University after 3 ½ years with a bachelor’s degree in operations research and information engineering with specialty in creating efficiency through mathematics, strategic business management, and statistics. The prominent Ivy League education provided intuition for the development of Prodigy’s advanced technical infrastructure, systemized proprietary auction formula, and established a data driven organization through strategic management, which allowed Prodigy to achieve a significant competitive market advantage. Stuart is an integral component of the daily operations of Prodigy his responsibilities include Property Underwriting, Investor Relations, Financial Planning, and developing Prodigy’s business plan through strategic planning.
Linda provides more than thirty years of diverse Human Resource and international business experience to the Prodigy team. Her work with globally diversified Fortune 500 companies includes project management, organization development, staffing and talent deployment, and transformational coaching. Linda’s proven history of success has extended from the restructuring of US corporations overseas, to the French energy and transportation industry as well as highly specialized family companies, all with a global footprint. As COO, Linda expedites Prodigy’s strategic vision, building organizational strength for sustainable growth, and implementing procedures to achieve company objectives with optimal growth.
Michael comes to Prodigy with more than twenty years of experience as a financial executive for a private entrepreneurial real estate company. A chartered accountant and CPA, Michael graduated from the University of Toronto in 1989. As a key member of the Prodigy team Michael is responsible for the financial integrity of the organization, financial strategy and management, internal audit and controls, financial reporting and analysis, and financial shared services. Prior to Prodigy, Michael worked for the Kolter Group where he provided support for an excess of $5 billion in residential development investments and self-managed a six million square foot office portfolio and an 1800 unit multifamily portfolio. A vast experience with a variety of robust accounting suites and ERM solutions offer expeditious execution of all financial processes for the numerous investors, contractors, and vendors Prodigy interacts with daily.
Kristen has been working in a multitude of real estate capacities for over 13 years. As a portfolio manager at a high volume REO brokerage for 9 years she comfortably managed no less than 150 properties at a time, from pre-acquisition to post-closing. Kristen has extensive experience in sales and rentals in the retail venue as well as property management, title research, code violations, code & HOA liens, and daily interaction with high priority and high volume clients. Kristen joined the Prodigy Capital team in 2012 and is currently the Operations Manager, overseeing and assisting the acquisition of assets, disposition of assets, and everything in between. Kristen’s attention to detail, desire for improvement, and fierce dedication to the prosperity of the company makes her an invaluable asset to Prodigy.
Andrew developed his innovative management approach and strong work ethic as an Actuarial Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the most prestigious financial firms in the world. After graduating from the University of Michigan in 2011, with a B.S. in mathematics and economics, the prominent financial firm provided Andrew with a comprehensive foundation in property underwriting, risk management, capital management and modeling, and financial due diligence and valuation. Andrew joined the Prodigy team in 2013, contributing valuable experience in the corporate financial industry and an entrepreneurial attitude. As an essential component of Prodigy, Andrew persistently enhances property valuation methods and acquisition processes through data analysis, to maximize profitability and mitigate risk. Knowledge in mathematics, economics, finance, and business allow Andrew to design meticulous financial strategies, providing Prodigy with a competitive market advantage.
Brandon brings more than 14 years of construction experience as well as leadership and supervisory expertise in all aspects of the industry. His dedication is in creating a quality home for buyers, the best return on investment for our investors, and the most efficient culture for our project teams to ensure the successful completion of all projects.
Nydia provides investor-partners of Prodigy Capital with fifteen years of experience in the South Florida real estate industry, and is the founding Broker of Record for Prodigy Properties. Nydia was ranked #7 in Palm Beach County with over 200 transactions closed in the last 12 months. As a bilingual agent, Nydia works with both English and Spanish speaking clients in the South Florida area. The Prodigy Property team has established a steadfast reputation of delivering results utilizing extensive real estate knowledge, aggressive marketing campaigns, and an incredible ability to navigate complex negotiations. Prodigy incorporates its innovative business methods through the Brokerage as he agents performance is complimented by and assisted with a robust CRM Solution providing automated marketing campaigns and a stream of valuable leads. Nydia proactively manages the real estate offices by sharing her extensive experience of sales, rentals, property management, short sales, REO’s, and networkingwith her team of Prodigy Property agents.