Saundry Associates, Inc.
is a small Florida-based company that owns, develops, operates
and manages real estate investments for the primary principals
of the Saundry owned real estate enterprises: Kenneth P.
Saundry, Sr. and Kenneth P. Saundry, Jr.
Since its inception, Saundry Associates,
Inc. has owned, operated, managed and developed over $200
million in real estate properties, primarily in Florida.
These successful ventures and investments have included
land development and the acquisition and development of
income producing residential and commercial real estate
Kenneth P. Saundry, Sr. - Founder and President 1924-2013
Kenneth P. Saundry, Sr. is originally a
native of Detroit, Michigan. He was educated in Michigan,
and is a World War Two veteran of the U. S. Armed Forces.
Mr. and Mrs. Saundry raised their family in Michigan, while
Mr. Saundry pursued a successful career in various sales
positions. His real estate investment ventures began in
Michigan in 1963, where he acquired land for development
and investment and apartment properties. In 1970, Mr. Saundry
began investing in the Melbourne, Florida area. Eventually,
he relocated his residence to Florida to pursue real estate
investment opportunities full time. It was there that he
founded Saundry Associates, Inc.
Kenneth P. Saundry, Jr.
Kenneth P. Saundry, Jr. graduated with
a B. A. from Michigan State University in 1976 and worked
in industrial sales until 1978. He relocated his family
to Melbourne, Florida and entered into the real estate investment
business with Saundry Associates, Inc. He has been actively
involved in the commercial real estate investment and development
Mr. Saundry is a licensed Florida real
estate broker and operates a related real estate brokerage
firm called Saundry Associates Realty. This allows him to
maintain a presence within the real estate and business
communities, and to identify and procure investment properties
that serve the mission of Saundry Associates, Inc.
Mr. Saundry’s success is attributed
to skill and extensive experience in researching, locating,
acquiring and managing real estate development and income
properties. Specifically, he has expertise in all areas
from market surveys, site selection, concept planning, zoning
and permitting, construction supervision, direction of sales
and marketing programs, lender negotiation, and “hands
on” experience in management of operations at company
owned and managed projects.
D. Michael Miller, P. E.
Mike Miller is a 1966 civil engineering
graduate of the University of Florida and has almost 40
years of experience in engineering, construction management,
and real estate development. Most of this experience has
been in Florida. He is a licensed professional engineer
and real estate broker in the State of Florida. He owned
a civil engineering and surveying company that designed
and developed hundreds of residential and commercial sites
in Florida, many of them for Saundry Associates, Inc. He
later sold his firm and became vice president of Florida’s
largest civil engineering firm, supervising projects throughout
Florida, Europe and Asia. In addition to development experience,
his major construction management positions were at Walt
Disney World, Epcot Center, and Universal Studios Florida.
He provided quality control, engineering and architectural
management services during the construction of these major
Mr. Miller has a wide range of experience
and expertise in all facets of engineering and permitting
related to land development. He is responsible for supervising
the efforts of the consultants and professionals involved
in obtaining the entitlements and permits required for developing
Denise A. Sparta
Denise Sparta earned a degree from I.C.S Scranton, PA in interior design while living abroad in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. She is a licensed real estate associate, and a licensed community association manager in the state of Florida. Denise has held a number of positions and duties with Saundry Associates, Inc., including administrative assistant and office manager.
In Denise's present role as an associate, she is responsible for all financial matters, supervision, of general contractors and vendors, and for all current and proposed projects.
Denise's "hands-on" approach ensures a smooth, efficient and cost effective standard for our clients and properties.
John K Parkhurst
John Parkhurst received his B.A. degree
in the Business Administration from Minnesota State University
(formally Mankato State) in 1970. John has been the manager
of Holiday Travel Resort since January 1996. Since 1997
Holiday has annually received the highest rating of 5w facilities
in 5w recreation from Woodall's North American Campground
Directory. John has the distinction of being a CPO. He successfully
completed the National Certified Park Operators program
in 2000. John is on the FLARVC board of directors representing
Prior to joining Holiday Travel Resort,
John was a golf professional in Melbourne Florida.
He had been a member of the PGA since 1984, but resigned in 2010. Visit his website at www.holidaytravelresort.com.