Take a look at our team
- Founding Member of SVN | Marinas
- Owner of SVN | Safe Haven Advisors
- 20+ Years of Investment Banking Experience
- Specialized in M&A, BdCRE(tm), SpCRE(tm)
- MBA, CPA, Captain
- MA License #9567341
Mike Howell, Partner
Mike’s expertise is in the areas of strategic marketing, finance, valuation and transaction negotiation for both business and commercial real estate assets. Today, Mike focuses on providing business and commercial real estate advisory work for clients that require a specialist’s understanding of an asset’s uniqueness and ability to generate returns on investment. Mike’s investment banking experience uniquely qualify him to advise clients that have Business developed Commercial Real Estate (BdCRE) in which a property’s value is intricately linked to that of a business.
Mike attended Boston College where he graduated cum laude with a degree in Accounting and started his career as a Certified Public Accountant at Deloitte & Touche. Mike received an MBA from the Pennsylvania State University where he taught an undergraduate Accounting class. Additionally, Mike is a licensed USCG Captain holding a Master 25 Ton certification. Mike has traveled extensively across the globe and currently resides on Cape Cod with his daughters and dog named Finny.
- Founding Member of SVN | Marinas
- Senior Advisor of SVN | Safe Haven Advisors
- 20+ Years of Real Estate Brokerage & Finance Experience
- Specialized in Marinas and Marine Properties
- BS, CCIM (core curriculum)
- FL Broker License #3218296
David Kendall, Partner
David has proven to be a successful negotiator in the industry whose experience in Commercial Real Estate includes valuation, financial analysis, leasing, portfolio investment management, sales, & marketing. He has experienced multiple economic and property market cycles, through downturn and improvement, continually evolving and improving for the benefit of his clients. David has advised institutional and private investors to acquire or divest of marine properties and businesses.
SVN is the only national commercial real estate firm with a dedicated marina & marine advisory practice. SVN Marinas Alliance was strategically formed by marina and marine specialists David Kendall and Mike Howell, together as SVN | Safe Haven Advisors. With co-locations in Palm Beach County, FL and Cape Cod, MA, the SVN Marinas members can effectively and efficiently serve clients throughout the United States and Caribbean. SVN is a leading national commercial real estate firm with over 200 offices and 1,600 advisors.
David is uniquely capable to advise on large marina transactions that require both sophisticated transaction expertise and the relationships necessary to access highly qualified acquirers. With a focus on commercial waterfront, David Kendall has established himself as a knowledgeable resource for marina owners, operators, private equity, institutional investors, & developers, with whom he consults for on a regular basis. Whether you have an existing marina, marina development, working boatyard, or if you would like a fresh look from a dedicated and specialized marina specific broker, you will benefit from the expertise of David’s extensive experience, knowledge, passion, and commitment that is unmatched in the industry.
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