From December 2011 – November 2012 he was a principal with Southern Commercial Developers, where he acquired six opportunistic shopping centers. Steven founded Rodos Realty Partners in December 2012. His experience as a real estate entrepreneur, his work in institutional public and private REITs, high profile development firms, and national brokerage companies have given Steven a unique perspective of all facets of the real estate business.
Steven began his career in 1994 as the founder and principal owner of Global Sports Services, Inc. (GSS), a sports Marketing/real estate firm established for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. Clients included sponsors, athletic organizations and Fortune 500 companies. GSS brokered strategically located properties near Olympic Venues for the purpose of merchandising goods and services and also secured large room blocks for VIP and staff lodging during the Olympic Games.
Steven is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (1994) and has actively held a Georgia Real Estate License since 1995 and obtained his Florida Real Estate Broker’s License in 2019. He is a member of prominent professional and civic organizations including International Council of Shopping Centers, Temple Sinai in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as multiple Chambers of Commerce and foundations supporting the Arts, Military, Special Needs, Youth Enrichment Programs, etc. Most importantly, Steven is the very proud father of two thriving young women, daughters Bebe and Edie Franco.