Chad Maxey bio
Chadwick “Chad” Maxey is Senior Property Manager for the Broward County-based real estate development and property management firm, Diversified Companies. He is responsible for overseeing all property management, including company owned and third party partnerships.
Prior to Chad Maxey’s real estate career, he served as an army infantry Major with a decade of service. Over 2 and a half years, Chad was deployed to Iraq where he was responsible for the urban infrastructure development, government relations, and security for an entire city in Afghanistan, where he served as an operations officer for a US Army Ranger task force. Chad went on to earn a master’s degree in legislative affairs from George Washington University and eventually relocated to the Pentagon as a legislative advisor for General Ray Odierno, Army Chief of Staff.
With aspirations of taking on more leadership and helping his community reach its full potential, Maxey recently campaigned for Fort Lauderdale City Commission. Maxey believed that the three biggest issues facing Fort Lauderdale is the infrastructure crisis, protecting the city’s infrastructure from flooding and sea level rise and reduction of traffic congestion. Other issues important to Chad included increasing pedestrian access, crime prevention, addressing our region’s homelessness issue and securing city green spaces for the future.
Chad’s most recent experiences include working with Florida East Coast Industries (FECI) as a Financial Analyst. FECI is the railway company behind the Brightline trainconnecting Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm travelers to Orlando. Chad was a member of FECI’s real estate team that successfully secured $533 million in loans to finance the transit oriented development (TOD) around each train station.
Chad earned a bachelor’s degree in political science: international relations from the United States Military Academy at West Point, a second master’s degree in real estate development from Nova Southeastern University and is a board member of the City of Fort Lauderdale: Board of Adjustment. He is also the President of the West Point Society of South Florida and co-director of New Leaders Council-Broward