Ms. Smale leads the Zonda Advisory team in Florida and the Southeast. She has over 17years of experience in real estate strategy and market analysis, including work with two large home builders providing feasibility guidance for land acquisitions and community development. Additionally, she has a strong background in commercial real estate with expertise in asset management, due diligence, and acquisitions of multifamily, retail, office, and industrial properties.
Kristine earned a BBA from the University of Iowa with majors in Finance and Marketing and a minor in English. She also has a certificate in Urban Real Estate from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Kristine is a member of the ULI Southwest Florida Executive Committee, the former Chair of the ULI Florida Community Housing and Development Product Council, and a member of the ULI National Community Housing & Development Product Council (Black). She also serves on the Real Estate Investment Society board in Southwest Florida.