David Medvetz is a recognized business leader with nearly two decades of experience in construction, business management and marketing. Originally from Pennsylvania, David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management and Labor Economics and an MBA. David is also a recognized world-class decathlete and ranked 6th in the United States and 33rd on the World List by Score in 1986. David came to Raleigh, NC to train for the 1988 and 1992 Olympics and chose to make the Triangle his permanent home.
After Hurricane Fran’s significant damage to the Triangle Area in 1996, David discovered a need for competent general contractors in the market. In response to this market demand, he founded a well-known construction company Blue Sky Services, Inc. His eductation in Business Administration and extensive coursework in General Contracting and Material and Labor Costing have helped him develop Blue Sky Services into the success it is today. Along the way, David participated in a number of business ventures and development projects, and organized and ran other companies such as a well-known marketing company in the state of North Carolina – Building Blocks Publications.
Nikita Zhitov began his career in real estate at the age of 18 when he acquired his first 16-unit apartment building during his senior year in high school. Since that time, Nikita invested in over 70 commercial and residential projects, locally as well as overseas. His experience in the industry ranges from innumerous historic apartment building renovations and redevelopment of a strip center and office buildings, to acquisitions of day care facility, over 1000ac of raw land and several condo conversions.
Nikita Zhitov is a medal-graduate of a prestigious North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. He has been mentioned on numerous occasions in various publications, TV news, and newspaper articles. Nikita is a recognized local business leader and an expert motivational speaker. Mr. Zhitov is fluent in Russian, English, and French.
Steve’s background ranges from residential renovations and additions to building and developing some of the finest office complexes, retail centers, hotels and residential communities throughout North Carolina.
Steve has over 30 years of general contracting and development experience, having completed over $500,000,000 in real estate projects. Steve is also a general partner in several well-established development companies including Tri-Coast Properties, LLC and Commonwealth Commercial Properties, LLC, with expertise in leasing, sales, and property management.
Steve was educated at Appalachian State University and is a former 1st Vice President of the Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association, as well as, the Director of the Business Alliance for a Sound Economy (B.A.S.E.).
Donna Perez has worked as a paralegal with over 20 years of combined experience in commercial real estate industry, including but not limited to brokerage, development, lending, and title insurance sectors of the business. Before joining Blue Sky Services, Donna’s focus was transaction management and commercial loan closings with the Investment Real Estate Brokerage of Marcus & Millichap in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Donna has extensive experience in site selection/acquisition work for national retailers, syndication of Tax Credit multifamily developments, as well as other development, construction lending and property management experience. In the fall of 2013 Donna joined Blue Sky Services team as operations manager to help build commercial brokerage and development arms of Blue Sky Services business.
Omar Asad born and raised in the Raleigh area. Omar graduated from North Carolina State University with a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance in December 2012.
Omar played on the NCSU soccer team and is a former coach of Boys soccer team at Carnage Middle school in Raleigh. Joined the Blue Sky Services team in April 2013