As a Partner and Head of Investment in Northeast & Southwest Regions for Suntex, Ron is responsible for all business development of marina acquisition and redevelopment opportunities for these regions. Prior to his current role, Ron was the SVP of Operations for Suntex and former General Manager of Liberty Landing Marina. Starting at Liberty Landing Marina in 2006 as Director of Service and subsequently promoted to General Manager, Ron joined the Suntex team in 2010, when Suntex acquired Liberty Landing. Ron brings more than 25 years of experience to the yachting and marine industry, starting his maritime education at Fort Schuyler Merchant Marine Academy and holding various marine-industry titles including Certified MerCruiser Master Technician. He also possesses a U.S. Coast Guard 100-ton Captain’s license. Ron is a certified technician for many high-end yacht companies, including Benetti, Uniesse, Sealine, Sunseeker, and Searay. Ron serves on various waterfront councils for the City of New York and the State of New Jersey, specializing in marine improvement and conservation. Renowned for his reputation in the marine service industry, with a large following of very satisfied customers, Ron is also a professional powerboat racer in his spare time. He has won numerous awards and trophies with his past race teams all over the country.