Live Oak Contracting
Born and raised in Jacksonville Florida, Paul Bertozzi founded Live Oak Contracting with the goal of bringing a culture of collaboration to the multi-family construction industry.He began his career in construction after completing his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics at Auburn University. Armed with his knowledge of the markets, Paul became the co-owner and operator of a successful multi-family turnkey renovation company based in Jacksonville.
In 2005, Paul joined Summit Contracting Group as an assistant superintendent and was quickly promoted to Project Manager. While at Summit, Paul collaborated with its founders to establish two successful partnerships, Summit Contracting Services and Southeast Coastal Drywall. His hands-on approach to project management and construction experience also earned him additional titles of Estimator, Business Development Manager and Division Manager.
Over the years, Paul’s project portfolio has grown to consist of an array of commercial properties. Completed projects include over 2,500 units of Multi-Family Market Rate, Tax Credit and HUD projects; over 1,000 Condos; over 500 Multifamily Renovation units and 729 Rooms of Commercial Hospitality. With a total portfolio value over $ 300 million, his work has spanned seven states.
Paul is a Licensed General Contractor in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. He is eligible for licenses in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas and The US Virgin Islands.
In addition to his professional credentials, he is proud to be a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Board Chair elect for the Builders Society Northeast Florida United Way.