Presco Real Estate Group, LLC is a real-estate development company specializing in retail, commercial, and residential real estate. Its mission is to create construction-ready parcels that define best practices in the marketplace for quality and design. Presco’s service array includes site selection, feasibility analysis, project financing, project approval and permitting management, site development and building construction management and sales and leasing.
The origins of Presco Real Estate Group, LLC date back to 1982, when Joseph and Jane Zagame founded Jaymark Builders & Developers, Inc. in Winter Park, Florida. In its 23-year history, Jaymark has developed numerous residential subdivisions, office and warehouse complexes, and retail centers across Central Florida. It pioneered new development in such diverse locales as Oviedo, Deland, Orlando, Four Corners, and Clermont.
In 1995 Joe and Jane Zagame moved 22 miles west of Orlando to oversee development in the Clermont market. In 2000, they founded a new development company, Presco Real Estate Group, LLC. Today it is the flagship within the Presco family of companies.
The Managing Members
Joseph E. Zagame, Sr., Partner
Mr. Zagame oversees site selection, site development, and construction for the company. His proficiencies include site identification and selection, contract negotiation, feasibility analysis, and estimating. His company, Presco Construction, LLC, holds a Class-A, state-certified, general contractor’s license for both residential and commercial construction. Since his beginnings in the real-estate industry, Mr. Zagame and his wife, Jane, have developed and sold over $200,000,000 worth of property. Mr. Zagame holds a BA degree in History from Syracuse University. He spent two years on active duty in the US Army and six years in the reserves, during which time he attained the rank of Captain. His employment history includes banking and numerous entrepreneurial endeavors.
Jane C. Zagame, Partner
Mrs. Zagame oversees the administration of the company, including such areas as accounting and finance, sales and leasing, and property management. Her proficiencies include tax planning and accounting, budget planning, and financial management. She has been in the real-estate industry for 36 years, first in New York State and then in Florida (since 1981). She holds a BS degree in Nursing from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.
Joe and Jane have three children and 6 grandchildren.
Joseph E. Zagame, Jr., Vice President
Mr. Zagame, Jr. formally joined the Presco Real Estate Group, LLC team in 2004. He oversees development planning and implementation. His proficiencies include project management, planning, marketing, research, computer systems (hardware and software, stand-alone and networked), and information systems. He grew up exposed to all facets of property management, construction, and accounting. He has worked in the fields of marketing research, economic research, venture capital, and marketing and advertising. He holds an MS in City Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an MA in Classics from St. John’s College, and a BA in English, minor in Spanish, with honors from Furman University.
Joe and his wife, Jennifer, have 3 children and live in Clermont, Florida.