Florida East Coast Industries: Where Vision Meets Tradition

Executive Team
Mike Reininger

Mike Reininger, Executive Director

After having served as President of Brightline for more than five years, Mike is now responsible for the new development and growth opportunities as it relates to expansion.

Prior to joining FECI, Mike served as managing partner for the Union Station Neighborhood Company located in Denver, Colorado leading the redevelopment of Denverís Union Station as a model transit-oriented urban center; integrating multiple forms of public transit with new multi-use real estate development.

He also managed the development of several major projects during a 12-year tenure with subsidiaries of The Walt Disney Company.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Architecture, Design Specialization from Texas Tech University, and Executive Certifications in Resort and Hotel Master Planning, Financial Engineering and Business Management from Harvard University School of Design, Harvard Business School and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Kolleen Cobb

Kolleen O.P. Cobb, Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Kolleen O.P. Cobb is responsible for all legal affairs of FECI and its subsidiaries. Ms. Cobb focuses on corporate governance, development projects, land and asset sales and acquisitions, financing, commercial leases, and joint venture transactions and the preparation of service agreements for the development, management and brokerage divisions.

Prior to joining FECI in 2000, Ms. Cobb was with Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, a New York-based law firm, where she provided legal advice relating to the acquisition, disposition, leasing, and financing of commercial real property and joint venture transactions, including public/private transactions. Ms. Cobb earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Masters of Accounting, and Juris Doctor from the University of Florida.

Husein Cumber

Husein Cumber, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development

As Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for Florida East Coast Industries, Mr. Cumber is responsible for guiding major capital projects from initial concept through development.

Prior to joining FECI, Mr. Cumber served as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for Florida East Coast Railway (FEC). Previously, Mr. Cumber served as President of H.A. Cumber & Company, a transportation consulting firm specializing in rail, transit and highway projects; Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT); and Assistant to the Secretary for Policy at the USDOT. In 2008, Mr. Cumber was nominated by President George W. Bush to be a member of the Surface Transportation Board.

Mr. Cumber holds a Bachelor of Arts in U.S. National Security from Duke University in 1997.

M Bruce Snyder

M. Bruce Snyder, Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer for FECI, Mr. Snyder is responsible for the financial leadership of FECI’s current portfolio of companies and oversees the capitalization of FECI’s significant infrastructure and commercial real estate investments. A seasoned executive with extensive experience overseeing finance organizations for high-growth companies, Mr. Snyder most recently served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting for New York-based real estate and development firm Related Companies. He also held leadership positions with global mining leader Rio Tinto including Chief Financial Officer of publicly-traded Rio Tinto Palabora Mining Company and Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto Minerals, overseeing strategic planning, finance, accounting, compliance and business planning for the $4 billion global minerals mining and production company. His career has also included executive positions with the St. Joe Company, CarrAmerica Realty, and Charles E. Smith Cos.

Mr. Snyder holds a MBA and Bachelor’s Degree from George Washington University.

Jose M. Gonzalez

Jose M. Gonzalez, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Mr. Gonzalez is responsible for pre-development project issues including land use, environmental, traffic and general governmental regulation, as well as property acquisition and seller issues. Mr. Gonzalez’ involvement spans across projects for FECI and its subsidiary companies including Flagler, Brightline, and Flagler Global Logistics.

Prior to joining FECI, Mr. Gonzalez held several positions within Miami-Dade County Government where he was responsible for reviewing plans and projects for the Building and Zoning Department and coordinating code issues and public hearings for the Department of Environmental Resources Management.

Mr. Gonzalez holds a bachelor’s in Political Science from Florida International University.

Chris Sutton SIOR

Chris Sutton SIOR, Vice President of Business Development, FGL

Chris Sutton is responsible for all leasing and sales transactions across FGL’s core industrial real estate portfolio, which consists of more than 2,000 gross acres of well-located, developable Florida land suitable for 24 million square feet of development.

Prior to joining FGL, Chris Sutton served in various industrial brokerage capacities at CBRE, Jones Lang LaSalle, and The Staubach Company. He also served 6 years as an infantry officer in the United States Army.

© 2017 Florida East Coast Industries, LLC 2855 Le Jeune Road, 4th Floor Coral Gables, Florida 33134 Tel: 305.520.2300