Leadership

Stephen W. Smith

Stephen W. Smith

Principal
stephen@bishopbeale.com
(336) 298-1885

Stephen W. Smith is a Principal and founding partner of BishopBeale Investments. In this role, Stephen is involved in all aspects of the day-to-day management and operations of the company from site identification, purchase agreement negotiations, entitlements, leasing, construction, debt and equity partnerships, and ongoing operation of completed projects.

From 2005 to 2015, Stephen was Director of Real Estate for The Fresh Market, Inc., a specialty grocer based in Greensboro, NC. During his 10-year tenure, Stephen was responsible for new store growth across 9 Southeastern states: Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, North and South Carolina, and Virginia.

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William D. Bishop

William D. Bishop

Principal
billy@bishopbeale.com
(407) 734-7195

Billy Bishop is a Principal and founding partner of BishopBeale Investments. He leads the company in pursuing acquisitions, development opportunities and strategic relationships. From 1999 to the present, he has created an impressive development portfolio which includes all major product types of commercial real estate in the Central Florida area. Through BishopBeale Investment, he continues to aggressively search for opportunities all over the Southeastern United States.

Mr. Bishop co-founded BishopBeale in 2009 and remains actively involved as a Principal of the Company. Together with his partner, Mike Beale, he has successfully grown the Company to become a leading Commercial Real Estate advisory firm in the Southeast offering services in commercial sales and leasing, real estate consulting, tenant representation, development management and property and asset management. The Partners have more than doubled revenues over the past four years with a strategic plan in place to inspire continued success through 2015 and beyond. 

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Michael F. Beale, CCIM

Michael F. Beale, CCIM

Principal
mike@bishopbeale.com
(407) 734-7208

With over 30 years of industry experience in commercial real estate, Mr. Beale is a nationally recognized senior level executive specializing in commercial development and leasing. He has an outstanding ability to negotiate complex business transactions and legal contracts. As a founding principal of BishopBeale Investments, Mr. Beale provides senior leadership for several Company functions.

Together with his partner, Billy Bishop, Mr. Beale co-founded BishopBeale, a recognized real estate advisory firm that focuses on commercial sales and leasing, real estate consulting, tenant representation, development management and property and asset management. The Partners have more than doubled revenues over the past four years with a strategic plan in place to inspire continued success through 2015 and beyond.