Principal Staff

 
Mark Farrell

Mark T. Farrell, Founder

Mark T. Farrell founded Killashee Investments, LLC in 2007 after a successful 25-year financial career. He attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. After graduating with an accounting degree, he received his CPA designation in the State of Virginia. In 1990, Mark joined The Vestcor Companies as Chief Financial Officer. He ended his 17-year tenure at Vestcor as the President and Chief Executive Officer. While there, the company acquired and renovated several thousand apartment units, developed approximately 8,000 apartments, started a construction company, and became one of the largest developer/management companies in the Southeast.

Mark is licensed in Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, and Indiana as a Real Estate Broker. He is also licensed in Florida as a Mortgage Broker. Mark has served as a board member of the Ponte Vedra Rotary, Downtown Vision Inc., The Otis Smith Foundation, Palmer Catholic Academy and The Florida Theatre. He is currently a board member of St. Johns Economic Development Council and member of the Ponte Vedra Rotary Club.

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Raymond E. Adams, IV

Ray has been a resident of Jacksonville since 2005.  Originally from Philadelphia, Ray graduated from Delaware Valley College with a degree in Business Administration and Marketing and worked in the mortgage industry for three years.  Upon relocating to Jacksonville, Ray attended law school and graduated in the top 20% of his class.   Ray served as a Judicial Intern to The Honorable Monte C. Richardson in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.  Additionally, Ray interned with the General Counsel for the City of Jacksonville and worked with a law firm focusing on real estate and construction defect claims.

Upon being sworn in to the Florida Bar in 2009, Ray served as a Compliance Manager for a non-profit company and most recently as a Counselor at Florida Coastal School of Law.  Ray and his wife Kathryn live in Jacksonville Beach with their son Finn.  Ray volunteers his time with Big Brothers Big Sisters and has served as a Volunteer Assistant Wrestling Coach with Duncan Fletcher High School.  Ray is a member of the Florida Bar and the Jacksonville Bar Association.

Tom Gonseth

Tom Gonseth

Tom is originally from New Jersey and attended Fairfield University in Connecticut. Tom was previously employed as licensed building contractor in both New Jersey and Massachusetts for 15 years. He relocated to Ponte Vedra Beach in 1994 with his wife Nancy.

Tom spent several years in sales and more recently completed thirteen years as a Senior Leasing Agent for a large Jacksonville Commercial Developer. He has been an active ICSC member since 2004. Tom obtained his State of Florida Real Estate License and joined Killashee Investments in July 2015.

Sina Venus

Sina Venus

Sina grew up in Jacksonville, graduating from Bolles High School in 1992.  He then attended the University of Florida where he received a Bachelor of Science in Advertising with a minor in Business Administration.  After short stint in the advertising field, he attended the University of North Florida and earned a Masters in Business Administration.

For the next 15 years Sina worked in the financial services industry, most recently serving as Executive Vice President of Loyalty Operations where his responsibilities included operations management, vendor management, contracts and compliance.  In parallel, Sina worked on multiple family real estate deals and helped direct management of income producing property.  Sina lives in San Marco with his wife Mary-Kay and 3 children, Vincent, Clara and Sam.

Paul Parsons

Paul B. Parsons

Paul B. Parsons is a native of Jacksonville and has his Florida Real Estate License. Prior to Killashee Investments, Paul worked with a national real estate company focusing on land, office buildings, restaurants, retail and leases in Florida and Georgia.

Paul is a former Commissioner with the City of Atlantic Beach and a member of The Gator Bowl association. He was appointed by the Mayor of Jacksonville and confirmed by the City Council as a member of the Northeast Florida Regional Committee and is a current board member of the Growth and Planning Committee. He also worked closely with the Jacksonville Transit Authority as a member of the Beaches Trolley Committee.

Previous affiliations include, Board of Directors of Gator Bowl Association, Board of Governors for the Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of Mayport Waterfront Partners, Chairman for Better Business Bureau and Mentor for Florida National Guard’s Florida Youth Challenge Program.


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Keith M. Erickson

Keith is originally from Memphis, Tennessee and moved to Jacksonville in 2011. Keith attended Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He has worked in the hospitality industry for over 12 years and has extensive knowledge of restaurant management specifically.

Keith joined Killashee Investments in 2014, and he currently holds a State of Florida Real Estate License specializing in restaurants and retail. Keith enjoys spending time with his wife Brenna, whom he married in March of 2014.