Matthew McWilliams

Matthew McWilliams

University of Central Florida


To obtain a position in a real estate development firm in order to utilize my finance and real estate skills in a professional manner and gain experience in the industry


University of Central Florida

Bachelor of Science in Finance and Real Estate

Expected in May 2017; Current GPA: 3.5

Professional Experience

Gardner Capital, Inc.

Development Intern

2016 - Present

• Assist in land acquisitions for LIHTC and market rate multifamily development.
• Communicate with other members of the Development team and outside 
consultants on current and future projects.
• Aid in completion of competitive LIHTC applications.
• Prepare and modify marketing material for current and proposed development projects.
• Perform due diligence on proposed projects and determine overall feasibility.

McWilliams Construction and Realty

Project Supervisor

2012 - Present

• Assist in overseeing project renovations through the acquisition of materials and the coordination of tasks
• Designate jobs to be completed with subcontractors
• Generate floor plans for current and future renovation projects
• Help obtain building permits for construction projects
• Assist in leasing residential properties

BlueSkye Investment Advisors

Finance and Marketing Intern

2015 - 2016

• Enter and manage information in GoldMine CRM software
• Create forms and online surveys for new clients
• Prepare visual presentations for company use
• Generate annual investment return spreadsheets
• Contact various companies for informational purposes

Harbor City Professional Center

Maintenance Manager

2010 - 2012

• Improved and maintained landscaping for the buildings
• Coordinated construction repairs and renovations
• Helped modify and redesign units for transition between different tenants

Leadership Development

UCF LEAD Scholars Program


2013 - 2015

• Studied various leadership techniques, skills, and theories
• Gained firsthand experience in leadership through multiple volunteering projects
• Learned skills for professional development for future career

Community Involvement

UCF Real Estate Club


2015 - 2016

• Participated in various networking events
• Attended presentations from local real estate experts

Howard Philips Center for Children and Families

Fundraising Team Member


• Gathered donations from various local businesses
• Participated in fundraising events

Volunteer UCF

Environmental Division Volunteer


• Assisted in an environmental cleanup

Brevard County Families of the Shield, Inc.

Volunteer Coordinator

2012 - 2014

• Responsible for coordinating volunteers for various events hosted by the organization
• Gathered donations from various businesses and individuals


Families of the Shield Exceptional Volunteer Service Award – March 2016

Dean’s List – Fall 2013, Fall 2014, and Fall 2015

Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholar – August 2013 - Present