Henry Rodriguez Sarasota Florida - Henry Rodriguez, Founder of Woodmere Capital Group
A longtime resident of Sarasota, Florida, Henry Rodriguez founded Woodmere Capital Group. He continues to act as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the real estate investment firm. Rodriguez works with a qualified team of executives to provide clients with a full complement of real estate services, including equity solutions, realty advice, and capital management.
Woodmere Capital Group concentrates on transactions that provide liquidity to distressed lenders and borrowers, particularly in Florida. Henry Rodriguez has facilitated the entitlement of thousands of commercial and residential units in the past decade. Through his own investments and companies, including joint ventures, he has invested in real estate for over a decade. Before establishing his career in real estate, Henry Rodriguez owned and managed a successful technology company known as LDC Telecommunications. Operating the business from 1995 to 1998, Rodriguez built a clientele of more than 35,000 small business customers before selling the company to LDI International. Prior to this, he gleaned his initial insight into business and management as President of Sensormatic Del Caribe.
Henry Rodriguez led the company through a period of significant expansion before its sale to Sensormatic, the parent company, in 1993. He started the company in 1989 at the age of 26. Henry Rodriguez has contributed to various agencies within Florida government since 2006, beginning with his appointment to chair the Florida Office of Trade, Tourism, and Economic Development during its transition. The next year, Rodriguez became governor Crist’s first appointee to Enterprise Florida’s Board of Directors and currently functions as the only two-term member for the organization. In addition, he has served the as the Commissioner of the Sarasota-Manatee Airport Authority and a board member of Space Florida.
Henry Rodriguez plays an integral role with many local charities as well, holding board positions with the Casey Key Foundation, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, and the United Way of Sarasota County.