Cornelia Downing Manfre

Cornelia Downing Manfre
Hammock Office
5055 N Oceanshore Blvd
Palm Coast FL 32137
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Office Phone : (386) 246-9235
Mobile Phone : (386) 931-9256

  • Phone Number386/931-9256
  • Expertise:  Cornelia is founded in commercial real estate. Currently located in the northeast Florida, she has over 35 years experience in commercial real estate, leasing, land sales and development. She offers all real estate services including corporate realty services and commercial property management. After 20 years in corporate real estate, she is multi-state trained in site selection and development.  Enjoys residential real estate turning houses into homes.
  • Biography: 

    Affiliated with WATSON REALTY CORP. 2/2015


    DUNKIN’ DONUTS/BASKIN ROBBINS, INC. - Development Manager


    Responsible for the development of Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin Robbins Long Island, New York. Counseled franchisees on all phases of development. Spearheaded the opening of the LI market for premiere growth in co-branding. Liaison to real estate owners and brokers. Coordinated with franchise licensing, operations and construction departments. Provided financial reporting based on projected opening sales and expenditures.

    UNITED ARTISTS THEATRE CIRCUIT, INC. - Director of Real Estate 2/1988-4/1993

    Responsible for the management of real estate assets for the northeastern U.S. for the United Artists Theater Circuit, Inc. Oversaw the disposition of $40 million of company owned properties. Researched and developed new site selection for theater locations. Managed fee properties and administered leases for 100 tenants. Developed project “Pluto” - a real estate management computer system for the 850 leased and owned properties for UA Theater and UA Realty Companies.

    CITIBANK, N.A. - Real Estate Manager 5/1985-2/1988

    Managed real estate for the Northeast Region of metropolitan New York. Formulated leasing requirements, evaluated market conditions, and maintained control of the regional real estate.

    AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY - Senior Real Estate Analyst 12/1982-5/1985

    Researched and analyzed real estate requirements for Corporate management and A.E. subsidiaries. Evaluated market conditions, conducted site selection for national and international commercial/retail locations, negotiated lease terms to satisfy user requirements and anticipated growth. Management of projects in northeastern U.S. and Canada.

    NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY - Senior Loan Underwriter 1/1980-12/1982

    Analyzed, coordinated and presented mortgage investment proposals to Executive Real Estate Committee. Monitored loan commitments in excess of $200 million. Developed strategies for modifying mortgages for borrowers in bankruptcy. Monitored over 250 loans on commercial, residential and farm properties located in mid-eastern and south central states.

    Graduate of Fordham University, Bronx, NY 1979

    Institute of European Studies, Paris, France
  • Cornelia enjoys sailing, skiing, biking, jogging and hiking. Speaks some French and loves to cook!

    Grew up in Georgetown section of Washington DC and attended high school at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory.

    Proud to be married to Jim Manfre and mother of Catherine married to Mohamed Boraie, Alec, engaged to Ali McCall and Barret!  

  • Member SinceMarch 12, 2015

  • Palm Coast FL Real Estate

    Paradise only begins to describe Palm Coast, the pristine jewel of Flagler County. Located in between Daytona and historic St. Augustine, Palm Coast is the largest community in Flagler County. This area enjoys a high quality of life, beaches and world-class recreation. A University of Florida Economics study recently stated that Palm Coast would have one of the highest growth rates within the state over the next ten years.

    Palm Coast and Flagler County offers the Atlantic Ocean, fresh-water lakes, the Intracoastal Waterway and many canals. Residents and tourists also enjoy miles and miles of beautiful sun-drenched beaches. Wildlife to be found in the area includes dolphin, manatees, sea turtles, sea birds and large-mouth bass. With many bike paths, nature walks, hiking trails and water-play, this is a nature lover's heaven on earth!

    Fore! Palm Coast will put a golfer in a state of bliss. There are numerous golf courses in the area that take advantage of the natural beauty of the landscape. Palm Coast boasts golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player. These three legends of the game have taken into consideration all aspects of the environment and have planned first-class courses that are both challenging and fun. Golf isn't the only sport of choice…Tennis Anyone? Palm Coast has over numerous tennis courts in the area. Tournaments include USTA sanctioned national events that take place in Palm Coast.

    This area has over 175 clubs and organizations that range from the Elks to the Knights of Columbus to the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Many people relish the Flagler Auditorium, which has occupancy of 1,000 patrons who enjoy a variety of concerts, national touring Broadway shows and celebrity revues.

    Palm Coast is a masterpiece of nature and recreation. This lush community offers residents the unique opportunity to choose from living on the ocean, a lake, a canal, a golf course, a gated community or the Intracoastal Waterway. There is something for everyone at Palm Coast!

    There are many wonderful homes in this area, but you need a local market expert to help you. Watson Realty Corp is a locally owned company with over 40 years of experience selling homes in the area.

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