Greg Sembler - Chairman
Gregory S. Sembler is Chairman of The Sembler Company, one of the country’s leading shopping center development and management firms. To date, The Sembler Company has developed over 130 shopping centers, and over 27 million square feet of retail space across the Southeast.
Greg joined The Sembler Company in 1983 and was exposed to all aspects of the business by developing his first center, Regency Square, in Pasco County, Florida in 1984. Sembler began overseeing leasing and management for the company in 1989. In 1990 the company’s first outlet center, The St. Augustine Outlet Center, was spearheaded by Greg and it still thrives to this day.
The Sembler Company of Puerto Rico was Sembler’s vision and helped to grow the company with many successful retail developments in Puerto Rico.
Sembler is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), a trade organization that promotes the shopping center industry as well as a member of the Florida Government Affairs Committee for the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Sembler plays an active role in local politics and believes in community involvement. He served on the Board of Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg, a private, fifth through eighth grade middle school educational program designed specifically to give children of low-income family’s equal opportunities and remains involved with them. He served as Chairman of the “Come Build It” campaign for Congregation B’nai Israel, St. Petersburg, Florida. He has also served on the Board of Menorah Center Nursing Home that has been awarded the Gold Seal of Excellence from Governor Jeb Bush.
A graduate from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania – 1983, he received a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a concentration in Finance.
Greg and his wife, Elizabeth, live in Seminole and have four children.