The 100 North Tampa Team

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Philip Dinkins
Senior Vice President

Philip Dinkins is Senior Vice President of Cushman and Wakefield and Director of Leasing for 100 North Tampa, downtown Tampa’s tallest and most distinctive Class A office tower.  100 North Tampa has been the best performing…

…building in downtown Tampa’s history averaging 99% occupancy since 1998.

Dinkins began his real estate career with Paragon Group in 1982 and later became First Vice President of CB Richard Ellis. He has been responsible throughout his career for the successful leasing of three of downtown Tampa’s most prominent office buildings including Fifth Third Center, Bank of America Plaza and 100 North Tampa and several buildings in Westshore including The Pointe, Concourse Center and Bridgeport Center.

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Calvin Buikema
Senior Property Manager

“Cal” Buikema is responsible for all building management activities at 100 North Tampa. He has worked in managing and leasing commercial real estate for over 30 years and is an accomplished asset/portfolio/property manager.

He graduated with a Master’s degree in Psychology from Central Michigan University and worked for the Dade County Public School System before obtaining his Florida Real Estate License and transitioning to Property Management. He enjoys our beautiful weather on his bike, using the newly constructed Riverwalk to explore Tampa Bay.

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Venus Rodriguez
Property Manager

Venus began her career in the commercial real estate business in 2000 as a property assistant for two Class A 12-story office properties located in the Rocky Point area of Tampa Bay. She is the newest member of our team and currently…

…serves as the Property Manager handling tenant accounting and assisting in day to day operations of the building. She is also dedicated to serving the Tampa community in many ways, most recently as a member of the Chosen Marathon planning committee, funding adoption for hopeful parents that would otherwise be financially unable to adopt children. 

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Lizbeth Strother
Property Administrator

Lizbeth recently joined the team at 100 North Tampa, December of 2014. She is your resource for all building related questions including but…

…not limited to maintenance inquires, move in/out procedures, after hours events and work orders. She loves the energy that working in downtown provides and witnessing first-hand how downtown Tampa is becoming a neighborhood where one can live, work and play.

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Katrina Balentyne
Corporate Concierge

Katrina is the newest member to join our team.  After spending more than 20 years in the sales and hospitality industry she is looking forward…

…to working with the tenants at 100 North Tampa.  Whether it’s planning hospitality events,  recommending a restaurant for lunch or selling event tickets and bus passes, Katrina loves being a part of our beautiful building.

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Paul Baker
Sr. Chief Operating Engineer

Paul is a treasured part of our team at 100 North Tampa.  He is a dedicated facilities maintenance professional offering over…

…35 years of solid experience with a major corporation and three property management companies. Certified in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration from Associated Technical Institute, Paul also holds an EPA Universal Certificate.

He possesses a broad base of technical, mechanical and managerial skills, with expertise in commercial air conditioning, electrical, critical systems and equipment maintenance.  Paul  is also a seasoned gardener. He takes great pride in growing vegetables and various orchids.

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Willie Lara
Assistant Chief Operating Engineer

Born in Chicago, Willie has 20 years’ experience in property maintenance.  He specializes in HVAC systems and general…

…building utilities.  He loves working at 100 North Tampa and working with our tenants. He came South with his family for warmer weather and his love of Buccaneer football.  He is a team player and always willing to help if he needed.

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Arnold Gonzalez
Senior Maintenance Technician

Arnold has been part of the 100 North Tampa team for over 8 years.  He specializes as an electrician, which is very

helpful to our tenants when they need an outlet installed or switched out. He came from Cuba with his family at the age of 42 and is a proud US Citizen. When he’s not working he loves working at his home in the backyard, loves to cook steaks, and  enjoys fishing in Tampa Bay’s beautiful waters.

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Armando Cuervo
Maintenance Technician

Armando’s incredibly detailed work can be seen throughout our building as he takes great pride in work that is well done.

He has been an accomplished painter for over 30 years and specializing in woodwork for 17 years. Armando is from Bogota, Colombia, and moved in 1981 to the US finding a home in Astoria/Queens in New York before moving South to St. Petersburg with his family in 1990.  He enjoys watching soccer and his favorite team is the Independiente Santa Fe. 

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Sam McGeorge
Maintenance Technician

Sam has faithfully served 100 North Tampa for 20 years! He currently works with our mid-rise tenants and is a jack of all trades.

He loves to help in any way he can and has a special knack for comedic relief. His favorite part of this job is meeting different people and working in such a vibrant downtown.   He is a transplant from Detroit and has makes the most of Florida weather by canoeing down the Alafia River on the weekends with his kids.

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James Claycomb
Senior Maintenance Technician

Jim is one of our maintenance technicians, and he serves our high rise tenants.  He is also our building locksmith and can…

…change out, re-key, and make duplicates as needed for all of our tenants, normally on the same day it is requested. He is easily recognizable by his handlebar mustache; he loves to play golf, and is a cigar aficionado!