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Supplier Success Virtual Meeting

Supplier Success Virtual Meeting

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

* Registration open until 8/16/21 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

About the Supplier Success Virtual Meeting

Meet and hear from key decision-makers from featured management companies as they review their bidding processes and provide you with exclusive details on their upcoming projects.

Featured Management Company

AvalonBay Communities, Inc., an equity REIT, has a long-term track record of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing distinctive apartment homes in some of the best U.S. markets, and delivering outsized, risk-adjusted returns to shareholders. With equal parts experience and vision, we’ve established a leadership position rooted in building value for the long term. Click here to learn more!

Meet our Panelists

Patrick D. Lewis | Senior Director, PortfolioOperations -Florida,
AvalonBay Communities

I am the Senior Director, Portfolio Operations for Florida. I have been with AvalonBay for almost 7 years, most of which was based in DC but I relocated to Boca Raton in January 2020. Our company headquarters is just outside of DC in Arlington, Virginia. AvalonBay began acquiring properties in South Florida in 2017 and launched our in-house management in July 2020.


Frank Beninati | Portfolio                 
Maintenance Director,
AvalonBay Communities

My name is Frank Beninati. I’m a Portfolio Maintenance Director at Avalon Bay Communities. I have 30 years of experience in the construction and multifamily housing industries. I have been with Avalon Bay for 25 years. Beginning my career with Avalon Bay in Boston Massachusetts in 1995 and relocating in 2020 to lead Maintenance Operations through our expansion into the South Florida market.


Leon Dixon | Senior Maintenance Manager,
AvalonBay Communities


2021 Overview & Supplier Insight

David Setaro
SEFAA 2021 Associate Vice President
Barfield, McCain, P.A.

Kick-off the year by learning about what's up and coming for SEFAA in 2021! Learn about ways to get involve with the association, and all opportunities available for our suppliers.



For any questions, please contact

*Event prices, dates and times are subject to change.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations and No-Shows are still responsible for payment. If you cannot attend the event, please remember that your registration is transferable for the same event. If you send someone to replace the original registrant, please ask that person to give the name of the person they are replacing at check-in. This will help prevent double billing.

Accounts Receivables: If your account is past due 60 or more days, you will not be able to register for any of our upcoming programs, seminars or educational events until your account is brought up to current. Account can be brought current through Member Compass or calling the SEFAA office at 561-447-0696.


August 17
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Check-In: Waiting Room Will Open Please note the program will start promptly at 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Welcome & SEFAA Announcements
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Featured Management Interview
10:00 AM - 10:10 AM Live Spotlight Presentation Be camera ready! The winner will be asked to join the camera to pitch for 3 minutes
10:10 AM - 10:50 AM NEW! Breakout Rooms Q&A
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM Closing Statements

For More Information:

South East Florida Apartment Association Logo 352 NE 3rd Avenue
Delray Beach, Florida 33444

Take a Chance to be in the Spotlight

Take a chance to be in the spotlight and pitch your services live to our featured management panelists. The winner will be selected live through random selection.

  • How does it work? During the registration process, you will be able to select the option to add your name to the random selection.
  • What do I need to do? Be camera ready! You will be asked to join the camera to introduce yourself and pitch for 3 minutes. The features will be controlled by the SEFAA staff.

For any questions, please contact

Thank you to SEFAA's Premier Partners!