In 1980, Leon formed his carpentry company specializing in metal stud, drywall, and finish carpentry. After 18 years in business and the decline of the industry in the 90’s, in 1998, he took the position of the estimator with a major national retail construction company, Scorpio Construction, located in New Jersey. Within six months at this company, he was promoted to Senior Project Manager. With this retail construction company, he gained valuable experience working with several different retailers along with building professional relationships with their clients.
In 2004, Leon accepted a position at an up and coming retail construction company, Abaco Construction as Project Manager. Not soon after he received this position, the company split and 1ST Choice Facilities and Construction were formed where he was promoted to Director of Construction. At this position, he helped grow the company to become a major player in the industry.
In 2006 this company decided to relocate operations to Florida. Leon having a family, decided it was best to stay put and not relocate. He was offered his previous position at Scorpio Construction and accepted. Back at Scorpio, as a Project Manager, he continued to build on the relationships with his clients, subcontractors, and piers.
In 2015, Scorpio Construction merged with Jayeff Construction and Leon accepted a position as Project Manager. With Jayeff, Leon’s sole responsibility consisted of the H&M account, where he completed (21) new stores and (2) open store remodels.
In 2018, he was offered an opportunity to come work with the Vision Team and accepted. Leon brings his 30 plus years of construction knowledge of which, 20 years being solely retail construction, to the team. Leon’s duties include marketing, estimating along project management.