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ABOUT US

3BL Ventures LLC is an affiliate of Realco Group, created to focus on a triple bottom line sustainable development model. With a strong team of experienced developers 3BL is guided by the principle that healthy vibrant economically strong and diverse communities lead to greater project gains. We consider development decisions using a 360 degree model considering community, environmental, and financial impacts. In the process, we achieve above market returns for our investors. Our 15 person team is led by Omer Dror, Larry Pearce, and Tom Runyon.

Omer Dror

Founder & Principal

With over 20-years experience leading his own real estate development investments, Omer has created value for investors across every product type. Mostly focused on Florida markets, Omer has been the lead sponsor on over $100M in deal flow ranging from office parks to value add multifamily and ground up residential. A graduate of Yale University with an MBA in business development, Omer is currently completing another Masters degree in Real Estate Development from MIT focused on technological innovations in the built environment.

Lawrence L. Pearce

Development Partner

Lawrence L. Pearce in 1975 became a co-founder of the Realco Group where he maintains executive responsibility for the Realco Group’s real estate development projects. Mr. Pearce has a B.S. Degree from Purdue University (1966) and an M.B.S. Degree from the University of Chicago (1968).

Mr. Pearce’s recent development projects with The Realco Group have included (A) 300 residential condominium homes in S.W. Florida with a market value in excess of $100 million; and (B) Mixed-use Downtown Developments: the Torpedo Factory redevelopment of the Potomac Riverfront in “Old Town” Alexandria, VA in partnership with the City of Alexandria and representing a market value of $150 million; and City Market in Historic Downtown Savannah, GA including four city blocks and a market value of $28 million.

Tom Runyon

Director of Operations

Experienced local professional and a 42-year resident of Lee County, FL. Former Florida Class A General Contractor and developer who led a construction management firm to a production level of over 100 single family homes annually for five consecutive years. Chosen as one of the first contractors by the Bonita Bay Group to oversee sales and construction for Laurel Ridge, a unique private single family home enclave within Bonita Bay, he has led numerous successful design, sales and build teams throughout Southwest Florida. In his current position, Tom manages the three member Associations at Bonita Village, as well as the on-site real estate brokerage and rental management company. Tom serves on the Bonita Village CDD board and was instrumental in the entitlement process at Bonita Village. Tom has a Florida Real Estate Broker license, a Florida Community Association Manager license, an undergraduate degree in Business from the University of South Florida and an MBA from Florida Gulf Coast University. He is also a graduate of Leadership Bonita.