DAVE PALADINO - CPM, BROKER
David Paladino is the founder of Dino’s Storage, Gold Coast Technologies, and Landmark Group. Collectively these companies operate under the umbrella of Landmark Group and have 90 employees in Nebraska, Iowa and Manitoba. Dave also holds a Real Estate Broker license in Nebraska & Iowa.
Dave was born in Omaha Nebraska and raised in western and northeastern Nebraska. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Omaha, with a degree in marketing. Upon graduation, he worked in Atlanta for an IBM industry remarketer.
In the early 1990’s, Dave returned to Nebraska to become Vice President of a small real estate firm. In 1994, Dave bought the firm and changed the name to Landmark Group. Dave is a 2000 graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Real Estate and earned a master’s degree in real estate development. His master thesis was titled “Small Real Estate Companies and Business Process Enterprise”. Dave is considered an expert on employee compensation and cash flow valuation.
Landmark Group has grown to become the largest manager of single-family homes in Nebraska. In addition to property management, Landmark specializes in renovation, maintenance, leasing and brokerage of single-family investment homes. As part of the management team, Landmark has developed a maintenance organization of over 50 technicians. Currently Landmark Group Manages 2.000 units in Nebraska and Iowa. Dave is a licensed locksmith and has been certified by the EPA as a type I and II technician. He is also a member of IREM and holds the CPM® designation.
In 1997 Dave founded Gold Coast Technologies which is an investor in residential real estate in Omaha NE. From its humble beginnings Gold Coast has grown its investments from just a few houses to a portfolio which includes 130 houses and 250 apartments.
In 1999 Dave founded Dino's Storage, which is a self-storage owner/developer based in Omaha, Nebraska with 12 locations in Omaha, Des Moines, Iowa and Winnipeg, Manitoba. Dinos Storage developed, owns and manages the largest self storage facilities in both Nebraska and Iowa. Dino’s just broke ground of a four story storage facility on 147th and Maple in Omaha. The Dino’s Storage philosophy is to understand the customer, provide the highest level of customer service, and bring self storage to markets previously underserved through the development of self storage facilities. Dino’s Storage was recently ranked as the 89th largest self-storage operator in North America. Dave also formed the Nebraska Self Storage Association and currently serves as president.
Because of Dave’s relentless pursuit of entrepreneurism and love for being around Cars, in 2011 Dave Founded Omaha Towing and Security.
Dave is an instructor for Highmark Inc. Highmark is a faith based organization that spreads the word of Christ by traveling around the world teaching business owners in developing countries how to run a business based on American business principles. Dave has most recently taught in Baku, Azerbaijan and Bamako, Mali and Beijing.
Dave was selected by the US Department of Defense to attend the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC 74) this conference is for influential civilians to see what it is like for men and women to be part of the US Armed Forces. JCOC 74 was hosted by the US Pacific Command. In 2010 Dave was graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s FBI Citizen Academy.
In his free time Dave is an amateur triathlete where he is actively involved in the Nebraska Triathlon Club and has consistent age group top ten finishes. Dave and his wife Lisa are the Nebraska coordinators for the Bullmastiff Rescue Association of America. They also are members of Christ Community Church in Omaha. Dave and Lisa have three sons and two daughters and three grand daughters. Most recently Dave founded and is team captain of the Landmark Group Endurance Team which recently received national media attention on its summit of Mt Whitney. Dave also founded and is currently race director for Landmark Group Tri-State Relay, the longest three state bike relay race in the Midwest.
Dave’s recent athletic accomplishments have been to complete Louisville Ironman in a time of 12:34. He completed the California International Marathon in 3:50 and climbed to the summit of Mount Rainer, WA, 14,410’as well as a fifth place overall finish with his brother Kevin in the inaugural Wild Hare 12 hour adventure races in Omaha. Dave’s is currently training for Ironman AZ and an attempt at Aconcagua, the highest peak in the western hemisphere at 22,841’.
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Grew up in: Norfolk and Valentine Nebraska
Believer in: The Bible is the inspired and only infallible and authoritative written Word of God
I am not: interested in anyone that does not give their best at all times
Can't live without: my wife Lisa's homemade Paleo Meatloaf
If I had to be on a game show it would be: I don't watch TV so I don't know the name of any
People say I'm: an overachiever
Absolutely won't eat: Orca
Favorite Quote: "The foolish think that wealth brings happiness." - ECCLESIASTES 5:10
I can't stand: quitters
Wish I could: speak Spanish better
Favorite breakfast cereal is: Steel cut oatmeal with almond butter and agave
When I'm not at work, I can be found: working out
I'm a wannabe: triathlete
I always: am working
I'm happy when: I am hanging out with my family watching movies
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