Kyle Burton, founder of Burton Construction Management, is the son of a General Contractor and Real Estate Developer. Growing up in the business of construction sparked a lifelong passion. Upon completion of high school and then attending Western Illinois University on a football scholarship, Kyle graduated from the prestigious Rinker School of Construction Management at the University of Florida.
Kyle started his career with Turner Construction as a Project Engineer and then Project Manager for large, commercial construction projects at the University of Florida, including the Cancer & Genetics Center and the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Institute.
After leaving Turner, Kyle joined Centex Homes, building their estate home product, as well as multi-family projects. Kyle received recognition while at Centex for closing the most homes in the State of Florida in 2006 at the height of the construction industry boom.
Before starting Burton Construction, Kyle's most recent experience was with The Walt Disney World Company, serving as a construction Owner's Representative for Disney's Facility Asset Management Team ("FAM"). Kyle was responsible for an annual portfolio budget of $30M-$50M for large capital improvement projects throughout all four theme parks and Disney Springs.
Some of Kyle's notable projects included reconstruction of the Tea Cups attraction, which earned Kyle and his team recognition for excellence in construction from the Associated Builders and Contractors. In his role with Disney, Kyle oversaw the hiring of architects, managed the design process from concept to 100% complete drawings, bid out projects to multiple general contractors and finally, the oversight of all construction until final turnover in the field.
After gaining valuable experience at each of his former employers, and managing over $250 million in total projects, Kyle created Burton Construction Management with the goal of focusing his talents on custom home construction, commercial construction, large scale renovation projects, owner's representative services, property management and real estate services.