Palmwood Builders Management
Palmwood stands out with a unique heritage of leadership. Spanning five decades of increasing growth & diversification, Palmwood remains family-owned and operated. When dealing with any of the Palmwood Builders affiliates, you can expect a level of professionalism blended with the personal attention and character of a family corporation.
Palmwood is enriched by a dedicated staff, who enjoy being part of a company they can truly believe in. The longevity and loyalty of our enthusiastic staff makes Palmwood proud.
Three generations strong:
Palmwood’s founder, Ralph S. Glover, is still involved in guiding and oversight, lending wisdom gained from years of success encountering the changes of the industry and economy. Starting off in commercial construction up north, Ralph moved to Florida and specialized in new home construction. An aggressive forward-thinker, Mr. Glover Sr. used his skills and vision to establish numerous communities throughout the central Florida area. He partnered with international and domestic investors to create flourishing developments throughout the Nature Coast. He is credited with developing communities such as Glenlakes, River Country, and River Run condominiums.
Stuart R. Glover currently serves as President of Palmwood Builders and Palmwood Realty. Educated with a Bachelors’ and Master’s degree in Boston and Chicago, Mr. Glover is a licensed broker and residential/commercial builder. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, he has built successful projects in communities such as Silverthorn, GlenLakes, Hernando Oaks, Lake Jovita, and many more. Mr. Glover also introduced the Cabana design to the Nature Coast and developed Orchard Park in conjunction with Ralph Glover, his father. Stuart oversaw the construction of the Millennium Home in 2000, a collaborative effort of builders & tradesmen whose sale proceeds benefited Habitat for Humanity.
Recognized in corporate and civic leadership, Mr. Glover was selected for the county commissioners’ advisory committee representing the building industry. He also served as President of Hernando Builder’s Association in 2002 and continues to be an active board member. He sits on the steering committee of the Hernando County Summit, joining other community leaders and government to plan & forecast wise growth.
Known for his integrity, Stuart Glover has led Palmwood for over two decades of expanding growth as the face of central Florida changed significantly.
Mr. Glover serves in teaching and leadership roles in a local church and is active on the board for his neighborhood Homeowner’s Association and lives in the local area.
Christopher E. Glover represents the third generation of family leadership, managing day-to-day operations of Palmwood in the role of Chief Operating Officer. Chris started in 2006, after 5 successful years of increasing success and responsibility with Raymond James Financial in their real estate acquisitions department. He comes with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Finance and a Minor in Economics from the University of Florida. Chris Currently serves as Vice President of the Hernando Builders Association.
Chris enhances Palmwood’s scope & spectrum with new areas and fresh ventures. He strives to strengthen community relationships, contributing to Palmwood’s increased community presence. Pushing our standards and customer service to an even greater level of excellence is his passion. Chris works tirelessly to ensure that Palmwood continues on as the present & future leader in the industry.
Tom Champion ensures that our customer’s dreams turn into reality, overseeing them from blueprint to finished product as Chief Superintendent of Palmwood’s construction department. Tom lends a wealth of experience and practical knowledge gained through 35 years of construction management, and is part owner along with his wife Sandra Glover-Champion. Tom can be found traversing the tri-county area to make sure the job gets done well. His capable oversight brings sound resolutions to challenges or concerns that arise in the building process, helping Palmwood produce quality results, year after year.
He is also skilled with vast experience in the demands of Cabana home construction, having built this design in various settings since Palmwood introduced it locally in 1991. With over three decades as head of construction at Palmwood, Tom "champions" dedication to excellence as he serves the company and our customers.
Palmwood Realty Management
Alfred Isnetto heads up the Palmwood Realty general and commercial real estate department. Hired by Palmwood in 1990, Mr. Isnetto was the owner of his own commercial investment real estate company located in New York. He offers over 30 years of experience within the industry, and has worked with several ICS developers and national tenants throughout his career at Palmwood. His prime area of expertise is in the sale, acquisition and management of small- to mid-size apartment complexes and convenience centers.
Al is a CCIM member, with real estate coursework from SUNY at Stony Brook, the National Business Institute, and Lorman Education Services. His specialized training includes real estate development, property management, commercial leasing, 1031 exchanges and strategic planning in real estate.
Mr. Isnetto has established many long-term relationships with members of the business sector and is the exclusive leasing agent for the Spring Hill and Brooksville Regional Hospitals. Through his expertise, Palmwood services the commercial investment needs of a number of prominent Hernando County residents. Mr. Isnetto also provides consultation regarding property analysis and property management.