Sherry Urban

Leasing Specialist | Huntsville, AL

Office: +1 256 319 3522
FAX: +1 256 533 3798
Mobile: +1 256 323 2608

Career Summary

Specialties: Retail leasing and commercial property sales

An entrepreneur, former restaurant owner and chef. Having owned restaurants in Florida and Alabama, she has over 17 years of business experience, with years of experience selling luxury waterfront properties in Florida’s Gulf Coast, residential properties in Michigan and both residential and commercial properties in Alabama.

Background & Experience

  • Business Owner
  • Executive Chef
  • Real estate career spanning 3 states
  • First license in residential 1983, Michigan
  • Sold multi-million dollar homes and land in Florida
  • Sold high end homes, and commercial properties in Alabama

Leeland, LLC
Property Leasing & Management
Huntsville, AL

Paladin Group
Sales Associate
Huntsville, AL

Restaurant Owner/ Executive Chef
Alabama and Florida


  • Maintained a successful and profitable business for 16 years
  • Produced accurate and thorough management reports
  • Forecasted, scheduled and monitored labor to be consistent with store traffic
  • Managed inventory to achieve targeted gross profit margin
  • Analyzed costs and competitive retail strategy
  • Maintained quality, cost effective food production
  • Installed and maintained IT equipment, Point Of Sale systems
  • Created menus and recipes


Managed retail sales in excess of $1 million yearly at multiple locations.  Managed all aspects of the business, including financial statements, invoicing, hiring and contract negotiations.

1996 – 2005
Real Estate Agent and Investor
Sarasota, FL


  • Consulted with agents, lawyers, mortgage brokers and all relevant parties to assist clientele
  • Responsible for documenting all necessary communications related to property listings
  • Prepared marketing materials for distribution to attract and expand existing client base
  • Researched prospective investment properties


Hired architects and general contractors, managed construction budget and sold properties ranging from 1.1 million to 2.3 million.

Professional Affiliations

  • NALCOM – North Alabama Commercial
  • The National Association of Realtors
  • Huntsville Area Association of Realtors
  • James Beard Foundation
  • Member: Culinary Institute of America
  • International Association of Culinary Professionals