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Term: 4-year, expires December 2022
1395 U.S.-1 S Suite A
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Commissioner Valdes has served St. Augustine for more than 22 years, beginning in 1989 as a past board member of the Historical Architectural Review Board, past member and chair of Code Enforcement Adjustment and Appeals Board, and past chair of the Planning and Zoning Board.
He and his company were instrumental in:
Mr. Valdes began serving St. Augustine as a private sector building inspector in 1989, and introduced the detailed pre-purchase home inspection product to St. Johns County's real estate industry.
He incorporated John Valdes and Associates Inc. in 1990 with a portfolio of commercial downtown work, including:
Born in Tampa, Commissioner Valdes is a fifth-generation Floridian and third-generation builder, arriving in St. Augustine in 1986 after selling his Saudi Arabian-based construction company. He attended St. Petersburg Junior College and the University of South Florida, before leaving to work overseas in construction.
He currently holds several active State of Florida licenses, including: