Founded in June 2020 by longtime community management executive Eric Dailey, Halifax Solutions is a boutique community development district management company that proudly provides services throughout Florida. We are a solution-based company for today’s ever-changing residential community’s needs.
Halifax Solutions focuses on building lasting client relationships, though, open, and direct communication, trust, and excellent customer service. These relationships we form allow us to better serve these communities with both pride and passion.
To us the true success of a community, is based upon a shared vision by the Board of Supervisors that best serves the residents while being fiscally responsible. Halifax Solutions’ goal is to work with our Boards to make sure that this vision is carried out to best of our abilities as your district management provider.
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To provide client focused management solutions through clear communications, consistent service, and personable team members for the best possible experience.
Why Halifax Solutions
Halifax Solutions is dedicated to serving our community partners. Our experienced leadership has built a lean organization to provide the modern community with best possible living experience via efficient, effective, and responsive service with a personal touch.
Leadership & Consultants
Eric Dailey is the President/CEO of Halifax Solutions. He has been working in community development district management for more than 18 years. A seasoned district management professional, Eric worked at Rizzetta & Company, Inc. for over 15 years. He began in 2004 as a District Manager and moved around the state serving in various roles for the company, including financial consulting, business development and executive management. Eric’s most recent position was Director of District Services overseeing a staff of 50 plus team members serving more than 125 districts since 2014.
Eric previously worked for two years with Wachovia Bank as a licensed financial specialist. Prior to joining Wachovia Bank, he worked for five years in sales and operations for Ferguson Enterprises and Hughes Supply.
Eric holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and is a licensed community association manager in Florida. Eric is a graduate of Leadership Tampa Bay Class of 2017. Other notable positions include serving as a Board Member of the Children’s Home Society of Florida Gulf Coast Region from 2017-2020; Vice Chairman 2020, and as a Community Ambassador for Super Bowl LV.
He currently serves as a Board Member for Leadership Tampa Bay and Friends of Joshua House Foundation, and is an active member of ULI Tampa Bay. Eric is a Florida native born in Ormond Beach and has resided in the Tampa Bay area for more than 18 years.
Pete Williams is the President of Pete Williams & Associates and serves as a Management Consultant for Halifax Solutions. Pete has over 35 years of professional community management experience with 24 years related to all aspects of community development districts and various other special taxing districts, located in Florida, Louisiana, and Alabama. His experience includes but not limited to administration, operation, accounting, financial consulting, assessment allocation, and collection agent. 19 of those years were spent with Rizzetta and Company, Inc. where he served as Vice President.
In addition, Mr. Williams has been qualified as an Expert Witness and provided testimony in numerous types of court actions, including bond validation hearings, foreclosure actions, bankruptcy proceedings, civil suits, and various administrative hearings on the local-governmental level. Mr. Williams has also been involved either as the manager, assessment consultant and or Board Member in over 4.5 Billion dollars in Bond issues.
Prior to his tenure with Rizzetta and Company, Inc., Mr. Williams served as Vice President of Majestic Property Management, Inc., where he oversaw the management of that firm's community association clients, which included a number of luxury waterfront condominium associations.
Before venturing into community management, Mr. Williams served as a C-level retailing executive with Jewel Food Stores (Turnstyle Family Center Division), Forest City Enterprises (home improvement center division), The Southland Corporation (7-Eleven Store division) and Rite-Aid Drugs (Circus World Toy Store division).
Mr. Williams is also a proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, where he had attained the rank of Sergeant (E-5) during his years of service.
John McKay through his consulting company J.H. McKay, LLC, serves as an Assessment Consultant for Halifax Solutions. John provides a wide range of district advisory services to developers, special districts, and others in the real estate development community. Those services include assessment methodology reports, annual assessment rolls, lien book reviews and dissemination agent services. He also provides, cash flow projections, and financial modeling for both master-planned residential and commercial developers. John has been qualified as an expert witness in bond validation hearings and has appeared before local governing boards in public hearings for community development district establishment.
John has nearly 40 years of experience in the banking, financial consulting, and real estate development industries. He spent over 20 years with Rizzetta & Company, Inc. providing financial services to the firm’s community development district clients throughout the State of Florida and financial, development and asset management services to the firm’s affiliated development company.
While at Rizzetta & Company, John developed Special Assessment Allocation Methodology Reports for nearly 100 new money and refunding community development district bond issues and prepared and maintained annual assessment rolls and collection agent records for over 70 districts. John was most recently employed by Neal Land & Neighborhoods, a major master-planned residential developer in Sarasota, Florida, as Director of Community Development Districts and oversaw the company’s special district activity.
John has previously held positions as senior associate in the litigation consulting services practice of a national and a regional CPA firm, project manager for a residential real estate developer and marketing officer for a major Florida commercial bank. John has a bachelor’s degrees in finance from Auburn University and in accounting from The University of South Florida. He is an active member of ULI Tampa Bay.
Community Engagement & Memberships
- Big Brothers Big Sisters, of Tampa Bay - Over The Edge Donor
- Children's Home Society of Florida Gulf Coast Region - Former Board Member 2017-2020 (Vice Chairman 2018-2020)
- Crisis Center of Tampa Bay - 18th Annual Cup of Compassion Donor
- Florida Sheriffs Association - Business Member Since 2021
- Friends of Joshua House Foundation, Inc. - Board Member 2022 - Present
- Leadership Tampa Bay - Board Member 2019 - Present (Recruitment Chair. 20-21, Sponsorship Chair. 22-23)
- Leadership Tampa Bay Foundation - Donor
- Redefining Refuge - 11th Annual Bubbles & Butterflies Gala Sponsor
- St. Joseph's Children's Hopsital Foundation - Donor
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cut and Color for a Cure - Donor
- Tampa Bay Super Bowl LV Host Committee - Community Ambassador
- The Tampa Club Presidents Cup Golf Tournament 2022 - Sponsor
- ULI Tampa Bay - Member Since 2022