President and CEO
Ray DeMott has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Marketing from the University of Georgia as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Georgia Southern University. In 1999, Mr. DeMott formed DeMott Development, LLC to specialize in commercial development and leasing. In the same year Mr. DeMott formed Great Southern Equipment Sales, LLC for the purpose of brokering and leasing port related equipment around the world. In 2010 Mr. DeMott formed Ash Branch Farms, LLC which provided services in land conservation. Commercial development and conservation have been hallmarks of Mr. DeMott’s business endeavors since 1999. In 2015 Mr. DeMott formed Land Investors, LLC to consolidate and streamline the services from his various enterprises and to continue in the same tradition of environmentally conscious development and conservation. Land Investors, LLC is headquartered in Savannah, GA.
Gilda DeMott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida. Mrs. DeMott began her career as a State of Florida Certified Teacher in the Hillsborough County Public School System. She subsequently relocated to Savannah, Georgia, where she assisted in the formation of Great Southern Trailer Corporation. During this time, Mrs. DeMott also worked as a State of Georgia Certified Teacher in the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System for 17 years, after which she taught at St. James Catholic School for several years. She then embarked on the next phase of her career, serving in a variety of roles within the DeMott family of companies in Savannah, Georgia. Mrs. DeMott worked for 22 years as the manager for Maritime Park, LLC, and she currently serves as Vice President of DeMott Management, LLC and Land Investors, LLC.
Vice President of Operations
Brian T. Gary is a native of Savannah, Georgia. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Presbyterian College with a double major in Business Administration and English, and a Master of Business Administration from Georgia Southern University. Over the last 26 years, Mr. Gary has held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility within the disciplines of Business Development and Business Analytics. His background in these areas allows him to critically evaluate the options of environmentally conscious development versus conservation when considering the potential disposition for particular tracts of land.