James "Jake" Dempsey

Title: Director of Courtesy Patrol / Director of Safety
Phone: 850.916.3800
Email: jaked@portofinoisland.com

Jake has been with Portofino since 2018. He started as a member of Courtesy Patrol and was promoted to Director of Courtesy Patrol/Director of Safety in 2021. He manages Courtesy Patrol personnel while ensuring the safety of all Owners and Guests on Portofino property. This includes handling minor and major incidents, involving the local authorities, if necessary, and monitoring ingress and egress of the Portofino property. Jake takes pride in keeping his Department current with the changing times, while maintaining high levels of accountability and excellence.