Trinity Construction & Investment is a community and neighborhood revitalization company serving Northeast Florida. TCI creates strategic partnerships with General Contractors, Trade Partners, Investors, Sellers, and Buyers of residential properties to improve communities, lifestyles, and increase profit. Florida Contractor License CBC1250420.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Jim Heffernan

Jim was born in Albany, Oregon and raised in both Chicago, IL and Valparaiso, IN. He graduated from Valparaiso University in 1965 with a degree in civil engineering. He also completed in 1984 a Professional Management Development Program at the University of Chicago. Jim is passionate about real estate and has been an investor since the 1980’s. He has honed his skills in different market areas: Indiana, California, Washington State, and Florida since 2002.

Prior to going into real estate full time in 1992, Jim held management and corporate officer positions in the bearing and aerospace industries with international responsibilities.

In addition to his position with TCI Trinity Construction & Investment, Jim is currently the President and Founder of TCI Realty,  Founder and CEO of KSN Investment Corp. a real estate investment company. Jim enjoys boating, fishing, traveling, the fine arts and serving his maker. Jim has three grown children and seven grand children. He says he will take up golf when he has enough time to commit to it.

Paul Frase

Paul Frase grew up in Barrington, New Hampshire. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1988 with a BA in psychology. Paul went on to play professional football in the NFL for 11 years. Paul received the Ed Block Courage Award an unprecedented 2 times while in the NFL. This award is voted on by other players, and honors one who has successfully returned to the field after sustaining a major injury or life challenge.

Paul holds a Florida General Contracting License #CBC1250420 and Founded Paul Frase Homes, Inc. in 2002. He specialized in Design/Build of custom homes and light commercial properties throughout North Florida.  Paul joined TCI Trinity Construction & Investment in April of 2015.

Paul and his wife Alison founded the Joshua Frase Foundation in 1996 to raise awareness and to fund research for an orphan disease called Myotubular Myopathy (MTM). Their son Joshua succumbed to this disease just a few weeks before his 16th birthday. Joshua’s legacy will be one of a cure for his peers, as the research is entering clinical trials soon. To learn more about MTM, visit

Kurt Dunn

Kurt was born in Alaska into a military family and then raised in Owasso, Oklahoma until his teenage years. Kurt and his family relocated to Jacksonville during his high school years. Kurt graduated from the Bolles School and went on to attend The University of Florida majoring in Building Construction.

Kurt Dunn leads and directs TCI Trinity Construction & Investment New Construction division. With a successful building career spanning over 20+ years, Kurt has an extensive background in construction from production building of hundreds of homes a year to luxury custom home building. His track record of developing and achieving organizational goals including earnings objectives is exceptional.