Leonides served with distinction for 22 years active duty as a proud member of the United States Air Force, garnering various awards and commendations for his dedicated service. While serving, Leonides was involved in supporting several military actions, including Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Leonides held several positions, including Director of Logistics and Real Estate Property Manager. As a Real Estate Property manager he was responsible for managing Department of Defense & US Government contract commercial property portfolios. Leonides is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board.