October 1, 1988 to Present:
President and Owner, Capital Realty Services, Inc. a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm, specializing in leasing and management of commercial properties, exclusive tenant representation, as well as acquisition and sale of commercial properties. Also, serving as Court appointed Receiver and expert witness in real estate brokerage, management and leasing matters in federal civil and bankruptcy court and state court. Professional experience also includes consultation with real estate clients regarding sales, leasing, management and financing considerations of real estate ownership or acquisition.
October 1, 1988
to October 1989:
Affiliated with Capital Financial Services, Inc., a mortgage banking and real estate brokerage firm, specializing in the financing and marketing of major real estate properties (in excess of $5 million).
Real Estate Broker (now President) of Berrin Associates, Inc., a real estate brokerage firm, involved in the acquisition, syndication, management, leasing and marketing of investment real estate, including raw land and income producing real estate. Berrin Associates is mostly inactive at this time with its responsibilities primarily being handled by Capital Realty Services, Inc.
to October 1988:
Executive Vice President, Terranova Corporation, a commercial real estate firm, with strong emphasis on leasing and management of commercial real estate, and in particular, REO properties held or controlled by financial institutions, the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation (FSLIC) and/or the Federal Asset Disposition Association (FADA). Primary responsibility included working with the above entities in the coordination of the management, leasing, marketing and sale of nearly 1,000,000 square feet of commercial real estate, valued at approximately $50 million, in addition to approximately 1,500,000 square feet of shopping center, office building and warehouse properties which were managed and leased for private firms and individuals. Additional responsibilities included the review of files and appraisals of both institutional and privately owned real estate, in order to analyze these properties and to make recommendations as to the management, leasing and disposition (sale) strategies to be implemented.
to April 1987:
Attorney and Partner, Sepler & Berrin, P.A. law firm, specializing in real estate law, with emphasis on representation of investors and developers, providing both legal and real estate consultation services to clients. This period included a substantial amount of time devoted to the acquisition of numerous investment and development properties, of which I became and continue to serve as the managing general partner. During this period (from approximately October 1980 to January 1984), I represented the law firm as general counsel to South Florida Savings and Loan Association, Miami, Florida.
to October 1987:
Member, Board of Directors, Coral Savings and Loan Association, Coral Springs, Florida; also served on loan committee.
July 1972 to present:
Promoter and managing general partner of no less than 12-15 real estate properties, primarily commercial and income producing. Responsible for management, leasing and disposition.
The Florida Bar.
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Circuit Mediator certified by the Supreme Court of Florida.
Judicial Receiver in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Qualified as an expert witness on commercial real estate matters in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Qualified as an expert witness on real estate management in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Licensed General Contractor, State of Florida, since 1973.
Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Florida, since 1971.
Licensed Mortgage Broker, State of Florida, since 1987.
Licensed Community Association
Manager, since 1988.
Miami Palmetto Senior High School, Graduated 1969.
University of Florida, Gainesville,
BS-1973 with High Honors
Minor Degree in Real Estate
University of Miami (Florida) - JD (Law
Wexner Heritage Foundation - completed
two year intensive leadership development and study program.
Member, Florida Bar, 1976 to present.
Member, South Miami/Kendall Bar Association
Member, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 2000 to present.
Member, Citizens Board, University of Miami
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