January/February 2016 Edition
Upcoming Events
 
Your 
Florida CCIM Chapter has eight districts working hard to serve your needs throughout Florida.  
 
You are welcome to participate statewide, so check out these upcoming events around the state (click on the meeting link for more information):




February 23
CENTRAL


February 24
BROWARD

March 1
ORLANDO



March 10
ORLANDO
Thank You 
To Our 
2016
Chapter Sponsors


District News

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To keep up with all the many events and news in our districts between newsletters




 

Florida Focus  is a
bi-monthly  e-brief 
focused on news and updates designed specifically to benefit you, our members, in enhancing the membership experience across the state.  

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what you want to see!

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Carol Tanner, CCIM 
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Introducing Your 2016 
Florida Chapter 
Leadership Team

Chere Rice Roane, CCIM, serves as the 2016 President Building designs, the lay of the land, and a desire to serve the public influenced Chere Roane to join the profession known as "Realtor" in 1971. President of  Nicole & Hudson Realty Corp. , Roane is active in the sale of commercial properties, residential listings/sales, and land development.  Additionally, Roane has a long-standing record of leadership positions in the Florida CCIM Chapter and in leadership of the Chapter's Central District as well. 
FOR A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM CHERE, CLICK HERE.


Scott Lloyd, CCIM, is the 2016 President-Elect. Lloyd is Principal and Founder of Lloyd Commercial Advisors, LLC (LloydCA.com) based in Orlando Florida.  He has served as the President of the Florida CCIM Central District and is currently a Board Member of the Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors.  Lloyd has closed hundreds of transactions representing some of Central Florida's most dynamic organizations and property owners.  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT SCOTT
 

Adam Palmer, CCIM is the 2016 Vice President of Finance . Palmer, a former software engineer, has professional experience spanning across the country, but found a permanent home in Florida and Commercial Real Estate. The Managing Director from  LandQwest Commercial  
has been recognized by CoStar as an 8-time Southwest Florida Power Broker award winner. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT ADAM


Tina Marie Eloian CCIM is the 2016 Vice President of Administration.   Eloian has been a Licensed Realtor for over 18 years specializing in Commercial, Land and Investment Real Estate. Tina has been involved in real estate ever since she was a young girl, growing up watching her father develop residential and mobile home communities throughout Hillsborough and Pasco County. Tina is principle of Florida Commercial Group.  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT TINA


Ajay Babbar, CCIM, is the 2016 Vice President of Education. 
Babbar came to the Orlando area 26 years ago from New Jersey area. Babbar currently serves as an associate with 
in Orlando. He specializes in the sale of office, industrial and retail property in addition to the sale of commercial development land in the Central Florida market.  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT AJAY


Bev Larson CCIM is the 2016 Vice President of Operations.
Larson, an agent with Lahaina Realty, has been living in the Ft. Myers Beach-South Ft. Myers area since 1976 and has been involved in Real Estate, Buying, Selling & Investing in Lee County, and the surrounding Counties, for over 38 years, specializing in Commercial, Residential/Multi-family, Office, Retail & Investment Properties. She started in Building & Developing in the area in 1977. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT BEV

 
Randy Krise, CCIM, is the 2015 Past President.  Krise came to the Fort Myers area 13 years ago from Marietta, Georgia where he successfully grew a commercial real estate practice.  He serves as Broker of the  Krise Commercial Group LLC   in Lee County and several countywide committees.  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT RANDY

Florida CCIM Chapter Leads Donation of Memorial Fund Established Honoring Bob Ward


The Florida Chapter is working with The CCIM Institute and the CCIM Foundation in honoring Bob Ward, by supporting the establishment of the "Robert L. Ward CCIM Memorial Fund". This fund will be to honor the memory of Mr. Ward and his over forty years of involvement at the CCIM Institute as an instructor, a course developer, volunteer member in governance and Past President. Bob Ward died in Oviedo in late 2015.

With Heavy Hearts...


The family and friends of Andries "Andre" Johannes Hendrick Janse van Rensburg sadly reported that the popular CCIM Leader and Instructor passed away from cancer on December 17, 2015 in Houston, Texas. He was 55.

Mr. van Rensburg held numerous designations including the prestigious Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation, Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: As Florida House Tax Cut Package Passes, Florida CCIM Chapter Calls For Push For Business Rent Tax Cut


The Florida House recently passed a $1 billion tax cut package that included a 2% reduction of the Business Rent Tax.

The Florida CCIM Chapter  and Florida Realtors will be sending out tweets to thank the House, leadership and bill sponsor for supporting this priority, and are thanking Chapter members for getting involved.

Florida CCIM 
Winter Meetings Recap


An estimated 100 members of the Florida CCIM Chapter recently gathered for meetings, networking, education and more at the Chapter's first statewide event of the year.

The Jan 28-30th events were held in conjunction with the Florida Realtors Association's Mid-Winter Business Meetings at the Renaissance Orlando at Sea World conference center.

A Warm Welcome To 
Florida CCIM Chapter's 
Newest Members

 
 
Please join us in extending a warm welcome to the Florida CCIM Chapter's newest members:
 
Reid Armor -East Coast Candidate
Mijael Attias -Miami-Dade/Monroe Candidate
Jamie Beale -East Coast Candidate
Michael Bernstein -West Coast Affiliate
Daneel Burke -West Coast Associate
Jay Cu nio-North Candidate
Raymond Diaz -Miami-Dade/Monroe Associate
Keith Durand -West Coast Candidate
Valerie Enlow -East Associate
Robin Giove -Central Designee
Ron Goldstein -Panhandle Candidate
Jerry Hanbery -Central Candidate
Doris Houck -Central Affiliate
John Jackson -West Coast Designee
Thomas Johnson -North Candidate
Jack Koehler -West Coast Candidate
Gregory Laskody -East Coast Designee
Kim Lohry -West Coast Associate
Marti Mang -Miami-Dade/Monroe Affiliate
Damian Nusynkier -Miami-Dade/Monroe Candidate
Roshy Rajan -West Coast Affiliate
John Ringland -West Coast Affiliate
John Roberts -Central Candidate
Carlos  Rodriguez -Miami-Dade/Monroe Candidate
Robert Rosetto -East Coast Designee
Matt Sullivan -Central Designee
Jian Sun -West Coast Candidate
Jeffrey Tebbe -West Coast Affiliate
Vessi Vassileva -Southwest Associate
David Walker -Panhandle Candidate
Ted Walker -West Coast Affiliate
Craig Werley -Miami-Dade/Monroe Candidate
Jennifer Wollmann -Miami-Dade/Monroe Associate
Mary Ann Yaney -West Coast Affiliate
Steven Zanetos -West Coast Affiliate