Gary Tasman

CEO & Principal Broker

Professional Background

  • May 2014 – Acquired 4 mm sf commercial real estate management portfolio –largest 3rd party commercial property management portfolio is Southwest Florida
  • March 2009 – Founded Commercial Property Southwest Florida, LLC (Only Independently Owned & Operated Member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance in State of Florida)
  • January 2007 – Joined Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. – Opened Southwest Florida Market
  • Prior – Directed Largest Revenue Generating Team a Grubb & Ellis/VIP for over a decade
  • Consistently recognized as a top-producing broker and firm

Experience

  • 32 Years Real Estate Industry
  • Closed over 1,000 Transactions –  $700 Million plus
  • Office, Retail Industrial Site Analysis
  • Market & Financial Feasibility Studies
  • Expert Sales & Communication Authority
  • Stonegate Bank (Southwest Capital Bank) – Founding Organizing Director National start up bank; charter from the US Governments’ office of Currency and Controller in July 2006
  • Certified: Florida State Certified Real Estate Broker and Appraiser
  • Keen Sense for Identifying Winning Strategies & Opportunities
  • Expert Witness
  • Recognized Locally, Regionally, & Nationally as Southwest Florida.

Education

  • Bachelors in Finance, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Florida State Certified Real Estate Appraiser
  • Licensed Broker, Florida

Achievements

  • 2007 – Present: Lead six broker team that closes 175-200 commercials sales, leases and consulting assignments
  • 2000-2006: Top Revenue Producing Associate ofthe Year – Grubb & Ellis/VIP
  • 2005: Top Generating Affiliate Associate for Grubb & Ellis Globally
  • 2002-2004: Top 10 Revenue Generating Associate Expert On Southwest Florida Commercial Real Estate
  • Speaks to Public & Professional Organizations On Current Commercial Real Estate Trends
  • Weekly Newspaper Columnist – Cape Coral Breeze
  • Special Guest Columnist – Commercial Connection in Fort Myers News- Press
  • Often Quoted – Florida Real Estate Journal, Gulf Coast Business Review, Florida Business Weekly, Napes Daily News

Memberships - Past & Present

  • Cushman & Wakefield National Land Practice Specialty Group
  • Cushman & Wakefield National Healthcare Specialty Practice Group
  • Cushman & Wakefield National Retail Specialty Practice Group
  • Cushman & Wakefield National Legal Services Specialty Practice Group
  • Lee County Planning Agency – County Commission Appointed
  • Chairman of the Board – Junior Achievement Southwest Florida
  • News Press – Editorial Board Member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Real Estate Investment Society
  • (REIS) Commercial and Investment Professionals (CIP)
  • Horizon Council of Lee County Member at Large
  • South Fort Myers Rotary
  • Florida Chapter of Certified Commercial and Investment Members (CCIM),
  • Lee County Conservation 20/20 Land Trust Stewardship Advisory Committee – Foundering Member 1996 until November of 2008 County Commission Appointed
  • Cape Coral Council for Progress – Past Chairman
  • Naples Chamber of Commerce