The Real Deal Miami

Movers & Shakers: Former Stiles VP joins Berger Commercial Realty & more

Miami commissioner and real estate attorney Francis Suarez left GrayRobinson for Carlton Fields
By Katherine Kallergis | October 02, 2017 02:00PM

From left: Brian Batchelder, Francis X. Suarez

Brian Batchelder left Stiles Realty to join Berger Commercial Realty/CORFAC International as vice president of the brokerage. He’ll be based at the firm’s Palm Beach County office, where he will handle leasing assignments totaling 500,000 square feet of space.

City of Miami Commissioner and candidate for mayor Francis X. Suarez left GrayRobinson for Carlton Fields. Suarez joined the law firm’s real estate and commercial finance practice group.

A former publisher of Vogue in Latin America just joined Douglas Elliman as a Realtor associate. Vanessa Maggi, who led Vogue as publisher for more than a decade, left Keller Williams Realty for Elliman. She’ll be working out of the brokerage’s Miami Design District office.

Eddie Yarmer joined Rivergate KW Residential as senior vice president of operations for the Florida, Georgia and Texas markets. He was previously managing director for Greystar Real Estate Partners, where he oversaw about 16,000 units.

Fortune International Group brought on Alicia McCormack to the Glasshaus in the Grove sales team. McCormack previously worked on the Paramount Miami Worldcenter sales team.

Cervera Real Estate’s Elmir Group, led by Karen Elmir, brought on Crystal Tejera as a Realtor associate.

EWM Realty International hired eight agents at its Las Olas office: Carline Douze, Allison Fleck, Kristen Paulson, Richard Poirier, Ilana Pool, Homer Rollins, Kristina Sentance and Keith Stewart.

Coldwell Banker hired Oraivis Otero as a sales associate in its Pinecrest office, Ted Burns in Delray Beach office, and Maritere Rivera in the company’s Brickell/Key Biscayne office.