Tim Rivers, a former executive of Cushman & Wakefield and Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, joined commercial real estate brokerage firm JLL to lead its offices in Florida.
As the Tampa-based Florida market director, Rivers will oversee JLL offices in Coral Gables, Miami, Maitland, Orlando and Jacksonville as well as Tampa.
He will lead such JLL business lines as tenant representation, leasing, property management and capital market activities.
Rivers worked the last five years with Cushman & Wakefield as senior managing director of asset services.
His more than two decades in commercial real estate also includes working with Newmark Grubb Frank Knight as regional director of management services and managing director of brokerage services.
As director of asset services with brokerage firm CBRE, Rivers was part of a team that expanded the firm’s Florida property management portfolio by more than 30 million square feet in six years. [Business Observer] – Mike Seemuth