The Real Deal Miami

Movers & Shakers: Engel & Völkers acquires Select Realty Group & more

Compass picked up two teams in Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale
By Katherine Kallergis | December 10, 2018 08:45AM

From left: Magnus Jennemyr and Irving Padron. (Credit: iStock)

Engel & Völkers Miami acquired Select Realty Group, a boutique brokerage in Coconut Grove.

Owner and broker Magnus Jennemyr is joining Engel & Völkers along with two agents. He closed $250 million in sales volume over the past five years, a spokesperson said. Jennemyr is also bringing with him more than $30 million in listings.

Engel & Völkers Miami has been expanding quickly throughout Florida over the past year. In July, it secured the rights to the Sunny Isles market, giving the franchisee control of Miami-Dade County.

Compass also continues to grow throughout South Florida. The Pam and Toni Team, comprised of Pam Thomes, Toni Valentino and Teri Jacobsen, left Keller Williams to lead Compass’ new office in Boca Raton. The team is bringing with it more than $20 million of listings.

The Barkin-Gilman Group joined Compass’ Las Olas office, where they will oversee a group of 10 associates. The group’s sales volume totaled more than $100 million over the past three years, according to a release.

Michael Hinton joined Apex Capital Realty as a senior associate of investment sales. Hinton was previously director of commercial real estate at Weichert Realtors Best Beach Realtors.

Brewster Kump is now with Illustrated Properties, working out of its Jupiter West office. Kump and his wife, Cindy Spee, a real estate marketing specialist, is joining Illustrated with him. He focuses on sales ranging between $500,000 and more than $10 million in Palm Beach and Martin counties. Kump was previously with Waterfront Properties and Club Communities.

Thor Equities Group promoted Colin Bahor to director of acquisitions. Thor is expanding throughout Mexico and in major European cities, as well as in U.S. markets like San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Chicago, New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Miami, according to a release.

Isabel Godoy joined Brown Harris Stevens Miami as its new marketing coordinator. She’ll coordinate sales and marketing strategies for condos, single-family homes and commercial properties for BHS Miami.

Adolfo Palacios was promoted to vice president of investments for Marcus & Millichap in Miami. Palacios was previously a senior associate.

Eric Savir is now a senior associate at One Real Estate Investment. He was previously a senior analyst at Berkadia Commercial Mortgage in Boca Raton, where he underwrote and led the closings for commercial real estate loans totaling $4.2 billion over the past three years.

Rose Harris returned to EWM Realty International after starting her career there. In the past, she has worked at Douglas Elliman’s Coconut Grove office and at One Sotheby’s International Realty. The Rose Harris Group has averaged about $40 million in sales volume annually, according to a release.

Andrew Becerra left Michael Light’s group at Douglas Elliman to join Kurz Real Estate. Kurz, a former Elliman director of luxury sales, launched his brokerage in 2016 and now has more than 100 agents.

Anthony Fasano, a former Miami Dolphins player, joined Whitaker Realty P.A. to lead the brokerage’s commercial division.