UPDATED, Oct. 18, 1:40 p.m.: Scott Wadler is now managing director at Berkadia.
Wadler spent over a decade at HFF, most recently as senior director of the firm’s Miami office. He handles construction financing, hospitality and residential deals throughout the Southeast. At Berkadia, he joins other recent hires that include Jaret Turkell and Robert Pesant, who co-lead the company’s investment sales team in South Florida.
JLL closed on the $2 billion acquisition of HFF in July. While some brokers joined JLL, others left to competitors.
Marius Koller joined Brown Harris Stevens Miami. Koller is the co-founder of House Yacht Living, which is the team behind Arkup, a solar-powered floating home. Koller was previously an agent with Julian Johnston’s Calibre International Realty. Johnston recently joined the Corcoran Group. Koller said he will continue selling luxury boats and yachts, and plans to sell at least 10 Arkup homes.
The Elegant Miami Team, led by Sylvia Cordes, joined RE/MAX Advance Realty. The group includes Marth Quinn, Jean Collahuazo, Emily Chace and Vanessa Castaneda. Cordes was previously with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices EWM Realty.
MCSS Development and Investment LLC promoted Tyler Heckaman as its vice president of development. He joined MCSS in January 2017 as an acquisitions associate, where he focused on finding acquisition opportunities, project underwriting, market research and data analytics.
Berger Commercial Realty/CORFAC International hired sales associate Jordan Beck. Beck was previously district manager of Vivint Solar in Tampa.
Tyler de la Pena joined Colliers International South Florida as senior associate in office services. De la Pena is now with the firm’s Team Kingsley-Rutchik, which focuses on landlord agency and tenant representation services for office and industrial owners and occupiers. De la Pena was previously corporate real estate advisor at CBRE
Central Civil Construction promoted Michael Velez to project manager from assistant project manager. Velez has worked on projects that include Grove Central, Turnberry Resort and Spa, Gables Station and the Plaza Coral Gables.