Movers & Shakers: Fort Lauderdale broker joins Compass
InvestTeam Realty brought on agents from Cosmopolitan Realty, Fortune International Realty
Andy Ziffer joined Compass’ Fort Lauderdale office. Ziffer was previously with the boutique real estate firm he co-founded, called LauderdaleONE Luxury Real Estate. Before that, he was an agent with One Sotheby’s International Realty.
Javier Rodriguez joined Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr as a partner in the litigation practice. Rodriguez, who works out of the law firm’s Miami office, was previously a partner at CKR Law, working on real estate litigation, commercial disputes, creditor’s rights, employment cases, professional liability claims, admiralty, and tort cases.
Brown Harris Stevens Miami added Pilar Corredor, Miyako Haag and Terrance “Terry” Segall as associates based out of the brokerage’s Sunset Harbour office in Miami Beach. Ana Rubio, who also joined the firm as an agent, will be based out of Brown Harris Stevens’ South Beach office.
Preston Reid is now managing director of Berkadia’s hotels and hospitality group. Based in Tampa, Reid will focus on investment sales in the Southeast. He was briefly with JLL following JLL’s acquisition of HFF. Reid was with HFF between 2012 and 2019, most recently as a senior director for its hotels and hospitality group. Berkadia has opened new offices in Southern California, the Carolinas and in Miami.
InvesTeam Realty grew by agent count. The brokerage, founded by Reinaldo Gonzalez, has over 100 agents and has offices in Edgewater, Doral and Pembroke Pines. The new agents are: Ana Claudia Sentena and Veronica Alvarez, formerly with Cosmopolitan Realty; Patricia Guerrero, formerly with RE Real Estate Services in Doral; and Ana Maria Gutierrez and Andrea Medina, formerly with Fortune International Realty.
Kevin Ellis joined KW Property Management & Consulting as the new business development manager based in the company’s Tampa office. Ellis was most recently regional business development manager with Drum Cussac Group, a global business risk, security and crisis management firm.