Poaching big game: SoFla brokers see opportunity as commercial firms compete for top talent

Brokers see opportunity as commercial firms compete for top talent in South Florida

From the South Florida issue: When Robert Given left CBRE to become vice chairman of capital markets at Cushman & Wakefield in South Florida last July, it was the culmination of months of courtship.

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In October 2015, he and his 11-person multifamily team started getting solicitations from competing brokerages. By January 2016, that had escalated to offers from half a dozen firms.