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Broker Spotlight: Jason Laver

Jason Laver has always believed that the key to a successful, and contented career is to control your own destiny – which is exactly what attracted him to the commercial real estate industry. After spending countless late-night hours working his way through college at the University of Toledo where he was enrolled in a pre-pharmacy … Continued

Broker Spotlight: Bill Saltzman

Striking the balance between the analytical and the creative has always been Bill Saltzman’s passion. From a young age, Bill fell in love with music and the arts, but his inquisitive mind also nurtured his enthusiasm for arithmetic and analytical thinking. After earning a B.B.A. in Economics from Ohio University, Bill took a position with … Continued

Broker Spotlight: Eric Schreibman

For Eric Schreibman, being a broker in commercial real estate is all about being a trusted advisor, especially when clients need him the most. Upon earning his law degree from Arizona State University, Eric found that what he enjoyed most in the legal profession was not necessarily the mechanics of practicing law, but the opportunity … Continued

Broker Spotlight: Alex Russo

The commercial real estate industry is notoriously challenging, but that is exactly what attracted Alex Russo to becoming a Commercial Real Estate Broker. Growing up in Shaker Heights, Alex learned early on about the value of a strong work ethic; His father, Tony Russo, was a successful automobile salesman, who spoke often about how important … Continued

Broker Spotlight: Brian Smith

A penchant for business is what brought Brian into the commercial real estate industry. Upon graduation from Cleveland State University, he spent several years in industrial sales before receiving his first taste of entrepreneurism while managing multiple fitness clubs in the Northeast Ohio area and Florida. Not long after, he transitioned into the tanning business … Continued

Broker Spotlight: Kevin Kelly

Establishing trusted, authentic relationships with his clients has always been a cornerstone of Kevin Kelly’s real estate career. He learned at a young age the value and power of these relationships while watching his father manage several properties throughout Northeast Ohio, and he knew he wanted to get into the industry. Kevin graduated from Miami … Continued

Broker Spotlight: Robert Wetzel

Real estate has been a passion of Robert’s for most of his life. His family owned a local excavation company, which he joined after graduating from Cleveland State University with a BA in Business and a focus in Management and Labor Relations. He eventually took over the business and expanded its services to include land … Continued

Broker Spotlight: David Leb

A passion for people, places and problem solving has been an undercurrent throughout much of David’s professional life, but it was the igniting of an intrinsic sales gene that catapulted him into commercial real estate. During his undergraduate studies at Ohio State University where he earned a Bachelors degree in Geography and History, his original … Continued

Broker Spotlight: Shawn Fortner

Shawn Fortner recognizes that constant learning makes for a great broker. A young professional and native Clevelander, she seeks out organizations and mentors to sharpen her knowledge base to be the best broker she can for her clients. Having worked in commercial real estate since graduating from The Ohio State University with a BSBA in Real … Continued

Broker Spotlight: George J. Pofok

There’s no denying that George Pofok is a natural leader and coach. In his 20+ years in the commercial real estate industry, he’s been the go-to guy for mentorship among his colleagues, an engaged participant on industry boards and in real estate organizations, and a trusted advisor to his commercial real estate clients. George has been with … Continued

Broker Spotlight: Ben Schiller

Meet Ben Schiller, our new Sales Associate. Ben may be the new guy on the block, but he’s no rookie. Previously working for a decade at a Cushman & Wakefield | CRESCO affiliate in the Buffalo, NY market, Ben’s passion for the business started with an internship at the company and grew into a successful career. … Continued

Broker Spotlight: Nanci Ferrante

Nanci stands out as a trailblazer in a field where too few women choose to pursue a career. Starting in real estate research, learning the fundamentals, interpreting raw data and knowing the science of an industry where information moves decisions. That expertise is the foundation to a legacy of loyal clients, a consistent track record of closed … Continued