Associate Vice President
License # SL3427306
Jeff is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with undergraduate degrees in Finance and Real Estate. He joined Colliers in 2016 as an appraiser while obtaining his Master of Science in Real Estate degree, also from UCF.
During his tenure as an appraiser, he worked on hundreds of appraisals over all asset classes. The appraisal reports helped with real estate transactions valuing in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
In September 2018, Jeff was hired as an associate broker in the Orlando office. He focuses on Tenant and Landlord representation in retail properties. The retail properties in which he specializes includes; existing retail space, land, and redevelopments.
He partners with David Gabbai, Joanna Robinson, Alexie Fonseca, and Michael Sweeney who make up Colliers’ Central Florida retail team. The team has extensive history representing landlords, tenants, buyers, sellers, and developers in the retail sector throughout the Central Florida region.
Master’s Degree, Real Estate (2015-2017) - University of Central Florida
Bachelor’s Degree, Finance, Real Estate (2008 – 2013) - University of Central Florida
Executive Vice President
Commercial Real Estate Broker: Site Selection Specialist with extensive representation in the Restaurant Hospitality and Retail Corporate Real Estate industries, 1991- present. Responsibilities include site selection, market analysis, strategic planning, contract negotiations, site planning and site development (permitting, signage, drainage, access, cross easements, etc.).
Senior Vice President
Joanna Robinson joined Colliers International-Central Florida in 2018 focusing mainly on Tenant Representation in Central Florida. Prior to Collier's she worked for almost 12 years with The Shopping Center Group as a Tenant Rep. As a Tenant Rep she has worked with both regional and national clients which includes: Ross Dress for Less, LA Fitness, Ollie's Bargain Outlets, Dollar Tree, Citi Trends, Five Below, Party City, Famous Footwear, Payless Shoes, Rue 21, Mattress Firm, T-Mobile, Regis Brands, Blaze Pizza, Einstein Bagels & Vitamin Shoppe. As a Tenant Rep she is responsible for implementation of a growth and development strategy, market research, strategic site selection, and LOI negotiations. Prior to becoming a Tenant Rep she was a Leasing Agent for over 2 years.
Senior Vice President
Alexie joined Colliers International in 2020 as Managing Director Retail Services, serving Landlords, developers, and Tenants in the Central Florida area. Alexie is also part of The Gabbai-Fonseca Retail Team, partnered up with elite real estate professional, David Gabbai, and focuses on the team’s Landlord leasing clients. She specializes in mixed-use developments, lifestyle centers, and commercial strips. She is also well connected with many new up-and-coming businesses and new-to-market clients. Alexie is skilled in LOI and leases negotiations, site selection, strategic planning, tenant prospecting, retail campaigns, and city commission approvals. Since beginning her role in leasing in 2015, Alexie’s activity values over $225 Million totaling 807,000 SF, 22 properties and includes over 190 lease transactions to date.
Alexie Fonseca started her career in Commercial Real Estate with Unicorp National Developments where she served as Director of Leasing, managing over a 1 million square foot portfolio. With more than a decade of experience in development, Mrs. Fonseca spent her time working in all aspects of the development business from site acquisition, project management, site planning, design, and overseeing the development stages of many of the best and well-known projects in Central Florida today. Mrs. Fonseca also attended and presented several projects to community and county commission meetings for approval and participated in campaigns to successfully bring Tenants to Florida, such as Trader Joe’s Grocery. Most notably Alexie leased space to new-to-market tenants such as White Castle, Sixty Vine, and Portillo’s.
A life long resident of central Florida, Michael initially began his career in the office sector. He developed industry specialties in insurance, telecommunication related firms and corporate facilities. In 2004 his career path began to shift towards retail and he specialized in outparcel site selection primarily for financial institutions. He is known for his in-depth market information including tracking retail availabilities and inventory, rental rates, and land sales comparables. His responsibilities include tenant representation, property acquisition and dispositions.
Michael began his career as an Associate at Park Avenue Leasing & Management in 1991. After a brief tenure he left Park Avenue to join Andrew McCaw & Associates. Mr. Sweeney later became a Senior Leasing Associate for Commercial First Properties in 1993. He was instrumental in the growth of Commercial First Properties, which was acquired by Carter & Associates, then merged with Grubb & Ellis in 1998 where he became the top producer in 2003. He joined the Colliers team as a Retail Specialist in February 2008 and continues to help clients solve their real estate issues.
Senior Client Services Specialist
Client Services Coordinator
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