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Joe Rossi


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Professional Summary

Joe Rossi, CCIM, is the Executive Managing Director of Investment Services at Colliers International in Central Florida, leading Colliers’ Capital Markets platform with a focus on industrial, office, flex and medical properties throughout the State of Florida. Joe, a 28-year veteran, is a highly-regarded professional within the Florida real estate investment markets and has established a vast network of investors and financial contacts. Joe has spent the majority of his professional career working extensively to represent institutions, private equity, individual investors, and owner/operators to procure the best possible outcome for their acquisition/disposition needs. Joe provides expert guidance and advisory services to his clients throughout all stages of their ownership cycle including asset management, portfolio analysis, sale advisory and consulting. Over his career, Joe has generated more than $900 million in transactional sales volume across more than 8.1M square feet of space.

Prior to joining Colliers, Joe's business background includes:

  • Senior Vice President – Investment Services at Lincoln Property Company for four years where he handled office, industrial and retail investment sales. He closed transactions in excess of $64M across 15 transactions, acting as a receiver where needed. 
  • Senior Vice President – Investment Services Group with Grubb & Ellis for 6.5 years and was a key member of their Financial Services Asset Management and Distressed Property Services groups with over $170 million in 32 transactions.
  • Manager - Real Estate Investments at The St. Joe Company from 1998-2004, directing the disposition of over 1M square feet of commercial properties. 
  • Real Estate/Budget Analyst for Koger Equity, performing underwriting analysis and research across more than 1.6 million square feet of office development projects and 2 million square feet of office acquisitions. Joe was also responsible for the budgeting and cash flow projections for the entire 36 million square foot portfolio.


  • NAIOP Central Florida Chapter: President (2018); VP (2017); Board of Directors (2012-2019)
  • NAIOP State of Florida: Treasurer (2020); Board of Directors (2019-2020)
  • Colliers Central Florida Awards: Top Ten Producer (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020); Largest Office Sale (2017, 2018); Largest Industrial Sale (2017, 2019)
  • NAIOP Central Florida Chapter Awards: Investment Broker of the Year - Top 3 Investment Brokers (2007, 2008, 2009, 2018, 2019); Largest Transaction of the Year (2010 &2012); Unique Deal of the Year (2011); President’s Award (2013)
  • CoStar Awards: Sales Power Broker Awards (2006, 2007, 2012)
  • CFCAR Hallmark Awards: Top 10 Producer and Overall Top Investment Producer (2012)
  • Grubb & Ellis Company Awards: Rookie of the Year (2005); Top Producer (2006); Managing Directors Council - Top 3 Brokers in the Office (2007, 2008, 2009, & 2010)


  • 1993 Alumnus of University of North Florida with a BA in Music Performance
  • 1995 Alumnus of University of North Florida with a BBA in Accounting
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Florida Real Estate Broker License (BK655420)

Memberships & Involvements

  • NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association) Central Florida Chapter
  • UCF Real Estate Council
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Colliers Investment Services Group (CISG)
  • Colliers Asset Resolution Team (CART)



Asset Resolution Services, Financial Analysis

Service Lines

Capital Markets

Property Type

Office, Industrial

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Featured Research

May 4, 2021

Q1 2021 Central Florida Industrial Market Report

Warehouse and distribution space dominated the industrial sector in all key fundamentals, especially leasing activity where the average deal sized leased was 20,00 – 80,000 square feet.
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Apr 30, 2021

Q1 2021 Central Florida Office Market Report

With just a few pre-construction buildings being marketed and no new construction coming to the market, newly added space should be easily backfilled by year end.
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Mar 3, 2021

A Year of Unique Challenges

The Central Florida office market faced one of the most unique and challenging years in recent memory. With the backdrop of a global pandemic, as well as a heated and contentious political environment, the local markets felt the impacts throughout 2020. Overall leasing activity fell nearly 46% to 2.8 million square feet in 2020 compared to the average yearly leasing activity of 5.3 million square feet. Similarly, investment activity declined by nearly 60% in 2020 to a total of $323 million of total volume compared to an average year that experiences over $800 million in transaction volume. Vacancy increased to 9.2% from 8.8% in the previous quarter and 7.5% from this period one year ago. Sublease space available in the market grew, nearly double the amount from the fourth quarter of 2019.
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Featured News

Apr 2, 2020

Investor purchases FARO Technologies, Inc. U.S. production facility in Lake Mary

In October 2019, A joint venture between The RSP Companies and Great Point Properties, both New York-based investment firms, has purchased the FARO U.S. manufacturing facility in Lake Mary for $5.15 million.
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