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Broker Promotions in North Florida!

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Colliers North Florida is thrilled to announce the promotion of five of our North Florida Brokers!

In their own ways, each of these individuals has demonstrated excellence in the areas of new business development, brand stewardship, competitive market standing and professional growth.

Eric Bumgarner, Dan Drotos, Matt McCarthy, Rory Causseaux and Gina Kline: We are privileged to have you as part of the Colliers family and wish you much more success in the years to come. Thank you for all that you do to make Colliers the best commercial brokerage in North Florida!

Promotions  Feb 2022

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Eric Bumgarner

Executive Director

Jacksonville

Eric Bumgarner is an Executive Director of Industrial Brokerage Service with Colliers North Florida. Eric focuses his efforts primarily on the disposition and acquisition of industrial business parks, single tenant net leased industrial and self-storage facilities. His brokerage activities include both seller/landlord representation and buyer/tenant representation of sales and leases in the specialty of industrial land and buildings for local, regional and international companies. Eric has a reputation of being a key player in the Jacksonville, FL industrial market with having completed over 600 transactions throughout his career totaling 5.2M square feet. These transactions are valued at more than $300 million and has placed Eric among the top producers within Colliers.

Eric has relevant hands-on experience when it comes to understanding the needs of industrial users, as he has worked for multiple contracting companies in his younger years and is a veteran of the United States Air Force where he served in Operation Enduring Freedom maintaining the missile defensive systems on C-130 cargo planes.

Prior to joining Colliers International, Eric managed the industrial division at Prime Realty.

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Dan Drotos

Executive Director

Gainesville

As the Executive Director of the Gainesville office for Colliers, Dan leads the firm's presence in Alachua County and the surrounding sub-markets by providing commercial real estate solutions for his clients. His team specializes in commercial and land transactions (sales & leasing) including office, retail, industrial, and multi-family. With well over 100 years of combined local knowledge and service, they strive to continuously raise the bar for their clientele. 

Prior to joining Colliers International, Dan served as Vice President of the Commercial and Land Division at an independent firm in Gainesville where he was a partner in The Drotos Ryals Group. His team has successfully transacted over $1 billion in local (Alachua County) commercial real estate. Dan holds both a Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) and Master of Building Construction (MBC) from the University of Florida along with multiple professional designations, including Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR). He also also serves in several industry, civic, and non-profit organizations such as: The Urban Land Institute, Ronald McDonald House of North Central Florida, First Federal Bank of  Florida, United Way, and Leadership Gainesville.

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Matthew McCarthy

Director

Jacksonville

As a licensed Broker and member of the  North Florida Multifamily Investment and Land Services Team, I bring a client focused, value-add approach designed to exceed client expectations.

In this capacity, I am involved  in all aspects of the deal process including client engagement, asset valuation/underwriting, financial modeling, market research, due diligence, property tours and facilitation of client communication. My goal is growing the Multifamily Investment Sales Platform and the Team’s market presence by providing first class services in Jacksonville and tertiary markets throughout  North Florida.

As a Jacksonville resident for over 20 years, I have seen Northeast Florida grow substantially. Working in the real estate industry provides me with an opportunity to assist in that growth. For over 10 years I have assisted owners, investors and developers with the acquisition and disposition of real property.

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Rory Causseaux

Director

Gainesville

Rory graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in civil engineering and has spent the past 35 years in Gainesville as a professional consultant in the land-development industry. Shortly following his graduation, Rory founded CHW Professional Consultants. Serving the company for the last 30 years, Rory’s roles shifted from Vice to President, to CEO and later to Founder. Under Rory’s leadership, the company grew from 13 employees to 85 employees and increased its gross revenue to well over $10 million.

 As a professional engineer, Rory has worked on thousands of projects within Alachua County and the southern United States. Having worked with numerous owners and developers on single-family, multi- family, commercial, retail, industrial and institutional uses, Rory has discovered a uniqueness to each property and project after having worked in such a diverse market of land development. Rory’s engagement and leadership doesn’t stop there, he is well known in the Gainesville community for his roles in many different organizations, some of which include Rotary club of Gainesville Sunrise (President), Climb for Cancer Foundation (Board Member), Builders Association of North Central Florida (BANCF) (past Associate Vice-President), American Heart Association (2018 Heart Walk Chair) and Gainesville Chamber of Commerce (Board Member since 2013, Chair of The Board 2017, currently Immediate Past-Chair).

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Gina Kline

Senior Associate

Jacksonville

Kline's commercial real estate career began over a decade ago. Specializing in the retail sector, her team focuses on tenant representation and asset disposition. A deep understanding of  research, marketing, GIS storytelling as well as a background in retail management, investment advisory service, and small business ownership, bring an entrepreneurial spirit of creativity and focus to her deal making. Proud to be part of the Gator Nation, she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2010 from the University of Florida.  Go Gators!

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