Fran started her real estate career in 1988 as a business consultant to real estate firms in Florida. She developed business strategies and play books on growth and profitability to assist and accelerate growth within these firms. With over 33 years’ experience as a Commercial Real Estate Professional her focus is on Healthcare, Medical, Non-Profits, Investors and Office Tenants. With her educational background in finance her strengths are in negotiating complex sales and leasing transactions, financial analysis, site selection, contract negotiations, business development, identifying economic development opportunities; market conditions and trends and long-term financial planning for her clients. Because she understands her clients, their short-term needs, and long-term goals, she is considered one of the most well -respected Brokers in her field. Fran takes a hands-on approach to her clients’ real estate needs and not only assist the TEAM but becomes one of the TEAM members.
Fran works closely with Healthcare & Medical Owners/Tenants, Nonprofit Organizations, Professional Clients, Administrators, Facility Planning Departments and Real Estate Departments to create and maximize value by securing strategic cost-effective solutions. Her clients typically face issues of growth, consolidation, inflexible landlords, staff and/or patient logistical concerns and facility obsolescence.
My approach has always been to find solutions and opportunities by first listening to my clients and then to best assist them in reaching the most optimal outcome. I become a real estate partner and an advocate for my clients’ interest and stay with them throughout the entire process. I provide a critical link to resources and services which makes the entire transaction flow smoothly.
Over the last several years, Ms. Pepis has closed on $900 Million in sales and leasing transactions and has leased over 1.5 MSF of commercial space. Throughout her 33 years in commercial real estate, she has been fortunate to work with a number of local, regional, national and international investors, owners/users and tenants.