Marc Pearl founded Pearl Real Estate Advisors, now known as Pearl Commercial in 2009 as a boutique Commercial Real Estate Firm, servicing clients with investment sales and leasing advice. Marc has:
With more than 36 years of commercial real estate experience, Marc H. Pearl CCIM, brings an extensive and diverse background, specializing in office and retail leasing along with medical office investment sales including a strong background in buyer/tenant representation, bank REO’s, market research, site selection, lease negotiation, pro-forma projections, and investment analysis.
Pearl has assisted financial institutions such as Lehman Brothers, Aurora Bank FSB, Ocwen Financial, Bayview Financial, LNR Partners, and Bank of America with their troubled real estate assets.
Prior to joining KW Classic as their Director of Commercial Real Estate, Marc founded Pearl Real Estate Advisors in 2009, as a boutique commercial real estate firm serving its clients with investment sales and leasing advice. He is a member of the Realtors Association of Sarasota and Manatee and is certified as a Delegate of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM*) Institute.
In addition to his extensive real estate background, Pearl owned and operated a chain of medical clinics and was directly responsible for site selection, design, construction, licensing and accrediting of the de-novo surgical facilities that were located throughout South Florida.
He also is a multi-store franchisee of a national retail franchise. As a successful business owner himself, he brings his real estate clients that added insight.
A Miami native of 58 years and graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans (BSM), Marc started his career in New Orleans as an office leasing agent. He represented both landlords and tenants and was fortunate to be on the leasing team responsible for securing tenants on behalf of the owner of three Class “A” office towers, comprised of 1,500,000 square feet. Through his career Marc has negotiated hundreds of leases.
Marc loves fishing, diving (scuba and free diving). He is an avid boater and a competitive sailor, performing a trans-oceanic crossing of the Indian Ocean (45 days, 6,873 nautical miles, and across 6 time zones).
*A CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) is part of a global commercial real estate network with members across North America and more than 30 countries. Only 6 percent of the estimated 150,000 commercial real estate practitioners nationwide hold the CCIM designation. This professional network has enabled CCIM members to close thousands of transactions annually, representing more than $200 billion in value. As a result, the experts who possess the CCIM designation are an invaluable resource for commercial real estate owners, investors, and users.
A CCIM is a recognized expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. This designation is earned after successfully completing a process that ensures CCIMs are proficient not only in theory, but also in practice. This elite corps includes brokers, leasing professionals, investment counselors, asset managers, appraisers, corporate real estate executives, property managers, developers, institutional investors, commercial lenders, attorneys, bankers, and other allied professionals.