Deme Mekras currently serves as the Senior Alliance Director for the iHeartMedia account. In that role, he is responsible for the overall client relationship overseeing transaction management, project management, facilities management, and lease administration. As part of his oversight, he is responsible for ensuring the quality of both the technical side of the service provided as well as the communication back to the client. He is also responsible for bringing new ideas and services to the account, enhancing the performance of the portfolio, controlling costs, and growing the overall relationship with the client.
Prior to serving as Alliance Director, Deme was the Business Manager. In this role, he was responsible for leading administrative and operations staff in the Florida market and advancing the business as the company grew in Florida. He focused on developing the annual business and operations plans, budgets, forecasts and priorities, and managed the commission pipeline and payment process for all brokers.
Prior to his time with Cushman & Wakefield, Deme was Vice President of Investments for Monument Real Estate Services, a multi-family property management and investment firm based in Coral Gables. He was responsible for overseeing the acquisition and disposition of owned assets, as well as acting as head of investor relations and acquisition consultant for third-party clients. He also served as Director of Real Estate Operations, where he created and implemented budget models and procedures, negotiated national contracts, and oversaw remote properties.
Over his career, Deme has been responsible for the acquisition of more than $350 million in multi-family properties totaling more than 7,000 units in the Mid-Atlantic, Texas and Southeastern United States, and $150 million in dispositions.
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- Master of Business Administration, Nova Southeastern University
- Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Florida International University