Gary Tasman

Gary Tasman

CEO & Principal Broker

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    Ft. Myers - Commercial Property SW FL
    5220 Summerlin Commons Blvd.
    Ste. 500
    Ft. Myers, FL 33907
    United States

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Gary Tasman is the Founder of Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Property Southwest Florida (CW|CPSWFL) and serves as its CEO/Principal Broker. The firm provides commercial real estate solutions, locally and globally, in every stage of the real estate process, representing clients in buying, selling, leasing, financing and valuing assets.

In January of 2007, Gary Tasman joined Cushman & Wakefield of Florida Inc. (C&W) as Executive Director for the Southwest Florida market. After successfully handling C&W’s high-profile, national accounts on a local level, he was offered the opportunity to become a C&W Alliance member, and in 2009 founded the only independently owned and operated member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance in the State of Florida.  

Gary is a 30-year veteran of the real estate industry and is regarded regionally and statewide as an expert on Southwest Florida commercial real estate. His expertise includes: market analytics, financial feasibility studies (office, retail, industrial), site analyses, land development, and disposition/acquisition strategies. He regularly speaks to public and professional organizations about commercial real estate trends and serves as a special columnist for The Fort Myers
News-Press Commercial Connection, Florida Real Estate Journal, Gulf Coast Business Review, Florida Business Weekly and Suite Life Magazine.

• 30+ years in the real estate industry with a keen sense for identifying winning strategies and opportunities
• Office, retail industrial site analysis
• Market & financial feasibility studies expert
• Closed 600 transactions in the past 5 years with a gross value of more than $227 million

• Certified state of Florida real estate broker and appraiser
• Recognized locally, regionally, & nationally
• Costar top firm and agent for leasing and sales transaction volume, 2007-2014
• Top revenue producing associate of the year, 2002-2006
• Top generating affiliate associate globally, 2005
• Top 10 revenue generating associate, 2002-2004
• Speaker for public & professional groups on current commercial real estate trends
• Weekly newspaper columnist - cape coral breeze
• Special guest columnist -commercial connection in fort myers news-press
• Often quoted -Florida real estate journal, gulf coast business review and Florida business weekly

Memberships -professional & civic organizations
• Lee county conservation 20/20 land trust & stewardship advisory committee: Founding member
• Organizational director & advisory board member of Stonegate Bank: Founding member
• Legal Sector Advisory Group: Member
• The Heights Foundation: Advisory board
• Junior Achievement: Executive Committee
• Horizon Council of Lee County
• Real Estate Investment Society (REIS)
• Florida chapter of Certified Commercial and Investment Members (CCIM)
• Commercial and Investment Professionals (CIP)