Paula Buffa

Paula Buffa

Senior Director

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    201 North Franklin Street
    Suite 3300
    Tampa, FL 33602-5163
    United States

  • Phone

    +1 813 204-5348

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Ms. Buffa began her career in 1986 in Nashville, TN relocating to Tampa in 1997 where she continued her career in the representation of Landlords throughout the Tampa Bay area. She joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2012 after previously working on the Landlord Agency side for CBRE and Grubb & Ellis. During her career, Ms. Buffa has worked with multiple ownership groups, local, regional and national, in successfully leasing their office portfolio throughout the Tampa Bay area. She currently represents owners of office product in both Hillsborough County and Pinellas County. Her experience has been in all classes of office product, repositioning and backfilling above market vacant buildings, and creative marketing plans. Ms. Buffa obtained her CCIM certification in 1997 and her RPA certification through BOMA in 1988. Since arriving in Tampa, she has served as President of Westshore Alliance, Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Association of Realtors (FGCAR), and CREW Tampa Bay and was recognized as a Woman of Influence in Commercial Real Estate in 2009.


  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Real Property Administrator (RPA), Building Owners and Managers Institute International
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker –Florida

Professional Affiliations

  • Professional Affiliations
  • Westshore Alliance, President 2009 and 2010; Leadership Westshore Class of 2000
  • Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Association of Realtors –President 2006
  • Commercial Real Estate Women, Tampa Bay Chapter –President 2004
  • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce -Women of Influence Committee
  • Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center –Inner Circle Member
  • Tampa Downtown Partnership –Arts and Culture Subcommittee