Berger Commercial Realty/CORFAC International congratulated its Sales Associate Mary Harris on being named “Rookie of the Year” by the NAIOP South Florida Chapter at its annual Awards of Excellence held Tuesday, June 16.
Topping the field of three other highly qualified nominees, Harris was recognized for representing tenant BankUnited in securing two new 10-year leases totaling nearly 10,000 square feet of space at the Plaza Las Olas. Publicly traded BankUnited (NYSE: BKU) is headquartered in Miami Lakes and operates banking centers throughout Florida and the New York Metropolitan area.
Broadcast live on NAIOP’s YouTube Channel, the event honored outstanding South Florida commercial real estate professionals for their most impactful transactions of the year.
“Mary’s deal on behalf of BankUnited is testament to her creativity, diligence and professional relationships,” said Lloyd Berger, president of Berger Commercial Realty/CORFAC International. “She successfully secured a new, strategic location to meet the requirements of the bank’s retail operation and office needs.”
Beyond the workday, Harris volunteers her time and talent to Pets Broward, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward, and the United Way of Broward County. She has assumed leadership roles in commercial real estate industry organizations including CREW Fort Lauderdale/Boca Raton and NAIOP South Florida.
“People do business with people they know and trust,” said Berger, “and Mary is successfully building upon existing relationships for the benefit of our firm.”
To learn more about the 2020 Awards of Excellence, click here.