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George Brusco, CCIM has had a distinguished career in commercial real estate since 1984. His wealth of knowledge has led him to work in markets from Miami to Michigan and many places in between. His experience in retail, office ,multi-family and development has allowed him to successfully serve his clients and employers.

Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, George attended and graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. George began his career in Commercial Real Estate as an Asset Manager with I.R.E. Financial Corporation in Coral Gables, FL where he leased and managed retail, office and industrial properties.

George moved to South Carolina and became the Vice President of Leasing with Hutchens Development Corporation, a commercial development and management company with 3 million square feet of strip shopping centers. He later became an Acquisition / Development Manager with Merry Land and Investment Company in Augusta, Georgia – the 4 largest NYSE Apartment REIT with over 35,000 units. Following Merry Land, George joined Wyatt Development Company as a Development Manager for retail shopping centers.

Prior to joining the team at Ian Black Real Estate, George spent 18 successful years as the Vice President of Leasing for Casto Southeast Realty Services in Sarasota, FL. George brings a strong knowledge of leasing, acquisitions, dispositions and tenant representation for retail, office and multi-family properties, and has completed over 3 million square feet of retail and office lease transactions. George holds two of the industries highly respected designations – CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) and CPM® (Certified Property Manager). In George’s free time, he enjoys getting out on the course to enjoy his golf game.

Tenant Representation included:

The Fresh Market, lululemon and Ace Hardware

Notable Deal Transactions:
Ruth’s Chris Corporate office
SunTrust Bank
Chase Bank
Belk Department Store
AMC Theater
Bed Bath & Beyond

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