• Commercial Real Estate Professional Richard Andretta joins Krauss Organization

    Krauss Organization Names Andretta Senior Associate;
    Andretta Brings More Than 30 Years’ CRE Experience to Krauss

    TAMPA FL – The Krauss Organization, a Tampa based team of experienced, independent, relationship oriented commercial real estate advisors, announces that respected commercial real estate professional Richard Andretta has joined the firm as Senior Associate.
    Andretta, a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), has more than 31 years of commercial real estate experience in the Hillsborough and Pinellas County markets, with more than $700 million in brokered transactions to his credit.
    Andretta excels in acquisitions, dispositions, landlord tenant representation and strategic asset planning. He is known for his ability to create a marketing plan that will yield premium rates and optimum occupancy. A lifetime Tampa Bay resident and the son of the late, iconic, Tampa Bay area commercial real estate executive Evelyn Andretta, Richard noted that he has “followed in her footsteps.”
    “We’re proud to have Richard aboard, and we’re confident that a seasoned commercial real estate professional of his caliber will prove to be an invaluable asset to the Krauss organization and our clients,” commented Ryan Lolkus, President of The Krauss Organization. “Krauss is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year, and Richard’s unique blend of talent and unparalleled local market knowledge will help ensure we have the foundation for another 65 years of continued success for Krauss.”
    Andretta commented: “This is a good fit for me and for Krauss, an organization with a great history that I am proud to now be a part of. Over the next few years, I see a strong commercial real estate market generating a lot of activity. It’s going to be good for everybody.”
    Andretta’s professional affiliations include: Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, National Association of Realtors, CoStar Group Top 20 Power Broker-2004-2006, and Tampa Managers Council – 2008 and 2010.
    Andretta holds a B.S. in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Banking and Finance, from the University of Florida.
    Founded in 1952, The Krauss Organization is a team of experienced, independent, relationship-oriented commercial real estate advisors. The Krauss Organization has been trusted through numerous economic cycles for 65 years to guide clients through transactions with a personal commitment to win-win results. Local access to the decision maker at The Krauss Organization translates to greater value in commercial real estate transactions that are crafted promptly in win-win terms. A full-service CRE firm, The Krauss Organization leverages its combined 250 years of market knowledge to generate value for local, national and international clients. For a free consultation on all of your commercial real estate needs, please call 813-885-5656, or e-mail our company President, Ryan Lolkus at rlolkus@thekraussorg.com.