SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2021) – Ian Black Real Estate, Sarasota’s premier commercial real estate brokerage firm, has hired Kim Fitzgerald as sales associate. Fitzgerald has more than 35 years of experience in leasing and sales and more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate. In her new role, she will complement the existing team and focus on retail leasing.
Prior to joining Ian Black Real Estate, Fitzgerald served as a senior associate for Crossman & Company in the Southeast Florida market.
“Kim is an experienced agent with strong relationships across the state,” said Ian Black, partner at Ian Black Real Estate. “Her transition into the Sarasota market is indiciative of the quality of talent that is coming to our community. We look forward to taking advantage of her skillset.”
During her career, Kim has represented landlords in the leasing of shopping centers from 20,000 square feet to over 250,000 square feet and has been responsible for portfolios in excess of 1 million square feet. She has been responsible for the Southeast Florida leasing portfolio for LRN Partners, Kitson & Partners, Nightingale Realty, Starwood Property Trust and Crow Holdings. Fitzgerald has also facilitated transactions with national tenants such as Publix Supermarkets, Ross Dress For Less, SunTrust Bank, Aveda, Staples and Dunkin Donuts.
“I’m excited to be a part of the Ian Black team and am looking forward to working with their team of talented brokers,” said Fitzgerald. “Being a boutique commercial real estate firm with a diverse portfolio is a unique offering. The team environment is also a great fit for me as I put roots down in Sarsota.”
Fitzgerald is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
About Ian Black Real Estate
Ian Black Real Estate (IBRE) is a boutique commercial real estate brokerage firm located in Sarasota, Fla. The firm is one of the largest commercial brokerage firms in Southwest Florida and boasts a deep knowledge of the commercial real estate market in Sarasota and Manatee counties and the surrounding area. For more information, visit ian-black.com.