Lee Wheeler, a commercial real estate veteran with 34 years of experience, has joined Stiles Realty as a senior advisor in the firm's Fort Lauderdale headquarters. He will report to Stiles President Paul Marko.
The strategic hire will boost Stiles' momentum in core markets throughout Florida. In his new role, Wheeler will focus on growing the firm's footprint while leveraging its diverse range of brokerage services.
Wheeler specializes in investment sales, land brokerage, and build-to-suit projects. Throughout his career he has completed more than $2.5 billion in sales and has represented numerous institutional owners and developers, including GE, The St. Joe Company, Duke REIT, Codina/Flager Development, and Equitable Life.
"Lee is highly trusted in our industry with a tremendous track record of completing large transactions and establishing lasting client relationships," said Marko. "His strength and experience in the build-to-suit and land arena is synergistic with Stiles’ multi-faceted business platform, which includes development, construction management, architecture, and property management."
Wheeler previously served as principal and broker for Miami Land Company, where he focused on land acquisitions, site entitlements, zoning and government approvals. He spent ten years at Codina Group following eight years with MacArthur Foundation where he was responsible for the disposition of 60,000 acres of commercial land, 10,000 apartment units, and more than 1 million square feet of office, industrial and retail properties