National Brokerage Hires L.B. Sierra to Launch Florida Office and Head Recruitment Efforts
Tampa, FL – Matthews Real Estate Investment Services™, a commercial real estate investment services and technology firm, recently hired former Colliers Director of Office and Industrial Services, L.B. Sierra as Market Leader of the national brokerage firm’s newly opened Tampa office. As Market Leader, Sierra will manage the office and lead agent recruitment efforts. As part of the Matthews™ executive leadership board, Sierra will further cultivate the company’s presence and services throughout the Tampa MSA.
With over 10 years of commercial real estate expertise, Sierra brings a valuable background of brokerage and leadership experience. Prior to his position at Colliers, Sierra served as Director of Brokerage and Leasing for Cardinal Point Real Estate, a full-service commercial and residential firm based in Tampa, where he facilitated multi-million-dollar lease and sale transactions. Sierra is also an active member of the Tampa business community, having joined several local real estate organizations and currently serving on the Society of Real Estate Professionals board.
“The Matthews’ leadership team has built an impressive, nationally recognized brokerage firm in a relatively short period of time,” Sierra said. “The technology and overall platform that Matthews™ provides not only to their clients but also to their personnel is unmatched in the commercial real estate industry. I’m excited to help build the Matthews’ footprint in the Tampa Bay area.”
Tampa is the second Florida location for Matthews™ and the first new office to open in 2023. The company continues to enter new markets and launch office spaces, with 16 offices currently in place and several more set to open this year. Hiring vested and well-known local talent to manage each office is a key tactic for executive leaders as they advance the company’s aggressive growth strategy. Matthews™ aims to recruit 30+ agents in Tampa throughout the next 12 months.
“Tampa is a growing top 20 MSA, and L.B. joins us with a great reputation in the local market,” President David Harrington said. “He has the right drive and determination that matches the Matthews™ culture, which makes the success of our office and presence in the metro inevitable.”
Matthews™ Tampa office is temporarily located at 100 S Ashley Drive Suite 600, Office #674 Tampa, FL 33602. The permanent office space is set to open Fall 2023. For more information or to contact a Matthews™ specialized agent, please visit www.matthews.com.
Matthews Real Estate Investments Services™, a commercial real estate investment services and technology firm, holds recognition as an industry leader in investment sales, leasing, and debt and structured finance. Based out of Nashville, TN, and strategically positioned with over 400 agents and support staff in 16 offices across the United States, Matthews™ continues to focus on expansion into new markets. For more information, please visit www.matthews.com.
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