TAMPA, Fla. – Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., today announced that Ron Ruffner has been promoted to Senior Vice President.
Ruffner previously served as Vice President. He joined Cassidy Turley in 2011 when the company acquired the brokerage and property management groups of Carter. He recently completed a major expansion and renewal of the headquarters for OSI Restaurant Partners, parent company of Outback Steakhouse.
“Ron has played an instrumental role in establishing our Tampa office,” said Clark Gore, Regional Managing Principal, Cassidy Turley. “His industry expertise, knowledge of the Tampa area and ability to get deals done make him the perfect choice to lead the team.”
Ruffner has more than 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, in all aspects of development, landlord representation, land sales, tenant representation and build-to-suit projects.
At Carter, he was responsible for directing the leasing effort of approximately 1.5 million square feet of Class A office space at Corporate Center at International Plaza and Hidden River Corporate Park.
Prior to joining Carter, Ruffner was Vice President in Tampa for Crescent Resources, where he was responsible for land acquisitions, development and leasing of commercial properties. Additionally, he has also served CLW Real Estate Services Group specializing in land sales, office leasing and build-to-suit. He also works with Clay Sovich leasing the University of South Florida Research Park and several other light industrial projects in the I-75 Corridor.
About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is a leading commercial real estate services provider with more than 3,600 professionals in more than 60 offices nationwide. The company represents a wide range of clients—from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, from local non-profits to major institutions. The firm completed transactions valued at $22 billion in 2011, manages 455 million square feet on behalf of institutional, corporate and private clients and supports more than 28,000 domestic corporate services locations. Cassidy Turley serves owners, investors and tenants with a full spectrum of integrated commercial real estate services—including capital markets, tenant representation, corporate services, project leasing, property management, project and development services, and research and consulting. Cassidy Turley enhances its global service delivery outside North America through a partnership with GVA, giving clients access to commercial real estate professionals in 65 international markets. Please visit www.cassidyturley.com for more information about Cassidy Turley.