Jeff is a veteran of Tampa Commercial Real Estate. He is a highly seasoned professional ranked as a Top 10 Broker in the Tampa Market. Jeff demonstrates a proven ability to close high volume multi-million dollar transactions on behalf of Fortune 100, international, statewide, regional, local and family-owned commercial business clients.
A pioneer in strategic alliances and business partnerships, Jeff maintains a high-level network of contacts, including owners, users, developers, private equity investors, brokers and investment advisory groups. A master strategist with unparalleled skill in sale, lease, contract, tenant and landlord negotiations with more than $100 million in transactions closed. Jeff’s goals are to offer service to clients with honesty, integrity, and focused knowledge of the Tampa commercial real estate market, with a particular focus on accentuating his client’s property sale price, lease rate, property occupancy, and net operating income while providing the best service in the industry.
Prior to entering the Commercial Real Estate industry in 2003, Jeff served as Marketing Director & Promoter for Feld Entertainment, the owner of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Disney on Ice. Jeff promoted Feld’s Ringling Bros Circus & Disney on Ice arena shows in various markets throughout the United States. Furthermore, throughout the 1990s Jeff served as a Marketing Communications Director and Media Buyer for various traditional and Internet marketing & advertising agencies in Central Florida honing his skills as a master marketer. Jeff has since adapted his marketing acumen on behalf of Lamm Properties Inc. to best serve its clients and their commercial properties.
PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS AND AFFILIATIONS
- University of South Florida, Bachelor of Arts (1994)
- Nova Southeastern University (NOVA), 30-hours Masters Coursework
- Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker #BK3068676 (Active 2014-Present)
- Licensed Florida Real Estate Sales Associate #SL3068676 (Active 1994-2014)
- Top 10 Tampa Bay Commercial Industrial Leasing Broker
- FGCAR Regional Division Investment Sale Award 2014
- Costar Power Broker Tampa Bay Industrial Property Leasing (2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009)
- Member Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Association of Realtors (FGCAR)
- Member NAIOP
- Member National Association of Realtors
Lonnie joins Lamm Properties Inc. as an Associate, bringing over 30 years of commercial experience. His impressive real estate career has taken him all over the world beginning in his hometown of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada where he worked as a General Manager for Oxford Development Group. Lonnie then moved to Tampa in the early 1990’s and worked as General Manager for Oxford Properties Florida, Inc. Next it was around the world to Jakarta, Indonesia where he worked with the Mulia Group. In Jakarta, Lonnie managed three office buildings and marketed a 35 story, eight-tower luxury condominium and 1.2 million square foot shopping center project with a total building area of 3,900,000 sq. ft.. The mall, and total ancillary project components, nestled within the eight residential towers and housing more than 500 specialized stores, spread within seven floors, is the world’s largest concrete structure – even beyond the Pentagon in size.
Lonnie then returned to the Tampa area and worked for a local real estate firm, where he was responsible for the assembly of a 700,000 square foot office and retail project, then in 2000 joined Chesapeake Atlanta Holdings, Inc. as their V.P. of Operations covering locations from Tampa to Kansas City. In 2006, Lonnie joined Summit Advisors as Senior Vice President overseeing the industrial portfolio of St. Paul Travelers Insurance. In 2014, family brought him back to Edmonton and he served as Director of Real Estate for an Edmonton based super center developer/owner. Today, Lonnie is directing his focus with Lamm Properties providing professional real estate services..
Lonnie has a passion and perseverance for start-up operations of both physical real estate assets as well as the corporate entities required to operate them, and thus has gained a vast knowledge and understanding of “what it takes” to assemble and bring together the right team to get the job done.
Lonnie earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and holds the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation. He has served as president of the Edmonton, Tampa Bay and Florida BOMA chapters as well as being one of the founders of BOMA Indonesia and is still active with the group. He also serves on many community non-profit boards and organizations, with a passion towards the arts and dragon boat racing.