Based in Tampa, Florida and Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Andy represents national and regional retailers in their expansion in Florida, Puerto Rico and Latin America. He oversees agency leasing and tenant representation efforts in West Florida as well as Puerto Rico. In addition, Andy manages the retail brokerage team in the Tampa and Puerto Rico markets.
Andy has over 30 years of experience in the shopping center industry including positions in Property Management, Development and Construction, Mall Management, Asset Management, Landlord Leasing and Tenant Representation. Since beginning his career in 1986, Andy has completed retail transactions in excess of 7,000,000 square feet with various retailers including anchors, Jr. boxes, small shop and lifestyle tenants. He has been employed by national, regional and local companies such as Forest City Enterprises, Jim Morris and Associates, Inc. and the Sembler Company of St Petersburg, Florida. With the Sembler Company, he leased over 3,000,000 square feet of power, strip, mixed use and lifestyle shopping centers in Florida and Puerto Rico. In February of 2013, Andy formed THE Retail Advisors and represented several top retail clients as well as providing consulting services to Landlords in Florida and Puerto Rico. Andy and his team joined the JLL team in 2015.
Andy has attended the International Council of Shopping Centers School of Professional Development and has earned the International Council of Shopping Centers Certified Retail Property Executive, Certified Shopping Center Manager and Certified Leasing Specialist designations. He has served as the Chairman for ICSC events and is the Chairman of the Latin America Recon for 2017. Andy has served as an advisory for the ICSC Next Generation Program and currently serves on the ICSC Certified Retail Executive test review and certification board. Andy has spoken and participated at several ICSC sponsored events. Andy holds Real Estate Brokers Licenses in Florida and the broker of record for JLL in Puerto Rico.