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Top Broker Honoree: JLL’s Brad Peterson, Whitaker Leonhardt and Michael Brewster

The JLL team of Brad Peterson, Whitaker Leonhardt and Michael Brewster capped off 2019 with more than $364 million in deals across 2.3 million square feet.

Notable transactions for the team in 2019 included the $56.4-million sale of Orlando’s Millenia Plaza, the team’s third time selling the power center. The sale was a top-10 retail trade in the U.S. during 2019.

Additional transactions the team brokered included the $36.7-million sale of the Palm Coast Landing retail center in Flagler County, and the $7.3-million sale of Wawa in Fort Lauderdale that was the largest Wawa trade in 2019.

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About David Cohen

David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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