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CBRE Forms New Multifamily Practice in Orlando

CBRE has launched a new dedicated multifamily team in Orlando. The team consists of Vice President Chip Wooten and Senior Associate Jeff Gray, who will both transition from within the firm’s Capital Markets team.

Wooten has been with CBRE since 2014 and has represented both institutional and private capital in the disposition of more than nine million square feet, representing over $1.2 billion in sales. Gray joined CBRE in 2019 with 14 years of experience in commercial real estate investing and lending.

Wooten and Gray will partner with CBRE’s Capital Markets multifamily teams in Florida, led by Francesco Carriera and Michael Regan in Tampa, Cliff Taylor and Joe Ayers in Jacksonville and Chris Smiles in South Florida.


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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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