Nick Chandler

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Nick started out as a student supervisor to help take care of the University campus before long he became a supervisor with his own crew. Shortly after, he moved into the REIT platform in property management and spent close to a decade learning and teaching. He soon discovered he had a passion to support, coach, teach and pioneer in property management, he continued to move up in positions where that was possible. He has now moved into a new role here at TCG as the Director of Property Management with 15 years of property management experience and leadership.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management

TENANT REPRESENTATION

  • Responsible for properties in 5 different states that included Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Florida, and Wisconsin.  This consist of over 2.5 million square feet of properties that included some of the most notable tenants like, Michaels, Five Below, GNC, TJ Maxx, PetSmart, Barnes Nobels, AutoZone, Dollar tree, Best Buy, Panera Bread, Target, Verizon, and Ulta Beauty.

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Tenant build outs including Five Below, Ultra Beauty, and Famous footwear
  • Helped with starting multiple non-profits organizations
  • Board Member of a Non-Profit
  • Created scope of works for multiple million-dollar projects

Diego Sanchez

Diego Sanchez is an Advisor at Trinity Commercial Group. Although he started in the commercial real estate industry in 2021, he graduated in 2015 from Florida Gulf Coast University with degrees in Finance & Economics. His specialization is on site acquisition & disposition, multi-market retail and restaurant tenant representation for local, regional, and national clients.

Diego prides himself in being a local SWFL resident who saw this region develop over the past three decades of his life. He is passionate about caring and serving people as well as watching their businesses reach their highest potential.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2014-2015 Hoban & Nichols Wealth Management (Portfolio Analyst)
  • 2015-2018 Summit Church (Pastoral Resident)
  • 2018-2021 Meadowbrook Church (Worship Pastor)
  • 2021-Present Trinity Commercial Group (Advisor)

Michael Volpe

Michael Volpe is a successful commercial real estate broker with a focus on sales and leasing, disposition/acquisition, property management and real estate consultant services.

Michael received his BS Degree in Managerial Economics from Rhode Island College in 1994. Michael prides himself on the core values he has built over the years and is committed to understanding the client’s requirements, using the proper resources and tools, acting expeditiously and conducting business in an ethical manner.

Michael enjoys exercising, traveling, boating & beaching and collecting rare finds. He resides in Boca Raton with his fiancé Diana.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Trinity Commercial Group | Senior Advisor (4/2022-present)
  • MG Commercial Real Estate | Commercial Real Estate Sales and Leasing Broker (10/2017-4/2022)
  • Coastal Commercial Real Estate | Commercial Real Estate Sales and Leasing Broker  (01/2013-10/2017)
  • Universal Properties Group | Commercial Sales, Leasing and Marketing In-house Consultant (03/2011-01/2013)
  • Berkshire Hathaway | Commercial and Residential Realtor (04/2008-12/2012)
  • Coldwell Banker Brokerage | Residential and Commercial Realtor (04/2000-04/2008)

EDUCATION

  • Rhode Island College – BS Managerial Economics

LANDLORD REPRESENTATION

  • Focus on representing Retail Private Equity Firms, Real Estate Investment Trusts, Pension Funds, Real Estate Holding Firms, Investors, Developers, Asset Managers, Property Managers, Partnerships, Family Holdings, & 1031 Exchanges.

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS & PROJECTS

  • Sold and/or leased over 30 million square feet of retail commercial real estate throughout his 22-year career.  Also represented commercial developers in the planning & development of retail shopping centers/plazas & large commercial real estate projects, sales & leasing, negotiating contracts, and some property management duties.
AWARDS
  • Co Star Power Broker in Retail 2017-2021

Stefanie Leon

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Stefanie joined Trinity Commercial Group on February 2022, she has 6+ years in design and marketing experience as she worked at a local marketing company as a publishing coordinator and graphic designer. This combined with her previous experience in Real Estate working as a Broker’s Assistant landed her this role. At Trinity Commercial Group she manages all of the company’s marketing, including managing/analyzing, planning and creating content for social media as well as planning events for our volunteering initiative TCG Cares.

Stefanie has lived and studied in Southwest Florida her whole life, and she loves it here. In her free time she enjoys getting outdoors, training her dog, working out, and trying out the newest local restaurants!

EDUCATION

  • AA from Florida Southwestern College
  • BA in Digital Media Design from FGCU
  • Adobe Photoshop Certification

NOTABLE PROJECTS

  • Published over 3 local travel magazines
  • Published and Designed annual Chamber Guides (Cape Coral, FM, FMB and Sanibel Captiva) for 4+ years
  • Managed travel social media accounts with over 10k followers

Spencer Davis

Spencer Davis is an Associate specializing in tenant, landlord, and developer representation. Spencer’s knowledge through previous experiences in the industry and schooling, accompanied with his family’s lineage in real estate, made going into the field an easy choice. His work ethic and understanding of how the market is evolving allows him to serve his clients in the best way possible.

Spencer grew up in Des Moines, Iowa and moved to Southwest Florida just before starting school at Gulf Coast High. He then went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from Florida State University’s College of Business with a degree in Real Estate. Spencer has been competitive in every aspect of life from sports to business, which made joining TCG’s team in Boca Raton a great fit. In his spare time, Spencer enjoys boating, watching sports, and living an active lifestyle.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Matthews Real Estate Investment Services (2019-2021)
  • Trinity Commercial Group (2021-Present)

EDUCATION

  • Florida State University – B.S. Real Estate – Magna Cum Laude

AFFILIATIONS

  • Florida State Real Estate Alumni Association

Edwin Solis

Edwin Solis, a SWFL native, has had a passion for the real estate industry from an early age. Growing up in Lehigh Acres, he witnessed his mother build her own residential real estate portfolio and work endlessly to help her tenants, lending a hand however she could. He admired her tenacity when it came to helping others and being able to develop a relationship with those around her. He knew he wanted to follow suit. He took his first step and attended the University of Central Florida and graduated with a B.S.B.A. in Finance in 2020. Following his graduation, he had the opportunity to join Crossman & Company in Orlando as a Client Services Specialist. Here, he focused on client reporting and support for the Property Management staff. Edwin knew he one day would make a return to SWFL to help manage his family’s properties. After conversation, he realized that 2021 was the year to do it. He also saw this as an opportunity to get his real estate license and shift into brokerage.

Edwin joined Trinity Commercial Group in August 2021 as an Associate. He has a focus in strategic planning and market knowledge, assisting the team’s endeavors to execute highly and bring value to client relationships. His supportive role alongside the team will continue to further educate him and allow him to gain experience to propel him to participate in brokerage projects of his own and continue in his mother’s footsteps to helping others and being a problem solver in the community.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Crossman & Company (2020 – 2021)
  • Trinity Commercial Group (2021 – Present)

EDUCATION

  • University of Central Florida B.S.B.A. Finance

Austin Smith

Austin Smith is a story of overcoming the odds of both success and challenges.  He was born and raised in the Dunbar community of Ft. Myers.  Driven to elevate his professional game, he was motivated to propel his future to be beyond what he had experienced in his early years.  After graduating from High School, he enlisted in the Navy. After serving his term in the Navy, he secured his A CDL license.  In 2020, he successfully obtained his Florida Real Estate Sale Associate License and joined TCG in August of 2021. 

Austin is a critical source of knowledge, experience, and execution in their team’s pursuit of consulting and strategic partnerships.  His supportive role will help him gain the knowledge and experience to eventually execute Brokerage and development projects on his own and he hopes to be able to both expand his experience and knowledge as well as eventually own some of his own real estate. 

Aimee Blitvich

Aimee Blitvich joined Trinity Commercial Group in 2020. She specializes in managing and supporting her team of brokers through tracking prospect analytics with her multifaceted organization skills. Aimee prides herself on being on the frontline alongside her team by regulating the prospecting process through capturing and recording the details of potential opportunities and leads. She also handles the CRM, reporting, and contract agreements for her team of brokers and helps foster their client relationships.

Aimee was drawn to the real estate world, because of her passion for helping others find what they are looking for at the best value possible and with a smooth transaction.

Florida has been Aimee and her family’s home for the past ten years since relocating from Illinois. In her free time, she enjoys quality time with her family and friends out on the water and exploring all that Florida has to offer!

Scott Mersinger

Scott is an entrepreneur with a true heart for hospitality and deep roots in southwest Florida.  He is a native of Venice, Florida where he resides with his wife Elizabeth and their two sons, Miles and Carter.

After attending The University of Central Florida, Scott was recruited to Wisconsin to help develop a new 80,000 sf indoor waterpark.  He later moved back to Venice where he acquired land for, developed, and operated two very successful quick-service restaurants for the past 7 years

 

AFFILIATIONS

  • Venice Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Venice Middle School Advisory Council
  • ICSC

ACTIVE CLIENTS

  • Culver’s
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Marriott Hotels

Lexi Makway

Lexi Makway joined Trinity Commercial Group in mid-2021 post -graduation from Florida Gulf Coast University. She is an integral part of the marketing department and supports the brokers through research, reports, and creation. Another facet of her job is managing the social media accounts for Trinity Commercial Group. She oversees the company’s interactions with the public through planning content, creating content, and analyzing content. 

 Though Lexi is not a broker or licensed agent, she is diving deep into the commercial real estate world with the help and knowledge of her coworkers. She gained a new appreciation for commercial real estate because of all the passion for helping others realize their dreams into realities.  

Southwest Florida has been Lexi’s home for the past four years during her time at university. After getting a taste of the Florida life, she did not want to move back to the Midwest. In her free time she enjoys getting outdoors and exploring, learning new things, practicing yoga, and relaxing with friends and family.

Russ McCone

Russ is an Advisor with Trinity Commercial Group specializing in industrial tenant representation, development and land acquisitions/ disposition services. His focus is providing exceptional real estate solutions to his clients by leveraging his previous experience in the construction field.

Russ graduated Cum Laude from Ferris State University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and moved to Florida to run the East Coast office for a structural commercial concrete company. In August of 2014 Russ was issued by the DBPR with his Certified General Contractor license.

With this CGC license Russ qualified a different structural commercial concrete which expanding into General Contracting to be able to perform work in the state of Florida. Russ has successfully completed several high-profile projects in Lee and Collier County with the most recent being the new Gateway High School.

Russ currently resides in Fort Myers with his wife and three active children. He has coached all three of his children at the local little league as well as few years as the JV softball coach at Estero High School. Russ’s family is very active in the community as well as belong to Our Lady of Light Catholic Church.

 

ACTIVE CLIENTS

  • Boca Holdings, LLC
  • Synergy Boat Lift
  • Naples Canning Co.

NOTABLE PROJECTS

  • Gateway High School
  • Babcock Ranch High School & Shelter
  • 26575 Morton Ave – Land Acquisition

Rick Ikeler

Rick joined Trinity Commercial Group in January of 2022. In the past he has focused on dispositions for large clients including the sale of excess land.  He now concentrates on land transactions for warehouse, multi-family, affordable housing, and Government and institutional relationships.

Rick graduated in 1985 from University of Texas with a degree in Finance. He moved to Florida in 2021 to get in a market where he sought to make his permanent home. He works to diligently to service the TCG clients throughout the markets they serve.

Rick and his lovely wife moved to Florida in August, 2021 in order to work in a market he had always wanted to make his permanent home. He loves to travel especially to warm regions as he is drawn to the beach lifestyle. Florida is a great place to settle down with his wife as they enjoy playing golf and appreciating all that Florida has to offer. In his spare time he enjoys riding his bike and swimming in the ocean.

 

EDUCATION

  • University of Texas: Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance
  • Institute of Real Estate Management: Certified Property Manager
  • CCIM Institute: Certified Commercial Investment Member

AREA OF FOCUS

  • Growing and strengthening the TCG client relationships
  • Client Development and Strategy
  • Mentoring the JR Program at TCG

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Trinity Commercial Group Inc. (2022 – Present)
  • SRS Real Estate Partners (2000-2021)
  • Henry S. Miller (1999-2000)
  • Missouri Advantage (1998-1999)
  • CMD Realty (1996-1997)
  • Central Management, Inc. (1988-1996)

ACTIVE CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

  • Lee County School District
  • Goodwill of SWFL
  • Stock Development
  • Casto Development
  • Benderson Development
  • Creighton Commercial Development
  • D R Horton
  • Lennar
  • Neal Communities
  • Simply Beauty Studios
  • Hughes Development Group

PAST CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

  • CVS
  • Walgreens
  • Staples
  • Dollar General
  • Cato/Versona/It’s Fashion Metro
  • Planet Fitness
  • Champions School of Real Estate

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Disposed of approximately 1,300 locations for CVS & Walgreens drug stores across the nation.
  • Managed real estate transactions in excess of $850,000,000.
  • Saved the client more than $675,000,000.
  • Worked with numerous national retailers negotiating the leases, buyouts, subleases or sales.
  • Managed and leased over 1M square feet of commercial space including office, warehouse, retail, and apartments.

AWARDS

  • Dallas Business Journal “Heavy Hitter”: 2012
  • D CEO Magazine Power Broker: 2012
  • CoStar Power Broker: 2007-2014, 2019 and 2020
  • Staubach Retail Services Presidents Award in 2005 and SRS Top Producer every year from 2002-2007,2009, 2012 and Top Achiever 2013,2017, 2018 and 2019.
  • Nominated for CPM of the Year, 1995
  •     Won CPM candidate of the Year, 1991

AFFILIATIONS

  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • CCIM Institute
  • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
  • NAR

Diana Willis

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 1984-1995 Johnstown Management (Multifamily property manager of two propertieS)
  • 1995-2000  S&D Willis, d/b/a McDonald’s (Co-Owner/Operator )
  • 2000-Present The Wilrock Group, (Vice President, d/b/a Jason’s Deli of SWFL)
  • 2021 Joined Trinity Commercial Group, Senior Advisor

EDUCATION

  • Attended Lamar University, Psychology major until moving to Corpus Christi, Texas in 1984.  Attended Del Mar community college, marketing major.  Did not graduate. Acquired my Real Estate license and completed course work in both commercial and multi-family property management.

TENANT REPRESENTATION

  • Jason’s Deli, 22 years
  • Foxtail Coffee
  • Personal property owner/management/investments

In Focus: Northbrooke Professional Village  

This week we would like to put in focus one of TCG’s new listings, Northbrooke Professional Village. Northbrooke is a prime office opportunity that is available for sale or for lease. With 4,800 to 48,000 SF buildable, this is a desirable location in North Naples that is located close to schools, shopping, dining and dense residential living. Trinity is proud to work with Keith Gelder and Stock Development on this property. Stock Development is a diversified real estate company that is a recognized leader in development, construction, ownership and management of real estate. Stock and TCG also collaborate on our other properties such as Alico & 75, Emerson Square, Estero Crossing, Fruitville Commons, Lely Crossings and Triangle Plaza, all of which can be found on our website at https://trinitycre.com/properties/. 

Cindy Schooler

As Managing Partner of Trinity Commercial Group, for the SWFL and SFL offices, Cindy is responsible for business development, office and operational oversight, talent recruitment and client retention in the state of Florida. She also represents local, regional and national retail tenants in all aspects of site selection, strategic planning and retail development.

Cindy joined Trinity Commercial in 2020 with more than 17 years of real estate experience in both the office and retail industries. Cindy has an extensive record of achievement in providing comprehensive commercial real estate solutions with a specialty in multi-market, multi-unit expansion plans. Previously, she worked at SRS Real Estate Partners as Managing Principal and Co-Market Leader for the Orlando and Tampa offices with a focus on Tenant Representation.  Prior to SRS she was at Cushman Wakefield as the Director of retail and office brokerage services.

In 2008, Cindy founded Cynco Properties, a full-service commercial brokerage organization. During her tenure as managing partner, she successfully completed more than 250,000 square feet of office/retail space projects including relocations of local and national corporations. She was also responsible for a 200,000-square-foot mixed-use project requiring repositioning of the current tenant mix, locating new tenants and securing market exposure for the property. Prior to her time in the real estate industry, Cindy spent 10 years in the healthcare industry serving in a variety of roles including project development, corporate training, operations management and community relations.

Ms. Schooler is a licensed real estate broker in Florida and holds the prestigious CCIM designation. Cindy is a board member and Past President of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Orlando and current member of CREW SW FL and an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Notable Clients:
  • Skechers Shoes
  • Tire Choice
  • Salon Lofts
  • PDQ Restaurant Group
  • Chicken Salad Chick
  • Wingstop
  • PF Chang’s To Go
  • National Airlines Corporation

 

 

Alex Rosenbluth

Alex Rosenbluth is the listing coordinator at Trinity Commercial Group. As listing coordinator, Alex works closely with the Creative Director to manage over 200+ active listings on multiple listing platforms. He is also responsible for communicating property information with brokers and boosting lead engagement through copywriting and SEO.

Alex graduated from Florida International University in 2018 with a degree in communications. Prior to joining TCG, he worked at Thomas For Industry in New York as a Supplier Content Analyst, working to boost B2B company engagement with customers nationally through dedicated research and copywriting. At TCG, Alex is utilizing his research, writing and communication skills, to make sure the initial, contract and closing listing stage between the broker/buyer is seamless.

AFFILIATIONS

Trinity Commercial Group (2020-Present)

SKILLS

Listing Coordination

Copywriting

Research