FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 7, 2018)—Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Property Southwest Florida has announced that Richard King has joined as Vice President of Property Management and Facility Services. In this role, King is responsible for overseeing property managers and accounting project management, as well as facilities services for Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties.

“Richard’s impressive background and expertise are an asset to our organization“ said Gary Tasman, CEO & Principal Broker. “His leadership and strategic thinking skills will be invaluable as we continue to grow our business and solidify our position as the firm of choice for all commercial real estate needs.”

A 23-plus year real estate industry veteran, King has an extensive background in asset management and property and facilities management of office, retail, mixed-use and industrial properties. Most recently, he spent two years at Transwestern as Vice President of Asset Services, managing high profile portfolios in various markets across South Florida, including Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

Prior to his time at Transwestern, King spent 21 years working in the commercial real estate industry, where he held various positions within the property management and facility services division, including Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director.
King is active in many professional organizations including:

• BOMA Standards of Measurement Office – Contributor
• Allocations for Common Area Charges in Mixed-Use – Co-author
• BOMA South West Florida – Past President and Founder of
• BOMA Florida – Past President
• BOMA Southern Region – Past President

Growing up as a Navy dependent, King has lived in several countries, including Guam, the Philippines and the United Kingdom. He graduated from the University of San Diego, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in engineering before serving in the United States Marine Corps. He is also a licensed broker and a certified professional landlord specialist (CPLS).

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