Orlando Office

  • Robert Given

    Robert Given currently serves as Vice Chairman for the Florida Multifamily Institutional Properties Group. Robert is responsible for leading a statewide team that focuses on business primarily in Florida. He is a member of the University of Florida’s Bergstrom Real Estate Executive Board, National Multi-Housing Council and has been a guest lecturer for The National Apartment Association, University of Miami School of Law Real Estate MBA Program and the Urban Land Institute.

    With a proven track record for successfully participating in the sale, marketing, financing, and consulting of over 300 investment properties, Robert and his team have represented over 115,000 multifamily units, with a value in excess of $22 billion. Among his many accomplishments: the CBRE No. 1 Producer in Florida in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009; inducted into CBRE’s Colbert Coldwell Circle Top 225 professionals in the U.S. in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2006, and 2005; awarded the CBRE Florida Award of Excellence in 2009; and, served as a Top 25 CBRE producer in Florida for 13 years. In addition to his transaction successes, Robert is a benefactor and advocate for several high profile South Florida charities including Dan Marino Foundation, Voices for Children, and Kids at Home.

    AWARDS & ASSOCIATIONS

    Among his many accomplishments: the CBRE No. 1 Producer in Florida in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009; inducted into CBRE’s Colbert Coldwell Circle Top 225 professionals in the U.S. in 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2006, and 2005; awarded the CBRE Florida Award of Excellence in 2009; and, served as a Top 25 CBRE producer in Florida for 13 years.

  • Jay Ballard
    About

    Jay Ballard, Executive Director, a 32 year veteran of the commercial real estate business in Central and North Florida, is a lifelong resident of Orlando.  Jay is responsible for Cushman & Wakefield’s multifamily business development and client services in Central Florida and works with the Tampa office covering North Florida.

    A seasoned multifamily sales professional, he has handled multifamily, land, and investment sales of over 200 properties valued in excess of $5.4 Billion as part of the Cushman &  Wakefield’s Orlando  Multifamily Advisory Group.  Clients have included public and private companies, REIT’s, pension fund advisors, multifamily developers and condo converters.

    Jay graduated from the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business with a B.S. in Real Estate & Finance. Professional affiliations include NMHC, NAA, FAA, & ULI. His involvement with numerous civic and social organizations have included Winter Park Hospital Foundation Board, and Winter Park YMCA.

    Awards

    Cushman & Wakefield - Top Investment Producer Orlando (2010-2014)
    Cushman & Wakefield - Deal of the Year (2010)
    NAIOP - Investment Broker of the Year (2010-2011)
    CFCAR - Top Overall Producer (2011)
    CFCRES - Top Producer Award (2000-2008)
    CoStar Power Broker Award (2005-2014)

  • Ken Delvillar

    Kenneth Delvillar Senior Director

    About

    As Senior Director of Cushman & Wakefield’s Florida Apartment team, Mr. Delvillar is responsible for multifamily client advisory and brokerage services throughout the state of Florida with a focus on the firm’s private equity apartment services.

    Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield Apartment Brokerage Team, Mr. Delvillar was a Director with Marcus & Millichap specializing in the brokerage of investment grade apartment communities. In his first year he achieved Rookie of the Year status while being promoted to an Associate and in the following year was the #3 producer in the Central Florida area and recognized nationally for sales achievements.

    In his eleven years of brokerage, Mr. Delvillar was involved in the sale of over 170 multifamily properties throughout Central and Northern Florida valued in excess of $3 Billion. Clients have included public and private companies, REIT’s, pension fund advisors, multifamily developers and condo converters.  He has been a member of the CCIM Institute since 2008.

    Awards

    NAIOP - 3rd Place Investment Broker (2012)
    NAIOP - Investment Broker of the Year (2011)
    CFCAR - Top Investment Sales Broker (2011)
    CFCAR - Top Overall Producer (2011)
    CoStar Power Broker Award (2005-2014)

    Significant Assignments
    Equity Residential - 996 Units Orlando
    Goldman Sachs - 298 Units Orlando
    RBS - 163 units fractured condo - Orlando
    Olympic Investors - 400 units - Orlando
    Wells Fargo OREO - numerous assets last 24 months