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Easton & Associates
Meet the Market Makers.


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One of the largest industrial real estate brokerage firms in South Florida, Easton & Associates is unmatched in our knowledge of industrial South Florida real estate. We’ve been instrumental in the growth of Miami into a major international hub, seeking out and enhancing the development of the important  West Dade/Airport corridor. There alone, we have leased and/or sold more than 12 million square feet of space.

Easton & Associates office tenant representation division is experienced in representing multi-national Fortune 500 companies as well as firms with local, South Florida headquarters. We implement a global real estate strategy mixed with expert local market knowledge to help office users plan for their long term needs. Our team will determine your space requirements, advise in the site selection process and coordinate the space build out for an on-time and on-budget occupancy.

With an eye on your company’s unique goals and strategic vision, the commercial real estate brokerage experts at Easton & Associates will identify those properties that offer the best outlook for your long-term return on investment. We are nimble, visionary and highly attuned to changing conditions. We leave no opportunity unexplored. In fact, our formidable connections, size and scope mean we don’t just capitalize on existing markets, we create new ones for our clients.



Our brokerage team, with over 100 years of collective experience, has a long standing reputation for identifying and capitalizing on opportunities.

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printButton-02 vcardJames L. Armstrong IV
Vice President

James specializes in investment sales and landlord/tenant relations. His expertise and focus is northern Dade County, including Medley and Miami Lakes. He currently oversees the leasing and sales of approximately three million square feet, including Lakes Corporate Park, Lakeway Industrial Park, Deerwood Commerce Park and the DHL Commerce Park in Wilmington, Ohio. He was previously employed as Vice President of Marketing for Florida Indoor Advertising and as a Commercial Lease Account Manager for Ryder Truck Rental.

Professional Memberships / Achievements:
Industrial Association of Dade County
Miami Commercial Society of Realtors
Member of Board of Directors at Westminster Christian School

Partial Client List:
Arch Aluminum
American Bus Lines
Applica Beverage Canners Intl.
Cummings Dawn Foods
DHL
Dobbs International
Eastern Aero Marine
Elizabeth Arden
Ferguson Enterprises
Genuine Parts Company
Hertz Corporation
NAPA
Seagis Property Group
Southeastern Foods
Union Special International

To see Jim Armstrong’s listings click here.

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printButton-02 vcard Brandon Careaga
Commercial Associate

Brandon specializes in the sale and leasing of office and industrial properties throughout South Florida and has be representing tenants and sellers since 2012. Prior to joining Easton & Associates, Careaga worked for Real Estate Empire Group, a boutique real estate firm based in Doral that focuses on residential and commercial real estate. In 2016 he founded MLB Capital, a small real estate investment company which focuses on distressed assets in opportunistic markets. He holds a BA degree in International Relations and Affairs from Florida International University (FIU) and a Master of Science in International Real Estate degree from (FIU) as well. To see Brandon Careaga’s listings click here

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printButton-02 vcardKatie DiFede
Commercial Associate

Katie specializes in Landlord and Tenant representation within the Coral Gables, Dadeland, Airport and Doral markets.  Focusing on office acquisitions and transactions, she helps her clients find the most efficient office spaces to fit their needs. Katie believes that building a strong rapport with her clients makes for great long-term relationships and future successes for all involved.  In 2015, she graduated from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.  Katie has been with the firm since January 2016. To see Katie DiFede’s listings click here

Andrew Easton

printButton-02 vcardAndrew Easton
Vice President

Andrew Easton is a Vice President with Easton & Associates, specializing in tenant representation. Andrew’s tenant representation practice is based on the principle of building long-term relationships. His responsibilities include strategy implementation, site selection, financial analysis and lease negotiations; assisting high-level corporate decision makers to implement, analyze and develop financial models and negotiate leases. Mr. Easton has been involved in lease transactions worth over $150 million in value throughout his career.

Mr. Easton was recognized as a CoStar power broker, and as a Top Achiever within JLL in 2013, and 2014. Mr. Easton has represented several Fortune 500 companies including Procter & Gamble, Xerox, Bank of New York, Mellon, Level 3 Communications, ADP, OmniCare, Mattel and Yahoo!. Throughout Mr. Easton’s career he has been appointed as a representative for several public sector clients who include the United States Postal Service, Nan McKay, Quadel Consulting, United Negro College Fund and Pace Institute for Girls. Much of Mr. Easton’s success is attributed to his responsiveness, dedication, hard work, and organizational skills.

Mr. Easton is a member of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

Highlighted Client Transactions:
DCA 70,000 SF (multiple transactions)
Citrix Systems 44,000 SF (multiple transactions)
Xerox 43,000 SF (multiple transactions)
P&G 41,000 SF (multiple transactions)
IATA 41,000 SF (multiple transactions)
Caterpillar 36,000 SF (multiple transactions)
Sony 33,000 SF
ARHMF 18,500 SF
Nan McKay & Associates 18,000 SF
TAM Airlines 18,000 SF
SHD Law 16,000 SF
Barclays 12,000 SF
Bryan Cave 10,000 SF
NY Life 5,000 SF

Education and Affiliations:
Bachelors of Arts and Science from Florida International University
Active Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License

Awards:
Jones Lang LaSalle Top Achiever Award (2013, 2014)
CoStar Power Broker (2013)

To see Andrew Easton’s listings click here

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printButton-02 vcardDalton Easton
Commercial Associate

Dalton specializes in landlord and tenant representation with a focus on the sales and leasing of industrial properties in the Miami-Dade and Broward county markets. His expertise is northern Dade County, Airport North and Airport West. Dalton joined the firm in June of 2017 after graduating from Bryant University with a degree in Business Administration and Finance.

Partial Client List:
Asia Shipping
Badia
Coastal Construction
Converpack
MIA Shoes
Milestone
Ruby Tools USA
Seagis

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printButton-02 vcardThomas W. Kimen III
Vice President

Tom is a specialist in industrial sales and leasing throughout South Florida. His current representations include leasing for Aviation Commercial Center, 26th Street Center and numerous projects throughout Dade and Broward Counties. He has been with the firm since 1988.

Professional Memberships / Achievements:
Industrial Association of Dade County
Florida Association of Realtors
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Licensed Mortgage Broker

Partial Client List:
Airborne Express International
Costex Corporation
Hertz Corporation
Kuhlman Corporation
Raytheon Corporation
Sola International
T.A. Associates Realty

To see Tom Kimen’s listings click here.

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printButton-02 vcardElliot LaBreche
Vice President

Elliot LaBreche specializes in advising corporate occupiers (Tenants) in office and warehouse lease and acquisition transactions in South Florida.  Elliot has advised Tenants since 2011 previously with Cresa & JLL and now co-leads the Tenant Representation practice for the Easton Group. Elliot’s expertise includes site selection, financial underwriting, quantitative analysis, lease drafting/negotiating, project management oversight, economic incentive negotiation, workplace strategy and development. Elliot is also active managing a portfolio of retail and multifamily assets in Southern California. Mr. LaBreche holds a B.S. in Real Estate Development and Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California.

Brokerage Transactions:
Stryker – 150,000 SF
Somfy – 45,000 SF
Glanbia – 40,000 SF
Ebay.com – 25,000 SF
Hytera – 24,000 SF
Artex – 22,000 SF
Technowise Group – 21,000 SF
Homes.com – 18,000 SF
Thornton Davis Fein – 16,000 SF
Puppy Spot.com – 15,000 SF
Trust Bridge – 15,000 SF
Xerox – 12,000 SF
Televisa – 10,000 SF

Accomplishments/Awards:
Broker of the Year Finalist Miami Chamber of Commerce 2016
CoStar Power Broker 2016
Runner Up Leadership Miami Program- 2015
DomainFest Pitch Competition Winner – 2012 Domain Fest
Miami Make-A-Wish Champion

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Mike-Waite

printButton-02 vcardMichael Waite
Vice President

Michael specializes in landlord and tenant representation with a focus on the sales and leases of industrial properties in the north Miami-Dade market. He was previously employed as a Project Superintendent with Commercial Window Group and in Marketing/Promotion with State Farm Insurance. Michael graduated from North Carolina State University.

Professional Memberships/Achievements:
Urban Land Institute
Industrial Association of Dade County
North Carolina State University Scholar Athlete

Partial Client List:
Ameriworld
Deep Impact Boats
Dependable Packaging Solutions
Luxe Event Rentals
Molinera Foods
Rana Furniture
Source Outdoor
United Beverage
USA Tile
Wal-Mart

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printButton-02 vcardKathy Zerbone
Senior Commercial Associate

Kathy brings decades of experience advising clients in warehouse leasing, buying and selling as well as assisting investors in land acquisition. She also sells new construction projects and oversees build-to-suit projects. Kathy has been with the firm since 1988 and was previously employed by our predecessor, Hopkins-Easton. She graduated from Florida International University with a degree in Business Administration and International Business.

Professional Memberships/Achievements:
Licensed Real Estate Broker, Department of Professional Regulation
New America International Affiliate
Florida Board of Realtors
ACREW

Partial Client List:
Avanti Products
Bared Company (Farm Stores)
B & B Group
CLR Roasters
Dunbar Armoured
Eagle Airfreight
Exxel Technologies, Inc.
Healthcare Waste Solutions
Hydraulic Aircraft Specialists, Inc.
International Home
Liebherr Nenzing Cranes
Neyra Industries
Ole’ Mexican Foods
Oregon International Airfreight
Schmetz Needles

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THE EASTON GROUP
10165 N.W. 19th Street, Miami, Florida 33172

Phone
(305) 593-2222

Fax
(305) 591-3863