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Our Team

Francisco Jaramillo, MBA, CCIM, Principal, Managing Broker

Since 2011, Mr. Jaramillo has specialized in retail commercial real estate properties in the Central Florida area.  Mr. Jaramillo has worked with some of the top national and regional commercial real estate brokerages, leading to his becoming independent in order to provide more tailored services to his clients, not a one-size fits all approach. 

After leaving the United States Air Force Reserves with an Honorable Discharge, Francisco worked for some of the largest firms in the world, including Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue and Coudert Brothers in Washington, D.C., where he supported attorneys in litigation and project finance while attending college. Among other deals, he worked in high profile deals including a $338 million Suez and Port Said Power Purchase Agreements in Egypt, and a $125 Million Power Generating Plant in the United States. Francisco has also worked in Corporate America, managing B2B major clients such as Microsoft, Standard Insurance, Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers, among others, for a fortune 200 company for years. Upon moving to Florida in 2001, Francisco became the Vice President of Public Relations for the National Society of Hispanic MBAs in the South Florida Chapter. He has also traveled to many different countries including Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, France, Honduras, Italy, Mexico and Switzerland.

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Leslie Burke, Director

Leslie Burke specializes in Industrial/Office leasing and landlord representation, disposition, and site selection for local, regional, and national clients throughout Orlando and Central Florida.

Prior to relocating to Orlando’s Lake Nona area, Ms. Burke represented commercial real estate clients in Gainesville Florida, with Ferro Real Estate Partners and ran a Lean Six Sigma management consulting firm.

Ms. Burke is a member of the Orlando Chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW) and the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP).

A Florida Gator, Ms. Burke graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and worked in various industries including; nuclear power production with Florida Power & Light Company and Bechtel Corporation, a Tyvek® processing plant at DuPont, along with Honeywell’s commercial construction division.

Ricardo Garcia, MiCP, Associate

Ricardo Garcia was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and moved to Kissimmee, Florida when he was just 2 years old. From an early age, Ricardo was exposed to commercial real estate via his family’s commercial real estate holdings and management. He comes from a background of 6 years in business administration and capitalizes on his mass communication, entrepreneurial, and marketing skills when working with his commercial real estate clients.

Ricardo Garcia attended the University of Florida and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration. His skills in mass communication, entrepreneurship, and marketing give him a unique insight into how to bargain, protect, market properties, and find the best deals for his real estate clients.

Ricardo Garcia entered the Real Estate world in order to apply his proven problem solving skills and further develop his leadership and innovation abilities in the challenging environment that is commercial real estate investing, and he hasn’t looked back.

Ricardo Garcia lives in Kissimmee, Florida. He spends his free time with family and friends, traveling, and playing fútbol.

Kristen Lallis, Transaction Coordinator

Ms. Lallis moved to the Central Florida area at the age of 5, growing up in the City of Oviedo. She attended the University of Central Florida, graduating in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Thereafter, Ms. Lallis launched her Real Estate career as an Executive Assistant to one of Central Florida’s highest producing Real Estate Firms, during which time, she managed hundreds of real estate transactions from contract to close. In the years following, Ms. Lallis established her own transaction management firm, White Glove Transactions.

Ms. Lallis is sincerely detail-oriented, taking great pride in providing truly exceptional customer service. Committed to delivering an extraordinary real estate experience. Outside of the professional setting, Ms. Lallis is a devoted animal advocate, investing her time and energy to spending time with her 3 rescue dogs.