Kevin McCarthy Joins as Principal at Lee & Associates South Florida

Kevin McCarthy, Principal at Lee & Associates South Florida

MIAMI, Florida—July 15, 2020— Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services announces the addition of Kevin McCarthy as Principal specializing in Investment Sales throughout Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast.

Bringing over 20 years of experience in Florida’s commercial real estate marketplace, Kevin McCarthy has been involved in many different transaction types and product disciplines throughout his career. This spans industrial, office, retail, land acquisitions, build-to-suit developments, and various leasing. He is also involved in the planning and development of projects in South Florida. In addition, his past experience in debt restructuring with distressed asset-based lending, and structuring tenant placement and build-to-suit developments gives Kevin a broad yet intricate understanding of the industry to best serve his clients unique goals and objectives.

Prior to joining Lee and Associates, Kevin McCarthy served as Senior Vice President at Colliers International, working in the investment sales market in South Florida. Prior to that he worked at Worth Realty as Managing Director where he had overall development, leasing and marketing responsibilities for the firm’s South Florida Projects. Earlier in his career, he served as President of Wholesale Funding Group, where he had overall responsibility for raising private equity on the acquisition and servicing of distressed debt in the asset backed markets.

Kevin McCarthy is specialized in many facets of commercial real estate including tenant representation, lease structuring and negotiation, land acquisition, debt restructuring, capital markets and building valuation. Kevin also has significant commercial development experience relating to site selection, marketing and feasibility analysis, building design and construction, financing, and management of various industrial, medical, banking, retail and office facilities.

“Onboarding Kevin as Principal to our Lee South Florida team is a game changer,” said Lee & Associates South Florida President, Matthew Rotolante, SIOR, CCIM. “Kevin’s pedigree in Palm Beach and North Broward now gives owners the chance to witness for themselves what a fully incentivized and experienced agent combined with a strong and supportive national platform can do for their property’s value and performance.”

McCarthy is the latest in a string of high-profile hires this year. Last month, Lee & Associates South Florida added Elias Porras, an industry veteran with more than three decades of experience in leasing and selling office and industrial properties. In the first quarter, the company hired Bill Domskywho left brokerage giant CBRE after nearly a decade, , and Scott Strickland who spent several years with JLL prior to joining Lee & Associates.

Kevin McCarthy is an excellent addition to the Lee & Associates South Florida team whose expansion efforts continue to develop a world-class team of market leaders. Kevin’s outstanding reputation and his uniquely developed and diverse skill-set handling various commercial real estate transactions offer his clients an unmatched level of service and professionalism.

About Lee & Associates South Florida

Lee & Associates South Florida is a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm providing the highest level of service to South Florida’s diverse industrial, office, retail, multifamily, investment and land sectors. Our dedicated team of professionals is led by Matthew Rotolante, a 4th generation Miami native in a family that has owned and operated commercial property in the South Florida market since 1928. Our bilingual culture allows for open communications throughout the company, fostering collaboration and information sharing. In addition, the Lee & Associates’ robust national network that sold and leased nearly $16 Billion in commercial real estate in 2019 offers clients a cross-market platform of services and expertise across all asset specialties and representation roles.

About Lee & Associates

Lee & Associates is a commercial real estate brokerage, management and appraisal services firm. Established in 1979, Lee & Associates has grown its service platform to include offices in the United States and Canada. Lee & Associates provides superior market intelligence in office, industrial, retail, investment and appraisal to meet the specialized needs of our clients. For the latest news from Lee & Associates, visit or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Link, our company blog.

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