Fran Pepis | Colliers International | Jacksonville

Fran Pepis

Senior Director

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Professional Summary

My team and I specialize in repositioning and turning around properties which struggle with high vacancies and properties that have a non-performing track record. The team caters to private investment firms in the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate. Over the last several years, Ms. Pepis has closed on $821 Million in sales and leasing transactions and has leased over 1.3 MSF of commercial space. Throughout her 28 years in commercial real estate she has been fortunate to work with a number of local, regional, national and international investors, owners and tenants.


>> 2013 Jacksonville Business Journal “Women of Influence” Honoree
>> 2013 - 2016; Jacksonville Business Journal Bizwoman Mentor
>> 2004, 2007-2010, 2013: CoStar Power Broker for Office and Retail Leasing/Sales
>> 2008:NAIOP Office Broker of the Year
>> 2006-2007, 2009-2010: NAIOP Nominee for Office Broker of the Year
>> 2006: NAIOP Chapter Merit Award for Distinguished Service
>> 2004: NAIOP Nominee for Largest Office Sale of the Year
>> 2003: Top Woman Produces for the State of Florida


>> MBA in Finance and Business Administration from Pace University.
>> Certifications in Financial Analysis, Business Management and Cost Accounting, from the University of Hartford, Connecticut.
>> Completed courses in Growth Management, Site Selection, Malpractice Suits, Budget Preparation, Contract/ Agreement Negotiations, Due Diligence and Long Range Financial Planning

Memberships & Involvements

>> National Association of Industrial Office Properties Past Board Member and Board Chair for Charity Committee and Programs Committee >> Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce >> Northeast Florida Board of Realtors, >> Haven Hospice of Northeast Florida. Governing Board of Director >> ElderSource - Wise Owl Property Management Board >> PACE Center for Girls - Believing in Girls Fundraising Program


Her clients include Pace Center for Girls, Haven Hospice of North Florida, Humana Health Insurance, Travelers Insurance, All State Insurance, North Florida Surgeons, RSM McGladrey, Inc, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, Hormone Replacement Centers of Northeast Florida, State of Florida, Department of Health, Nemours Children Hospital, Hair Club for Men, H & R Block, Pacer Logistics, APL Logistics and RiverCity Science Academy. Over the past several years she has focused on Tenant representation for Healthcare Providers and Nonprofits.


 "Fran you are a very hard worker, and it shows how much you like your job. You are a person who we can rely on to deliver. Your knowledge and your experience made everything look easy for us." 

Dr. Raouf & Suha Nakhkeh MD
Otolaryngologist (Ear, nose, throat), Pathologist, Pediatrician
Mayo Clinic Hospital


Property Type
Healthcare-Medical, Office
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