Principal and Co-Founder
Rodney Castan has been in the commercial property development, sales, leasing, and management business since 1985. He is the President of the Leasing and Property Management Division and a Partner with Courtelis Company, a Miami based commercial and multi family real estate development firm that was established in 1963. He is responsible for the leasing and management of 20 existing properties and multiple new development projects throughout Florida. During his 25 year tenure at Courtelis, he has been involved in the development of 30 ground up and redevelopment shopping center and commercial projects totaling over 4 million square feet and valued at over $1 Billion. Prior to joining Courtelis, Rod Castan was a Vice President with Balcor Property Management where he was responsible for the leasing of 1.7 million square feet of shopping centers in the Southeastern United States.
Rod is the past Southern Division Operations Chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), past ICSC State Director for Florida, and recipient of the CRX Certified Retail Executive and Certified Leasing Specialist designations, CLS. He has been a lecturer and guest speaker at real estate programs at ICSC, ULI, University of Florida, FSU, FIU, CCIM and Miami Board of Realtors, and is Past Chairman of the Advisory Board of the University of Florida’s Bergstrom Center for Real Estate.