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Business Observer Friday, Mar. 16, 2018 2 years ago

Get To Know ... Mike Davis

Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield Tampa
by: Business Observer Staff Writer

I'm a native of...
New Jersey. I moved to Florida in 1977.

I'm _____ years old.

I got into commercial real estate...
In the 1980s, after two friends in the business convinced me I'd be good at it. At the time, I was in cable TV, and I had a balloon business on the side.

Years at Cushman & Wakefield:
30. That's hard to believe.

I specialize in...
Investment sales, through our Capital Markets team.

My biggest or most memorable deal was...
We sold a $1.5 billion portfolio of properties for Cabot back in 2017. That was pretty memorable.

My hobby or side hustle is...
I'm a blues musician in two bands, Cigar City Blues and No Money Down. I sing, play guitar and the harmonica.

Favorite food:
Linguine with red clam sauce.

What I do to unwind....
I exercise, I play guitar, I like to snow ski, I fish.

The secret to my success is...
Hard work, flexibility, and the ability to find something to laugh at each and every day, even if it's at my own expense.

The person I would most want to trapped in an elevator with for 12 hours, living or dead:
Abraham Lincoln.

If I could do it over again, I'd...
There's really nothing. I'd do the same things again.

If I could be a comic book superhero, I'd be...

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