Lee Wheeler

MIAMI—In a move to build more momentum in core markets across Florida, Stiles has wooed commercial real estate veteran Lee Wheeler to its ranks. Wheeler, who boasts 34 years in the industry, has signed on as a senior advisor reporting to Stiles Realty president Paul Marko.

Wheeler specializes in investment sales, land brokerage and build-to-suit commercial properties. Over the course of his career, he has completed more than $2.5 billion in sales transactions ranging from urban office sites to large planned development communities. At Stiles, Wheeler will focus on growing the firm’s footprint across Florida while leveraging Stiles’ diverse range of services.

“Lee is highly trusted in our industry with a tremendous track record of completing large transactions and establishing lasting client relationships,” says Marko. “His strength and experience in the build-to-suit and land arena is synergistic with Stiles’ multi-faceted business platform, which includes development, construction management, architecture, and property management.”

Wheeler has represented major institutional owners and developers including Equitable Life, General Electric, The St. Joe Company, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association, Duke REIT, Codina/Flagler Development, and the MacArthur Foundation. Prior to joining Stiles,Wheeler served as a principal and broker for Miami Land Company, where he focused on land acquisitions for development companies, site entitlements, zoning and government approvals.

“Stiles is a very strong company that has established a stellar reputation over its decades of success in Florida,” says Wheeler. “I am excited as I see the potential for significant growth in Stiles Realty on top of that foundation. I feel confident that my broad and varied outlook gives me the insight into how we can meet the evolving needs of our diverse clients while achieving the goals of Stiles Realty.”

“Stiles is a very strong company that has established a stellar reputation over its decades of success in Florida,” says Wheeler. “I am excited as I see the potential for significant growth in Stiles Realty on top of that foundation. I feel confident that my broad and varied outlook gives me the insight into how we can meet the evolving needs of our diverse clients while achieving the goals of Stiles Realty.”

During his career, Wheeler spent 10 years with the Codina Group, where he focused on land and investment sales. He held an eight-year assignment with the MacArthur Foundation, where he was responsible for the disposition of more than 60,000 acres of commercial land, 10,000 apartment units, and over one million square feet of office, industrial, and retail properties.

“Lee brings to our company a valuable skillset that adds depth and versatility to our growing team,” says Marko. “I have known him for many years and am grateful to have him aboard as we continue to grow our business and look toward the future.”