It’s the rare broker who has stayed at their current firm for their entire career. As firms compete amid an increasingly tight race for talent, mul-tiple factors are typically at play for commercial real estate professionals looking to optimize both their compensation and their overall work experience. But seasoned brokers agree: before jumping ship, do your diligence about the company and what it is truly offering you.

When Michaelann Murphy joined STNL Development in November 2021, a major priority was ensuring interests were aligned—both hers and the firm’s. And now that’s she on the hiring side with the company as the company’s vice president of real estate development in the Tampa office, “that’s a key ingredient.”

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