MIAMI-Aventura-based Turnberry Associates has promoted Philip Goldfarb, formerly EVP of its hospitality division, to president and COO. This is one of several promotions and administrative shifts at South Florida real estate companies.

Studley has promoted Stephen Levine to managing director of its Fort Lauderdale office, which also adds three new hires. Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels named Gregory Rumpel, who established the company’s office here four years ago, to EVP. Locally based JIK Investment Services, a subsidiary of J I Kislak Inc., named Ellen Ellison chief investment officer.

Before joining Turnberry’s hospitality division little more than a year ago, Goldfarb was president and COO of Miami Beach-based All Florida Hospitality Management, which specializes in revitalizing hotel properties. Previously he held posts with Doubletree Hotels Corp. where he rose to VP of development.

In his new position, he is responsible for Turnberry’s combined hotel, retail and office efforts. Turnberry has developed more than $7 billion in commercial and residential property, which includes 20 million sf of retail, more than 5,000 residential condo and rental units, 1.5 million sf of office space and more than 2,000 hotel and resort rooms.

Levine joined Studley as associate director in Fort Lauderdale in 2001. Before that, he was with locally based Continental Real Estate Cos., and he is a specialist in office and industrial tenant representation. Since establishing JLL’s Miami office, Rumpel has completed the refinancing of Ritz-Carlton Jamaica and Westin Charlotte, NC. He led the sales of Marriott Mexico City Airport; Cheeca Lodge and Spa in Islamorada, FL; Caneel Bay Resort in St. John Virgin Islands, and Lake Lanier Islands Resort in Atlanta. He is currently marketing Grand Cayman Marriott; La Belle Creole in St. Martin and Omni Colonnade in Coral Gables.

Before joining the Kislak organization, Ellison was chief investment officer and SVP at locally based Fiduciary Trust Co. International, where she headed a department with $2 billion in assets. Previously she held positions with Smith Barney in New York, Merrill Lynch & Co. in Springfield, MA and was credit analyst in the international division of Union Bank of Switzerland in Zurich.

Meanwhile, Fort Lauderdale-based Berger Realty Corp. changed its name to Berger Commercial Realty Corp. The change reflects expanded services, says Lloyd Berger, president. The company currently manages a portfolio of more than two million sf throughout South Florida and handles more than $50 million in annual sales.

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