Michael RauchThe Board of Directors of CRE Florida Partners and Rauch Lupo Robertson & Co. (“CRE”) have appointed Michael Rauch, a principal and Senior Partner of the firm, to the office of President.

Together with the firm’s Managing Partners including Tom Robertson in Boca Raton, CRE is structuring for growth as the commercial real estate market begins a recovery. The firm is seeking to hire leasing and investment sales professionals in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties in 2014.

“This is an exciting step forward for us and we plan to focus our attention on continuing to improve our service capability for our clients in 2014 and beyond under Michael’s leadership,” stated Robertson.

Currently with offices in Pompano Beach, Boca Raton, and St. Lucie West, CRE will expand in Florida through acquisition or new partnerships and will add key salaried and commissioned professionals in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties (and additional markets) this year.

Raucha veteran commercial broker and real estate trust manager with over 34 years of experience, brings a substantial amount of knowledge to the firms operations.

“We are growing and improving our core competencies in all areas of our business, but at a sustainable pace that will balance our ability to fund expansion from operations. Our associates and staff are the best in the business and the foundation of our success and we locate our offices within the MSA’s we serve and are never far from the clients we value and respect,” Rauch commented.