Mr. Ekovich has been in the real estate business for over 30 years, both brokering commercial real estate and serving as Regional Manager for several Marcus & Millichap offices. He has closed or overseen more than $3.5 billion of real estate transactions. Currently, he is the National Director of the Leisure Investment Properties Group of Marcus & Millichap, which he started with his PGA Partner, Chris Karamitsos. The Leisure Investment Properties Group has listed and sold in excess of $100,000,000 of golf, marina and resort properties putting them at the top of this specialty group for 10 years, consecutively.
In addition, Mr. Ekovich has opened four offices for Marcus & Millichap, was voted "Regional Manager of the Year" and served as the National Director of the National Self Storage Group at Marcus & Millichap. He was a top five broker for his firm in his first year of selling commercial real estate. His duties included hiring, deployment, training and coaching of commercial real estate agents in Tampa, Atlanta, Palo Alto, Jacksonville and Orlando.
Mr. Ekovich has been a published author in numerous real estate trade publications as well as being a featured speaker for over 15 years at real estate industry events.
Top Golf & Resort Properties Agent last 10 years in the country Top Five Agent Cofounder of The National Golf & Resort Properties Group Vice President and Managing Director of the National Golf & Resort Group Top 10 Regional Office out of 45 offices nationwide Regional Manager of the Year Businessman of the Year Florida University of Florida Advisory Board for the MBA Program FGCAR Advisory Board.
Recently active in the Golf Inc. Trade Show, Crittenden Golf Trade shows as panelist, NGF, NGOCA, North Florida PGA speaker, Florida NAIOP Chapter, ICSC, Executive Board Member for the Florida Gulf Coast Board of Realtors, CRES Advisory Board of University of Florida, Masters of Science with a concentration in real estate, the Atlanta Apartment Association, National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, ICSC, Georgia Board of Realtors and FGCAR.
Financial Planning Association of Tampa Bay UC Berkeley, Stanford University, Marcus & Millichap Investor Symposiums, National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, (NAIOP) Tampa and Orlando, Florida Association of Realtors, The Tampa Bay Business Journal Conference on Commercial Real Estate, National Real Estate Investor Round Table Atlanta, the Ring Series for the University of Florida, Sarasota Property Forum, Verizon Company National Meeting and the State of Florida Tax Appraisers Association Meeting. Participation in charitable fund-raising events, such as Christmas in April, numerous charity golf tournaments, Metropolitan Ministries, Tree of Life and The Children's Home.