Douglas Elliman Development Marketing has named Joe Azar managing director of the company’s new leasing division.
In his new role, Azar will work with South Florida real estate developers to guide their projects from predevelopment to leasing, the company said in a news release.
“Joe Azar is a leading name in the industry, servicing both his luxury residential clients and his mastery of the multi-family leasing services,” said Jay Phillip Parker, CEO of Douglas Elliman Florida and president of Douglas Elliman Development Marketing. “Joe’s outstanding leadership skills, passionate sales drive and commitment have resulted in impeccable result-driven service to clients. I look forward to working with him to build our leasing business, support his powerful general real estate clients and reach new heights in Florida.”
Azar has 16 years of experience in real estate and has overseen several residential sales transactions, from multi-family, mixed-use and townhomes to condo new development and investment properties.
He earned his associate of science degree in finance from Pace University and a bachelor of science in business administration and finance from Brooklyn College.
“Douglas Elliman Development Marketing is a leader and innovator in the world of residential property development, with a record of representing some of the greatest luxury rental projects in New York, Boston and L.A.,” Azar said in the news release. “I am excited to join the team and help to establish DEDM as a formidable player in the Florida market.”