Brad has held a Florida Real Estate license for over 25 years and has worked exclusively in Southwest Florida engaged in Commercial Real Estate, Business Brokerage and Commercial Property Management, in addition to being an owner or partner in a number of local businesses. In 2004, Brad received his CCIM Designation (Certified Commercial Investment Member) as a recognized expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. The CCIM lapel pin is earned after successfully completing a designation process that ensures CCIMs are proficient not only in theory, but also in practice. The CCIM Designation is referred to as the Doctorate of Real Estate by many in the industry. His commercial real estate experience includes over $35 million in sales and leasing with a variety of Retail, Office and Industrial Properties. Brad is also an accomplished Business Intermediary and has helped hundreds of buyers and sellers in acquiring or selling business opportunities. Currently associated with RE/MAX Realty Group, a Florida licensed real estate brokerage as a Commercial adviser and Business Opportunities Director, he provides services in commercial, industrial and investment grade properties, retail site selections, commercial leasing and property management in addition to specializing in Business Brokerage. His previous associations include being office manager supervising leasing, rental and property management activities for a commercial real estate brokerage and as a business broker / partner in VR Business Brokers, a franchise brokerage specializing in business sales. Brad Welborn represents RE/MAX Realty Group as a member of the Alliance of Florida Business Brokers (AFLBB) and currently serves as its president. He was a charter officer of Commercial Investment Professionals of Southwest Florida (CIP) and served as its President in 2003 and received the distinguished “Hall of Fame” award from RE/MAX International in 2006.