Rockville, Maryland: Gerald S. Divaris, chairman and chief executive officer of Divaris Real Estate, Inc., announced the appointment of Joseph Farina as manager of its Washington, D.C. regional office located in Rockville, Maryland. He is focusing on commercial sales and leasing services to support the expansion of DRE’s portfolio of leased and managed properties in the greater D.C. metropolitan area.
In early 2011, Farina formed Farina Real Estate Services, a full-service commercial real estate brokerage company. His primary focus has been on the sale and leasing of commercial real estate. Prior to forming Farina RES, he worked as a broker with The National Retail Group of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services. Farina also held the position of senior account executive for a regional property management firm where he personally managed over 1 million square feet of commercial real estate.
Farina holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Master’s degree in Finance from Johns Hopkins University. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Maryland, Virginia, and The District of Columbia. Farina is a member of The Urban Land Institute and The International Council of Shopping Centers.
Divaris Real Estate Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA with offices in Chesapeake, downtown and suburban Norfolk, Newport News, and Richmond, VA; Charlotte, NC and Rockville, MD. Divaris Real Estate and Divaris Property Management Corp. are divisions of The Divaris Group, an international real estate brokerage and property management company that currently manages and/or leases in excess of 30 million square feet of prime office, retail and industrial space from New Jersey to Florida.
Divaris Real Estate is a member of Realty Resources, a national group of independent retail property brokers and managers covering 91 major markets throughout the U.S. DRE is also the Virginia affiliate for The CORE Network, a national group of office and industrial brokers with affiliates across the country. These organizations represent corporate and institutional clients, tenants and buyers in all aspects of leasing, development and managing properties, acquisitions and land sales. Gerald S. Divaris is chairman of the Board, and Michael B. Divaris is president of Divaris Real Estate, Inc.