FirstPointe Advisors’ Brian DePotter Receives National Award from NAIOP


Brian DePotter (fifth from left) receives NAIOP’s 2017 Developing Leaders Award

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has recognized FirstPointe Advisors Managing Partner Brian DePotter with its prestigious 2017 Developing Leaders Award.

One of seven young professionals across the nation to receive the Developing Leaders Award this year, DePotter was honored before hundreds of industry colleagues at an award ceremony during NAIOP's CRE.Converge conference in Chicago.

"NAIOP is proud to recognize Brian DePotter of the NAIOP South Florida chapter for his outstanding professional accomplishments and dedication to our association, the industry and his community," said Thomas J . Bisacquino, president and CEO of NAIOP. "His leadership and talents are already making an incredible impact on the industry and will continue to shape the future of commercial real estate."

As managing partner, DePotter oversees more than $4 billion in property value for clients, serves as the primary contact for all jurisdictional communications, focuses on commercial real estate valuation and appeals for all property types, and presents market analysis in all of Florida's major jurisdictions.

Established in 2006, the Developing Leaders Award has been given to rising industry professionals from across NAIOP's chapter network in all sectors of commercial real estate. Recipients are professionals under the age of 35 who have distinguished themselves due to their exceptional professional accomplishments, strong leadership and community involvement.


NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP provides unparalleled industry networking and education, and advocates for effective legislation on behalf of our members. NAIOP advances responsible, sustainable development that creates jobs and benefits the communities in which our members work and live. For more information, visit 

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