Bruce’s commercial real estate experience includes asset management, commercial & investment banking, contract negotiation, real estate loan workouts, investment sales brokerage, offshore syndications, and consulting. At Arcis Investments, Bruce has primary responsibility for the overall operations of the organization with a focus on new acquisition opportunities, as well as the asset management of the company’s portfolio.

Prior to joining Arcis, Bruce was Managing Director for Euro American Advisors (EAA), a diversified Netherlands-based real estate investment company investing Dutch and German funds in U.S. real estate located throughout the southeast. Euro American’s U.S. operations were headquartered in Tampa, Florida, where he started with the company in 1997. Bruce was instrumental in structurally organizing this operation and putting in place the proper systems and growth strategies to expand the portfolio to a value of $300 Million.

At Euro American, he had overall responsibility for the U.S. operations and coordinated all aspects of asset management, property management, leasing and disposition, as well as the ongoing strategic decisions regarding the U.S. portfolio. In addition, his diverse real estate background provided valuable insight during the acquisition and development process.

Prior to joining Euro American, Bruce was Vice President at Citicorp Real Estate where his primary responsibility was managing a $300 million OREO portfolio located throughout the Southeast and the Midwest. Bruce was instrumental in mitigating Citicorp’s losses on this multi-faceted portfolio (including office, industrial, retail and multi-family) through his aggressive hands-on asset management style. Citicorp transferred him to Tampa from New York City where he was a Loan Workout Specialist, successfully working out a $260 million non-performing portfolio of loans. Bruce joined Citicorp from Jones Lang Wootton where he was on the Acquisition, Sales and Finance team for this global real estate advisory firm.

Bruce began his career at Chemical Bank where he completed the bank’s twelve-month credit training program to become an Account Officer. He earned his MBA in finance from Columbia Business School in New York City, and received his BS from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, where he graduated with honors. Bruce is a licensed real estate broker, a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Westshore Alliance, Florida Gulf Coast Realtors Association (FGCAR), and Omicron Delta Epsilon (the National Economic Honor Society). He is also a Boy Scout Leader and is on the Board of Trustees at Tampa Preparatory School.

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