GREGORY J. LASKODY, CCIM is Principal of HAUTE Commercial Real Estate, LLC. He is a 1988 graduate (B.S., Real Estate and Finance) of Florida State University’s renowned and nationally-ranked Real Estate program of the College of Business and has been active in the South Florida commercial real estate market since that time, becoming a market leader and a local CRE expert.
Greg founded HAUTE to bring to the South Florida CRE market a level of service, expertise, ethics, and execution that – after spending over 30 years in the industry – he found was severely and significantly lacking.
Throughout his career, he has held production, leadership, and executive management positions with some of the most notable companies in commercial real estate, such as: Deloitte; Nomura Capital; The Capital Company of America; Wells Fargo; Q10 Capital; Newmark Grubb Knight Frank; Colliers International, and Lee & Associates. He has also held the following commercial real estate designations, licenses, and achievements:
- A current Certified Commercial Investment Member (“CCIM”) of the CCIM Institute;
- A former Member of the Appraisal Institute (“MAI”);
- A former licensed mortgage broker (Florida);
- A former State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (Florida);
- A former State-Certified General Appraisal Instructor (Florida), and;
- A previous Adjunct Professor of Real Estate Studies at Miami-Dade College.
Greg’s exceptionally diverse background in the industry presents a deep level of market knowledge and financial advisory experience that is a significant value-add to his client base that includes: Financial Institutions and Financial Advisors; Insurance Companies; Mortgage Servicers; Law, Public Accounting, and Financial Planning Firms; Governmental Entities; Private Property Owners; Property Managers and Asset Managers; Public and Private Investment Groups; “Wall Street” firms, Private Equity/Hedge Funds, and High- and Ultra-High Net Worth Family Offices; Developers; and many others.
Greg was also a Conference Committee Member of The Florida State University’s Center for Real Estate Education and Research from 2011 through 2015. He has also been a panelist and speaker at various local, state-wide, and regional commercial real estate events. Since graduating, he has successfully completed more than 70 real estate-related courses and seminars sponsored by the Appraisal Institute, the CCIM Institute, accredited universities, and other continuing education programs dedicated to the commercial real estate and finance industries and has been published in a number of commercial real estate-oriented media.
He was the East Coast District President of the CCIM Institute’s Florida Chapter for 2020 and 2021, and founded the “CRE Networking Group,” a grass-roots organically grown networking platform borne from the restrictions of COVID-19 to give young CRE professionals a platform for networking, or breaking into, the South Florida CRE space, which in six months exceed 90 members and is growing. Greg is also the Founder and Principal of www.MASTERcre.com, an online membership-based platform featuring interactive education, career placement, transactional services, social networking, and other resources to the global CRE community.