Our Team

Richard S. Kaufman, CCIM

Richard S. Kaufman, CCIM

Partner

Since 1985, Richard S. Kaufman, CCIM has been involved in all areas of commercial real estate in the state of Florida. Mr. Kaufman has expertise in Leasing, Sales, Sale-Lease Tracts, Site Selections, Development, 1031 Exchanges and Landlord / Tenant Representation in all phases of commercial real estate.

Prior to the formation of Strategic Realty Services, LLC, Mr. Kaufman was Senior Vice President of a South Florida commercial real estate company from 1995 to 2004. During that time, Mr. Kaufman was involved in the sale of numerous properties totaling over $100,000,000, and numerous lease transactions totaling over 500,000 square feet. Mr. Kaufman was awarded the Top Sales Associate
Award and Agent of The Year Award several years in a row.

From 1985 to 1994 Mr. Kaufman was Vice President of D.P. Lewis and Associates, Inc. During that period, Mr. Kaufman was Director of Lease and Investment Sales, and involved in lease and sale transactions totaling over $50,000,000.

Mr. Kaufman graduated from the University of Miami, Florida, Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Degree in Accounting. He subsequently passed the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam in the State of Florida. Mr. Kaufman was awarded the Distinguished Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designation in Real Estate in May of 1998.

Mr. Kaufman’s professional memberships include Association of Realtors, Realtors Commercial Society of Palm Beach County, International Conference of Shopping Centers Member and Certified Commercial Investments Member (CCIM).

Mr. Kaufman is active in his community on numerous charitable committees.

Mr. Kaufman resides in West Palm Beach Florida with his wife Kileen, son Jason, and daughter Meagan.

D. Glen Alexander, CPM®

D. Glen Alexander, CPM®

Partner

Since 1993, D. Glen Alexander has been successfully managing, leasing and selling commercial and residential properties for clients in the state of Missouri and Florida. Mr. Alexander has had the privilege of representing a wide range of clients from local, regional, national and institutional investors and owners. His ability to professionally develop and maintain personal relationships with his clients has enabled him to effectively serve his clients' needs.

Mr. Alexander has directed the overall success of Strategic Realty Services, LLC along with his partners since its inception in 2004. He oversees the company operations and its management division, and actively assists his clients with their leasing and brokerage needs.

His past professional experience includes serving as Senior Vice President for a local commercial real estate firm in West Palm Beach, Florida; serving as Real Estate Manager for a family operated development company in Palm Beach, Florida; and serving as Property & Leasing Manager for a local commercial real estate firm in Springfield, Missouri.

Mr. Alexander holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Southwest Baptist University and holds the Certified Property Manager® designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Mr. Alexander is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA), Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), and Urban Land Institute (ULI). He is a multi- year recipient of the CoStar Power Broker Award and was named the Certified Property Manager® of the Year by the local IREM chapter. He is involved with various civic and professional organizations through volunteering and serving on board positions.

Mr. Alexander resides in Hobe Sound, Florida with his wife Tamara, and their three children, Madison, Macaylan and Miranda.

Douglas L. Desantis, P.A.

Douglas L. Desantis, P.A.

Partner

Since 1986, Mr. Douglas L. DeSantis has been involved in leasing, brokerage, tenant site selection, development and land assembly of commercial properties in the State of Florida. Mr. DeSantis has enjoyed success in professionally representing local, regional, national and institutional investors in their pursuit of real estate investments. His expertise and passion for the industry gives him the competitive edge for his clients.

Prior to the formation of Strategic Realty Services, LLC, Mr. DeSantis served as Broker / Associate for a South Florida commercial real estate company where he specialized in retail leasing, investment sales, tenant site selection and land sales.

His past professional experience includes joining his family’s real estate business where he specialized in commercial retail leasing and management. Mr. DeSantis was also employed by RAM Realty where he specialized in national tenant site selection, leasing and commercial development, during which time he located and assembled multiple sites for RAM’s primary build-to-suit tenant, Walgreen’s.

Mr. DeSantis is a native of South Florida and has been a licensed and active Florida real estate broker for over 20 years. He resides in North Palm Beach, Florida with his two children Bradley and Julian.

Christopher F. Fleming

Christopher F. Fleming

Senior Broker

Since 1985, Christopher F. Fleming has been licensed in the State of Florida and engaged in the leasing, managing, brokerage, land assemblage and development of commercial property in the State of Florida.

Mr. Fleming uses a comprehensive approach that is informed by his constant monitoring of market trends and conditions, pertinent planning and zoning issues, as well as local, regional, and national governmental issues affecting the commercial real estate industry. His longevity in the Florida commercial real estate market is a result of this thoughtful and diligent approach to commercial real estate brokerage.

In 1985, Mr. Fleming founded St. James Real Estate Company and was involved in the leasing and brokerage of commercial properties throughout Palm Beach County. In 1986, he founded and co-owned Dajon Property Advisors, Inc., which was involved in consulting and
managing large tracts of real estate, including golf course developments, for various institutional owners throughout Florida.

In 1993, 1994, 1995 and 2001, Mr. Fleming was awarded the Top Listing Agent; he was Agent of the Year in 1997 and 2002; and he was Top Sales Agent in 1998 and 1999.

Mr. Fleming is an active member of his community. He has been appointed to the City of Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency for four straight terms and served as Chairman during his last two terms until his term expired in July 2004. Mr. Fleming was also a founding board member and served as chairman of Turtle Nest Village, a charitable organization serving youths 18-21 years old coming out of foster care.

In February 2012, Mr. Fleming was appointed by the Palm Beach County Commission to the Westgate – Belvedere Homes CRA Board.

Mr. Fleming is currently a member of the Lake Worth Rotary Club and serves as Secretary of the Club. He was previously awarded the Rotarian of the Year award as a Member of the West Lake Worth - Greenacres Rotary Club in 2001

Mr. Fleming resides in Lantana, Florida and is constantly in motion keeping up with his teenager, Christopher “Tyler” Fleming.

Thomas “Tom” Cleary

Thomas “Tom” Cleary

Senior Sales Associate

Since 1988, Mr. Cleary has been licensed in the State of Florida and sold, leased and managed all types of commercial real estate focusing on Industrial properties. He has helped owners and users buy and sell warehouses and investment property.

Born and raised in West Palm Beach, Mr. Cleary worked many years with his family’s company Cleary Brothers Construction. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Mr. Cleary joined D.P. Lewis & Associates in 1989 and was top performing senior associate for over 21 years. During this time he became knowledgeable in the industrial markets in Palm Beach County and took several classes associated with the Society of Office and Industrial Realtors (SIOR). Mr. Cleary is founding member of the Commercial Realtors Society of Palm Beach County gathering numerous awards for sales and leasing.

Since joining Strategic Realty in 2010, Mr. Cleary has continued his successful involvement in commercial real estate through his long standing knowledge and professional relationships. Tom is the “go-to” person for local appraisers.

Tom resides in Lake Worth with wife Debi and has two sons Christopher and Thomas and a step-daughter in San Francisco.

James “Jim” Woods

James “Jim” Woods

Property Manager

Mr. Jim Woods brings over 20 years of commercial real estate experience to Strategic Realty Services, LLC. Mr. Woods is a graduate of the BOMA Real Property Administrator (RPA) program and has received the RPA designation. Prior to joining Strategic Realty in February 2005, Mr. Woods was Vice President of Management Division with a South Florida Commercial Real Estate Company; there he was involved with all aspects of property management, leasing, and construction management. Jim has managed a portfolio of retail, industrial, and medical office buildings throughout Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade counties.

Mr. Woods experience includes management, leasing, and/or sales services to various large institutions including: the FDIC, Bankers Trust, Travelers Insurance, KMICO Realty, Meritor Savings Bank, and the Meditrust Corporation. Jim has been involved in transactions exceeding $45 million and leasing transactions totaling over 1 million square feet.

Mr. Woods was former Vice Chairman of the City of Margate’s Economic Development Council for 4 years and has held numerous positions on the board of Directors of the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce. Jim also enjoys being a coach for the Challenger Baseball team in Coral Springs.

Mr. Woods resides in Coconut Creek, Florida with his daughter, Jessica.

John “Jac” Crawford

John "Jac" Crawford

Sales Associate

John Crawford grew up on a sprawling horse farm in central Alabama. His father, a successful self-made business man, played a large role in preparing him to be a salesman from a young age. Mr. Crawford earned a degree in Business Administration from Hobe Sound Bible College in Hobe Sound, Florida. It was while there that he was introduced to the South Florida commercial real estate market.

While still in college, he began taking night classes to learn more about real estate and became licensed before graduating. He is young, but quite aggressive, and he plays a significant role in the well experienced Strategic Real Estate Services Team. He is already a member of the ICSC and will soon become an associate member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).

Active in his community, Mr. Crawford currently serves as a consultant to the Hobe Sound Downtown Business Association, as well as on the Board of Directors for the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce.

Jason Kaufman

Jason Kaufman

Sales Associate

Mr. Kaufman joined Strategic Realty Services, LLC in 2011 as a sales associate. Born and raised in Palm Beach County Jason brings knowledge of the area to all of his clients. Jason graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University in May, 2011 with a major in Business Administration and a Minor in Real Estate. Mr. Kaufman specializes in leasing and tenant representation as well as sales of commercial real estate. Mr. Kaufman also handles managing his family’s commercial properties in West Palm Beach and Riviera Beach. Jason resides in West Palm Beach.