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Michael Scarpino, CCIM Receives 2014 CoStar Power Broker Award




Commercial Real Estate’s Leading Independent Information Provider Recognizes Market’s Top Leasing and Sales Brokers

Fort Lauderdale, FL – April 15, 2015 – NAI Rauch Weaver Norfleet Kurtz & Co. is pleased to announce that Senior Associate, Michael Scarpino, CCIM has been named a 2014 CoStar Power Broker TM by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.  This annual industry award recognizes distinguished professionals in commercial real estate brokerage by highlighting the achievements of the firms and individual brokers who closed the highest transaction volumes in commercial property sales or leases in 2014 within their respective markets. 

With the largest professional research organization serving the commercial real estate industry, CoStar is uniquely positioned to identify the top firms and brokers in each market throughout the U.S. and Toronto, Canada.  All awards are based on transaction data maintained in CoStar's commercial real estate database, which is the largest independently researched database of commercial real estate property information available online.

Scarpino qualified as one of the top commercial brokers in South Florida based on the total leasing transactions he closed during the year.  In order to be selected for this honor, Scarpino’s overall transaction volumes were evaluated by CoStar against other commercial real estate brokers active in the region, and subsequently ranked among the top brokers in the market.

Significant transactions closed by Michael Scarpino in 2014 included:

●  Mazi Stone, Inc. leased 20,304 SF warehouse, manufacturing and showroom space at Superior Commerce Park.

●  Capital Scrap Metal, LLC leased 14,964 SF warehouse/manufacturing space at Superior Commerce Park.

●  TM Windows, LLC leased 124,894 SF warehouse, manufacturing and showroom space at Superior Commerce Park.

ichael states “this is a prestigious award, and as a commercial real estate professional, I pride myself on my market knowledge and placing the client’s goals as my top priority.”

“CoStar is proud to honor the firms and brokers who perform at the industry’s highest level each year,” said CoStar Group founder and CEO Andrew C. Florance. “These industry leaders deserve to be recognized for their hard work, expertise and superior deal-making abilities. We extend our congratulations to Michael Scarpino, CCIM on his hard-earned achievement.”

The complete list of 2014 CoStar Power Broker Awards winners can be found at

About CoStar Group, Inc.

CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. Through LoopNet, the Company operates the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online with more than 9 million registered members. is a premier online apartment resource for renters that matches apartment seekers with great apartment homes and provides property managers and owners a proven platform for marketing their properties. CoStar operates websites that have over 19 million unique monthly visitors in aggregate during January 2015. Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S., in Europe and in Toronto, Canada with a staff of over 2,400 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization. For more information, visit

About NAI Rauch Weaver Norfleet Kurtz & Co.

NAI Rauch Weaver Norfleet Kurtz & Co. is a full service commercial real estate brokerage and property management firm, a South Florida tradition for over 48 years.  Our motto of "Integrity, Longevity, Consistency, Service" is not just a list of words, but represents demonstrated traits and the reason for our success. We offer local deep roots with years of experience combined with the international reach of NAI Global, a managed network that today has more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, with over 6,700 local market professionals, managing over 380 million square feet of property.


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