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SVN expands presence in Southwest Florida with addition of CRE brokerage SVN KOVA


Pictured, from left:  Steve Cunningham, MAI, CCIM, managing director of the Fort Myers office; Anthony Emma Jr., managing partner of SVN KOVA; Todd Sabin, managing director of the Naples office.

NAPLES, Fla. – SVN Florida continues its growth in Southwest Florida with the addition of SVN KOVA, a full-service commercial real estate brokerage with institutional-quality property management. Comprised of more than 20 CRE professionals in Naples, Bonita Springs and Fort Myers, SVN KOVA is ideally positioned to deliver the level of CRE services clients require in the vibrant Southwest Florida market as well as providing property management services for SVN offices throughout the state.

SVN KOVA is the result of Naples-based KOVA Companies affiliation of its brokerage and property management divisions with SVN, a Top 10 nationally ranked CRE brand, and two of its well-established offices in Fort Myers and Naples.VN International Corp, one of the industry’s most recognized brands, is comprised of more than 1,600 CRE professionals in more offices in the United States than any other commercial real estate firm.

“With its national reach, international presence, and powerful resources, SVN epitomizes the strengths a national brand brings to local markets,” said Anthony Emma Jr., managing partner at SVN KOVA. “In addition, thanks to the insurance, risk management and other CRE products offered by KOVA Companies, clients now have access to a highly integrated assemblage of services unparalleled in the industry,” said Emma, who also serves as president and CEO of KOVA Companies.

Joining Emma and the SVN KOVA team is well-known advisor and SVN managing director Steve Cunningham, MAI, CCIM, along with Bryan J. Myers and the SVN Fort Myers team. In addition, Ed Boeder and Patty McClimans, well-respected and established SVN managing directors serving Naples and Bonita Springs, also are now part of SVN KOVA.

“We’re excited to be part of SVN KOVA and join their team of experienced professionals,” said Cunningham. “It provides our Fort Myers team with the optimal infrastructure to leverage growth in our market.”

An immediate impact for SVN Florida’s offices throughout the state is SVN KOVA’s property management capabilities, explained Jerry Anderson, CCIM, executive managing director of SVN Florida.

“With our statewide presence, we see institutional-quality property management as a significant growth area,” said Anderson. “Clients have been requesting it and our advisors across Florida are excited to offer it as part of the suite of complementary CRE services SVN delivers.”

As part of SVN Florida’s robust platforms, SVN advisors have readily available access to leading edge marketing, capital funding and accelerated sales tools for their clients. SVN is the only commercial real estate company that aggressively markets all its properties to the entire brokerage and investment community offering 50 percent of commissions to cooperating brokers 100 percent of the time. This open, transparent and collaborative approach to real estate brokerage maximizes value for owners and is the SVN difference.

KOVA Companies operate as a fully integrated group of commercial real estate firms headquartered in Naples. Originally focused on property management and brokerage services, KOVA, under Emma’s leadership, has strategically expanded its product offering to include commercial insurance and risk management services, golf course management, and direct commercial real estate investment and development. This unique and multi-disciplined approach enables KOVA to build robust and mutually beneficial client relationships.

About SVN

SVN, a commercial real estate brokerage firm headquartered in Boston, is one of the industry’s most recognized brands based on the annual Lipsey Top Brand Survey. With more than 200 locations in 500 markets, SVN Commercial Real Estate Advisors provide sales, leasing and property management services to more than 5,550 clients worldwide. The Florida team consists of more than 100 advisors serving locations across the state. SVN advisors represent clients in office, multifamily, retail, industrial, self-storage, hospitality, marina, mobile home park and land transactions. All SVN offices are independently owned and operated. For more information on SVN Florida, visit


Anthony Emma Jr., managing partner at SVN KOVA, 239-261-2627 /

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