Sharon Ellis – Real Estate Sales Associate – J.D.
Sharon Ellis is an attorney who decided to take her experience in the legal field, and follow her passion to work in real estate. After practicing law for several years in Miami, Sharon made a career transition, and has been working in the real estate industry ever since. She has over a decade of experience working in the commercial real estate sector.
Sharon focuses on tenant representation. She has extensive expertise and experience in advising corporate tenants in commercial office lease negotiations, and is one of the top law firm advisors in South Florida. She has handled some of the largest law firm deals in the region. She is known for her strong leadership, strategic perspective, negotiating skills, creativity, and outstanding results for her clients. Sharon’s clientele appreciate her expertise and constantly refer their friends and colleagues to her.
Sharon is a native Floridian and attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York where she earned a degree in journalism, marketing, and communications. She received her law degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville. She has worked in New York City and in Miami in advertising sales, journalism, marketing, public relations, and for a real estate development company. Sharon helped open and run the Florida office of Howard Ecker + Company, a Chicago based National Commercial Tenant Representation Firm. She also worked with Blanca Commercial Real Estate, one of the leading independently owned commercial real estate services firm in Florida.
Sharon is very involved in her community. She chaired the Centennial Celebration which celebrated the 100 year anniversary of the 11th Judicial Circuit and the Dade County Court System, and was on the Steering Committee for the Centennial Gala along with numerous Judges and prominent attorneys in Miami. She was honored with an award presented by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce recognizing her as “Rookie of the Year” and her success in business as a tenant representative. Sharon was selected by Brickell Magazine as one of their “Top 20 Professionals Under Forty,” has served on the board for the Florida Association of Women Lawyers, and has chaired The Jewish Federation’s Annual Judicial Reception.
As an industry speaker she has been asked to speak in front of law firms and at continuing education events about the market, space efficiency, and how law firms can retain leverage in negotiations.
Sharon enjoys spending time with her family and being a mother. She takes pride in balancing her professional life with her personal life.