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Oliver Barakat

Senior Vice President

Oliver Barakat Senior Vice President CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker
Jacksonville 225 Water Street
Suite 110
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Professional Experience

Oliver Barakat started with the CBRE, Inc. Jacksonville office in 1996 as an Office Building Specialist. Since then, he has participated in lease and sales transactions worth over $500 million. Mr. Barakat achieves the maximum value for clients disposing of real estate and significantly reduces occupancy costs for clients acquiring real estate with market knowledge, financial analysis and skilled negotiation. CBRE, Inc.’s global platform provides Mr. Barakat’s clients access to other services when needed, which include: Project Management, Workplace Strategy, Move Management and Appraisal Services.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Downtown Investment Authority Chairman July, 2013–2015
  • Downtown Investment Authority Board Member
  • Vice Chairman of Downtown Vision Inc
  • President of NAIOP Northeast Florida 2009


  • CBRE, Inc. Jacksonville “Top Producer” in 2008, 2010, & 2016
  • CBRE, Inc. Jacksonville “Top 5 Producer” in 2003–2006, 2008–2010, 2012, 2015-2018
  • CBRE, Inc. State of Florida “Top 25 Producer” 2006, 2008, 2012, 2015, & 2016
  • NAIOP Office Broker of the Year 2006, 2011 & 2015


  • Mr. Barakat has a B.S.B.A., Real Estate and Finance, from the American University, Washington, DC 1992

Significant Assignments

  • EverBank National Portfolio—269,000 square foot lease; Jacksonville; US
  • Southeastern Grocers, LLC—169,000 square foot corporation headquarters lease
  • PHH Mortgage—102,000 square foot lease for new facility and 150,000 square foot sublease of former facility (5201 Gate Parkway)
  • Medical Services Company—102,000 square foot corporate headquarters lease
  • Select Portfolio Services—80,000 square foot lease renewal
  • Interline Brands—70,000 square foot corporate headquarters lease
  • Tax Defense Network—52,000 square foot corporate headquarters lease

Building Lease Assignments:

  • Waterview II – 82,500 rentable square feet
  • BB&T Building—268,000 rentable square feet

Building Sale Assignments:

  • 4315 Pablo Oaks Court – 21,946 square feet
  • 11737 Central Parkway – 13,500 square feet - SOLD
  • 4160 Boulevard Center Drive – 27,000 square feet – SOLD
  • 7840 Baymeadows Way – 11,417 square feet – SOLD
  • Concord I & II – 52,000 square feet - SOLD


  • Aon Insurance
  • AT&T
  • CWCapital
  • Ernst & Young
  • Equity Commonwealth
  • EverBank
  • Harbor Realty
  • IBM
  • Interline Brands
  • KBS Realty Advisors
  • Medical Services Company
  • PWC
  • Saalfield, Shad, Jay, Stokes, Inclan & Stoudemire, PA
  • Southeastern Grocers LLC
  • State of Florida
  • The Suddath Companies
  • University of Florida/Jacksonville Healthcare Inc.
Oliver Barakat Senior Vice President CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker
Jacksonville 225 Water Street
Suite 110
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Available Properties