Christyne has been active in Central Florida’s commercial real estate industry for her entire career. She lends significant experience in dispositions, acquisitions, lease negotiations, development, site acquisition, entitlements/feasibility, capitalization strategies, and project management.
She currently serves as Group Vice President of corporate real estate at Truist (formerly SunTrust Bank) in Orlando - one of the nation’s top 10 leading financial servicers providing deposit, credit and trust, and investment services to a broad range of retail, business and institutional clients. In this role, she manages the team responsible for the southern division of Truist’s corporate retail branch portfolio (1600+ assets) in over 10 states. In her former position at SunTrust with commercial real estate, she developed and executed a strategic plan for commercial REO/ORE properties in the southeast, negotiated and closed more than 500 transactions totaling more over $450 million in value and asset managed an ever-changing, mixed-use portfolio of challenged properties including office, retail, industrial, residential developments and specialty single-purpose assets.
Prior to joining SunTrust, Christyne served as director of real estate acquisitions for the world’s largest vacation ownership business, where she negotiated and executed purchase and sale agreements for resort properties valued at more than $54.4 million and totaling 118 units.
Additionally, for 10 years she served as director of acquisitions for the third largest healthcare REIT in the U.S., where she directly acquired $1.8 billion in assets consisting of medical/professional office buildings, inpatient/rehabilitation facilities, specialty hospitals, and independent and assisted living facilities.
Christyne holds bachelor’s degree in legal studies from the University of Central Florida, as well as her Florida real estate sales associate license.
In the community, Christyne is an active member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Orlando, and served on that Board for five (5) years. In 2015, she served as CREW Orlando’s President and 2016 as Immediate Past President. Prior to holding executive positions on the Board, as a former director of CREW Orlando, she successfully launched the organization’s UCREW initiative in 2012- a community outreach program for college students considering career opportunities in commercial real estate.
Christyne will be moderating CREW Orlando's June 17, 2020 program.
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