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Elias Porras, SIOR
Office Specialist
Senior Vice President, Colliers International South Florida, LLC
2385 N.W. Executive Center Drive, Suite 220
Boca Raton, FL 33431
United States
Phone: +1-
Cell: +1-954-325-8784
Chapter:   SIOR Florida Chapter
Member Since: 2001
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Commercial Real Estate Professional and Creative Deal-Maker with 29+ years experience in the leasing, sale and acquisition of industrial and office properties in the Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach Market. He is best known for the representation of industrial properties on behalf of corporate facility users in a variety of industries, as well as for property investors and developers.

Elias has a strong belief in honor and integrity, which has made him a respected leader in his industry. He is an expert at providing brokerage and advisory services to corporate clients for facility relocations, expansions, dispositions and lease restructuring.

“A strong believer in relationships that goes beyond a transaction”.

Specialist in:

• Providing real estate brokerage and advisory services to corporate clients for facility relocations, expansions, dispositions and lease restructuring.

• Advising corporate clients in managing their total cost of occupancy and maximizing workplace efficiency & image.

• Negotiating creative and flexible lease and sale-purchase contracts.

• Commercial real estate market analysis.

• Property & title due diligence.

• Financial lease & ownership analysis.

• Facility planning & consulting.


Senior Vice President

Colliers International South Florida

Business Development, Client Prospecting, Networking, Commercial Real Estate, Sales and Leasing, Proposal Preparation and Presentation, Contract Negotiation, Financial Analysis, Facility Analysis and Planning, Cost Reduction Strategies, Market Analysis, Marketing, Promotion, Strategic Planning, Build-to-Suit, Sale Lease Back.

List of Deals include:

W.W. Grainger, American Express, ITT Technical Institute, Graebel Movers and Relocation, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Wachovia Financial Services, Bank of America, Countrywide Financial Services, Landsafe Title, Parkson, CEC (Career Education Corporation), Sanford-Brown Institute, WAC South Florida, WAC New York, GSA US General Services Administration, World Savings, Kaplan, RunAware, CTX Mortgage Company, CruiseOne, WMPH Vacations, State of Florida, Citrix, Advo, PAETEC, Intel Latin America, Regus, Elluminate, Fusion, Bit Defender, ECI, Pierson Grant Public Relations, Sharp Electronics USA, Clearly Medical Solutions, Health Extras, Humana, Local Matters, Southern Automotive Group, Newbridge Financial, Mounted Memories, HDG Mansur, GE Capital, United Trust Fund, Ameripath, Dreams Inc, Nuvox, City College, Honeywell, Gehr Enterprises, McMahon Transportation Engineers.


From October 2001 through 2009, Elias operated a successful full service commercial real estate brokerage firm, Commercial Property Realty Advisors, LLC, (CPRA), which later became Commercial Property Realty Group, LLC (CPRG). Prior to joining CPRG, Elias acted as Vice President/Broker with Prudential CRES Commercial Real Estate South Florida. Elias began his brokerage career back in the 1980s with Colliers International.


Elias is on the National Recruitment Committee with SIOR. He is a member of the South Florida Office Broker’s Association, the Society of Commercial Realtors, National Association of Realtors and Industrial Brokers of South Florida. He is a past Board Member and Manager/Coach of Coral Springs Little League, and a Coach of Coral Springs Traveling Baseball and Girl’s Soccer.

  • 2006 – Texas Real Estate Broker License
  • 1990 – Florida Real Estate Broker License
  • 2005 – Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute – CCIM
  • 2001 – Society of Industrial and Office Realtors
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration 1976
Areas of Practice
  • Investments
  • Tenant Representation
  • Landlord
  • Sale/Leasing
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Services
M2M Transactions

Elias Porras, SIOR

Colliers International South Florida, LLC
Boca Raton, FL

Mary Clare Codd, SIOR

Colliers International
Tampa, FL

$751,688 Industrial Lease

72,000 sq. ft.

Elias represented Fresenius USA Manufacturing, Inc.
Mary Clare represented Fresenius USA Manufacturing, Inc.

Miami Lakes, FL - May 30, 2013
Committee History
CommitteeCommittee RoleBegin DateEnd Date
Chapter Leadership CouncilMember10/1/20179/30/2018
Chapter Leadership CouncilMember10/1/20169/30/2017
Member Recruitment CommitteeMember10/1/20129/30/2014
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