Jerry Anderson, CCIM, is the owner of Sperry Van Ness Florida Commercial Real Estate Advisors. As the pioneer of the first master license agreement awarded by Sperry Van Ness International (SVN), Anderson is responsible for the growth and cohesive unification of the company in Florida by strategically identifying key markets, companies, and Advisors. For more than three years Anderson was the president of the SVN National Advisor Organization and then was president and chief operating officer of SVN International until 2008. During Anderson’s tenure the company grew from 300 Advisors to more than 950 and expanded its footprint internationally and into the Institutional arena.
Prior to joining Sperry Van Ness, Anderson served as the president of Coldwell Banker Commercial, a subsidiary of Cendant Corporation, growing the company in gross revenues from $20 million to close to $300 million and more than 400 offices in less than five years.
Anderson is the co-author of the best-selling programs Commercial Real Estate: How to Buy, Sell and Lease as well as Real Estate: Mastering the Negotiation Process. He also authored Guide to Home Ownership. All series were published by Nightingale Conant. His book Success Strategies for Investment Real Estate published by Prentice Hall is now a classic on the shelves of commercial real estate practitioners.
Anderson has made presentations on real estate investment to audiences in France, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and all 50 states in the United States. Anderson also has discussed investment real estate on television networks including NBC, CBS, ABC, and PBS, and on more than 250 radio stations. Anderson created, developed, and owned in partnership with professional ballplayers Bucky Dent’s Baseball School in Del Ray Beach, Florida. The school serves 5,000 students per year and is world renowned for its “Little Fenway” ballpark and housing facility. The school was sold to a private investor.
Anderson currently is also on the Board of Directors for Machine Gun America. The facility is one of the newest most popular tourist attractions www.machinegunamerica.com in Orlando, FL and opened in December of 2014.