The Commercial Investment Division (CID) of the Realtor® Association of Sarasota and Manatee is a special interest organization affiliated with the Association. The CID has a strong membership of over 300 professionals active in the commercial real estate market. Our membership includes commercial brokers and sales persons, lenders, attorneys, insurance agents and professionals involved in all aspects of the business.


Membership fee of $50 per year. You are invited to attend two meetings before becoming a member. CID members must hold current membership as a Realtor®, Business Partner/Affiliate member in RASM or in another Board/Association of Realtors®.

David Roth, President
Susan GoldsteinPresident-Elect
Diane Lee, Vice President
Ken Hoskinson, Treasurer
Sean Dreznin, Secretary
Rico Boeras Immediate Past President


Affordable, Obtainable, Workforce Housing
Tuesday, August 21
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Whatever you call it, how can our community achieve it? This will be a discussion on how housing needs impact your business and economy with Jon Thaxton, former Sarasota County Commissioner and Director of Community Investment at Gulf Coast Community Foundation and William Russell, President and CEO of the Sarasota Housing Council and special adviser to the incoming HUD secretary. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Please help us with an accurate attendance count. By registering online, we’ll make sure you have a plate for lunch and a seat to learn.


CCIM: Foundations for Success in Commercial Real Estate
Tuesday, September 25 & Wednesday, September 26
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day
$350 RASM Members | $300 CCIM Members

A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. The designation is awarded by CCIM Institute.


2018 Downtown Horizons
Tuesday, September 25
8 – 10 a.m.
The Francis

Join us as we explore how we can shape the future of downtown Sarasota. Our speaker is Martin Zogran with Sasaki Associates, Inc. Martin will bring his global planning and design expertise as he discusses other successful city designs and takes a look at what we can do right here in Sarasota! Only $20 to attend, includes breakfast!


17th Annual CID Golf Tournament
Monday, October 22
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Founders Club

Golf and connect with Commercial Real Estate Professionals!


Commercial Marketplace
Held every Friday at the SOUTH OFFICE (2320 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, FL) from 9 to 10 a.m.


The Commercial Investment Division strives to provide education and other resources to its members. Here are a few quick links to help you with your commercial practice.


CID Mission Statement:
To be the leader in our marketplace by promoting professionalism to our membership through education, communications and business development.

CID Objectives:
To unite those engaged in commercial-investment activities of the real estate profession for the purpose of exerting a beneficial influence on matters affecting the profession and related interests.
To promote and stimulate commercial-investment real estate business activity among CID members.
To provide CID members the opportunity to better serve the public through formal and informal education in commercial-investment real estate on a continuing basis.

Monthly General Membership meetings featuring speakers and panel discussions on topics relevant to the commercial real estate market.

Weekly Marketplace sessions designed to allow members to present their listings, learn of new opportunities and exchange information with commercial professionals. The monthly general meeting (3rd Tuesday) includes a Marketplace session, giving members five opportunities each month to promote their listings.

Scholarship Program encourages members to invest in their success through educational opportunities offered by the National, State and local associations of Realtors®, CCIM, and other qualified programs. Scholarships provide one-half of the cost of the class up to $500.

Political Interaction in city, county and state legislation and initiatives important to our market.

Community Involvement – CID hosts an annual golf tournament which has contributed tends of thousands in proceeds to local charities for over 10 years.

Contact for information about CID.
(941) 952-3410