Bert is a 1977 graduate of the University of Central Florida where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing. Bert came from BB&T in 2020 with over 33 years of experience in Investment Management and Commercial Banking. As the Regional Director for the BB&T Wealth Region, he led a team of talented professionals who provided comprehensive advice and customized banking and commercial real estate solutions to high-net-worth clients and families. Prior to joining BB&T, Bert served as a National Sales Performance Executive for Merrill Lynch based in Dallas Texas. Bert holds the FINRA Series 4,7,24,53,63,65 and 79 registrations, Florida State life and health insurance licenses, and a Florida Commercial Real Estate license. Bert joined Equity Commercial Real Estate in June 2020.