Rod L. Castan has been in the commercial property development, sales, leasing, and management business since 1985. He is President of the Leasing and Management Division, and has been with Courtelis Company since 1995. Prior to joining Courtelis Company, Rod Castan was Vice President/District Leasing Manager with Balcor Property Management where he was responsible for the leasing of 1.7 million square feet of shopping centers in the Southeast United States. Rod Castan is the Southern Division Operations Chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), past State Director for ICSC in Florida, and a Senior Certified Leasing Specialist (SCLS). He has been a lecturer and guest speaker at real estate programs at ICSC, ULI, University of Florida, FSU, FIU and Miami Board of Realtors. Rod is Chairman of the Advisory Board of the University of Florida’s Masters in Real Estate program, member of the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami and member of the Board of Directors of Naples Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District. He holds a B.B.A. degree in Finance from FIU.