CCIM Connections 

Retail Wizard As commercial real estate experts gear up for RECon 2012 in Las Vegas, Gary M. Ralston, CCIM, CPM, SIOR, a managing partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty LLC in Lakeland, Fla., looks at a top

Deal Makers 

The Biggest Deal Leonard P. Deering Jr., CCIM, of Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC in Chicago and two partners arranged the $23 million refinancing of a portfolio of five multifamily properties totaling 525 units in Milwaukee, Racine, and Cudahy, Wis., for