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My name is Raphael Collazo and I'm a commercial real estate agent specializing in retail and multifamily properties.  

 

If you're a business owner who's starting/selling their retail business or an investor who wants to diversify their investment portfolio through real estate holdings, I'd love to learn more about your unique situation so I can help you achieve your real estate goals!

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Passionate About Helping My Clients Achieve Their Real Estate Goals

Raphael Collazo is a licensed commercial real estate agent specializing in retail and multi-family properties. Transitioning from a career in software, Raphael brings a strong technical background and a love for dissecting complex problems to his client interactions. These characteristics enable him to provide innovative and effective real estate solutions to help his clients get the most out of each transaction. As a real estate investor himself, Raphael is acutely aware of what investors look for when evaluating commercial property. As a result, he’s able to offer a unique perspective and help his clients make the best possible decision based on their financial goals.

Prior to joining the Grisanti Group, Raphael worked as a software implementation consultant for FAST Enterprises, a software company that provides C.O.T.S software products to government agencies. Having lived and worked in various locations around the United States and abroad including Pordenone, Italy, Phoenix, Arizona, Washington D.C, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Louisville Kentucky, Raphael has gained a unique understanding of cultural intricacies and has leveraged those experiences to expand his professional network to better serve his clients.

Along with being a full-time commercial agent, Raphael is also the author of the Millennial Playbook series, a book series that focuses on personal and professional development topics for young professionals. He wrote his latest book, "Before You Sign That Lease" to help business owners with the often difficult process of leasing commercial real estate. As a performance coach and speaker, he's also had the opportunity to speak to thousands of students and professionals on a wide range of subjects. 

Raphael graduated from Arizona State University in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering and a minor in economics.

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Interesting Facts

 
  • Kentucky Real Estate License

  • Certified Investment Real Estate Acquisition and Due Diligence Specialist

  • Traveled to 40 countries and lived in 7.

  • Read over 150 books.

  • Ran my first marathon in April 2016.

  • Love to play sports, dance salsa, and eat Italian food.