Commercial Certified Investment Member (CCIM)
Costar Power Broker of the Year 2011
Costar Power Broker of the Year 2009
Costar Power Broker of the Year 2006
Founder & Partner of the South Beach Boot Camp
The Little Lighthouse Foundation Chair Member
Keith, President of Rise Realty, based in Miami, Florida is a 16-year commercial real estate industry veteran and has represented large users of office and industrial space in a wide array of real estate transactions. Keith has built a solid foundation of corporate clients through his tenant advisory services.
Mr. Darby has a long record of successfully guiding local, national and multi-national clients with their commercial real estate acquisitions, lease obligations, asset reposition and dispositions. Keith closes commercial lease and sales transactions valued over $50 million annually consistently earning Costar’s Power Broker award. His specific areas of expertise include strategic planning, space utilization, transaction management and financial structuring.
Keith specializes in applying his expertise and market knowledge to broker commercial office, industrial, retail and multifamily properties that consistently exceed the investment goals of his clients. In addition to being an active volunteer with Project Sunshine and Ronald McDonald House Charities, Keith is the founding partner of a rising leader’s lifestyle network for active professionals in Miami Beach, FL called The South Beach Boot Camp. Keith is active member in the professional networking real estate groups CCIM, CIASF, SFOBA, NAIOP, and The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce. Keith graduated from The University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
At a June, 2017 Miami Marlins baseball game at Marlins Park versus his hometown Chicago Cubs Keith caught this Addison Russell homerun ball over the left field fence and earned himself some exciting 30-seconds of fame with this video clip on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays of the Day: