Robert Brathune is the founder and managing broker of
Atlantic Commercial Properties. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Robert
graduated with honors from the United State Naval Academy in 1973. He served as
a carrier-based fighter pilot with VF33 aboard the U.S.S. Independence.
Brathune’s business career began as a selectee for W. R. Graces First General
Management Development Program. Making a career change in 1984 Brathune left
his position in the Measurex Corporation as the Sales Manager of the Industrial
Systems Division East and entered the commercial real estate business.
Brathune has had a breadth of experience in all areas of commercial
transactions including office; industrial; retail; land both leasing and sales,
as well as investment brokerage. Brathune developed a 14,000 square foot office
building, which serves as the company’s headquarters and has been an active
investor as well.
Brathune is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designee and a
Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) candidate. He is a past
president of the Commercial Investment Division of Northeast Florida
Association of Realtors and a past president of the Jacksonville Commercial
Alliance of Realtors. Licensed as a real estate instructor, he has written and
taught a course to the public entitled "Fundamentals of Commercial Real
Estate Brokerage" and a seminar entitled "Success Strategies in
Leasing Commercial Office Space."
Brathune is licensed in both Florida and Georgia as a commercial broker.