SVN Summit Real Estate expands north into Cleveland via Voinovich partnership


One of Akron’s most active commercial real estate firms is expanding into Cleveland.

SVN Summit Commercial Real Estate Advisors, headed by founder Jerry Fiume, is opening an office to serve the Cleveland market via a partnership with Victor Voinovich, whose firm is also an SVN affiliate, the two announced.

Fiume said both he and Voinovich, who operates as managing director of SVN | First Place Commercial Realty Advisors in Macedonia, will maintain their existing operations in the region. SVN Summit, located on Smith Road on Akron’s border with Fairlawn, has a staff of 14, according to its website.

“Vic and I have had a wonderful relationship over a number of years, so this is all collaborative,” Fiume said.

Fiume said the new office will be located on Shaker Square, in the same building as the real estate investment and development firm Paran Management, at the corner of Shaker and Van Aken boulevards.

The small office, about 3,000 square feet in size,…

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