Commercial Real Estate, Capital, Insurance, Leasing & Management

Zachary Ames

Managing Director


Development Services, Institutional Services Group, Investment Sales

Professional Experience

Zach Ames, serving as Managing Director for Franklin Street Real Estate Services and co-founder of the Institutional Services Group alongside Jonathan Barclay, stands at the forefront of a dynamic partnership responsible for the sale of over 73,000 units statewide, with a cumulative transaction volume nearing $11 billion and a wealth of 26 years of combined industry experience.

Mr. Ames is a recognized authority in the disposition and recapitalization of institutional-grade multifamily properties across Florida. Maximizing Franklin Street’s collaborative platform, Mr. Ames leverages his unmatched expertise in the Florida markets to deliver a client-first approach with custom-tailored solutions.

Franklin Street’s Institutional Services Group provides strategic planning, advisory services, and adeptly navigates acquisitions and dispositions. The team delivers upfront strategies tailored to optimize financial and operational outcomes through their transaction management services.

Mr. Ames continues to be involved in the Tampa real estate community regularly attending industry events and courses. He is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Florida.


  • Member of Board of Directors – Real Estate Investment Council (REIC)
  • Member – Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay


  • 30 Under 30 Award – Tampa Bay Business Journal, 2017
  • 50 Under 40 – Globest Real Estate Forum, 2020
  • Sales Achievement Award – Franklin Street, 2014-2022
  • Rookie of the Year – Franklin Street, 2013
  • Sales Achievement Award—Franklin Street, 2014-2020
  • Up and Comer, 2017


  • Ohio University, Bachelor of Science in Finance

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