Deron Thomas, CCIM, SIOR

Agent/Broker at Industrial Realty Solutions in Safety Harbor, FL

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Industrial Realty Solutions

P.O. Box 1485 Safety Harbor, FL 34695-1485
727-724-3300 [Office]
727-204-0201 [Mobile]
727-493-0960 [Fax]

Industrial Realty Solutions, Inc. was formed in 1999 in order to serve the specialized needs of industrial real estate related clients that conduct business within Pinellas County, Florida. Deron Thomas, CCIM, SIOR President and owner/broker of Industrial Realty Solutions, Inc. specializes in the sale and/or leasing of warehouse and manufacturing facilities, flex space, industrial land, tenant representation and industrial investment properties.

Mr. Thomas again was named the #1 industrial broker for 2016 by the Florida Gulf Coast Commercial Association Of Realtors (regional division) for the seven county Tampa Bay MSA, and arguably has been the top producing industrial broker specializing within Pinellas County Florida over the past 20 years. Mr. Thomas is the only industrial broker to consecutively place as one of the Bay area's top five industrial brokers 16 out of the past 20 years, or 80% of the time. Mr. Thomas's accomplishments include:

#1 Top Industrial Producer 2016 - Tampa Bay (Regional Division) In 2016 Deron transacted the largest industrial lease in Pinellas County per the Tampa Bay Business Journal (124,000 SF to HSN)
#1 Top Industrial Producer 2015 - Tampa Bay (Regional Division)
#1 Top Industrial Producer 2014 - Tampa Bay (Regional Division)
#2 Top Industrial Producer 2013 - Tampa Bay (Regional Division) #2 Top Industrial Producer 2012 - Tampa Bay (Regional Division) Industrial Deal Of The Year 2012
#3 Top Industrial Producer 2011 - Tampa Bay (Regional Division) In 2011 negotiated one of the largest industrial leases totaling
124,000 square feet to the Home Shopping Network
#2 Top Industrial Producer 2008 - Tampa Bay (Regional Division)
#2 Top Industrial Producer 2007 - Tampa Bay (Regional Division)
In 2007 Mr. Thomas transacted three of the largest industrial leases in all of the Bay area totaling 124,000, 70,322, and 37,700 square feet
#1 Top Industrial Producer 2006 - Tampa Bay (Regional Division)
#3 Top Industrial Producer 2004 - Tampa Bay
#5 Top Industrial Producer 2003 - Tampa Bay
#5 Top Industrial Producer 2002 - Tampa Bay
#3 Top Industrial Producer 2000 - Tampa Bay
#4 Top Industrial Producer 1999 - Tampa Bay
5th Largest Tampa Bay Leases of 2005 - Tampa Bay Business Journal Book Of Lists 25th Anniversary Edition ranked by square footage, 115,000 square feet to Performance Trailers Inc.
Mr. Thomas was employed at Cushman & Wakefield of Florida from 1994 - 1999 and he originally began his career with Cushman & Wakefield in their St. Louis, Missouri office in 1991. Prior to joining C&W, Mr. Thomas was Vice President of Cozad Commercial Real Estate in St. Louis, Missouri. He also played four seasons of professional baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals organization, reaching the Class AA level.

Over the past several years, Mr. Thomas has been involved in various transactions in the Tampa Bay area representing such firms as American Tool and Mold, BIC, Honeywell, Hunter Douglas, Time Warner, Canteen and L3 Communications.

Mr. Thomas is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) which is the leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association. SIOR has certified more than 2,800 of its members with the prestigious SIOR designation, a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production and ethics in the real estate industry. Real estate professionals who have earned the SIOR designation are recognized by corporate real estate executives, commercial real estate brokers, agents, lenders and other real estate professionals as the most capable and experienced brokerage practitioners in any market.

Mr. Thomas has also earned the prestigious CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation.

Working in Commercial Real Estate since 1988, Catylist Member since 1990

Property Types



Buyer Representation
Corporate Services
Market Analysis
Net Leased Properties
Site Selection

Market Areas

Florida: Tampa Bay
Florida: Clearwater
Florida: St. Petersburg
Florida: Clearwater
Florida: St. Petersburg

Designations & Certifications


Professional Organizations


Real Estate Licenses

Florida Real Estate License: BK607323

Professional Licenses

Real Estate Brokerage


Bachelor, Industrial Communications
Southwest Missouri State University 1982