The 100 North Tampa Team 2021-09-08T20:49:22+00:00


Robin Bishop

Robin Bishop is a Senior Director in Cushman & Wakefield’s Tampa office specializing in all facets of commercial office leasing. With 40 years of experience, Robin has represented office developments in excess of six million square feet.

Notable projects located within Tampa’s Central Business District include Tampa City Center, Wells Fargo Center, One Harbour Place, and Centro Ybor. Assignments within the suburban markets of Westshore and East Tampa have included Midtown Tampa, One and Two Urban Centre, The Pointe, Netp@rk, Interstate Corporate Center, and First Park. As an office specialist, Robin’s primary focus is landlord representation of commercial office space and select acquisition/disposition assignments.

Robin has worked with local, national, and institutional owners including Lincoln Property Company, The Bromley Companies, USAA Insurance, John Hancock Financial, TIAA, Aetna, Alliance Commercial Partners, and numerous others. Robin’s landlord representation experience includes over one thousand lease transactions ranging in size from 500 to 264,000 square feet. Tenants include The Bank of Tampa, Wells Fargo Bank, SouthState Bank, General Services Administration (GSA), Merrill Lynch, DISH, Merlin Law, Hill Ward & Henderson, and numerous other local and national tenants. In addition to office leasing, Robin has represented developers in over 600,000 square feet of build-to-suit with clients such as Walt Disney and Merck-Medco.

Nina Sullivan

As a Director in the Cushman & Wakefield Tampa office, Nina has over 14 years of hands-on real estate experience in the New York and Tampa markets. She works closely with her clients to develop effective occupancy strategies to achieve their real estate objectives.

Nina specializes in advising corporate tenants with multi-office portfolios, assisting clients throughout the real estate process from initial market intelligence to lease negotiations and beyond. Nina represents her clients’ real estate needs throughout the U.S. and internationally. Areas of expertise include acquisition of new office space, relocation, lease renewals/extensions, early lease restructures, build-to-suit transactions, subleasing surplus space, and occupancy cost reduction strategies.


Calvin Buikema
Senior Property Manager

“Cal” Buikema is responsible for all building management activities at 100 North Tampa. He has worked in managing and leasing commercial real estate for over 30 years and is an accomplished asset/portfolio/property manager.

He graduated with a Master’s degree in Psychology from Central Michigan University and worked for the Dade County Public School System before obtaining his Florida Real Estate License and transitioning to Property Management. He enjoys our beautiful weather on his bike, using the newly constructed Riverwalk to explore Tampa Bay.

Paul M. Rankin
Property Manager

Paul is originally from the Northeast but grew up on the beaches of Pinellas County. Paul moved to Tallahassee to attend Florida State University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance & Real Estate.

Over the last 10 years, Paul has managed over $250M in assets and generated over $20M in lease revenue.

In his spare time, Paul loves staying active outdoors, especially on the water. He is an avid sportsman and competes regularly in saltwater fishing tournaments and is a certified advance open-water & Nitrox scuba diver. When he’s not out on the water, Paul supports and participates in local charity runs/races including Tampa’s Gasparilla Distance Classic.

Paul views his current position as his dream job and looks forward to a long career of delivering exceptional value for his clients at Cushman & Wakefield.

Paul holds and active Florida Real Estate Sales License.

Jeannette Spitler
Assistant Property Manager

Jeannette joins 100 North Tampa as a seasoned Assistant Property Manager with experience in office retail and industrial Commercial…

…Real Estate.  She is new to the Tampa area and happy to be part of the 100 North Tampa family.

In her spare time she loves spending time with her family and pets and is very involved in community service events.

Katrina Balentyne

Katrina Balentyne
Corporate Concierge

With a background in sales and hospitality, Katrina loves to help. Whether it’s planning an event, recommending a restaurant, or selling…

…event tickets and bus passes, Katrina is available for the tenants of 100 North Tampa.

Paul Baker

Paul Baker
Sr. Chief Operating Engineer

Paul is a treasured part of our team at 100 North Tampa.  He is a dedicated facilities maintenance professional offering over…

…35 years of solid experience with a major corporation and three property management companies. Certified in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration from Associated Technical Institute, Paul also holds an EPA Universal Certificate.

He possesses a broad base of technical, mechanical and managerial skills, with expertise in commercial air conditioning, electrical, critical systems and equipment maintenance.  Paul  is also a seasoned gardener. He takes great pride in growing vegetables and various orchids.

Julio Ballester
Chief Operating Engineer

Julio has been with Cushman & Wakefield for the past 4 years, transferring to our location in 2018. He’s worked in commercial real estate…

…since 1998 and prior to that, he was an industrial maintenance mechanic, specializing in mechanical and electrical HVAC.

Julio has the gift of gab and can talk to anyone. He enjoys restoring old cars and traveling to other countries.

James Claycomb

James Claycomb
Senior Maintenance Technician

Jim is one of our maintenance technicians, and he serves our high rise tenants.  He is also our building locksmith and can…

…change out, re-key, and make duplicates as needed for all of our tenants, normally on the same day it is requested. He is easily recognizable by his handlebar mustache; he loves to play golf, and is a cigar aficionado!

Jimmy Martinez
Senior Maintenance Technician

Jimmy has worked at multiple downtown Tampa high-rises, joining 100 North Tampa in September of 2018.

He is EPA certified and has been a commercial and residential maintenance technician for more than 20 years.

In his downtime, he enjoys deep sea fishing and spending time with his 2 grandchildren.

Armando Cuervo

Armando Cuervo
Maintenance Technician

Armando’s incredibly detailed work can be seen throughout our building as he takes great pride in work that is well done.

He has been an accomplished painter for over 30 years and specializing in woodwork for over 17 years. Armando is from Bogota, Colombia, and moved in 1981 to the US finding a home in Astoria/Queens in New York before moving South to St. Petersburg with his family in 1990. He enjoys watching soccer and his favorite team is the Independiente Santa Fe.

Sam McGeorge

Sam McGeorge
Maintenance Technician

Sam has faithfully served 100 North Tampa for over 20 years! He currently works with our mid-rise tenants and is a jack of all trades.

He loves to help in any way he can and has a special knack for comedic relief. His favorite part of this job is meeting different people and working in such a vibrant downtown. He is a transplant from Detroit and has makes the most of Florida weather by canoeing down the Alafia River on the weekends with his kids.