Staff Profiles

Investment Management Associates, Inc. is recognized within the industry as representing the very finest in real estate services. This is reflected in the experience and expertise of its entire staff.

Daniel Baumgard
Daniel BaumgardChief Executive Officer / Partner
Daniel Baumgard currently serves as Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Investment Management Associates, Inc.
Daniel currently serves as the CEO and Owner of Investment Management Associates, Inc.  IMA is a “boutique firm” specializing in the purchase and/or ground up construction, management and leasing of select shopping centers ranging in size from 40,000 sq. ft. to 120,000 sq. ft. These centers are currently located throughout the Florida Market. It is his philosophy to buy, build, and hold for the long term.

In addition, Daniel leads the “offense” in his firm, i.e., the acquisition, brokerage and leasing teams. The firm‘s Brokerage Division leases its own and select third party shopping centers, while specializing in the out-parcel arena: restaurants, banks, gas stations, etc., with great emphasis on the restaurant industry. The Restaurant Division is currently selling or leasing up to 80 hospitality properties a year. IMA’s Mortgage Department procures loans only for its closest clients. He has owned his own restaurants for over 20 years.

Daniel began his professional career in the hospitality field, obtaining a B.A. Degree from Florida International University’s world renowned School of Hospitality, in both the hotel and restaurant fields. He began his college career in the School of Business at the University of Florida.

His real estate career began in 1980 with a large brokerage firm, specializing in the syndication field, while beginning the restaurant representation business that is so prevalent today. His currently owned companies began in 1987, transforming/merging into the current company, Investment Management Associates, Inc. At one time, IMA oversaw the construction, procurement, management and leasing of 65 centers in eight states. The portfolio ranged from 30,000 sq. ft. strip centers to 450,000 sq. ft. shopping malls.

Daniel held a securities license (Series 7) necessary for formal syndication transactions, and holds the company’s real estate brokerage licenses. He is involved in numerous community and professional organizations, including the ICSC’s Government Affairs and Planning Committees.

Glenn Rozansky
Glenn RozanskyPresident / Partner
Glenn Rozansky currently serves as Co-Owner and President of Investment Management Associates, Inc.

Glenn joined Investment Management Associates, Inc. in 2020 as Co-Owner and President of the company. Given his extensive experience in the real estate industry, Glenn brings a wealth of knowledge to IMA.

Early in his career, he was a principal of Rozansky Development Company, where he developed, leased and managed a wide variety of projects, including retail, office, medical, self-storage, condos, marina and automotive uses.

An initial investor in the Pollo Tropical brand, Glenn joined the company full-time as Vice President of Real Estate when they had only 4 restaurants. He was responsible for its growth to a portfolio of 140 company owned restaurants and 31 franchised units.

Glenn’s addition to IMA, with his background, drive, strong relationships, and excellent reputation elevates our organization and demonstrates our commitment to the expansion of all our divisions, as well as providing responsible, first-rate real estate services to our clients. He provides a crucial role in the growth of IMA, as we actively seek centers to purchase, commercial properties to manage and tenants to represent.

Andrew Pearl
Andrew PearlExecutive Vice President / Partner
Andrew Pearl currently serves as Executive Vice President of Investment Management Associates, Inc.
Andrew joined Investment Management Associates in 2003, and has over twenty five years of experience in commercial real estate brokerage. He has been instrumental in the development of IMA’s Tenant Representation and Restaurant Division and their current position and reputation within the industry.

Andrew and his team have brokered the expansion of numerous restaurant and retail groups, which include over 40 sites for Smoothie King, over 150 sites for Yum! Brands, Inc. (Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, KFC, Long John Silver’s, A&W, and WingStreet) over 20 sites for Aio Wireless, and numerous others, throughout South Florida, the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic United States.

Andrew began his real estate career in London with Davis & Coffer, a real estate firm specializing in restaurant and leisure properties. His clients included public companies and major landlords, such as The Crown Estate. He was at the forefront of international expansion of U.S. brands, when mainstream American restaurant groups were introduced to the United Kingdom, with clients that included Chili’s, Domino’s Pizza and Rainforest Café.

In 1995, he moved to Miami and formed International Restaurants Concepts (IRC), which specialized in assisting restaurant groups, like Lettuce Us Entertain You of Chicago, with international expansion through the development of agreements with foreign investors/franchisees. During that time, he also continued his involvement in sales, leasing, and tenant representation in Florida.

Alexander Espinola
Alexander EspinolaSenior Leasing Executive
Alexander Espinola currently serves as Senior Leasing Executive of Investment Management Associates, Inc.

With over 12 years of experience in the industry, Alexander’s focus has been on landlord and tenant representation, for local and national companies, in the leasing of retail properties throughout South Florida.

He leads our South Florida leasing team, personally overseeing the leasing of centers in our extensive portfolio.

Josh Baumgard
Josh BaumgardLeasing Executive & Tenant Representative
Josh Baumgard currently serves as Leasing Executive and Tenant Representative of Investment Management Associates, Inc.

Josh joined IMA in 2018 after several years of reporting on the Miami real estate scene as the Managing Editor at Curbed Miami, a subsidiary of Vox Media. He primarily handles the leasing of various shopping centers across the state, in addition to tenant representation where he specializes in site selection for the firm’s extensive roster of restaurant clients, including Dunkin’, KFC, Pizza Hut, Lucciano’s, and Chicken Kitchen.

In the years prior to entering the real estate world, Josh was a sportswriter and broadcaster. He primarily covered the Miami Dolphins and Miami Heat for various entities, including ESPN, WQAM, and CBS Radio. He graduated from Penn State University in 2010 with a degree in broadcast journalism.