Ray Merkel    



Ray Merkel   
President and CEO of Ray Merkel First Commercial Realty, Inc. Mr. Merkel has a BS in Business Management and Accounting from the University of Dayton, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Mr. Merkel practiced law in Chicago, IL and served as Regional Real Estate Attorney for McDonald’s Corporation for a 14-state area; and also served as Regional Real Estate Manager in Columbus, OH. Mr. Merkel was associated with Manual Mayerson Associates, a major Cincinnati Developer and worked on regional malls, retail, and office projects. Mr. Merkel has represented many national retail, office, industrial, and restaurant clients in site selection, lease negotiation and purchase acquisition. Mr. Merkel is also active in selling and purchasing real estate investment properties. Mr. Merkel is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana.

T. J. Schutte, Jr.   
T. J. Schutte, JR T.J. graduated from Thomas More College in 1994 with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Accounting. T.J.'s business experience was obtained in the furniture industry. At the age of 25 he became a Vice President at Bell Furniture Industries. He then relocated to Mississippi as the Vice President of Sales and Merchandising for Davis International. T.J. then moved back to Northern Kentucky to open his own furniture retail store, England Custom Furniture Direct. T.J. then purchased Furniture Solutions in 2008 which he currently owns. T.J. has a passion for helping people reach their goals. T.J. has many years of experience in business and negotiating; he is definitely an asset working for you as someone who has been in business and looking out for your best interest.


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Newest Listings
$2,500.00 per month
Newer free-standing 3,028 sq. ft. Armstrong steel building on a 1.055 acre corner lot with concrete

Newer free-standing 3,028 sq. ft. Armstrong steel building on a 1.055 acre corner lot with concrete

$1,100.00 per month


7340 Industrial Road, Suite 2
Florence, KY 41042
Phone: 859-371-9000
Fax: 859-371-6365




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