J. Joseph (Joe) Hatin is Vice President of the Commercial Division at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty in Jacksonville, Florida. Hatin leads the company’s commercial real estate division, which was launched in 2023. In its first year, the commercial division closed nearly $60 million in sales. Additionally, he oversees the company’s education, training and coaching programs. Hatin is developing an internal commercial certification program for agents, focused on educating associates on property valuation, research analysis and best practices. The program will be offered in Northeast Florida beginning in Q2 2024. Hatin has more than 25 years of real estate experience. He initially entered the real estate appraisal field and obtained his state qualification as a certified general appraiser prior to becoming a licensed broker. His work with both residential and commercial properties led him into career that included property re-sale, purchase and investment opportunities, and a reputation as an innovator and a leading professional in the field. During his career, he owned and operated an appraisal business and a brokerage. Hatin’s knowledge, negotiation skills and experience as a broker, manager, developer, appraiser and entrepreneur helped his real estate business thrive. Hatin has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. He is an ardent supporter of advanced career education, dedicated to community and charitable initiatives, and active in numerous community and industry organizations.