Front Street Expands to Offer Commercial Insurance


GAINESVILLE, Florida; July 10, 2017 – Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group has formed a new partnership to begin offering commercial insurance services to clients. Joining Front Street as the firm’s Managing Director of Insurance is Greg Banks who will lead Front Street’s initiative to grow its commercial insurance business in markets throughout North Central Florida.

“Offering insurance services to our brokerage and management clients allows us to deepen our relationships by becoming even more of a complete solution provider,” said Nick Banks, Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group Managing Director. Banks added, “On a personal note, I’m excited about having my brother join our company to lead this new initiative.”

Greg joins the Front Street team with 13 years of insurance experience throughout Florida. He founded Banks Insurance Group in 2014 and has built lasting client relationships through his consultative and results driven approach. Prior to starting the agency, Greg owned Banks Claims Services, an independent insurance adjusting firm, where he investigated claims for several insurance companies throughout Florida.

“Front Street has established a reputation for being the market leader for commercial real estate in North Central Florida and I’m proud to be a part of the amazing culture here,” Greg said. He went on to say, “Front Street’s team approach, commitment to clients, and dedication to the communities we serve are deeply aligned with my values and I look forward to making an impact.”

For more information, please contact Nick Banks at or 352.505.3884.

Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group is a leader in Florida commercial real estate brokerage, property management and insurance. The company’s mission is to impact its community, clients and industry by doing commercial real estate differently. Front Street is committed to leadership in the commercial real estate business by offering superior brokerage, property management solutions, commercial insurance, and commercial mortgage banking to its commercial real estate clients. For more information please visit



Virginia MacKoul

Virginia is a graduate from the University of Florida's College of Design Construction and Planning with a degree in Sustainability and the Built Environment, and a minor in Urban Regional Planning. Virginia joined the Front Street team in 2011, as an intern. Upon graduation, Virginia joined the Front Street team full-time as the Director of Client Services. Ms. MacKoul’s addition furthers Front Street’s continued growth and expansion within Gainesville and other North Central Florida markets. She was promoted to Director of Marketing in 2014 and now manages the firm’s team of interns and oversees all marketing and branding activity. Virginia was born in Boston and moved to Lee County, Florida in 1997. Virginia graduated her high school's International Baccalaureate program and started at the University of Florida with a focus on Architecture. Virginia shares Front Street's passion of giving back to the community and those in need. Virginia's hobbies include photography, cooking, football, movies, music, and spending time with her dog, Brinkley.

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