Cooper Osteen was born and raised in Fort Pierce, Florida. His real estate career began in 2007 when he joined his father’s real estate appraisal company, Osteen Appraisal Services, Inc. Cooper trained under his father, a longtime MAI, and eventually became the “go to guy” for the company’s complex property analyses. During his tenure at Osteen Appraisal, whose primary client base is lenders, Cooper established valuable relationships and gained an understanding of the debt world. He maintains an active State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser license and is an active member/owner of Osteen Appraisal Services Inc.
Cooper obtained his Florida sales license in 2010 and formed Reef to Ranch Real Estate in 2015, along with his wife Carrie. Carrie has taken on the managing broker role at Reef to Ranch Real Estate in order to allow Cooper to fully pursue his commercial brokerage career at SLC Commercial.
Through his background in the industry, Cooper brings a wealth of knowledge and analytical skill to the table. This, combined with a genuine enthusiasm for building rewarding relationships between members of the market, places Cooper in an excellent position to bring value as a broker/advisor. Throughout 2018, Cooper has been focused on commercial land and new development carrying out a large-scale site selection project along the east coast and Central Florida.
Cooper received his BS degree from the University of Mississippi where he was also a member of the 2005 SEC Championship baseball team. Cooper played two seasons of professional baseball as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies organization.
In Spring Training 2007, he was awarded the prestigious Bill Giles award.