Director of Maintenance/Engineering
Stiles Property Management
John Braun brings more than 24 years of commercial property maintenance experience to Stiles.
Along with his current position as Director of Maintenance, Mr. Braun also holds the position of Safety Director and conducts ongoing safety training for the maintenance staff. Prior to joining Stiles, Mr. Braun was the Senior Chief Engineer for T. Rex in Boca Raton, overseeing a 1.8 million-SF facility. He also was Senior Chief Engineer for AutoNation Tower in Fort Lauderdale, a 350,000-SF building, and he was Chief Engineer for Compass Management and Leasing at One Financial Plaza, a 291,000-SF building. Mr. Braun obtained his S.M.A. (Systems Maintenance Administrator) designation through BOMA of South Florida.
Mr. Braun is licensed in Universal Refrigerant Recovery, and received his certificate after two years of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration study at Sheridan Vocation Technical Institute. At a young age, he joined the United States Marine Corps where he was an Amtrak mechanic and Light Armored Vehicle mechanic, as well as a Water Safety Survival Instructor. Among his many accomplishments are his 2002 Chief Building Engineer of the Year Award from BOMA of South Florida and LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Accredited Professional through the US Green Building Council) designation.