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Promotions, staff additions, new business
J. Patrick Duffy has been named president of Lee Arnold & Associates at 121 N Osceola Ave., Clearwater. He has been with the Arnold companies for nine years, most recently as senior vice president and sales manager. In his new position, he is to head the brokerage services division. Duffy is chairman of the National Advisory Board for the Retail Council of the new American Network. He is a guest speaker for the National Association of Realtors, New America Network, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors and Century 21 Commercial Real Estate.