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Paul Buckingham
Rosemont, IL

 

Kay C. Davis, Executive Vice President
Senior Leader - Atlanta, GA

Kay specializes in tenant representation of major national law firms, professional service firms and Fortune 500 companies. During her 14 years in the industry, she has worked for developers, tenant boutique firms and such national firms as Julien J. Studley, Inc. and Newmark Knight Frank. Kay has crafted and implemented long-term strategic real estate plans and feasibility studies on behalf of corporate and professional service firms throughout the country. For these and other clients, she has executed a wide range of real estate services, such as lease renewal and restructuring, national account representation, property disposition and headquarters leases.

 

Brett Diamond, Senior Vice President
Senior Leader - Washington, DC

Brett has over 23 years of commercial real estate experience representing the office space needs of Fortune 500 companies, trade associations and professional firms. He joined Grubb & Ellis in 2006 from Transwestern Commercial Services, where he was consistently one of the firm’s top-producing brokers. Experienced in both leasing and sales, Brett has a thorough understanding of the factors affecting real estate transactions. Specializing in the representation of users, he has consummated over 5 million square feet of transactions providing a broad spectrum of services which include: tenant relocations, lease renewals, lease restructuring, lease buyouts, subleases, multi-market account management, strategic planning, investment sales, land sales, build-to-suit evaluation and equity lease negotiations. Brett received a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland.

 

James Dugan, Senior Vice President
Senior Leader - King of Prussia, PA

Jim joined Grubb & Ellis' Tenant Advisory Group as a Senior Vice President in 2007 and is focused on Tenant Representation with several select Landlord agencies in Suburban Philadelphia. Prior to joining Grubb & Ellis he served as Vice President with The Rubenstein Brokerage Group, Inc. (TRBG) responsible for their brokerage operations in Suburban Philadelphia. Prior to joining TRBG, Jim was an Associate Managing Director with Insignia/ESG (which has since merged with CB Richard Ellis). Jim received a B.S. in accounting from Villanova University during which time he completed United States Marine Corps Officers Training School (PLC Program) earning his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps Aviation Program.

 

Jerry Eggleston, Senior Vice President
Senior Leader - Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Jerry joined Grubb & Ellis in 2005 as a Senior Vice President contributing proven experience and success to any commercial real estate transaction. Prior to Grubb & Ellis, Jerry spent 31 years with Cushman & Wakefield. During his career he has acted as exclusive agent for a number of prestigious tenants within the Los Angeles area. Jerry has also been involved in the sale of a number of assets including Citicorp Center, 800 South Hope and 1200 W. 7th Street in Downtown Los Angeles. Jerry began his career in a management capacity for the Atlantic Richfield Plaza, 800 Wilshire, and the One Wilshire Building. Jerry was consistently one of the leading commercial brokers in Cushman & Wakefield’s Los Angeles office since 1978. In 1982, he was promoted to Vice President, then Senior Vice President in 1987, and in 1993 was named Senior Director of Cushman & Wakefield of California, Inc. Jerry was named Cushman & Wakefield’s Top Producer in the Western Region for 1983 and 1992 and in 1992 ranked among the top ten nationally. He was the leading producer for Cushman & Wakefield’s southwestern region in 2000 ranking 26th in the company. During his career, he has supervised sales and/or leases on more than 2,500,000 square feet of office space and transactions valued at more than $1.5 billion. He has completed a number of transactions with technology tenants including MCI, Teleport Communications, ICG, AT&T, Equinix and LayerOne to name a few. Jerry received a bachelor of science degree in Finance, Insurance and Real Estate from Cal State Polytechnic University.

 

Wayne Fisher, Executive Vice President
Senior Leader - Philadelphia, PA

Wayne joined the Grubb & Ellis Company in 1980 and now serves as a Sr. V.P., Director of the Philadelphia office. Wayne’s career began in landlord representation where he has extensive experience. Since the late 1980’s his career has transitioned to tenant representation of corporate and non-profit users within the Philadelphia region. Wayne brings on in-depth knowledge of the tenant lease transaction to every engagement. Wayne has ranked as one of Grubb & Ellis’ top producers every year since 1986 and has been amongst the top twenty on six occasions. In 2007 and 2008 he received local honors for the Best Suburban and Best Urban office leases. Wayne holds a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a Masters in Finance from Drexel University.

 

Maury Gentile, MCR, SLCR, Executive Vice President
Senior Leader - Torrance, CA

Maury brings over 25 years of experience to Grubb & Ellis as a Executive Vice President of the Tenant Advisory Group and is the Lead Strategist for the Southern California Team. During his career as a senior broker with Julien J. Studley and Newmark, he earned the trust and respect of his national and international corporate clients by helping them evaluate, strategize and implement creative real estate solutions. His leadership and commitment sets the benchmark for the level of service the team provides for our clients. Maury graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate Finance. He is actively involved with a number of local charities and co-founded Kid Care LA. He enjoys golf, volleyball and is an amateur racecar driver.

 

Philip Giunta, Executive Vice President
Senior Leader - Boston, MA

Based in the Boston region, Phil has 20 years of experience in real estate investment sales, tenat advisory, landlord representation and lease consulting across all property types. Phil represents a group of prestigious clients nationally assisting them in property dispositions, lease negotiations, asset monetizations and lease expansions and extensions. Phil is a member of the Grubb & Ellis' Presidents's Council, the Company's premier symbol of achievement. Phil received a bachelor of science degree from Bentley College.

 

Tim Harrington, Executive Vice President
Senior Leader - Denver, CO

Tim joined Grubb & Ellis Company in 1985. Tim specializes in office properties, and has extensive experience on both the landlord and tenant representation side of the business, as well as site selection and investment sales. Tim was named Rookie of the Year for the Denver office when he joined Grubb & Ellis and has been a consistent top producer throughout his career, qualifying for the company's elite Circle of Excellence 13 times and ranking as one of the company’s top producers in multiple years. More recently, Tim was named as one of Colorado’s 25 most powerful salespeople by the Colorado Biz magazine. Tim received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Colorado.

 

Clayton Hovivian, Executive Vice President
Senior Leader - Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Clayton has more than 25 years of real estate brokerage and consulting experience. He is a member of Grubb & Ellis’ Tenant Advisory Group which is comprised of senior executives in each major city across the country assisting firms by leveraging the strength of our local knowledge with intelligent and fully integrated services. Clayton specializes in tenant representation and he has been retained on a variety of assignments that include conventional leases, build-to-suit transactions, lease renegotiations, headquarter relocations/consolidations, subleases/expansions, and sales of office buildings, to name a few. He has also earned a strong reputation in his industry for his expertise, unparalleled service and proven results he provides his clients. Clayton holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

 

Jerry Igra, LEED AP, Executive Vice President
Senior Leader - San Francisco, CA

Jerry is a Senior Vice President with the San Francisco/San Mateo county office. Since joining Grubb & Ellis in 1985, Jerry has consistently ranked amongst the top consultants within his office, as well as nationally. Jerry has a large national client base including such companies as Qwest, Bechtel Investments AirTouch Communications, Gillette, Littler Mendelson, Bank of America, and Verizon Wireless. Among some of the real estate assignments he as completed on behalf of clients are tenant relocations, lease renewals, lease restructuring, lease buyouts, subleases, multi-market account management and international representation. In addition to numerous awards for outstanding achievements, Jerry was given the Spirit of Grubb & Ellis Award, the highest individual honor within the company. Jerry is only the third recipient of the honor that acknowledges leadership and service to the company nationally. Jerry holds a Bachelor degree in business from the University of Oregon.

 

Jack McNutt, Executive Vice President
Senior Leader - Newport Beach, CA

Jack is a California licensed Real Estate Broker, who has been actively involved in commercial real estate for approximately twenty (20) years. He joined Grubb & Ellis in 1986 as an Office Corporate Properties Division Specialist with an emphasis in tenant representation working directly with emerging high-tech, institutional, corporate and professional firms. Jack has consistently been the top producing office broker in Orange County within Grubb & Ellis completing on average 300,000 square feet in transactions annually. In 1998 Jack was the #1 Producer in Orange County, Southern California and Top 10 Nationally out of 2,500 salesmen within Grubb & Ellis. Again in 2003, Jack earned Top 10 National status. Jack is a Senior Marketing Consultant, which is a title given only to the top-performing brokers within Grubb & Ellis. On several occasions, Jack has received Broker-of-the-Year award from various real estate organizations for his work in the Orange County area including The Irvine Company (7 times), Boeing Realty Corporation, Equity Office Properties, Arden Realty, Trammell Crow, and Prentiss Properties. Jack graduated with honors from the University of Texas, El Paso with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Real Estate.

 

Mitchell Millowitz, Senior Vice President
Senior Leader - Miami/Ft. Lauderdale/Palm Beach, FL

Mitchell Millowitz joined Grubb & Ellis Company in 2007 to spearhead its Tenant Advisory Group in South Florida. Previously, Mitchell was a Senior Director with Cushman & Wakefield for twenty years. Mitchell is recognized as one of the top Real Estate Corporate Advisors in South Florida and has been responsible for many high profile assignments throughout South Florida, the U.S., Canada and Latin America. In addition to large scale transactions, Mitchell is known for assisting corporations in developing portfolio and real estate strategic plans, process development and workplace innovation. Some of the larger scale transactions include: DHL Air Hub (Riverside County, CA. 305,000 square feet), DHL US Headquarters(Plantation, Fl. 240,000 sf), DHL IT headquarters (Scottsdale, AZ 120,000 sf), Kaplan University Headquarters (Fort Lauderdale, Fl. 200,000 sf), and Jarden Consumer Solutions (Boca Raton, Fl. 144,000 sf). Mitchell is a graduate of University of Miami with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (Finance). Mitchell has his CCIM designation and is a member of Corenet.

 

Nancy Morse, CCIM, SIOR, Senior Vice President
Senior Leader - San Jose, CA

In more than 21 years of commercial real estate experience, the last 15 with Grubb & Ellis, Nancy has distinguished herself among the clients she represents and her peers in the industry. Nancy is one of only 800 commercial real estate brokers nationally to have earned both the CCIM and SIOR designations. The level of knowledge and expertise it takes to maintain these designations provides her a competitive advantage in understanding the issues that impact real estate lease and sale transactions and the decision making process. Consistently one of the top advisors in the Silicon Valley office, Nancy has completed a wide variety of transactions – lease transactions to 203,000 square feet; property sales to 307,000 square feet; land transactions to 161 acres; as well as tax deferred exchanges and mineral rights titles. Nancy was recently recognized by the Silicon Valley Business Journal as one of the Women of Silicon Valley's Women of Influence. Nancy was also recognized by Globestreet.com and Southern California Real Estate Magazine as one fo the Women of Influence in Northern California Real Estate. Nancy was also recently voted as the first women president of SIOR.

 

Sean Moynihan, Senior Vice President
Senior Leader - Atlanta, GA

Sean is a senior vice president with Grubb & Ellis' Tenant Advisory Group, focusing on office tenant representation. Prior to joining the company, he spent seven years with Newmark Knight Frank’s Atlanta office as a managing director, where he successfully advised clients across a wide variety of industries utilizing strategic planning to optimally meet his clients' needs. Sean was involved in several major transactions during his time at Newmark Knight Frank, including a 156,000-square-foot renewal and restructure for Smith, Gambrell & Russell's Atlanta headquarters, a 108,000-square-foot early restructure/expansion of the global headquarters for ImmucorGamma, a 100,000 square-foot relocation of Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough and the relocation of the global headquarters for Allied Domecq Quick Service Restaurants, parent company of Dunkin' Donuts. Recently, Sean assisted First Data Corporation with its 183,000-square-foot lease in Atlanta. Sean is a graduate of Monmouth University.

 

William Saltzman, Senior Vice President
Senior Leader - Cleveland, OH

Bill joined the Grubb & Ellis' Tenant Advisory Group in 2011. Considered a distinguished veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Bill brings significant skills to each client assignment. For more than 25 years, clients have relied on his creativity, analytical capabilities and expertise for meaningful guidance in connection with a broad range of real estate matters. His experience includes corporate consulting, strategic planning, negotiating complex lease and investment sales transactions, such as the sealed-bid disposition of an historic waterfront property and 1031 “like-kind” exchanges, major build-to-suit office and distribution center projects, sale/leasebacks and advisory services for NYSE corporations and nationally recognized not-for-profit entities.

 

Larry Singer, Vice President
Business Development - Las Vegas, NV

Larry joined Grubb & Ellis|Las Vegas in October of 2008 and serves as a Vice President in the Tenant Advisory Group. His primary responsibilities include tenant and buyer representation in the acquisition of office properties. Larry has over 30 years experience as a commercial real estate agent and leads one of Southern Nevada’s most successful “tenant representation” teams. Larry attributes his team’s success to their attention to details, and the needs of their clients. During his diverse career in commercial real estate, Larry has maintained ongoing relationships with various national and local clients including: Cirque Du Soleil, Irwin Union Bank, Westcare Foundation, Southern Nevada Health District, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce and Clark County. Larry has been involved with some of southern Nevada’s most prominent transactions, including the sale of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce building to Wynn Resorts, the acquisition of 28,000 square feet of lease space on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce, the $21 million build-to-suit transaction on behalf of the Nevada Department of Corrections and the acquisition of over 100,000 square feet on behalf of the Clark County District Attorney. Larry received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Post College of Long Island University, New York

 

David Squire, Executive Vice President, Managing Director
Senior Leader - Portland, OR

Dave has over 23 years of commercial real estate experience with specific expertise in tenant representation, large multi-building developments, corporate advisory services and office investment sales. His mission statement is simple: To provide the strategic real estate consulting services with process-driven implementation that empowers his clients to reach their goals by making better real estate decisions. Dave has been the leading office producer in Portland and in the top 100 nationally for Grubb & Ellis for the past 10 years. In 2008, Dave was responsible for the sale or leasing of over 530,000 square feet valued at over $83 million.

 

Wade Tift, Senior Vice President
Senior Leader - Newport Beach, CA

Wade specializes in the representation of tenants within the Orange County marketplace. He has been involved in the sale or lease of approximately 2,402,786 square feet of building area. Total transaction value during his career exceeds $179,816,597. As a Senior Vice President with Grubb & Ellis Company specializing in industrial and research and development facilities, Wade has exhibited productivity, experience and professionalism. He is qualified to handle and co-ordinate all phases of the real estate activity: site selection studies, tenant representation, appraisal, lease analysis, facilities counseling, financing, construction and sales and leasing of corporate real estate. In order to achieve a client’s goals, Wade implements aggressive long and short-term strategies while in negotiations. Wade stresses the importance of fluid teaming such that the appropriate intellectual capital is brought to bear on each and every transaction. Wade received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, with a minor in Business from The University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Serge Vishmid, Senior Vice President
Senior Leader - West Los Angeles, CA

A sixteen year veteran in the field of commercial real estate, Serge has a truly global perspective. As a multi-market transaction specialist, he has successfully executed numerous projects across the continental United States and Europe. His diverse skill-set allows him to actively work with his clients assisting them with strategic decisions that directly correlate to the economic goals of the organization. He is proficient in the acquisition and disposition of various property types. He has a strong ability to assemble and lead highly specialized and multi-disciplined teams. He prides himself on maintaining a high level of integrity, diligence, and professionalism as it relates to his client representation. His negotiating skills, accountability and creativity have enabled him to attract and represent, on a recurring basis, some of the nation’s largest corporations. Serge holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (With Emphasis on Finance and Business Economics) from the University of Southern California.

 
 

Steven Wolf
San Diego, CA