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The city’s Commercial Real Estate (CRE) market is constantly in flux. There is always a business considering relocating from one part of the city to another and new businesses looking for a location. CRE professionals are the ones businesses seek out to help them fi nd that perfect location for their needs. We asked: When it’s time for your office, retail, or industrial deal, who do you want brokering it? These POWER PLAYERS aren’t just developing properties, they’re developing our business environment. RONALD “RON” BELZ President and CEO, Belz Enterprises. One of largest commercial and industrial developers in the South. Developed more than 25 million square feet of property, including Shelby Oaks, Goodlett Farms, Appling Farms, The Peabody, Peabody Place. Specializes in development and management of industrial, retail, ofﬁce, and residential properties across the country. Board member and chair, The Assisi Foundation. PAUL BOYLE President, Boyle Investment Company. Graduate, Washington and Lee, New Memphis, Leadership Memphis. Member, Chairman’s Circle, Greater Memphis Chamber. Board Member, Urban Land Institute, Brooks Museum of Art. Executive Committee Member, Commercial Real Estate Owners’ Alliance. Founder, West Institute for Cancer Research. ANDY CATES CEO and President of Brokerage Services for Colliers International in Memphis. Recipient of Colliers Everest Award and numerous Memphis Area Association of Realtors Pinnacle Awards. SIOR Memphis Chapter President, 2013; Memphis Chamber Board, 2015-2019; Chairman’s Circle Co-Chair, Greater Memphis Chamber, 2017-2019; Clean Memphis Board Vice Chair, 2018-2019. DARRELL T. COBBINS President and principal broker, Universal Commercial Real Estate, LLC. B.A., Rhodes; M.B.A., U of M. Chairman’s Circle/Board of Directors, Greater Memphis Chamber. Board of Directors, National Civil Rights Museum. 2013 Board chairman, New Memphis. Past chairman, MLGW. Recipient, 2011 Agent of Change Award, MULYP, 2012 African American Male Image Award for Business, Hobson-Goodlow Foundation. Appointed by Governor Haslam to Tennessee’s State Board of Education. 34 |
in Southaven, and multiscreen movie theater complexes for Malco Theatres. Inducted into Commercial Hall of Fame, Memphis Area Association of Realtors. ROBERT “BOB” LOEB President, Loeb Properties, Inc. B.S. and M.B.A., Southern Methodist University. Projects in Memphis include the redevelopment of Overton Square Theatre District, Broad Avenue Arts District, and University District revitalization. Trustee, Memphis University School and Memphis College of Art. Director, Playhouse on the Square and Neighborhood Preservation, Inc. Member, Overton Park Conservatory Board.
JEFF MORRIS President, Morris Auction Group and THOMAS FARNSWORTH Morris Realty Group in Memphis; Partner, Farnsworth Investment Luxury Estates Auction Group in Company and Holdings. Member, Destin, Florida. Graduate, UT-Martin, Society of Ofﬁce and Industrial Realtors. Worldwide College of Auctioneering. Recipient, Memphis Area Association of CAI, AARE certiﬁed. Tennessee Realtors Commercial Broker Lifetime Auctioneer Commission. Member, Tennessee Auctioneer Achievement Award, Lambda Alpha Commission, Memphis Area Association of Realtors, International Excellence in Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award, Carnival Memphis Cook Halle Award. National Auctioneers Association, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas Auctioneer Associations. RICK FOGELMAN CEO, Fogelman Properties. B.S., ﬁnance, GARY PROSTERMAN University of Texas at Austin; MBA, U of President and CEO, Development M. Establishes and implements compaServices Group, Inc. B.S., UTny’s business strategies. Owns/operates Knoxville; post-graduate studies85 multifamily communities of over Georgetown University. Current 27,000 apartment homes throughout projects include: mixed use redevelthe country. Board of directors, National Multi Housing opment of 10 acres in the Edge inCouncil. Past vice president, Tennessee Apartment cluding ofﬁces, apartments, restaurants and the Association. Licensed real estate broker in Tennessee. Ravine Park; and redevelopment of a historic building in downtown Ft. Worth into a Kimpton Hotel. Board LAWRENCE “LARRY” JENSEN member, Hapten Sciences, Inc., University of Tennessee College of Consumer Services, and Housing Foundation President and CEO, Cushman & of West Tennessee. Wakeﬁeld | Commercial Advisors. Clients: Smith & Nephew, Campbell FRANK QUINN Clinic, AutoZone. 2005 Commercial Broker of the Year, 2008 Ofﬁce Broker Managing director, CBRE. B.B.A., of the Year. Ex-president, Memphis University of Mississippi. Market Tomorrow, board member, Shelby Farms Park leader of the CBRE operations in Conservancy. Chair, Methodist Healthcare Foundation. Memphis and Jackson, Mississippi, overseeing leasing, sales, and CARMA C. JUDE management efforts for industrial, ofﬁce, and retail brokerage. Member of the New Portfolio manager, Healthcare Realty. Memphis Institute, Greater Memphis Chamber, and B.S., Business Management, Louisiana the Chamber’s Chairman’s Circle. Serves on the Tech University; M.B.A., Finance and University of Mississippi Real Estate Advisory Board. Real Estate, U of M. Certiﬁed Commercial Investment Member. Company owns seven properties total- EDWARD “EDDIE” SAIG ing 516,000 square feet. President, NAI Saig Company, full-service industrial, retail, ofﬁce MICHAEL A. LIGHTMAN brokerage ﬁrm. Business degree from University of Arkansas. Pinnacle Owner, Michael Lightman Realty Co., Award as the Highest Producing a regional leader in commercial Commercial Real Estate Broker. NAI property brokerage and land investGold Club Award. Ex-president of Memphis Chapter of ment. Developed Shelby Business Society of Industrial and Ofﬁce Realtors (SIOR). Member, Park. Germantown’s Exeter Village, Lambda Alpha National Real Estate Chapter. Centennial Place, South Lake Centre
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