SOURCE: Commerce Real Estate Solutions

Commerce Real Estate Solutions

August 13, 2012 11:58 ET

Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Grows Las Vegas Management Team

Seasoned Executives Edward Turpin and Monty Montierth Bring Management and Operations Expertise to Drive Commerce Las Vegas Branch Growth

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Aug 13, 2012) - Commerce Real Estate Solutions, an independently owned and operated member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance (www.comre.com), today announced it has appointed Edward Turpin as the new branch manager of the Las Vegas branch. In addition, Monty Montierth was appointed as the operations manager for the Las Vegas branch.

"We have full confidence that Ed will deliver on taking Commerce to the next level in the Las Vegas area," said Michael M. Lawson, president and CEO of Commerce Real Estate Solutions. "This branch started seven years ago with five brokers and today has 35 professionals. With tremendous expertise in running major real estate operations throughout the West, Ed is an extraordinary candidate to foster even greater growth. Monty will also be a great addition to the management team. His experience in brokerage and operations will benefit the organization immensely."

Turpin will be responsible for leading and directing the branch office by creating and driving a strategic business plan designed to serve clients, grow the firm's services in the Las Vegas area and recruit, develop, and retain the very best brokers and staff. He is taking the reins of the Las Vegas office after serving as director of the Asset Services Group for Commerce in the Puget Sound market. With 20 years' experience in commercial real estate Turpin has an excellent understanding of clients' needs and putting together the right services and team to drive success.

Mike Hillis, the founding broker of the Commerce Las Vegas branch, said, "We are very excited to add Ed Turpin to this leadership position in our firm. He brings deep experience in all phases of commercial brokerage and asset management to our operation and will be a key player as we aggressively pursue market share in this region."

Montierth was previously a broker and senior director of the Commerce Las Vegas branch. As operations manager he will be responsible for the day-to-day business management and operations functions. Montierth has 20 years of experience in multiple aspects of real estate transactions including brokerage services, office leasing, industrial leasing and investment sales. His expertise in operations management, acquisition and disposition of office and investment properties, national tenant representation, and new business procurement has prepared him well for this new position.

About Commerce Real Estate Solutions
Commerce Real Estate Solutions, an independently owned and operated member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance, has been the leading provider of real estate brokerage services for more than 30 years. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Commerce Real Estate Solutions has offices throughout Utah, Nevada, Idaho and Washington. Commerce Real Estate Solutions offers consulting, brokerage, tenant and landlord representation, property and facilities management, and valuation services to corporations, institutions and investors throughout the Intermountain West and Pacific Northwest. For more information, and for property listings, broker information, market category reports and more visit www.comre.com.

About Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield is the world's largest privately‐held commercial real estate services firm. The company advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment, and has established a preeminent position in the world's major markets, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in many of the most significant property leases, sales and assignments. Founded in 1917 it has 243 offices in 60 countries and more than 14,000 employees. It offers a complete range of services for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, corporate services, property management, facilities management, project management, consulting and appraisal. The firm has more than $4 billion in assets under management through its wholly‐owned subsidiary Cushman & Wakefield Investors. A recognized leader in local and global real estate research, the firm publishes its market information and studies online at www.cushmanwakefield.com/knowledge.

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