Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Principal Mike Hillis Elected National President of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
LAS VEGAS—June 18, 2013—Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce is proud to announce Las Vegas principal Mike Hillis has been elected to serve as the national president of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR). He will begin acting as president of SIOR this fall.
“Being elected as president of a national professional organization is a tremendous validation for Mike and our entire company,” said Michael M. Lawson, president and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce. “We have always admired Mike for his professionalism, knowledge and skills but it is extremely gratifying to know that this respect is shared by industry peers across the country. We congratulate him and offer our support for his service as an integral part of such an influential organization in the commercial real estate space.”
Throughout his stellar career, Hillis conducted all phases of commercial and industrial real estate and business transactions. This deep, hands-on experience provides the critical insight necessary to ensure all the details important to making a deal a good one are covered. Since 2006, he has been the Managing Partner and Principal Broker in Las Vegas where he and his team focuses on industrial leasing and sales as well as investment opportunities for their clients.
“This is a great time to join SIOR’s Board as President,” Hillis said. “SIOR represents he most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage professionals in the industry. I am honored to serve among them and excited to work with the executive committee and the Board of Directors in furthering the cause with forward-thinking initiatives and activities.”
Hillis has been a member of SIOR since 2001. He has served in many commercial real estate leadership positions in the past, such as National Speaker of the Council of Presidents, Executive Committee, Board Member, Professional Standards Committee, Chapter President and Trustee of the SIOR Foundation. He is also a licensed business broker and a member of the Cushman & Wakefield Global Supply Chain Solutions Group.
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SIOR is a global professional organization that certifies commercial real estate service providers with the exclusive SIOR designation, based on achievement, knowledge, accountability and ethical standards. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for SIOR. Today, there are more than 3,000 members in 620 cities in 32 countries. For more information, visit www.sior.com.
About Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce
Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce, 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, the firm has offices throughout Utah, Nevada, Idaho and Washington. It 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 253 offices in 60 countries and nearly 15,000 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 $3.7 billion in assets under management globally. A recognized leader in local and global real estate research, the firm publishes its market information and studies online atwww.cushmanwakefield.com/knowledge.