Current Responsibilities and Experience
Russ provides local leadership for the Memphis office and oversees the Mid-South region. He provides industrial clients in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi with a full range of real estate services. Russ is an active member of the Jones Lang LaSalle Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions Practice. With over thirty three years of diversified experience in the industry, Russ has a broad understanding of the important principles that must be incorporated into successful transactions.
Russ' real estate experience includes general brokerage, tenant representation, landlord representation, asset management and development. He has successfully negotiated over 44 million square feet industrial lease and sale transactions, totaling in excess of $2 billion.
|Representative Industrial Transactions|
|TBC Corporation||1,500,040 SF||Sanyo||1,415,000 SF|
|Kellogg||1,100,000 SF||Under Armour||1,100,000 SF|
|Quad Graphics||872,500 SF||CSS Industries||930,206 SF|
|Meritex Logistics||759,996 SF||Carroll Tire||810,000 SF|
|Kenco||689,450 SF||Sephora||716,080 SF|
|Quad Graphics||630,000 SF||United Stationers||654,080 SF|
|Philips Lighting||600,000 SF||Hewlett Packard||625,000 SF|
|Quad Graphics||575,000 SF||TBC Corporation||586,942 SF|
|Terex Corporation||508,000 SF||Glaxo Smith Kline||337,954 SF|
|Syncreon||300,000 SF||PFSweb||275,400 SF|
Education and Affiliations
Russ received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Appalachian State University. He is very actively involved in the industry as well as the community with leadership roles including Past-Chairman of the Dixie Boys and Girls Club, Central Board of Directors - Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis, Exchange Club Family Center Board of Directors, Co-Star Advisory Board and MAAR Commercial Council Board of Directors. A graduate of Leadership Memphis as well as The Leadership Academy – LDI Master's Program, Russ remains an active participant in these local leadership organizations.
MAAR Industrial Tenant Rep Broker of the Year, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
MAAR Pinnacle Elite President's Award, 2010
MAAR Pinnacle Producers Club, Life Member
Memphis Business Quarterly CRE Power Player Award, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
JLL Platinum Achiever, 2013, 2014
- CoStar Power Broker, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
- JLL Top Gold Achiever, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015
- JLL Top Gun, 2009, 2011, 2016