PHOENIX-A team of multifamily experts from Marcus &Millichap has joined CB Richard Ellis’ local office to lead itsMulti-Housing Private Client Group. Brian Smuckler, Jeff Seaman andRyan Melkus will focus on multifamily deals smaller than $10million.

|

Smuckler joins CBRE as a senior vice president and will lead theteam, while Seaman joins as senior associate. Melkus will serve asa client services specialist.

|

“We saw an opportunity to offer an institutional level ofservice to our private clients and to enhance the value propositionwith additional services available through CBRE’s platform,”Smuckler tells GlobeSt.com. “We’ll be able to increase our businesswith CBRE’s resources and support.”

|

Between them, Smuckler and Seaman possess more than 22 years ofexperience in the acquisition and disposition of multifamilyproperties. The pair is among the top producing multifamilyspecialists in metro Phoenix, closing 33 transactionsyear-to-date.

|

Smuckler previously served as director of Marcus &Millichap’s National Multi-housing Group. He spent 16 years withthe firm focusing on disposition and acquisition of multifamilyproperties.

|

Seaman previously was a senior associate at Marcus &Millichap. He joined the company in 2004 and worked alongsideSmuckler, focusing on transaction execution, comprehensivemarketing, sales negotiation and asset analysis.

|

“We’ve always seen the strength of CBRE’s institutional groupfor multifamily, which works on much larger transactions,” Smucklersays. “They didn’t have any one to work on smaller deals. Now, CBREhas the ability to serve all multifamily clients, regardless ofsize.”

|

CBRE’s national Private Client Group has more than 85 teams in54 markets.

|

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications
NOT FOR REPRINT

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.