ATLANTA—DTZ reports it has hiredChristopher D. White as executive vice president,managing director of Atlanta operations for the global servicesfirm. White will lead the locally-based team and will focus ontenant representation and occupier services, company officialsstate.


The global real estate firm that posted revenues above $2billion last year, also reports it has hired BrianBoyd as associate vice president at its Atlanta operation.White and Boyd, who both formerly worked at Cassidy Turley, have acombined career transaction and portfolio management volume of morethan 10 million square feet. They are currently working withhigh-growth companies that are looking to secure more than 500,000square feet of space.


“Recognized as one of the top tenant representatives in metroAtlanta, Chris will provide strong and dynamic leadership acrossthe Southeast Region. Combined with Brian's substantial experienceand our existing team of professionals, DTZ's Atlanta office iswell-positioned to serve our existing local and global clients,”says Greg Schementi, executive vice president andhead of U.S. Occupier Services. “This well-respected team's uniqueconsultative approach to occupier services will bring significantmomentum at a time when DTZ is experiencing major growth.”


White brings nearly two decades of occupier strategy andtransaction expertise in the office, industrial, call center anddata center sectors, to DTZ's Atlanta operations. He has beeninstrumental in completing some of Atlanta's largest transactionsand was involved with some of the most sophisticated workplacestrategy accounts including The Coca-Cola Company, WorldPay,AT&T, ARRIS, Carter's, MARSH, Primerica, Sage Software, theState of Georgia and Delta Air Lines. He previously served assenior director at Cushman & Wakefield for more than 16 years,and, most recently as senior managing principal and SoutheastRegional Occupier Services Leader at Cassidy Turley.


Boyd also joins the DTZ Atlanta team from Cassidy Turley wherehe partnered with White. Previously, he worked for eight years atTrimont Real Estate Advisors where he managed more than $2 billionin total debt and equity transactions

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