Healthcare and Real Estate Market

Education Seminar: Wednesday, October 18 | 7:30 am - 9:00 am

July Education Seminar


Pat Murphy, Cushman & Wakefield


Matt Oliaro, Oliaro Commercial, LLC

Brad Pope, SIOR, CCIM, NAI Brannen Goddard, LLC

Doug Smith, Seefried Industrial Properties


Pat Murphy

Pat Murphy

Cushman & Wakefield
Senior Managing Director

Pat Murphy leads DTZ’s Atlanta industrial team. With a career spanning nearly 30 years, he is a market and industry leader with a lengthy, impressive track record in industrial Project Leasing, representing national/international companies and institutions. In the past two decades, he has consistently been a Top 5 producer in NAIOP Georgia’s Million Dollar Club and a Top 10 producer in the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club. In the past four years, he has completed more than 200 transactions valued at more than $100 million. Prior to joining DTZ, he served as Senior Vice President of Industrial Project Leasing at CBRE and in similar capacities with the Trammell Crow Co. and Duke/Weeks Realty.

Matt Oliaro

Matt Oliaro

Oliaro Commercial, LLC
Qualifying Broker

After 11 years of experience in the local Atlanta commercial real estate market, Mr. Oliaro formed Oliaro Commercial, LLC in January of 2010. Mr. Oliaro gained a vast knowledge of a wide spectrum of transactions by working for both a regional firm (GVA Advantis) and a global firm (Jones Lang LaSalle). In both roles, Mr. Oliaro represented buyers, sellers, tenants, and landlords in a multitude of transactions. He has closed transactions of all types: industrial, office, land, retail, and investment transactions including some sale/leasebacks. Mr. Oliaro focuses intently on each client’s needs to fully maximize value for the client whether it be for site selection, financial analysis, lease review, or leading negotiations.

Brad Pope, SIOR, CCIM

Brad Pope, SIOR, CCIM

NAI Brannen Goddard, LLC
Managing Director

Brad Pope has been actively involved in both landlord and tenant representation for over 20 years. His expertise in leasing, sales, site selection, build to suits and investment sales has led to direct involvement in over $1 billion of consummated real estate transactions for his clients.

Focused on serving clients by providing real estate solutions to supply chain challenges, Brad has represented clients in both the acquisition and disposition of warehouse/distribution, manufacturing and office properties throughout the United States and has consulted on overseas projects for Coca Cola and General Electric.

Brad also serves on the Board of Directors of the SIOR Georgia Chapter as well as the Atlanta Board of Commercial Realtors, has testified as a subject matter expert in real estate related litigation matters and has recently authored nationally published articles on the industrial real estate market.

Doug Smith

Doug Smith

Seefried Industrial Properties
SVP of Leasing

Mr. Doug Smith serves as Seefried Industrial Properties, Inc. Senior Vice President of Leasing, overseeing the company's third-party leasing and management efforts in Atlanta, Georgia. His leadership for the past 12 years has helped Seefried become one of the leading real estate services company in Atlanta.

Prior to joining Seefried, Mr. Smith served as a Senior Leasing Associate for M.D. Hodges Company, one of Atlanta's oldest and largest industrial real estate owners. Before that he was a Vice President for Jamison Research, the predecessor to CoStar in Atlanta.

Active in his community, Mr. Smith is a currently serving as President of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP). He is also an active member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors and the Piedmont Healthcare Foundation Board. He is a graduate of the Furman University.

Wit Truitt SIOR

Wit Truitt, SIOR

Executive Vice President

With over 29+ years of experience in the industrial sector, Mr. Truitt has worked with companies in the e-commerce, distribution, warehouse and manufacturing fields, developing specialties in strategic planning and project implementation. He is a member of JLL’s Supply Chain and Logistics Solutions team and the America’s Industrial Council.

Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Truitt served as a Senior Vice President with the Trammell Crow Company and then CBRE following its acquisition of Trammell Crow. He has represented Clients such as Tempur Sealy, Interface, Belden, Elander’s, Pet Supermarket, Carolina Logistics, Shaw Industries, PETsMART, Siemens, LG Electronics, Big Green Egg, Diversitech, Solo Cup, Siemens, JVC Americas, Staples and Subaru.

Monday, October 10, 2016
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