Follow Cresa Corporate Office

Cresa Corporate Office
200 State Street
13th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
617.758.6000 tel
Email
Map/Directions

Contacts

Judi Hilton
Chief Operating Officer
Email
617.758.6052 tel
Edward Fothergill
Chief Financial Officer
Email
617.758.6000 tel
Margaret Wigglesworth
Senior Vice President, Operations
Email
617.758.6060 tel
David Nuss
Senior Vice President, Information Technology
Email
617.758.6058 tel

Corporate Office

  • North America

    Office Market

    Supply
    2.4 Million
    Vacancy
    Absorption
    10.8%
    Avg. Lease Rate
    30M SF
  • North America

    Industrial Market

    Supply
    2.4 million
    Vacancy
    Absorption
    6.8%
    Avg. Lease Rate
    75.4M SF

Cresa is North America’s largest tenant representation firm and is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2013.  The firm is a private partnership and is functionally organized like a large scale professional services consulting, accounting, or law firm. We have 160 partners amongst our over 800 employees. Each office operates independently and the managing entity, Cresa Corporate, is a Delaware LLC owned by offices of Cresa.

The leadership team, led by COO Judi Hilton, provides support and services to Cresa’s offices in the area of administration and governance, service and practice group operations, marketing, IT, and corporate services.  The corporate staff is located throughout the enterprise, mainly in Boston, Dallas, and Los Angeles.

With 55 offices in North America we offer clients a wide array of tenant-focused integrated services, including transaction management, project management, portfolio solutions, location planning, lease administration, capital markets, facilities services, and mission critical solutions.

Cresa Tenant's Guide

Premium data and insight across major North American markets

Subscribe now to get this invaluable quarterly resource of real estate data from across North America.
Subscribe Now

People

Jenelle Bonazzoli Operations Associate 617-758-6011
Meggan Flaherty Director, Professional Development 617.758.6073
Edward Fothergill Chief Financial Officer 617.758.6000
Gene Glekel Director, Information Technology
William Goade Managing Principal 617.758.6001
Elizabeth Harding Member Services Director 617.758.6044
Judi Hilton Chief Operating Officer 617.758.6052
David Nuss Senior Vice President, Information Technology 617.758.6058
Nancy Ryan Controller 617.758.6019
Adrienne Schirner Creative Services Manager 610.766.7244
Sarah Wager Operations Manager 617.758.6041
Margaret Wigglesworth Senior Vice President, Operations 617.758.6060
Jim Winter National Director, Industrial Services 617.758.6080

Success Stories

Client Location Sq. Footage
Brady Corporation International  110,000 

Cresa Blog

  • 7/28/2015The Industrial Market Makes a Comeback
    After a long period of lethargy, Atlanta’s industrial real estate market has come roaring back. Metro-Atlanta is now one of the most active industrial markets in the nation, with 13.9 million square feet of space under construction. Reasons for Recovery This revival can be credited in part to Atlanta’s slow but steady recovery from the [...] Read More
  • 7/1/2015Rising Industrial Rental Rates will Drive Warehouse Efficiency
    By: Justin Walseth, Vice President, Cresa San Diego With most rents above $0.65/mo/net of utilities, Southern California industrial real estate is just plain expensive. San Diego and Orange County rank #6 & #11 of the most expensive major industrial markets in the US. One obvious way warehouse users can lower real estate costs is by relocating to less expensive [...] Read More
  • 6/30/2015Simmering NJ Industrial Market Carries Momentum
    By: Edison Bastidas Jr., Advisor, Cresa NJ – North/Central As the commercial real estate industry in northern New Jersey gradually improves, the industrial sector remains a major, steady force in the market. While the Q1 2015 vacancy and average rental rates tell their own story (which you can see in this month’s graphs and statistics [...] Read More
  • 6/1/2015Porsche Revs up the South Side
      Atlanta’s north end is usually the most popular area for headquarters locations, but the south side has achieved a coup by attracting the new Porsche headquarters. Located near the northeast corner of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the $100 million, 28-acre development is a redevelopment of the old Ford Motor Co. assembly plant. Its opening on [...] Read More
  • 5/28/2015Telsa Assembly Plant
    Jim Tesley, Managing Principle, Cresa Indianapolis This is the future of manufacturing and it has already arrived.  It would be hard to watch this and not be tremendously impressed with the precision, speed, and efficiency of this robot driven environment.  As I recall similar views of auto manufacturing from past generations, the striking difference is [...] Read More
  • 5/6/2015Houston’s Industrial Tenant’s Guide: Q1 2015
    By Andrew Jewett, Senior Advisor Overview In the first quarter of 2015, industrial market fundamentals remained strong, with few submarkets showing signs of weakness; however, there is caution moving forward as the answer to the question of what will happen in the Oil & Gas industry and how it will affect Houston remains unanswered. Most [...] Read More
  • 4/30/2015An Evaluation of Rental Rates: Otay Mesa Industrial Market Update – Q2 2015
    By Justin Walseth  The beginning of 2015 has seen continued progress in infrastructure projects and increased investment in the Otay Mesa industrial submarket. Rental rates are edging up along with the rest of San Diego and the countywide industrial vacancy rate is now below five percent (5%). In Otay Mesa specifically, there remain poorly positioned [...] Read More
  • 3/10/2015A Major Kink in the (West Coast) Supply Chain
    By Dean Krieger, Senior Vice President, Cresa Inland Empire Flying out of LAX this January on a clear day gave passengers a sense that the typical LA traffic jam extended well into the Pacific with a line-up of container ships, replacing cars, sitting virtually dormant in the cue while the ILWU and PMA labor dispute [...] Read More
  • 2/3/2015Phoenix Market Update
    This past week all eyes have been on Phoenix, as we had the opportunity to play host to the Biggest Game in Football as well as the famed Phoenix Open, both in the same week! Despite a little inclement weather, it was a week for the books that will not soon be forgotten. However, all [...] Read More
  • 1/28/2015North American Tenant’s Guide
    By Jim Leslie, CEO 2014 job growth finished strong, with an average of 289,000 jobs added per month during the fourth quarter. This tops the overall monthly average of 246,000 for the year, and brings the U.S. unemployment rate down to 5.6%. This beat most analysts’ forecasts, and made 2014 the best year for job [...] Read More
Cresa Blog / Read More

Industrial Blog

  • 7/28/2015The Industrial Market Makes a Comeback
    After a long period of lethargy, Atlanta’s industrial real estate market has come roaring back. Metro-Atlanta is now one of the most active industrial markets in the nation, with 13.9 million square feet of space under construction. Reasons for Recovery This revival can be credited in part to Atlanta’s slow but steady recovery from the [...] Read More
  • 6/1/2015Porsche Revs up the South Side
      Atlanta’s north end is usually the most popular area for headquarters locations, but the south side has achieved a coup by attracting the new Porsche headquarters. Located near the northeast corner of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the $100 million, 28-acre development is a redevelopment of the old Ford Motor Co. assembly plant. Its opening on [...] Read More
  • 5/28/2015Telsa Assembly Plant
    Jim Tesley, Managing Principle, Cresa Indianapolis This is the future of manufacturing and it has already arrived.  It would be hard to watch this and not be tremendously impressed with the precision, speed, and efficiency of this robot driven environment.  As I recall similar views of auto manufacturing from past generations, the striking difference is [...] Read More
  • 5/6/2015Houston’s Industrial Tenant’s Guide: Q1 2015
    By Andrew Jewett, Senior Advisor Overview In the first quarter of 2015, industrial market fundamentals remained strong, with few submarkets showing signs of weakness; however, there is caution moving forward as the answer to the question of what will happen in the Oil & Gas industry and how it will affect Houston remains unanswered. Most [...] Read More
  • 4/30/2015An Evaluation of Rental Rates: Otay Mesa Industrial Market Update – Q2 2015
    By Justin Walseth  The beginning of 2015 has seen continued progress in infrastructure projects and increased investment in the Otay Mesa industrial submarket. Rental rates are edging up along with the rest of San Diego and the countywide industrial vacancy rate is now below five percent (5%). In Otay Mesa specifically, there remain poorly positioned [...] Read More
  • 3/10/2015A Major Kink in the (West Coast) Supply Chain
    By Dean Krieger, Senior Vice President, Cresa Inland Empire Flying out of LAX this January on a clear day gave passengers a sense that the typical LA traffic jam extended well into the Pacific with a line-up of container ships, replacing cars, sitting virtually dormant in the cue while the ILWU and PMA labor dispute [...] Read More
  • 2/3/2015Phoenix Market Update
    This past week all eyes have been on Phoenix, as we had the opportunity to play host to the Biggest Game in Football as well as the famed Phoenix Open, both in the same week! Despite a little inclement weather, it was a week for the books that will not soon be forgotten. However, all [...] Read More
  • 11/18/2014DEVELOPMENT IN THE REGION ON THE RISE – FINALLY.
    By: Paul Galbraith, Cresa Milwaukee The Milwaukee region’s industrial market is impressively strong right now, and unlike me, it is in the best shape that it’s been in more than 10 years. There have been 17 consecutive quarters of positive absorption. The industrial sector absorbed 3.35 MSF feet of space so far this year. The [...] Read More
  • 11/13/2014South Florida Real Estate Market is Back!
    Five years ago Miami was the poster child for bloody overdeveloped real estate markets where vacancies, foreclosure and bankruptcy were the main topic of discussion.  Fast forward to today and every asset class has completely recovered with the industrial sector leading the way. The South Florida industrial market, led by the Miami Airport markets, is [...] Read More
  • 11/4/2014OC Industrial Base Looks for New Strategies
    No one will deny that the Orange County industrial market is tight, boasting a 4.1 percent vacancy. If you are an industrial user looking for 100,000 square feet or more, your options are extremely limited, as supply and demand are not working in your favor in terms of rental rates and landlord concessions. According to [...] Read More
Industrial Blog / Read More

Project Management Blog

  • 10/10/2014How to Select a Project Manager and Improve Your Company’s Bottom Line
    By: Robin Weckesser As corporate America deals with the changing dynamics in the economy and at the workplace, an age-old truism still exists:  Following human resources, real estate represents a company’s largest investment.  Looking at ways to cut costs, companies often turn to experienced real estate service providers to help them negotiate favorable lease terms.  [...] Read More
  • 11/27/2013Workplace Lessons and the Office of the Future
    By Robin Weckesser, Managing Principal, Project Management Creative and collaborative workplaces are thriving today, and more companies will be implementing workplace optimization programs in the future. That was the theme of the September 19 Office of the Future event hosted by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and AIA Santa Clara Valley and co-sponsored by Cresa. The event featured Cresa’s Robin [...] Read More
  • 8/22/2013Project Manager Communications Do’s and Don’ts
    By Phillip Infelise, Chairman, PM Leadership Group To be an effective project manager, we must have highly refined communication skills, both verbal and written.  In this context we are not referring to formal stand-up presentations, but the daily communication between you and your clients and project teams.  Historically, we addressed “Communicating through Documents and Deliverables” way [...] Read More
  • 5/29/2013Meeting and Defeating the High Cost of Occupancy
    By Phillip Infelise, Managing Principal Real estate rents are rising again, leaving many users believing they are at the mercy of the market. Of course, rent does make up a large portion of costs to house your organization and management is typically highly sensitive to these costs, but we suggest you take a broader view [...] Read More
  • 5/3/2013In Search of Cool, Creative Space: How Does Your Workplace Shape Up?
    By Robin Weckesser, Managing Principal A hot news item continues to be “the workplace of the future”, and how well it’s working in corporate America today. There are many aspects to this story:  the extent of the mobile workforce, workplace optimization strategies, the changing role of the cubicle, amenities, etc.  Perhaps the most compelling part [...] Read More
  • 3/20/2013Don’t Let Relocation Reluctance Drive Poor Real Estate Decisions
    By Phillip Infelise, Managing Principal Recently one of our advisors was relaying a conversion she had with a small company whose situation dictated that they secure a short-term sublease. Although they were small,they knew they would grow rapidly, but they could not define how fast or by how much. One option was a two year [...] Read More
  • 2/6/2013Your lease is signed, now what?
    By Matt Newstrom, Principal, Project Management The title of this article is a little misleading. While the title implies activities that take place after a lease is signed, we’ll really be looking at issues that are critical to consider during the negotiations leading up to a new lease or renewal. During the transaction cycle of [...] Read More
  • 11/21/2012How to Select a Project Manager
    By Robin Weckesser, Managing Principal, Project Management Following human resources, real estate represents a company’s largest investment.  Looking at ways to cut costs, companies often turn to experienced real estate service providers to help them negotiate favorable lease terms.  But beyond rent savings, companies often overlook the fact that they can realize even more significant [...] Read More
  • 10/24/2012Integrating Services to Improve Efficiencies: Transaction Management & Project Management
    By Joe Sciolla, Managing Principal To meet their commercial real estate needs companies typically look for a brokerage firm that has strong Transaction Management (TM) services (including site selection and lease negotiation).  They also often seek Project Management (PM) services (including space assessments, test fits, oversight of architects, engineers, general contractors, move-in coordination, and negotiation [...] Read More
  • 10/3/2012What’s really in that tenant improvement allowance?
    By Phillip Infelise, Chairman Far too often I hear some brokers and even other PMs say “our PM fees are covered in the tenant improvement allowance” and I believe that is meant to convince a prospective client that our PM fees really won’t cost them anything at the end of the day.  Unfortunately that creates [...] Read More
Project Management Blog / Read More

Please fill out the form below to contact us.

(All Fields Required)

First Name: Last Name: Company: Email Address:
How may we assist you?