People

Cresa has the largest number of professionals among tenant representation firms in North America. We have over 800 employees, including more than 100 project managers solely focused on the needs of tenants, not landlords.
Cresa is based on a partnership model,

with more than one-quarter of employees serving as partners. Our leadership team is comprised of seasoned principals - each with more than 20 years of experience - who are dedicated to our pure tenant representation focus. At Cresa, we're 100 percent owned by our principals, and they understand that looking out for our clients' best interests is always in the best interest of our firm.

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  • James M Underhill

    Chief Executive Officer

    Jim is the CEO of Cresa, the largest commercial real estate tenant advisory firm in the world. His focus is on expanding the firm’s capabilities in key markets, growing its global footprint, and continuing investment in advisory and service line capabilities.

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  • Matthew Feeney

    Chairman

    Matthew is Managing Principal with Cresa Philadelphia and the Chairman of the Cresa Board of Directors. He focuses on providing comprehensive, multi-disciplined real estate advisory services to businesses and institutions.

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  • Matthew Miller

    Vice Chairman

    Matthew has worked in tenant representation and corporate services for over 25 years and specializes in representing entertainment and technology companies. He is a founding member of Cresa and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.
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  • Richard M. Rhodes

    Managing Principal

    Rich is a Managing Principal of Cresa Washington DC and also serves on Cresa's Board of Directors. His skills in analyzing, structuring and negotiating innovative lease alternatives have enabled him to build a solid base of prominent regional and national clients.

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  • Gary F. Gregg

    Managing Principal

    A member of the Cresa Board of Directors and founding Principal of Cresa Phoenix, Gary has built a dedicated team of experienced professionals that have had tremendous success in both the local market as well as in global representation for the firm’s clientele.

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  • Jim Byrd

    Managing Principal

    An industry leader for 36 years, Jim is a member of the Cresa Board of Directors and a co-founder of Cresa Atlanta.  He specializes in corporate tenant representation, with a “who’s who” of corporate Atlanta and national clients.

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  • William Lichwalla, CPA

    Managing Principal

    Bill is a Managing Principal in Detroit, and has overseen the growth of the Cresa Detroit office since 2005.  He has a background as a Certified Public Accountant and also has experience in all phases of real estate planning.

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  • Craig Zodikoff

    Managing Principal

    A new member of Cresa's Board of Directors, Craig serves as Managing Principal for Cresa's San Francisco office. His real estate experience includes real estate portfolio strategy, financial analysis, mergers and acquisitions, build-to-suits, and site selection.
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  • Brant Bryan

    Managing Principal

    Brant is a founding leader of Cresa Capital Markets. He is a specialist in creative and efficient financing of facilities through leases, purchases, joint ventures and other financial structures.

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  • Adam Subber

    Principal

    A new member of Cresa's Board of Directors, Adam has more than 20 years of real estate experience, including over 14 years of independent consulting and brokerage at Cresa Boston.

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  • Bill Baldwin

    Managing Principal

    A new member of Cresa's Board of Directors, Bill has over 28 years of corporate and commercial real estate experience having worked in local, national and international environments.
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  • Wendy Doumas

    Chief Operating Officer

    Wendy Doumas is Cresa’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for oversight and management for all operational aspects of the company including Human Resources, Benefits Administration, Training and Development, Marketing, Talent Management and International Operations. 

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  • David Nuss

    Senior Vice President, Information Technology

    Dave is responsible for Cresa's technology platform, providing service to the firm's offices and clients.
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  • Alexandra Gardiner

    Director of Finance

    Alex is Cresa's Director of Finance, responsible for the company's financial reporting infrastructure, payroll and benefits program, and procurement. 

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