Cassidy Turley Welcomes Colliers Barry, One of the Most Well Known and Respected Commercial Real Estate Firms in Wisconsin

Addition of Colliers Barry will combine strengths of both entities and will further expand geographic footprint

Published on March 19, 2010

Cassidy Turley, one of the largest commercial real estate services providers in the U.S., today announced that Colliers Barry will become a part of Cassidy Turley as of April 15, 2010. As Colliers Barry transitions to Cassidy Turley, they will operate as Cassidy Turley Barry. 

“Welcoming Colliers Barry to Cassidy Turley further endorses our vision and strategy,” said Mark E. Burkhart, CEO of Cassidy Turley. “We are committed to providing the highest level of service to our clients and will continue to strategically expand our service offerings.”

“Joining Cassidy Turley represents a huge step forward for Colliers Barry,” said James T. Barry III, President, Colliers Barry. “We will be able to expand and broaden our service offerings to both investors and users.”

“In an increasingly competitive global marketplace, we are aligning ourselves with a market leading company that shares a vision of delivering our clients expanded market insight and cutting edge real estate services,” added Mr. Barry.

Colliers Barry has been a recognized market leader in Milwaukee for nearly 90 years, specializing in industrial, office, retail, commercial and investment brokerage.  Colliers Barry has sold and leased over one billion square feet of real estate, including many of the largest industrial, office and commercial properties in Wisconsin and has sold tens of thousands of acres of land, including land that led to the development of many of Wisconsin’s largest business and industrial parks.

As a leading provider of commercial real estate services in Wisconsin, Colliers Barry has an unparalleled record of providing its clients with value-added results and has handled real estate assignments for some of the largest corporations in the world, ranging from nationwide property dispositions to overseas leasing assignments to the strategic repositioning of distressed real estate assets.

Colliers Barry has a higher percentage of brokers with CCIM, CRE & SIOR designations than any other major Wisconsin commercial brokerage company. In 2010, for the second consecutive year, Colliers Barry was the recipient of the First Place Deal of the Year Award from The Milwaukee Business Journal. Colliers Barry is also the recipient of eight Commercial Association of Realtors – WI Deal of the Year Awards, including Industrial Deal of the Year in 2008 and Office Deal of the Year in 2009. Additionally, the firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal, Wisconsin Corporate Reports and BizTimes Milwaukee as one of the most well-known and respected commercial real estate firms in Wisconsin.

About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is one of the largest commercial real estate services providers in the U.S., with 420 million square feet of managed space in 57 locations and $16 billion in completed transactions for 2008. The firms comprising Cassidy Turley include Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers in Washington, DC, Colliers Turley Martin Tucker in the Midwest, Colliers ABR in New York City and Colliers Pinkard in Baltimore, Charlotte and Raleigh, along with the addition of BT Commercial and CPS in Northern California (formerly affiliated with NAI and CORFAC, respectively), BRE Commercial in Southern California and Phoenix (both formerly affiliated with Grubb & Ellis) and Colliers Houston & Co. of New Jersey.  Collectively, the Cassidy Turley firms have over 360 shareholders.  Through its team of experienced service professionals, Cassidy Turley focuses on the needs of its clients, offering end-to-end services delivered across a full spectrum of commercial real estate including Capital Markets, Corporate Services (which supports more than 22,000 locations), Landlord and Tenant Representation and Property and Project Management. The firm also offers specialty services and industry focused practice groups as well as first class market research. In addition, Cassidy Turley is a leader in assisting clients to create more sustainable workplace environments.  The firm recently ranked in the Top 10 on the Lipsey Co.’s Commercial Real Estate Top Brands Survey. Please visit for more information about the company.

Maureen Wheeler                                                                                                                               202.463.1138

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