San Francisco – Cassidy Turley, a leading national commercial real estate services firm, announced today that it has hired Jason Schlutt as Senior Vice President of Project and Development Services. Schlutt joins Cassidy Turley from Compass Solutions, Inc., a highly regarded construction management firm serving the Bay Area, where he was the founder and a principal. In this new role, he will merge his existing business into Cassidy Turley and will help grow the firm’s project and development service capability in Northern California.
“Jason will work closely with our other services in Northern California to ensure that all clients – both tenants and owners – have their projects delivered on time and under budget, with minimal risk,” remarked Gary Helminski, Executive Managing Director for Project and Development Services at Cassidy Turley. “His considerable experience and leadership working with some of the fastest growing tech companies and well respected owners in both the Silicon Valley and San Francisco will prove invaluable as we expand this platform in the West.”
“We are thrilled to have Jason join our team,” commented Mike Kamm, CEO of Cassidy Turley BT Commercial. “He is well respected by many of our firm’s clients and professionals, as he has collaborated with them on numerous successful projects in the past. His addition supports our firm’s mission to attract the best people in order to provide integrated, tailored real estate solutions to our clients.”
Prior to founding Compass Solutions, Inc. in 2007, Jason served as a project manager for Shore Associates, a real estate consulting firm in the Greater Bay Area, and as a project engineer for DPR Construction, Inc. Among his many achievements in over 13 years of managing construction projects, Jason was chosen to work on Adobe Systems’ high-rise tower in San Jose, CA and the Yahoo! Headquarters complex in Sunnyvale, CA. His success at the Yahoo! Headquarters led to the build-out of over 2 million square feet for Yahoo! in both Northern and Southern California. Jason has managed over 4 million square feet of projects throughout his career, including program management and build-to-suit projects. He possesses a degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and is a LEED accredited professional.
Before beginning his career in project management, Jason pitched for the San Diego Padre’s minor league affiliate teams in Spokane, WA, Springfield, IL and Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Later on, he served as the closing pitcher for the Saint Paul Saints, a team in the independent Northern League. As the Saints’ closing pitcher he finished second in 1997 in the Midwest league in total saves.
About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is a leading commercial real estate services provider with over 2,800 professionals in 60 offices nationwide. The firm completed transactions valued over $13 billion in 2009, manages over 427 million square feet on behalf of private, institutional and corporate clients and supports over 25,000 domestic corporate services locations. Cassidy Turley serves owners, investors and occupiers with a full spectrum of integrated commercial real estate services—including capital markets, corporate services, project leasing, property management, project and development services, and tenant representation. Outside of North America, Cassidy Turley has served the international needs of its clients since 1985. In 2010, the firm enhanced its global service delivery through its partnership with GVA Grimley. The firm recently ranked in the Top 10 on the Lipsey Co.’s Commercial Real Estate Top Brands Survey, and was ranked #1 by Real Estate Alert for Office Sales in 3 of the Top 6 Markets. Please visit www.cassidyturley.com for more information about the company.
Cassidy Turley provides regional real estate services with the combination of two market leaders, Cassidy Turley BT Commercial, in Northern California, and Cassidy Turley CPS, in Silicon Valley. Over 400 professionals and staff in 16 offices serve the Northern California region and recorded over $2.6 billion in transactions in 2009.