New York, NY, – Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that Lisa Huls-Fry has joined the company as Executive Managing Director of Facility Management. In this role, she will oversee the company’s national facility management platform. Ms. Huls-Fry reports to Craig Robinson, President of Corporate Services, and is based in the company’s Charlotte, North Carolina office.
“We are thrilled to have Lisa join Cassidy Turley as the national leader for facility management,” commented Mr. Robinson. “Lisa’s extensive expertise, reputation for service excellence and overall vision will allow us to continue enhancing our current FM platform, service capabilities and overall value to our clients.”
Ms. Huls-Fry has 25 years of real estate experience, including her most recent experience of 13 years at Trammell Crow Company and then CB Richard Ellis when the firms merged. During her tenure at these two companies, she held numerous leadership positions on high profile enterprise Corporate Services accounts.
Most recently, Ms. Huls-Fry served as Senior Managing Director on the Royal Bank of Canada account. Royal Bank of Canada is widely recognized as the largest financial institution in Canada, when measured by deposits, revenues and market capitalization. During this time, she managed a combined operating and capital projects budget of over $1 billion and a staff of 400 employees. Ms. Huls-Fry oversaw the delivery of facility management, project management, transaction management, critical services, engineering, procurement and finance for a 22 million square foot portfolio across Canada and the U.S. Prior to this role, she was the Chief Operating Officer and Assistant Alliance Director on the Bank of America account, overseeing the delivery of similarly integrated services for approximately 42 million square feet.
Ms. Huls-Fry’s international experience includes serving as Senior Vice President on the American Express account, responsible for overall global facility management services. This role included oversight of 18 million square feet, approximately 1,300 buildings and 200 employees in North America, Europe, Asia and South America.
Ms. Huls-Fry was the recipient of numerous awards while at Trammell Crow Company and CB Richard Ellis, including:
• 2004 Service Excellence Award – FM Platform Leader of the year – American Express
• 2005 Account Management of the Year Award – Institutional/Corporate – Bank of America
• 2005 President’s Team Award – CBI (Insight) Benchmarking – Bank of America
• 2009 Account Turnaround Award – Royal Bank of Canada
She is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) candidate and a CoreNet Global Senior Leader of Corporate Real Estate (SLCR) candidate. In addition, Ms. Huls-Fry is an active member of Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), International Facility Management Association (IFMA), IFMA International, and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). Ms. Huls-Fry completed her undergraduate work at Indiana University and Cambridge International.
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 420 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.
Maureen Wheeler 202.463.1138