Lee & Associates Expands Solid Foundation Securing Key Capital Markets and Asset Services Team.

Bob Yoshimura, Joe Hill and Eric Mattson, along with Bruce Gordon to serve as Principals─

Fort Washington, Pa. (September 19, 2019) – Lee & Associates, a national full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, announces the addition of a top industry teams to launch their Capital Markets and Asset Services platforms in the Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware markets. Veteran Capital Markets executives Bob Yoshimura, Joe Hill and Eric Mattson, will continue to focus on institutional owners such as large pension fund advisers, REITs, insurance companies as well as private equity investors. Bruce Gordon will leverage his deep Asset Services experience and relationships with high profile clients and institutional owners of both office and industrial assets.

“Bob, Joe and Eric are highly respected capital market experts. They bring along exceptional leadership and invaluable market knowledge. Their addition to our platform continues the momentum of our strategic growth and brings Lee & Associates into play across a very competitive market sector.” stated Jeff Rinkov, CEO.

“The Capital Markets and Asset Services teams come to Lee & Associates with a long history of success together. Their partnership has matured through previous brokerages and has positioned themselves to enter Lee & Associates at an elite level and allows them to service their clients without business borders.” stated Brian Knowles, CCIM, SIOR, Co-Founding Principal.

Yoshimura, Hill, and Mattson collaboratively have generated an enviable track record of success, as evidenced by their closure of over $8BB in sales for clients such as TA Realty Associates, Brandywine Realty Trust, Liberty Property Trust, Washington Capital, Dermody Properties, First Industrial, and many other leading real estate owners throughout the country. Their experience in the full spectrum of property types, combined with their sales and financial acumen, creates a Capital Markets platform that is both versatile and tested. They each bring over 30 years of experience, having served in executive positions for their previous employers.

As Principal leading the Asset Services group, Bruce Gordon also brings over 30 years of commercial real estate experience along with a proven track record of growing this service line business to Lee & Associates. His philosophy of an open approach of cooperation, collaboration and professionalism to partner with his clients, enhances key local and business line leaders to build and expand relationships to better service clients core business objectives.

“Clearly this is a pivotal event, not only for our company, but also for the competitive landscape in our region,” stated David Grove, Managing Director at Lee & Associates. “This team’s reputation and extensive track record affords us the opportunity to meaningfully diversify our service offerings, and quickly gain critical mass in the market”, added Grove.

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About Lee & Associates
Celebrating more than 40 years of leadership excellence in commercial real estate, Lee & Associates is the largest broker-owned firm in North America with locations across the U.S. and Canada including California, Colorado, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Toronto, Ontario, Vancouver BC and Wisconsin. With more than 1,000+ brokers nationwide, Lee & Associates provides a wide range of specialized commercial real estate services on a local, regional and national level.

Operations in the Pennsylvania region began in May 2015 under the leadership of Principals Brian Knowles, CCIM, SIOR, and John Van Buskirk, SIOR. Long recognized individually as national leaders in the industrial real estate business, they have chosen to take their over 50 years of combined real estate experience in a new direction – as broker-owners. For the latest news from Lee & Associates, visit lee-associates.com/pennsylvania or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.

Media Contact: Dave Grove, Managing Director, dgrove@lee-associates.com, 610.100.0501.