Detroit Logistics Team

President

Direct: (248) 567-8000 | Cell: (810) 278-6100
Email: jon.savoy@lee-associates.com
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Biography

For more than 32 years, Jon G. Savoy, CCIM, SIOR has diligently served a diverse group of clients. Due to his in-depth market knowledge and innovative options, Jon has consistently created winning real estate opportunities. Today, he specializes primarily in the industrial real estate markets of Farmington Hills, Novi, Wixom, Lyon Tonwship, Commerce Township and Livingston County. In his extensive career, Jon has managed more than 1,600 industrial real estate transactions. He has been involved in the land acquisition, design and development of over 250 build-to-suit facilities and speculative buildings.

Career History / Professional Recognition

Widely recognized today as one of the top producers in the commercial real estate business, Jon began his career at a small brokerage company in Michigan and then moved successively to larger, more competitive national firms, including Colliers International, Signature Associates and Grubb & Ellis, where he served for over five years as the Senior Vice President, Director of Industrial Services. Jon has used his talent for understanding markets, brokering transactions and satisfying customers to build a strong sales track record.

Affiliations / Education

Jon has been formally recognized for his achievments many times by his industry peers. The Michigan CCIM chapter named him “Michigan Broker of the Year.” He was honored as “Broker of the Year” by Oakland County, Michigan, as “Power Broker” by the CoStar Group, and as “Most Valuable Broker in Detroit,” by First Industrial Realty Trust. Midwest Real Estate News has honored Jon as one of its “Top Forty Over Forty” for excellence in commercial real estate and has inducted him into the Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame as one of the top commercial real estate professionals in the Midwest.
Achieving another milestone in his career, Jon opened the Lee & Associates of Michigan office in May 2005. Since then he has served as a mentor and motivator for the professional brokers who have joined his team.

Jon wrote and published Your Lee & Associates Advantage, a comprehensive sales and customer-management system which has been adopted nationally throughout the Lee & Associates organization.

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Senior Associate Broker

Direct: (248) 567-8013 | Cell: (810) 624-1881
Email: brian.true@lee-associates.com
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Biography

Brian True comes to Lee & Associates of Michigan with 12 years of commercial real estate experience. Focusing on the Detroit Metro area, Brian utilizes his diverse background in investigative research to aid his clients in identifying and analyzing various opportunities. His extensive background in tenant representation marks Brian’s ability to find the best possible real estate solutions for his clients. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. Additionally, he has earned the industry designation CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member).

Career History / Professional Recognition

Previously, Brian was a Vice President with the Tenant Representation Group for Jones Lang LaSalle. There, he assisted clients on a variety of corporate real estate issues including lease restructuring, cost/benefit analysis, confidential site selection, facility disposition and transaction negotiation.

Education

Bachelor of Science degree, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

Affiliations

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
State of Michigan Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

Senior Vice President

Direct: (248) 567-8004 | Cell: (248) 789-7234
Email:  jeff.buckler@lee-associates.com
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Biography

Jeffrey A. Buckler, has been involved in the commercial real estate industry for over 19 years, joining Lee & Associates in 2006. With multiple years of experience in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of facilities and land in the Southeast Michigan market, Jeff currently lends his expertise to the management of Michigan’s Lee & Associates National Logistic Supply Chain Group.

Career History / Professional Recognition

Beginning his real estate career at Skyline Properties, Jeff later spent four years with Cushman & Wakefield and three years with Grubb & Ellis Company, focusing on the industrial and high-tech markets of Oakland County’s I-75 corridor. As a result of his performance, Jeff has earned awards such as Rookie of the Year and Industrial Broker of the Year. He was also honored in Midwest Real Estate News’ 2007 “Top Forty Over 40” for excellence in commercial real estate.