FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Stacy Bayless, Director of Marketing & Communications
Land Advisors Organization
Scottsdale, AZ (May 3, 2017) – Land Advisors Organization today announced Brent Long has been named President.
Brent Long is a 30-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry that includes brokerage, investment and technology. Most recently, as President of Berkadia Investment Sales, Long led it’s apartment sales team that spanned nationwide. Berkadia Investment Sales was formed through a transaction that combined Hendricks & Partners, the nation’s largest privately held apartment sales firm with Berkadia, one of the largest apartment lenders in the U.S. (a joint venture between Berkshire Hathaway and Leucadia National).
Prior to the sale of Hendricks & Partners to Berkadia, Long was President of Hendricks & Partners where he helped grow the firm’s office network from a regional platform to a nationwide network covering 50 major U.S. apartment markets. Successful growth initiatives included adding a full capital markets capability, building a nationwide platform, developing market leading advisor support and technology systems, and helping to execute the subsequent sale and merger.
”For three decades, Brent has built an impressive track record of strategic and operational accomplishments”, said Greg Vogel, CEO. “He has proven to be a successful and trusted leader and brings to this position a strong reputation for growth through developing people and inspiring teams. His wealth of experience across the real estate sector will be a valuable asset as we continue to accelerate growth through our vision for Land Advisors Organization. I could not be more pleased about this appointment to this critical role at this important time.”
“I am excited and honored to take on this role and look forward to delivering on the Land Advisors Organization vision and to accelerate our growth through enhancing our service offerings while expanding the firm nationwide,” said Long.
Founded in 1987, Land Advisors Organization is the nation’s largest brokerage firm focused exclusively on land. We specialize in innovative land brokerage through deep market insight and unparalleled client relationships. Land Advisors Organization integrates current comprehensive information, cutting-edge technology and geographically specialized professionals to help our clients identify and capitalize on valuable opportunities in all kinds of economic environments.
Land Advisors Organization employs a true collaborative brokerage model with offices located throughout the nation. To learn more about LAO, visit us on our website at landadvisors.com and follow us on Twitter on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.