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West Des Moines, IA (April 1, 2014) – CBRE|Hubbell Commercial’s affiliation with CBRE, Inc. paired with its local ties to Hubbell Realty Company has attracted new associates to the brokerage firm. Recently, Bill Wright, Marty Herrmann and TJ Jacobs joined CBRE|Hubbell Commercial.

With the real estate market continuing to improve, the three commercial real estate professionals found that the resources and relationships offered by the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, CBRE, Inc., coupled with the people and foundation of Hubbell, can enhance their brokerage business. “When representing owner, investor and occupier clients, our associates have the ability to tap industry leading resources to deliver tailored market intelligence and scalable property marketing programs to meet the unique needs of each client,” stated Kyle Gamble, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, CBRE|Hubbell Commercial.

As the commercial brokerage arm of West Des Moines-based Hubbell Realty Company, CBRE|Hubbell Commercial balances the strength of the CBRE brand with a local presence and strong reputation dating back to 1856. “The platform created at CBRE|Hubbell Commercial was attractive to me. I am confident that it will benefit the clients I work with on a daily basis,” stated Wright, Senior Vice President, CBRE|Hubbell Commercial.

Bill Wright
Bill Wright, Senior Vice President, brings 20 years of commercial real estate experience to the CBRE|Hubbell Commercial team. His career began in commercial property research, which led him into real estate brokerage, working for companies such as Crowley Mandelbaum Commercial Real Estate, Grubb & Ellis|Mid-America Pacific and Terrus Real Estate Group. Wright specializes in office and retail properties. His career success is evident in the numerous awards he has received for his work in commercial brokerage including being named the TCN Worldwide “Team Player of the Year” and Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association (ICREA) “Broker of the Year” in 2012, receiving the ICREA “Deal of the Year” award in 2008 and 2010, and being recognized by the Des Moines Business Record as a “Forty Under 40” in 2006.

Marty Herrmann
Marty Herrmann joins CBRE|Hubbell Commercial as Vice President. Herrmann began his career in public accounting and banking before working at Iowa Paint Manufacturing Company Inc. for 26 years, where he served as Vice President Operations and CFO prior to selling the business to PPG Industries. Over seven years ago, he moved into brokerage, holding the position of Vice President – Transaction Services at Terrus Real Estate Group. Herrmann specializes in office, industrial and investment transactions. With his operations and financial background, he brings strong business skills to his clients, and he looks forward to “utilizing the resources of the CBRE network and CBRE|Hubbell Commercial to better serve the needs of these existing clients and to further build a client base in the Iowa market.”

Thomas (TJ) Jacobs, CCIM
TJ Jacobs, Vice President, joins CBRE|Hubbell Commercial with over 13 years of experience in commercial real estate. He first developed his knowledge of commercial real estate through his work at Grubb & Ellis, completing market analyses and executing brokerage services in the Des Moines, Omaha and Chicago markets. Jacobs joined Terrus Real Estate Group in 2005 where he served as Vice President – Transaction Services. He specializes in office, industrial and investment properties where he has been a consistent high performer. Jacobs has been recognized for his brokerage success, leadership and commitment to the industry, being named Downtown Broker of the Year by the Downtown Community Alliance, and named the Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association (ICREA) “Rising Star” in 2006 and currently serving as ICREA’s President. He knows CBRE|Hubbell Commercial can continue to strengthen his career and provide tremendous value to his clients. “The resources and support team assembled here enables me to provide clients with the best-in-class marketing exposure, valuation analysis and research,” stated Jacobs.

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