James Merrill is a Senior Associate in the Salt Lake office of CBRE. He began his career in 1997 and has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, including the development process and the sale and leasing of properties. This experience has resulted in the culmination of more than 350 individual transactions with a total value of over $500 million.
From 2003 through 2009 Mr. Merrill was the Regional Director for First Industrial Realty Trust, leading all aspects of the REIT’s Utah business. During that time he oversaw a portfolio of 49 buildings, encompassing 100 tenants and two million square feet. He also directed one of Utah’s most successful and largest industrial development companies where he developed and sold or leased over one million square feet and 250 acres.
James’ approach to brokerage centers on communication and his extensive experience in the real estate process. By practicing transparency both landlords and tenants can make the most informed real estate decisions. Through his experience with institutional clients such as CalSTRS, First Industrial, UBS, Verde Realty and CBRE Global Investors, among others, Mr. Merrill has acquired the ability to efficiently navigate the most complex transaction.
University of Utah; Bachelor of Science, Political Science
- Evergreen Industrial
- Inline Plastics Corp.
- Inmar Logistics
- Malouf Fine Linens
- Schiff Nutrition
- Stevens Global Logistics
- Verde Realty
- Wasatch Transfer