Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Bernie is an office specialist focusing on tenant and landlord advisory services with an emphasis on institutional, corporate, and private owners of commercial office buildings throughout Northern Virginia. Active in the region’s commercial market since 1983, Bernie has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience and for 23 years has been with Transwestern’s Northern Virginia office.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

In the past 20 years, Bernie has negotiated transactions in excess of 10 million square feet of product encompassing over 1,000 assignments. He has been recognized as a member of Transwestern’s Chairman’s Club, honoring the company’s top producers, every year since 1994, including recognition in the 2005, 2006, and 2010 Champions Club, which honors the top 25 producers nationally. Bernie has also been a member of The Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors Multi-Million Dollar Club since 1994.
 
Exclusive Landlord Representation Assignments: 
Landlord clients have included TIAA-CREF, the JBG Companies, Dewberry & Davis, CarrAmerica, State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio, Capri Capital Advisors, Teachers Retirement System of Illinois, Transwestern Investment Company, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, KBS Realty Advisors, Terrabrook, Westbrook Partners, LaSalle Advisors, Allstate Insurance, PS Business Parks, The Navy League Building, Rim Pacific Investors, BB&T, National Automobile Dealership Association, Northwestern Mutual, Halle Companies, Dweck Properties, Dittmar Company, West*Group, CityLine Partners and Credit Suisse. In 2010, he led the repositioning of West*Group’s 2.4 million SF Tysons Corner portfolio, resulting in its sale to Credit Sussie/DLJ/CityLine Partners.
 
Tenant Representation Assignments:
Assignments include BB&T, Houlihan, Lokey, Howard & Zukin, Driven, Inc., Gannet, U.S. Coast Guard, Leach Travell, Bell Atlantic, Micro Biological, GMAC, Chenega, NJVC, Raytheon, Commonwealth of Virginia, Archdiocese of Arlington, Centex, Allstate and Hospice of Northern Virginia

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

Bernie has served on the Board of Directors of the Mike Davis Foundation benefiting special education high school students since 1996. He has been an associate member of the GWCAR since 1991 and served on the Board of Directors of the Apartment and Office Building Association from 1985 to 1991. He was a volunteer coach for Fairfax County boys and girls’ travel soccer and basketball teams from 1991 through 2004.

EDUCATION

Bernie received his Bachelor’s Degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.