Press Releases

April 07, 2022

Atlanta – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces five Atlanta team members were recognized nationally for performance excellence in 2021:

  • Executive Managing Director Clark Dean received awards for National Top Producer, Tenant Advisory Top Producer and Tenant Advisory Deal of the Year. Dean and Senior Managing Director Greg Frankum earned spots in the firm’s coveted Champions’ Club for their 2021 transaction volume.
  • Three local professionals were honored with Presidents’ Awards: Senior Managing Directors Zach Wooten and Stephen Clifton won National Business Engagement of the Year, and Kristine Maggio, Executive Vice President of Administration & Marketing was recognized for National Team Support.

“Clark’s leadership and consultative approach were pivotal to overcoming unique challenges and delivering exceptional value to our clients and our team last year,” said Bruce Ford, Transwestern’s East Region President. “I want to congratulate and thank Clark, Greg, Zach, Stephen and Kristine for exemplifying Transwestern’s guiding principles and going above and beyond in pursuit of excellence.”

2021 was defined by a series of high-profile transactions and successes, including:

“Real estate challenges inspire Transwestern team members to deliver extraordinary results for our clients,” said Tom Lawyer, President of Transwestern Real Estate Services. “These individuals exemplify what it means to deliver legendary service and an unmatched, forward-thinking approach to real estate – no matter the circumstances. We are grateful for their contributions to our firm’s success.”

Honorees were recognized at the firm’s annual National Recognition Conference. This year’s event, held in Scottsdale, Arizona, welcomed team members, clients and partners for two days of collaboration and celebration.

About Transwestern Real Estate Services
Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types through a comprehensive perspective and by providing solutions grounded in sound market intelligence. Part of the Transwestern companies, the firm applies a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions, Capital Markets, and Research & Investment Analytics.

The privately held Transwestern companies have been delivering a higher level of personalized service and innovative real estate solutions since 1978. Through an integrated, customized approach that begins with good ideas, the firm drives value for clients across commercial real estate services, development, and investment management. Operating from 33 U.S. offices, Transwestern extends its platform capabilities globally through strategic alliance partners whose unique geographic, cultural, and business expertise fuels creative solutions. Learn more at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:
Jaime Luckey

Tom Lawyer


Houston, Texas

(972) 774-2522

Clark Dean

Executive Managing Director

Atlanta, Georgia

(404) 842-6568

Greg Frankum

Executive Managing Director - Agency Leasing

Atlanta, Georgia

(404) 842-6565

Zach Wooten

Senior Managing Director

Atlanta, Georgia

(404) 842-6540

Stephen Clifton

Senior Managing Director

Atlanta, Georgia

(404) 842-6538

Kristine Maggio

Regional Operating Officer

Atlanta, Georgia

(404) 842-6608

Bruce Ford

President - East Region

Atlanta, Georgia

(404) 842-6586