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Capital Markets Veteran Named Top Producer, Honored with Founder’s Award

April 28, 2021

Washington, DC – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces Executive Vice President Gerry Trainor was recognized for outstanding 2020 performance during the company’s National Recognition Week earlier this month. In addition to being named both Top Producer Capital Markets and Top Producer Overall based on production revenue, Trainor was honored with Transwestern’s Founder’s Award, which recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional performance, integrity, servant leadership, work ethic, collaboration, and compassion.

“Gerry is a true consultative partner to his clients and our team,” said Phil McCarthy, Transwestern Executive Managing Director and Mid-Atlantic Market Leader. “A relentless advocate for those around him, Gerry is intentional about transparency, tenacity, and a desire to go above and beyond at every opportunity. This well-deserved recognition is a testament to the value he brings to our organization.”

Trainor leads Transwestern’s Mid-Atlantic Capital Markets Group, focusing on originating, structuring, and executing commercial investment sales and capital market transactions for institutional, corporate, and private owner clients. Trainor’s team has completed more than $10 billion in transactions across property types. During the 2020 pandemic, the group closed 10 deals, totaling approximately $500 million.

Additional Mid-Atlantic honors include the Owner Advisory Deal of the Year awarded to Alex Hancock and Joe Ritchey for negotiating a 400,000-square-foot lease at Reston Town Center on behalf of owner Boston Properties. Seven team members earned Champions’ Club honors, including Trainor, Hancock, Ritchey, Dean Sigmon, Robin Williams, Caulley Deringer, and Stephen Cloud. Andrew Hassett won the company’s Young Guns Award.

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. An integrated approach formed from fresh ideas drives value for clients across commercial real estate services, development, investment management and opportunistic programs for high-net-worth investors. The firm operates through 34 U.S. offices and global alliances with BNP Paribas Real Estate and Devencore. Learn more at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:
Diana Shin

Gerry Trainor

Executive Vice President

Washington, District of Columbia

(202) 775-7091

Phillip McCarthy

Executive Managing Director - Market Leader

Washington, District of Columbia

(301) 896-9011

Dean Sigmon

Executive Vice President

Bethesda, Maryland

(301) 896-9089

Robin Williams

Executive Vice President

Bethesda, Maryland

(301) 896-9070