PHOENIX – (January 30, 2024) – CBRE announced that Rusty Kennedy has joined its Industrial & Logistics Capital Markets team in Phoenix as an executive vice president, specializing in investor sales and development advisory services.
Mr. Kennedy's addition to CBRE's National Partners team further strengthens its network in the West. Over the past 12 years, the National Partners team has transacted $239 billion in sales and $60 billion in financing for its 900-plus clients, establishing itself as a leading industrial and logistics platform. With nearly 100 team members strategically located in key logistics hubs across the U.S., CBRE's National Partners practice provides its clients with comprehensive investment sales, finance, and recapitalization solutions.
“Rusty is an experienced industrial sales professional who brings extensive knowledge and understanding of our industrial market,” said Paul Komadina, senior managing director for CBRE in Phoenix. “With his expertise and the capabilities of our National Partners team, we will be able to deliver a comprehensive approach to our clients.”
Before joining CBRE, Mr. Kennedy served as the Managing Director for Stream Realty’s Industrial division in Phoenix, where he was responsible for leading the strategic direction of the firm’s industrial business in the Phoenix metro area. Before that, he spent more than 15 years at CBRE in Phoenix, specializing in industrial landlord and tenant representation across the Valley.
“The addition of Rusty to our team further solidifies our leadership in industrial and logistics expertise,” said Darla Longo, vice chairman and managing director for CBRE’s National Partners West. “Rusty is highly respected in the industry, and his inclusion in our team enhances our ability to provide integrated real estate solutions for our clients.”
Mr. Kennedy’s impressive credentials also include serving as the chairman of NAIOP’s Arizona Chapter in 2022, membership in the Super Bowl LVII Host committee, a Board membership of the AZ Sports & Tourism Authority, and membership of the Phoenix Thunderbirds. Prior to his career in commercial real estate, he competed on the Gateway and Canadian professional golf tours.