Salt Lake City – May 7, 2013 – Jim Pivirotto, CPM and James Merrill are the two newest professionals to join the Salt Lake City office of CBRE.
Jim Pivirotto, CPM has nearly 30 years of experience in property management. He joins the Asset Services group as a real estate manager and will be responsible for a portfolio consisting of office, medical, retail and industrial buildings totaling 1,544,340 square feet.
Jim began his real estate career with Hines in Houston, Texas and relocated to Salt Lake City in 1988. Prior to joining CBRE he was the operations/leasing manager for First Industrial Realty Trust in Salt Lake City. Jim has been recognized by both Hines and First Industrial Realty Trust for his efforts towards maximizing tenant satisfaction. He is a recipient of the Hines Outstanding Tenant Satisfaction Award in the “Buildings With Over 40 Tenants” category, and was also ranked Top 5 in Customer Satisfaction out of 27 First Industrial offices from 2003-2008.
James Merrill has 19 years of experience and joins the office as an associate specializing in Industrial brokerage services.
From 2003 through 2009 James was the regional director for First Industrial Realty Trust overseeing 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.
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