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M. Gernay

First Vice President

M. Gernay First Vice President
Detroit 2000 Town Center
Suite 2200
Southfield, MI 48075

Professional Experience

Ron Gernay is a First Vice President with CBRE specializing in industrial properties.  He is a senior industrial broker in the Detroit office.  Tenant Representation, both nationally and locally, comprises approximately 75% of Gernay's business.
Ron's local focus is the I-275 corridor, which encompasses the western Detroit Metropolitan area.  His Tenant Representation assignments include acquisitions, dispositions, sale.leaseback's, as well as consulting.

Mr. Gernay has been involved in commercial real estate for over 20 years, and has completed over 1,000 assignments totaling over 25,000,000 SF.  Of these assignments, over 6,000,000 SF were Tenant Representations on a national basis.

Significant Assignments

Recent Tenant Representation

  • Butcher Engineering
    500,000 SF
  • Total Distribution Systems
    224,500 SF
  • Roush Industries
    164,700 SF
  • FX Coughlin
    160,000 SF
  • Keller Transfer
    160,000 SF
  • Roush Industries
    150,000 SF
  • ThyssenKrupp - Richburg, SC
    135,000 SF
  • ThyssenKrupp - Wallingford, CT
    109,000 SF
  • ThyssenKrupp - Franklin, WI
    60,000 SF
  • ThyssenKrupp - Spartenburg, NC
    50,000 SF
  • Safway Services
    40,000 SF
  • Safway Industries - Columbus, OH
    35,000 SF
  • Safway Services - Austin, TX
    30,000 SF

Major Listing Assignments

  • Plymouth Industrial Center
    Plymouth Township, MI
  • Kensington Center
    Livonia, MI
  • Covington Center
    Livonia, MI
  • ThyssenKrupp
    Dallas, TX

Major Investment Transactions

  • Covington Center/Federal Express
    Livonia, MI
  • Clarion Corporation
    Livonia, MI
  • Safway Services - Sale/Leaseback
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Safeway Services - Sale/Leaseback
    Houston, TX
  • Safway Services
    4 Building Package-Sale/Leaseback
    Dallas, TX
    Los Angeles, CA
    Detroit, MI
    Cleveland, OH


  • Amsted Industries
  • Arrow Uniform
  • Best Buy
  • British Airways
  • Butcher Engineering
  • Comprehensive Logistics
  • Daimler Chrysler
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Frito Lay
  • General Motors Corporation
  • International Paper
  • Olin Corporation
  • Penske Logistics
  • Penske Truck Rentals
  • Roush Industries
  • Safway Services, Inc.
  • ThyssenKrupp Materials, NA
  • ThyssenKrupp Steel
  • United Rentals
  • United Stationers
M. Gernay First Vice President
Detroit 2000 Town Center
Suite 2200
Southfield, MI 48075

Available Properties