Real Estate: LEE WARFIELD
PRESIDENT, CHAIRMAN AND CEO, CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD | THALHIMER, RICHMOND
Warfield, Thalhimer’s fourth CEO since the firm’s founding in 1913, has come a long way from his first job as a property manager. He joined the commercial real estate firm as an associate broker in 1995, representing national retailers such as Regal Entertainment, Walmart and Kroger before being promoted to president in 2011. He was appointed CEO five years later.
Responsible for strategic direction and leadership for the firm’s 10 offices and 430 associates in Virginia, Warfield also serves as chairman of Thalhimer’s board and oversees the firm’s executive team. He’s been instrumental in the company’s growth throughout the mid-Atlantic region, launching offices in Hampton Roads, western Virginia and the Carolinas.
Warfield serves on the board of directors for Sports Backers. He’s also a major Boston Celtics fan.
BEVERAGE OF CHOICE: Good bourbon
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