ATLANTA, GA - PM Realty Group (PMRG), a national, full-service commercial real estate firm, today announced that Bill Weghorst has been promoted to Executive Vice President for the firm's Southeastern Region. In this role, Mr. Weghorst will continue to oversee PMRG's leasing and marketing initiatives and long term strategies for the entire Atlanta portfolio. He will continue to be actively involved in the leasing activities at such prominent Atlanta landmarks as One Glenlake, Embassy Row, Tower Place 200, One Capital City Plaza and the Davinci Building.
Mr. Weghorst brings more than 25 years of office leasing experience in the Atlanta market. He has completed more than 1,000 lease transactions totaling in excess of 6.0 million square feet and with an aggregate dollar value of more than $500 million.
Prior to joining PMRG, Mr. Weghorst was Senior Vice President of Asset Services at CB Richard Ellis, where he was responsible for the marketing and leasing of approximately 4.5 million square feet of office space throughout Atlanta. His portfolio included major urban high-rise towers and multi-building suburban mid-rise developments.
"I've had the privilege of working with Bill for almost 20 years and continue to be impressed with the level of energy, creativity, integrity and professionalism that he brings to every deal he works on for our clients," said Jimmy Gunn, President, Property Services.
"Bill's ability to simultaneously see both the big picture and the tiniest of details along with his in-depth knowledge of and reputation in the Atlanta marketplace make him the ideal leader for our Atlanta team," said Dave Parker, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Eastern Division.
Mr. Weghorst has been voted one of the "Top 10 Leasing Agents in Atlanta" by industry peers at Dorey's Industry Choice Awards and received the 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 "Power Broker Award" by CoStar Group, which recognizes Atlanta's Top 25 brokers based on leasing activity for the year. He is a graduate of Baylor University and an active member of National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), where he was a charter member of the Million Dollar Club. He also sits on the Advisory Boards for CoStar and Dorey's.