As President of PMRG's Eastern Division, Bill Weghorst oversees long term strategies for the entire East Coast portfolio and is responsible for leasing prominent Atlanta landmarks as One Glenlake, Powers Ferry Landing, 999 Peachtree, The Fountains at Piedmont Center, and Northridge Center.
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 $600 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.
Mr. Weghorst served as Senior Managing Director for Insignia/ESG prior to the firm's merger with CBRE. During his tenure with Insignia/ESG, he gained recognition as one of the city's most creative and aggressive third-party leasing agents.
During his career, Mr. Weghorst has leased many prominent Atlanta office properties including Bank of America Plaza, Centennial Tower, The Plaza, Lakeside Commons, RiverEdge Place and 2100 RiverEdge, Piedmont Center Building 14, Northlake Office Park, Tower Place 100 and 200, One Georgia Center, Cumberland Office Park, 1117 Perimeter Center West, Crescent Centre, and the Peachtree Lenox Building.
Mr. Weghorst has been recognized numerous times over the years for his leasing achievements. He has also received the 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 “Power Broker Award” by CoStar Group, which recognizes Atlanta's top brokers based on leasing activity for the year. He is an active member of the Commercial Board of Realtors and the 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 Board for CoStar and is an honorary member of the Georgia State University Real Estate Honorary Board.
As Executive Vice President and Market Leader of PM Realty Group’s (PMRG’s) Atlanta office, Chip Roach is responsible for overseeing the leasing and marketing activity of approximately 9,000,000 square feet of office space throughout the city of Atlanta. In addition, Mr. Roach is personally responsible for the leasing of such prominent buildings as 999 Peachtree, The Fountains at Piedmont Center, The Peachtree Lenox Building, Mansell One & Two, River Ridge, 100 Ashford Center, and Peachtree Ridge.
Mr. Roach brings more than 30 years of diversified experience in the industry and has completed more than 1,000 leases totaling over 10 million square feet.
Prior to joining PMRG, Mr. Roach was Vice President of Marketing & Sales at Technology Park/Atlanta, Inc., where he was responsible for the leasing activity of approximately 3.5 million square feet of office space, land sales and build-to-suits in the 650 acre Technology Park and 2,000 acre Johns Creek mixed use development.
Prior to joining Technology Park/Atlanta, Inc., Mr. Roach was Vice President of Asset Management and Business Development for the Southeast Region of Prentiss Properties Trust and was Vice President/Regional Manager at Leggat McCall Properties Management L.P., a Boston commercial real estate firm.
Mr. Roach is the current President Elect of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designee, and a member of the Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP). He is also a multiyear member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club.
Mr. Roach is a licensed Georgia Real Estate Broker who also holds licenses in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
As Executive Vice President and Director of Operations, Julie Motsinger is responsible for all aspects of operations within the southeast region, including asset management, property management, engineering, and construction management for a portfolio totaling over 10 million square feet.
Ms. Motsinger brings more than 25 years of experience. Prior to joining PMRG, Ms. Motsinger served as General Manager for Carter where she managed a multi-use property consisting of commercial office space, retail space, an upscale residential community and exquisite town homes.
Prior to joining Carter, Ms. Motsinger was Facility Manager for OmniOffices and was responsible for the operations of an executive suite facility. Prior to that, she was a Property Manager with Prentiss Properties and a Tenant Services Coordinator/Construction Coordinator with Portman Barry Investments.
Ms. Motsinger holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting and has her Georgia Real Estate Salesperson License. She is an active member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Atlanta where she achieved the Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation. Ms. Motsinger is proficient in MRI, Yardi, Skyline, and JD Edwards as well as Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
As Senior Vice President and Controller, Diane Rahn oversees the accounting and financial reporting of over 150 properties for over 40 clients in the Central and Eastern divisions. In this role, Ms. Rahn directs a staff of managers, accountants and support personnel to deliver consistently accurate, timely, and complete financial reports to our clients.
Ms. Rahn has been with PMRG for over 15 years holding various roles within the company. She recently served as Senior Vice President of Investments where she oversaw the accounting for all PMRG-owned assets. Prior to this role, she served as Senior Vice President of Facility Services as the Finance and Administrative Executive on the JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) facilities account. In this capacity, Ms. Rahn was responsible for the financial and administrative functions of a portfolio with more than 300 employees who provided engineering services across 14 states and Western Canada totaling more than 27 million square feet of facility space. Ms. Rahn’s responsibilities included monthly and annual financial client reporting for an annual budget of over $30 million and vendor account management related to fleet vehicles, cell phones, and uniforms for the engineers assigned to the JPMC account. Ms. Rahn’s role also allowed her to work with operational personnel to streamline processes and manage projects efficiently to meet client objectives and initiatives in all facility management areas. Preceding this work, Ms. Rahn was Vice President of Facility Services for PMRG’s facility services’ clients (including JPMC, Chevron and CenterPoint), Assistant Controller of the Central Division and Assistant Controller of the Eastern Division. Prior to joining PMRG, Ms. Rahn was Vice President/CFO for a Houston-based general contracting company and has over 30 years of accounting, administrative, and operational experience in various industries, including over 15 years in property and facility management.
Ms. Rahn is a graduate of Our Lady of the Lake University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management.
As Senior Vice President and Market Leader of PMRG’s Northeast Region, Greg Hughes is responsible for all aspects of the regions strategic management and operations. Mr. Hughes is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the regions various services lines including property management, asset management, construction management and leasing. Mr. Hughes also directs the property operations of 100 Cambridge Park Drive in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a building PMRG owns with the Roseview Group.
Prior to joining PMRG, Mr. Hughes worked for CB Richard Ellis within the Global Corporate Services division providing real estate solutions for Medical Office Buildings. His background also includes construction management, leasing, marketing and business development at National Development, Vesper Realty Advisors and Shawmut Design and Construction.
Mr. Hughes holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from Bentley University and is in pursuit of his MBA at Boston University. He is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Massachusetts and an active member of NAIOP. Greg is closely involved with the Room to Dream Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to creating healing environments for chronically ill children.
As Senior Vice President, Scott Rees is responsible for the day to day leasing and marketing activity of such prominent Atlanta landmarks as the Plaza, One Glenlake, Overlook II, and Piedmont Center 14.
Mr. Rees brings more than 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry in Atlanta. He has completed more than 600 lease transactions totaling in excess of 5 million square feet and with an aggregate dollar volume of more than 500 million.
Prior to joining PM Realty Group (PMRG), Mr. Rees was Principal of Rees Real Estate Advisors, where he served clients providing tenant representation services.
Prior to founding Rees Real Estate Advisors, Mr. Rees was Vice President of Leasing at Cousins Properties, where he was responsible for marketing and leasing of properties in the Atlanta portfolio including One Ninety One Peachtree, Terminus, Wildwood Office Park, American Cancer Society Center, 1155 Perimeter Center West, North Point Center East, Two Live Oak and Galleria 75.
Prior to joining Cousins Properties, Mr. Rees spent 16 years at Peterson Properties/CarrAmerica where he was responsible for leasing the Atlanta portfolio. During his tenure there, Mr. Rees participated in the development, acquisition, leasing and management of numerous projects including Spalding Triangle, Royal Peachtree Corners, Midori, Waterford Centre, Spalding Ridge, River Green, The Summit, Overlook I, Cumberland Center II, Embassy Row, 5871 Glenridge, 1600 Parkwood, 1955 Lakewood, 2400 Lake Park, Veridian and Colony Center.
Mr. Rees began his career at Coldwell Banker in 1982 where he served landlords and tenants as a leasing specialist.
As Senior Vice President and Regional Director of Leasing, Eddie Trujillo oversees business development initiatives for PMRG, and is responsible for driving third party leasing and sales business throughout the Washington D.C. metro region. He serves as a Principal Broker with responsibility for asset management, operations, property management, construction, acquisitions and underwriting.
Mr. Trujillo brings over 30 years of experience in Washington’s commercial real estate market, having successfully represented office buildings up to 125,00 SF, as well as small tenants sized at less than 8,000 SF. With clients across the retail, not-for-profit, legal and financial services industries, Mr. Trujillo oversees relationships with top organizations, including KanAm Grund KAG, Columbus Properties, Carlyle Group, AION Partners and UHT.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Trujillo was responsible for establishing PMRG’s Tenant Rep/Agency business from the ground up, hiring a team of real estate professionals, and developing new agency listing assignments. He consistently exceeded revenue targets, achieving $1.2M (120%) in the first-year and $2.1M (131.2%) in year two. He completed 61 transactions and signed six new listings, encompassing a total of 680,000 SF.
His past experience includes senior roles with Brookfield Properties and Archon Group. At Brookfield, he was responsible for the oversight of eight buildings offering more than 2.4 million square feet of Class A office space. Prior to joining Brookfield, Mr. Trujillo served as the national marketing director at Archon Group.
Mr. Trujillo holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He is a licensed real estate broker in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia, a former board member of the Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors, and a current board member of the US Lacrosse Chesapeake Chapter.
As Vice President of Property Management for PM Realty Group’s (PMRG’s) Eastern Division, Michael McLean is responsible for the administration and oversight of a portfolio of properties located in Atlanta, GA.
In his previous role as Portfolio Manager, Mr. McLean was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day property management and operations of approximately 2 million square feet of office, industrial and medical space throughout the city of Atlanta including such prominent assets as The Plaza, Ten Peachtree Place and Piedmont 14.
Prior to joining PMRG, Mr. McLean was with Cousins Properties Incorporated where he was on the management team for 191 Peachtree Tower, Promenade and Ten Peachtree Place. While with Cousins Mr. McLean learned valuable experience in all aspects of property management, ranging from engineering operations and construction management to implementing long term capital projections for ownership. Mr. McLean provided assistance with the disposition of Ten Peachtree Place and the acquisition of Promenade, including the capital intensive rebranding initiatives implemented there. He also helped develop and implement the property budget plans. Mr. McLean was instrumental in achieving LEED, Energy Star and BOMA 360 designations to the buildings he was responsible for.
Mr. McLean holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Stetson University. He is active in the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and is a member of the Development Review Committee for Special Public Interest 12, the zoning approval authority covering the commercial core of Buckhead, including two malls and major high rise office developments.
As Vice President of DC Operations, Emmy is responsible for over 800,000 SF of properties composed of Class A and B office, medical office, and GSA. Her portfolio includes 1200 New Hampshire Avenue, 810 7th Street, 2131 K Street, Montgomery Executive Center and 6905 San Tomas Rd. Prior to joining PMRG 10 years ago, Emmy worked for Hines and managed 1.1 million SF of Class A office space in Washington, DC.
With over 23 years of experience in commercial property management, Emmy has a proven track record for developing and executing operating budgets with favorable results, anticipating and responding to both client and tenant needs, leading teams to exceed goals and expectations, and managing multiple projects. She has a strong knowledge of budget creation and operation with favorable variances, financial reporting, CAM reconciliations, competitive bidding and oversight of service contracts and general day-to-day operations of a property, including oversight of full-time parking management, security and janitorial account managers.
In her role of establishing the property management operations, she will lead the collaborative effort to ensure transition to effective trophy class property management services, with a focus on value creation through facets such as maximizing parking revenues, increasing efficiencies and constantly seeking ways to mitigate risk.
Emmy has an MBA from The American University and an undergraduate degree in Business / Economics from Marymount University. She holds an RPA designation as well as a DC Property Manager’s License, a Virginia Sales License (inactive status) and is a LEED Green Associate. She is a member of Apartment and Office Building Association (AOBA), the local chapter of Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).
As Vice President of Operations for PMRG’s Eastern Division, Marc LaVoie is responsible for managing the engineering team for the daily operations of 9 million square feet of R&D, office and industrial warehouse facilities.
Mr. LaVoie brings more than 18 years of industry experience in engineering, development, construction management, operations, and property management. He and his team work closely with ownership and tenants to provide repairs and maintenance, energy management, preventive maintenance, and life safety testing. He is also responsible for managing redevelopment projects throughout the portfolio ranging from complete building renovations to building system upgrades, architectural improvements, site improvements and reconfiguring buildings from single tenant to multi-tenant occupancy.
Prior to joining PMRG, Mr. LaVoie was a project manager with W/S Development Associates, one of the largest private retail developers in the country. Working with consultants and town officials, he was responsible for all regulatory permitting and entitlements, pre-development, due diligence, planning, budgeting, and scheduling, for renovations and new developments of large commercial properties.
Mr. LaVoie also worked as a project manager for Carter & Burgess, a full service engineering and architecture design and construction management firm, where he was responsible for permitting and engineering commercial developments.
Mr. LaVoie is a graduate of Northeastern University and a licensed professional civil engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).
As Vice President of Construction, Jeff Checkoway is responsible for the management of 9 million square feet of industrial and warehouse facilities. Mr. Checkoway specializes in a vast array of construction and predevelopment projects and manages day to day operations throughout the portfolio to successfully complete projects and deliver results for PMRG and its clients.
Mr. Checkoway brings more than 11 years of industry experience in the areas of budgeting, cost control, and scheduling, and has become a well seasoned Project Manager in construction, real estate development and property management.
Prior to joining PMRG, Mr. Checkoway served as Project Manager for W/S Development Associates in Chestnut Hill, MA where he was in charge of the design, construction and tenanting of retail and multi-tenant facilities. He has also held positions in Tenant Coordination and Architectural Design & Engineering.
Mr. Checkoway is a lifelong resident of Massachusetts and holds a Bachelor of Facilities Management degree and an Associates of Architectural Engineering degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) and the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).
As Vice President and Director of Property Management-Tampa for PMRG, Bridget Lancaster is responsible for the day to day operations and oversight of property management, engineering and construction management for PMRG’s portfolio of properties consisting of 1 million square feet and growing. As part of her role, she directly manages the Tampa office and industrial properties.
Prior to joining PMRG, Ms. Lancaster was Director of Property Management for Avison-Young where she oversaw all aspects of property management, engineering and construction management of their North Florida portfolio consisting of 4.5 million square feet of office, retail and industrial properties.
Bridget brings over 29 years of commercial real estate management experience, working with various institutional owners and owner managed assets throughout the Tampa Bay area. Her experience and strengths include development and implementation of management procedures, team building/mentoring, tenant satisfaction, emergency preparedness, project management, corporate account management, court appointed receiver, receivership management, acquisitions and dispositions, risk assessment, increasing asset values while decreasing operating expenses.
Over the course of Bridget’s 29 year career in commercial real estate she has worked with several commercial management firms such as CNL Commercial Real Estate, CBRE, Trammell Crow Company, Equity Office Properties and The Paragon Group in such roles as Property Assistant, Property Manager, Senior Property Manager, Director and Vice President.
Ms. Lancaster attended St. Petersburg Junior College for business management. She earned an RPA designation through BOMA and a CPM designation through IREM. She is also a Licensed Florida Real Estate Sales Associate. Bridget served on the Board of Directors for IREM’s Tampa chapter 2004-2006 and 2008-2011 as well as the chapter’s Treasurer 2008-2011. She also served on the Board of Directors of BOMA’s Tampa chapter 2001-2003 and BOMA’s 2001 Building of the Year Committee.
As a Senior Vice President, Stephen Clifton oversees asset strategy development and implementation for properties in many of Atlanta’s submarkets. Mr. Clifton currently leases notable assets such as Piedmont Center Buildings Nine - Twelve, Mansell One & Two, the Peachtree Lenox Building, Davinci Buildings, 999 Peachtree, and 6200 The Corners Parkway. Mr. Clifton brings value in organization, analytics, creativity, and reliability to PMRG as the Atlanta office continues to expand.
Mr. Clifton brings more than 5 years of experience to the Atlanta office. During his career, Mr. Clifton has represented notable ownership clients including Franklin Street Properties, Wells Real Estate Funds, Banyan Street Capital, American Realty Advisors, Lionstone, Faison Capital Advisors, Sun Life, and Commonwealth REIT.
Prior to joining PMRG, Mr. Clifton worked as a development associate at Broad River Developers, LLC, a South Carolina based commercial and residential development company.
Mr. Clifton holds a Bachelor’s degree of Business Administration from Presbyterian College. He is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Georgia, a member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, Association of Young Real Estate Professionals, the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), and serves on the Board of Directors for the Young Council of Commercial Realtors.
As Senior Vice President, Zach Wooten currently leases notable assets such as Platinum Tower, Northridge Center, Powers Ferry Landing, 3379 Peachtree, 66 Perimeter Center East and 1955 & 2300 Lake Park Drive. He is also responsible for leasing of a handful of medical office buildings including, Towne Lake Overlook, Southern Crescent Center I & II and Kenmar Medical Center.
Prior to joining PM Realty Group, Mr. Wooten was Leasing Manager at John Hancock Financial Services, where he handled the leasing for Eleven Hundred Peachtree, Proscenium and Ashford Green.
Mr. Wooten serves on the Young Council of Realtors Leadership Committee (YCR) at the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors. He also serves on the 2016 NAIOP Future Leaders Board.
Mr. Wooten holds a degree in Marketing from the University of Alabama.
As Vice President and Leasing & Marketing Manager, Stacy Langston provides all aspects of lease administration for the Atlanta leasing team and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of PM Realty Group’s (PMRG’s) Atlanta Regional Office.
Mrs. Langston brings more than 13 years of commercial real estate experience, including but not limited to, lease review, lease analysis, overseeing broker/tenant RFP responses, managing client monthly reporting processes, budgets, generating commission agreement, invoicing and the coordination of marketing material.
Prior to joining PMRG, Mrs. Langston held a similar role with CB Richard Ellis (formerly Insignia/ESG) and was instrumental in assisting with the growth of the Atlanta’s leasing team’s portfolio, as well as helping develop a reputation as some of the most responsive leasing agents in Atlanta.
Mrs. Langston previously worked at CSFB Realty, where she helped to establish the firm’s Southeast regional office. Prior to that, she was with Prentiss Properties supporting the leasing and marketing functions for a number of Class A office properties in Atlanta.
Mrs. Langston holds a degree in Communications from Auburn University, a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Keller Graduate School of Management, and a Georgia Real Estate License.