as expanding the client roster and services. The team is now one ofthe largest industrial teams in the world providing integrated consulting and brokerage services to occupiers across North America.In his career, Petrillo has completed 125 million square feet oftransactions totaling more than $285 million in value. He hasworked on some of the largest industrial transactions in the nationand has accumulated a quality client roster, including InternationalPaper Corporation, Caleres, Christian Dior Perfumes, Fabuwood,Port Logistics Group, MakeSpace and United Natural Foods. Lastyear, he launched a dedicated dispositions service to help clientssell excess real estate holdings. The service group includes surplusproperty consulting, advising businesses and investors on divest-ment strategies and best practices for monetizing assets and mitigating risk on everything from a single asset to a portfolio.
Beyond sales activity, Petrillo spearheads the strategic directionof the industrial services group, which involves providing advisoryservices on transactions that impact supply chain, logistics, warehouse, distribution and manufacturing real estate in NorthAmerica. He has been named a Power Broker by CoStar, CreativeBroker of the Year by Tulfra and is named a top producer annuallyby Savills. He is an active member of the Association for SupplyChain Management, the Council of Supply Chain ManagementProfessionals and the Industrial Asset Management Council.
A local South Florida power player,George Pino has led some of the largesttransactions in the market. As the president of State Street Realty, he worksacross industrial property sectors,including banking, ecommerce, logistics, healthcare, transportation andtechnology, and he has worked withsome of the largest corporations in thecountry to fulfill their real estate needs.
In his 28-year career, he has beeninvolved in 1,500 real estate deals, totaling $1.8 billion and 26 million square feet in lease transactions, with an expertise in brokerage, land development and property management. These dealshave fueled growth throughout the region.
In the last year, Pino has completed more than 1. 7 million squarefeet of transactions valued at more than $170 million. He has beennamed NAIOP’s Broker of the Year five times, and was a finalist forthe award in 2017, 2018 and 2019. He has won CoStar Broker of theYear every year since 2003, and he has been recognized as an industry and business leader by a number of local publications.
In his role as president of State Street Realty, Pino ensures transactional success at the firm. This year, his top deals include the 1. 8million-square-foot Beacon Centre Business Park, the530,000-square-foot Airport Business Industrial Center, the 3. 1million-square-foot Beacon Tradeport Industrial Park and the650,000-square-foot Miami International Logistics Center. He alsomanages the day-to-day operations of the company, overseeingstrategy, revenue and recruitment as well as spearheading new client development and setting the visionary tone for the company.
Pino holds numerous industry memberships and certifications. Heis a member of SIOR, NAIOP, Real Property Administrator, CommercialIndustrial Association of South Florida, BOMA and the South FloridaOffice Brokers Association, to name a few. He is also deeply involved incharity work, serving as a board of director at Ronald McDonald HouseCharities and a member of Orange Bowl Committee.
Brian Smith first made a name for himself in the late 1990s when he workedon some of the largest industrial dealsin the South Florida market andhelped shape the region into the topindustrial market that it is today. Henever slowed down. Today, he is themanaging director and South Floridaindustrial lead at JLL and has consistently been named a top producer withthe firm. He manages a team of fiveprofessionals that handles a leasing portfolio of 11 million squarefeet and regularly works with the best-known industrial owners,including Prologis, Link Industrial Properties, EastGroup, MDHPartners and Brookfield Logistics.
For the past few years, Smith and his team have been overseeingleasing for Beacon Lakes, a 4-million-square-foot industrial park.Over the past 48 months, they have signed with UPS, XPO,NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises and other major tenants.
Smith’s innovation moves beyond the deal table. This year, helaunched a new practice group at JLL, to focus on small bay product ranging in size from 2,500 to 10,000 square feet to better servemulti-tenant industrial markets. JLL currently has a transactionvolume of 1. 7 million square feet in this category each year, butSmith’s group plans to expand this business to 3 million to 5 million square feet in the next few years.
Smith is a member of SIOR and has participated in panels atCREW Miami. JLL has named him a national director, and he sitson the firm’s industrial executive council.
“Whatever it takes,” Warren Snowdonsays when asked exactly what he does asmanaging director and principal ofFoundry Commercial. The sentimentisn’t far from the truth. He leads a teamof six successful brokers and focuses onsite selection, tenant representationand disposition and leasing strategiesfor institutional industrial clients,global landlords and Fortune 500 companies. He handles everything fromleasing and investment sales to build-to-suit, distribution and manufacturing facilities.
In doing “whatever it takes,” Snowdon is actively involved inseveral industry organizations. He is on the board of directors atCharlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors, and he is chairman of the education committee at the organization, which provides educational opportunities for more than 1,000 realtorsthrough lecture series, programs and top trends. In addition, heholds an SIOR designation.
Based in Charlotte, Snowdon is one of three brokers in theregion to be recognized by the Charlotte Region CommercialBoard of Realtors for the last three of the past four years. In 2019,he received the CRCBR President’s Award, and in 2017, he wasnamed Foundry’s top producer.
Snowdon is also an active community member, serving as alocal troop leader for the Boy Scouts of America and as a property committee member of the First Presbyterian Church ofCharlotte.