Mohr Partners Expands Atlanta Office, Appoints Deane Stokes and Philip Seagraves as Managing Partners
May 19th, 2014 | Press Releases
ATLANTA, GA — (January 14, 2014) — Mohr Partners, Inc., a global corporate real estate advisory firm, has merged its Atlanta office with Atlanta-based iCORE Corporate Real Estate and appointed Deane Stokes and Philip Seagraves as Managing Partners, joining Martin Brannon, Managing Partner.
Mr. Stokes brings over 20 years of commercial real estate experience and a long track record of success in representing office and industrial tenants on both a local and national level. Before joining Mohr, Mr. Stokes was a principal and founder of iCORE and president and founder of Metropolitan Realty Associates, one of the first firms in Atlanta focused exclusively on tenant representation. Over the past five years, Deane has personally completed in excess of $85 million in real estate transactions consisting of over one million square feet of space all over the U.S. Mr. Stokes is an Atlanta native, a graduate of Georgia State University and a member of the prestigious Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).
Mr. Seagraves brings over 20 years of marketing and strategic planning experience with a range of both small and Fortune 500 companies. In addition to his role with Mohr’s Atlanta office as a partner and research fellow, he also serves as a full-time Assistant Professor of Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater where he teaches real estate finance, investing and development courses. Mr. Seagraves also provides graduate instruction to the Master of Management program with The Burgundy School of Business in Dijon, France. Mr. Seagraves holds a B.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Georgia, an M.B.A. with a focus in Real Estate and Finance from Emory University, and an M.S.R.E. and Ph.D. in Real Estate from Georgia State University.
“We are assembling a very talented team of real estate professionals in our Atlanta office who bring diverse backgrounds and skill sets that will serve our clients well. We expect great things from the expanded Mohr Atlanta office, and we will provide them with all the resources they need to deliver the best possible service to our clients,” said Ted Fredericks, President of Mohr Partners.
“The expanded team brings a multifaceted background and very strong commercial real estate expertise in the Atlanta market, and I am very excited to welcome them to Mohr Partners,” said Mr. Brannon. “Their experience will be invaluable in further developing the Atlanta office.”
“My experience over the past 20 years has been as a tenant-only advocate, so Mohr’s global standing as a tenant-only representative was extremely important to me during the negotiation process. Mohr Partners is the largest U.S.-based wholly owned corporate real estate services company in North America exclusively dedicated to the large corporate client, with no conflict of interest for corporate tenants. I look forward to continuing my success with a company who has been an industry leader for nearly 30 years,” said Mr. Stokes.
“We were very impressed with Mohr Partners as a company. They offer a distinctive model that is unique in the industry, with a commitment to core values and high quality customer service. We look forward to introducing the Mohr model to our clients and prospects here in Atlanta and across the country,” said Mr. Seagraves.