Studley Announces DC Promotions
Washington, DC (February 13, 2014)  

Global commercial real estate services firm Studley announced today a number of promotions in its Washington, DC regional offices:

Ben Plaisted was promoted to Senior Managing Director and Greg Scheipers to Managing Director. Working together, Plaisted and Scheipers have been instrumental in assisting local and national clients enhance their business objectives through creative real estate solutions.

Tyler Bensten and Bie Chu Lee were promoted to Associate Director. Joining the firm in 2009, Bensten plays an integral role in various complex assignments for law firms and corporate tenants throughout the Washington D.C. region. Lee, who also joined in 2009, specializes in financial structuring and strategic planning for corporations, law firms and not-for-profit organizations.

Samantha Kurtz, promoted to Assistant Director, is a valuable member of the firm’s federal government real estate advisory practice, managing due diligence and post award services for the General Service Administration (GSA) and Department of Veterans Affairs under Studley’s national contracts.

“We are very pleased to announce these promotions. Our success in the DC region can be directly attributed to the team of talented real estate professionals we have on board, all of whom have made countless contributions to the results we deliver to our clients,” said Executive Vice President, Co-Regional Manager, and Director David Lipson.

In 2013, Studley represented the tenant in four of the ten largest transactions in the Washington region, including notable transactions with FHI 360 and the GSA for the National Science Foundation. The firm is consistently ranked as a “Best Places to Work” by The Washington Business Journal.

About Studley

Studley is the leading global commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation. Founded in 1954, Studley pioneered the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants in their commercial real estate transactions. With over 60 offices worldwide, Studley offers expert advisory services, including brokerage, project management, corporate services and strategic portfolio solutions. Studley’s unique approach examines every client’s business to fully understand corporate objectives and optimize real estate assets. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter @StudleyInc and LinkedIn.