Studley Promotes Robert Sevim to Executive Managing Director
Promotion Makes Sevim the Youngest EMD at Studley
Chicago, IL (February 22, 2010)
International commercial real estate services firm just announced the promotion of Robert Sevim (34) to executive managing director, from senior managing director, at the firm’s annual Winter Outing.
This promotion makes Mr. Sevim, who in 2009 was the second highest producer in Studley’s Chicago office and one of the top producers company-wide, the youngest Studley broker nationally with this executive managing director title.
“This is a huge achievement for Robert,” shared Executive Vice President, Director Joe Learner, co-branch manager of the firm’s Chicago office. “His ability to provide his clients with cost-effective solutions and best-in-class service has enabled him to grow his client list to help him reach this level of accomplishment.”
In his career thus far, he has represented leading companies and organizations including Fortune 500 names such News Corporation and the Dover Corporation and has closed transactions totaling in excess of 4 million square feet, valued at more than $2 billion.
Fluent in French, Italian and Afrikaans and with a background as diverse as the languages he speaks, Mr. Sevim has also become a trusted real estate advisor not solely to domestic corporations, but also to international businesses from around the world.
In 2008, he was named associate branch manager and member of the firm’s Chicago management committee, wherein he participates in the day-to-day brokerage operations, recruitment, training and development, and research and marketing initiatives of Studley’s Chicago office.
He is also the 2010 chair of the steering committee for the Greater Chicago Food Depository Real Estate Awards Dinner, the largest single fundraising event in Chicago’s commercial real estate community, and hopes to raise more than $800,000 at this year’s event in March.
Mr. Sevim earned a Bachelor of Arts from Norbrhwestern University, where he played competitive tennis, attended the London School of Economics, and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Studley is the only global tenant advisory firm with a pure tenant representation delivery platform. Founded in 1954, Studley pioneered this conflict-free business model. Today, with 19 offices nationwide and an international presence through its London office and AOS Studley throughout Europe, Studley provides strategic real estate consulting services to top-tier corporations, law firms, nonprofits, government agencies and institutions of higher education. Information about Studley is available at www.studley.com.