Metrick to Build and Run Studley's Midwest Retail Group
Chicago, IL (March 9, 2011)  
International commercial real estate services firm Studley is pleased to announce the addition of David Metrick as senior managing director to its Chicago office.

With 21 years of commercial real estate experience, Mr. Metrick has completed more than 12 million square feet of transactions throughout the Midwest and is joining Studley to develop and run its Midwest Retail Group.
Studley’s National Retail Services Group provides the industry with a full-service capability that encompasses every facet of retail real estate including leasing, acquisitions, dispositions, consulting, and development services. With Studley’s National Retail Group based in Southern California, Mr. Metrick will collaborate with its team while working to fill out Studley’s national retail footprint.

“Establishing Studley’s retail presence in the Midwest is something we have been strategizing about for some time,” said Studley’s Richard Schuham, executive vice president and co-branch manager.  “David’s personality, skill set and focus on the corporate side of retail is exactly what we were looking for in someone to grow and develop our retail presence in the Midwest while simultaneously contributing to the success of Studley’s National Retail Group.”

Prior to joining Studley, Mr. Metrick was executive vice president of corporate advisory services for Transwestern based in Chicago. Mr. Metrick also spent eight years with the Staubach Company and five years with CB Richard Ellis managing retail corporate advisory service platforms. Mr. Metrick has extensive expertise in servicing Fortune 500 companies including office, healthcare, retail, logistics and distribution at the global, national, regional and local levels with integrated services.

"We have worked with David since 1991, and without question, his knowledge, experience and ability to produce results have been a proven success for our company,” added Barnes and Noble’s Vice President of Development David Deason.

Mr. Metrick serves as vice president of the Glencoe Education Foundation, is a Steering Committee member of Rebecca’s Dream and is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He received his Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Iowa.

About Studley
Studley is the leading commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation.  Founded in 1954, Studley pioneered the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants with their commercial real estate transactions.  Today, with 19 offices nationwide and an international presence through its London office and AOS/Studley, a partnership with Paris-based AOS, Studley provides strategic real estate solutions to top-tier corporations, not-for-profit organizations and law firms.  Information about Studley is available at www.studley.com