Ben Plaisted Named Co-Regional Manager in Washington, DC

11 April 2018

Savills Studley today announced that Executive Managing Director Ben Plaisted has been promoted to co-regional manager. He joins a highly qualified leadership team of commercial real estate executives overseeing the firm’s Washington, DC, Baltimore and Suburban DC offices. The group provides leadership and vision for sustaining the organization’s prominence in the area.

“Savills Studley is an industry pioneer and well positioned as a global leader in commercial real estate. Through innovation, growth and productivity, our regional offices have earned the trust and respect of our clients and peers,” said Plaisted. “I came to Savills Studley seven years ago to learn from the most experienced and skilled tenant representation brokers in DC. It will be an honor to work alongside my talented colleagues and I look forward to the new responsibilities.”

Plaisted will continue advising local and national clients on comprehensive real estate strategies including acquisitions, dispositions and leasing. He joined the Washington, DC Savills Studley (formerly Studley) office in 2011 as corporate managing director and was quickly elevated to executive managing director in 2013. Plaisted has completed more than 200 transactions, totaling over 3 million square feet, and is highly regarded for his skill with complex leases. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from California State University, and is a licensed broker in DC, Maryland and Virginia.

“Transitions like this are rare, and it’s important that we concentrate on the next generation of leadership and the firm’s future in the region,” said Vice Chairman Rick Rome, who recruited Plaisted to the firm. “We have great confidence in Ben’s extraordinary business acumen, immense industry experience and diversity of creative thoughts and solutions. He is a role model and a leader,” he said.

Savills Studley employees come from a variety of backgrounds and thrive in a culture that fosters growth, encourages collaboration and rewards innovation. For more than 50 years, these qualities have enabled the firm to recruit and retain some of the industry’s best talent. Today, Savills Studley is a leading global real estate advisory firm and part of a team of 35,000 professionals worldwide.


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