Andrew Lechter

Executive Vice President, Branch Manager

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Transaction Volume

  • 10 million SF

Specialties

  • Office
  • Law Firm Practice Group

Professional Expertise

As Executive Vice President in Savills Studley's Atlanta office, Andy brings more than 25 years of experience dedicated exclusively to representing tenants. To date, Andy has negotiated more than 10 million square feet of transactions valued at over $5 billion, including traditional leases, lease restructures and build-to-suits. His specialties include complex real estate agreements, strategic planning and solution implementation.

Andy's record of success executing corporate real estate transactions makes him one of the most sought after and respected tenant representatives in the Southeast. His career has been devoted solely to representing tenants and helping them turn real estate into a strategic advantage. By using a hands-on approach designed to identify numerous areas of leverage for clients, Andy has developed a strong reputation for securing millions of dollars in occupancy cost savings and lease enhancements in a wide variety of lease and ownership structures.

Since joining the firm in 1997, Andy has consistently been recognized as one of the firm's top-producing brokers nationwide. He is among the select group of partners who purchased the firm from its founder in 2002.

Activities & Achievements

In addition to working closely with his clients as a trusted advisor, Andy has managed Savills Studley’s Atlanta office since 2002. He serves on the board of Junior Achievement, is actively involved with AIPAC, and serves on the finance committee of the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Andy has been recognized as a “Top Broker” by both Real Estate Forum and Commercial Property News magazines and is regularly quoted in business and trade publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Real Estate Forum and American Lawyer. His observations on leadership are cited in “The Trusted Advisor Fieldbook,” a practical guide by business author Charles H. Green about how to create enduring client relationships.

Andy has authored several articles and is a frequent speaker on commercial real estate and occupancy cost topics. He is also a regular guest speaker at law firm consortium events, continuing legal education seminars and general business meetings.

Education

Andrew earned a bachelors degree with honors from Vassar College and attended New York University's Real Estate Institute.

Andrew Lechter

Case Studies

Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau

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Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC

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