Fairlead Leasing Team

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    JIM CASWELL

    Vice President of Leasing

    About JIM CASWELL

    Mr. Caswell is the Vice President of Leasing at Fairlead Commercial Real Estate. Mr. Caswell is an Atlanta native who is a highly accomplished commercial office broker that has been involved in leasing transactions totaling over $100 Million in gross volume and over one million square feet. Mr. Caswell is involved in the leasing and marketing of over one million square feet of class “A” multi-story office product in almost every Atlanta Sub-Market. Throughout the day, Mr. Caswell works closely with investors, business owners, asset managers, brokers and attorneys in an effort to lease the firm’s Atlanta portfolio.

    Mr. Caswell has over seven years of commercial real estate experience leasing commercial projects in the Atlanta area. Jim’s relationships with the younger commercial brokerage community and his aggressive approach to leasing makes him the perfect fit for more challenging leasing projects. Previously, Mr. Caswell was the Leasing Director at PC Associates; an Atlanta based commercial real estate developer. Mr. Caswell was responsible for the leasing and marketing of over 1.3 million square feet of Class “A” multi-story office product. As the Leasing Director he represented joint-venture partners such as Northwestern Mutual, Met Life and American Realty Advisors. During his tenure at PC Associates, Mr. Caswell created tremendous value through his leasing efforts during the disposition process of over 1.4 million square feet of commercial office space, The transactions exceeded over $270 million dollars in gross value.

    Jim attended the University of Mississippi and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Liberal Arts, majoring in Psychology with a minor in General Business. He is an active member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors (ACBR), Young Council of Realtors (YCR), National Association of Office & Industrial Properties (NAIOP) and The Shepherd Center’s “Shepherd’s Cup” Committee. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with friends and family, golfing, fishing, and volunteer activities.

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    Stewart Thrash

    Leasing Associate

    About Stewart Thrash

    Mr. Stewart Thrash is a Leasing Associate at Fairlead Commercial Real Estate. Mr. Thrash is involved in the leasing and marketing of over one million square feet of class “A” multi-story office product in almost every Atlanta Sub-Market. Throughout the day, Mr. Thrash works closely with investors, business owners, asset managers, brokers and attorneys to help facilitate the leasing efforts for the firm’s Atlanta portfolio.

    Mr. Thrash is an Atlanta native and a graduate of George Walton Comprehensive High School. Stewart attended Birmingham-Southern College and graduated with a Bachelors of Science Degree, majoring in Business Administration.

    Member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors (ACBR) and Young Council of Realtors (YCR).

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    Marie Smith

    Sr. Executive Assistant

    About Marie Smith

    Ms. Smith joined Fairlead Commercial Real Estate as Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO. Ms. Smith brings over 20 years of commercial real estate experience to the position. Ms. Smith is responsible for administrative support to the CEO and works with the Atlanta leasing team assisting in marketing, deal tracking, and reporting.

    Ms. Smith joined Fairlead Commercial Real Estate as Senior Executive Assistant. Ms. Smith brings over 20 years of commercial real estate experience to the position. Ms. Smith is responsible for administrative support to the CEO and works with the Atlanta leasing team providing marketing, deal tracking, and reporting support.

    Prior to joining Fairlead, Ms. Smith worked with a local retail developer supporting all office functions including leasing, management, and opportunity identification. During her career, Ms. Smith has supported landlord representatives, tenant representatives, asset management, development, acquisitions and dispositions, working for such notable companies of Cresa Partners, CBRE, The Shopping Center Group and Prentiss Properties.