George J. Pofok, CCIM, SIOR

Professional Expertise

George J. Pofok, has been in the commercial real estate industry for twenty (20) years. George joined Cushman & Wakefield | CRESCO Real Estate as a senior sales associate in 2003 and was promoted to vice president in 2005 and senior vice president with CRESCO Real Estate in 2010.

Prior to joining CRESCO Real Estate, George spent seven (7) years with the Ostendorf-Morris Company, which became Colliers International. During his tenure, he initially was an intern with the Corporate Disposition Services Group, while attending Cleveland State University. Upon graduation, George spent a year with the Sherwin-Williams Co. as an Internal Auditor, during which time he was responsible for performing store audits in Indiana, Kansas, Michigan and Missouri. George came back to Ostendorf-Morris in 1997 as
the Industrial Database Coordinator before joining the Industrial Services Group as a Sales Associate. He has been a consistent top producer as evident by receipt of his CCIM designation in 2005 and his SIOR designation in 2009. A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. The SIOR designation is a personal achievement for those individuals who are highly qualified commercial real estate practitioners with a strong transactional
history in brokerage, fee-based services, or executive management.

During his tenure, George has assisted both locally owned and national clients in all aspects of real estate, including property acquisitions, dispositions, valuations, leasing, lease termination, subleasing, land sales, build-to-suit transactions and various consulting services. George has successfully handled over 700 transactions in thirteen (13) states.

Clients Served

  • Air Liquide America Corp.
  • Akron Cleveland Association of Realtors
  • Ambassadors Football Club
  • American Mine Door
  • Ames TrueTemper
  • Ametek                               
  • Avery Dennison
  • Chester Hoist
  • Crown Lift Truck                                             
  • Dairy Mart Convenience Stores
  • Dollar Bank
  • Essroc Italcementi Group                             
  • Fat Head’s Brewery and Saloon
  • Federal Express
  • First Merit Bank                               
  • Flour, Inc.
  • The Gladstone Companies
  • Georgia Pacific Corp                      
  • Iron Workers Local 17     
  • Lexington Precision Corp.
  • Magna International
  • Norfolk-Southern Corp.
  • Penske Logistics
  • Peter & Co. Jewelers                      
  • Polyair Inter Pack, Inc.
  • Red Bull
  • Rio Tinto Alcan                               
  • Shell Oil Company
  • The Shelly Co.  
  • Viking Sewing Machines              
  • Weyerhaeuser Company
  • Worldpac
  • Ziegler Tire

Professional Affiliations

  • Cleveland Area Board of Realtors (CABOR) - Board of Directors and President 2010
  • Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute (CCIM); Ohio Chapter of CCIM - Board of Directors and President 2013
  • Kamm’s Corners Development Corporation - Board of Directors and President 2012 - 2016
  • Wire-Net, Redevelopment Committee – Chairman 2013 - 2015
  • Cleveland Leadership Center - Civic Leadership Institute, April - July 2009

Professional Recognition

  • CABOR Commercial Realtor of the Year 2008
  • CoStar Power Broker Award - 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Duke Realty Co-recipient of Construction Project of the Year 2005
  • NAIOP Co-recipient of Office Transaction of the Year 2006
  • NAIOP Co-recipient of Office Development of the Year 2006
  • NAIOP Co-recipient of Industrial Transaction of the Year  2000, 2012, 2013
  • NAIOP Co-recipient of Industrial Investment Transaction of the Year 2014
  • NAIOP Co-recipient of Industrial Development Project of the Year 2017

Education

  • Cleveland State University, B.B.A. in Finance
  • Cuyahoga Community College, Associates of Arts and Associates of Science

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