Savills Studley Appoints New Senior Managing Director

Savills Studley has found a new senior managing director for its regional office in Phoenix.

Commercial real estate services firm Savills Studley has recently appointed real estate veteran Michael White as senior managing director of its Phoenix office.

Michael White

Michael White of Savills Studley

Throughout his career, Michael White has negotiated and completed more than 27 million square feet of commercial lease transactions and build-to-suit projects, amounting to a total value in excess of $2.1 billion. Before joining Savills Studley, White served as senior director for Cushman & Wakefield, senior vice president for Grubb & Ellis|BRE Commercial, senior managing director for Insignia/ESG, and senior director for Koll Management Services Inc.

During his tenure at Cushman & Wakefield, Michael White was a key player in convincing Apple to enter the Phoenix real estate market—alongside Jim Wilson, he brokered the sale of the 1.3 million-square-foot Mesa Center to one of Apple’s affiliates, Platypus Development LLC.

“The Phoenix market has been hungry for a tenant-focused platform and Savills Studley’s solid reputation and proven track record is filling this need,” said White in a prepared statement. “I look forward to contributing to the growth of the Phoenix office and the firm’s overall success.

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