The Dallas office of Duke Realty (NYSE: DRE), the largest domestic-only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the United States, announces that Bryan Parker has been named Vice President of Leasing and Christy Means Vasiliou has been named Regional Vice President of Asset Management.
Parker, who previously led Duke Realty’s three-market regional asset management team, is transferring to a Dallas leasing role. In his new position, he will help lease and maintain occupancy in Duke Realty‘s existing 16.8 million-square-foot Dallas portfolio and identify and secure new development opportunities.
Vasiliou joins Duke Realty with more than 20 years’ experience in asset and property management and will fill Parker’s previous role. In her position, she will oversee the overall operation of Duke Realty’s nearly 30 million-square-foot, multi-site property portfolio in Dallas, Houston and St. Louis, including asset management, budgeting, communications, personnel supervision, and client relations functions.
“We are extremely pleased with the decisions by both Bryan and Christy to take on new challenges with Duke Realty,” said Jeff Thornton, Senior Vice President of Duke Realty’s operations in Dallas, Houston and St. Louis. “Bryan and Christy are both seasoned real estate professionals who value delivering reliable customer service. I’m confident they will effectively leverage their talents in their new positions and be strong contributors to the success of our portfolio.”
Parker joined Duke Realty in 2004 as a Property Manager in its Raleigh office and transferred to Dallas in 2007. Prior to joining Duke Realty, he was a commissioned Field Artillery Officer in the U.S. Army. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Texas A&M University and is a member of BOMA.
Vasiliou’s career includes serving as Managing Director of Asset Services at Cushman & Wakefield and property management positions with three other real estate companies. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Marketing from Baylor University and is a CPM Candidate from the Institute of Real Estate Management.
About Duke Realty
In Dallas, Houston and St. Louis, Duke Realty has nearly 16.8 million, 7.0 million and 5.7 million square feet of logistics assets, respectively. Duke Realty’s Dallas office is located at 14241 Dallas Parkway, Suite 1000, Dallas, TX 75254. For information about Duke Realty properties or opportunities for development, please call 972.361.6700.
On a national basis, Duke Realty Corporation owns and operates approximately 155 million rentable square feet of industrial assets in 20 major U.S. logistics markets. Duke Realty is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol DRE and is a member of the S&P 500. The company maintains a Baa1 rating from Moody’s Investor Service and a BBB+ rating from Standard & Poor’s Financial Services. More information about Duke Realty Corporation is available at www.dukerealty.com. Duke Realty also can be followed on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.