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Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Self-Storage Team Led by Mike Mele Leaves Marcus for Cushman

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A team of brokers led by Mike Mele that specializes in the sale of self-storage facilities has joined Cushman & Wakefield from Marcus & Millichap.

The 16-person team, which is based in Cushman's Tampa, Fla., office, has brokers in other offices, including Bethesda, Md., Tulsa, Okla., Tempe, Ariz., and Washington, D.C. It will work closely with Paul Boyle, executive director in Phoenix, and Greg Wells, senior director in San Diego, who specialize in the sale of self-storage properties.

Besides Mele, the team includes Luke Elliott, who was named managing director; Robert Bloch, who was named senior director and is based in Bethesda; Trey Hammond, who was named senior director and is based in Tulsa; Devin Beasley, director in Tempe, and Brian Fulton and Noah Obuchowski, both senior associates who are based in Tampa and Washington, respectively. Nine others who support the team are based in Tampa.

Mele put the team together in 1999 and has completed the sale of nearly 350 properties valued at more than $3.5 billion. Last year, it handled the sale of 63 properties through 48 deals.

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  • Syndicate to Realpoint: No
  • Subject: Executive Changes (EXEC)
  • Company: Cushman & Wakefield, Marcus & Millichap
  • Private: No
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Data Digest







Top Bookrunners Domestic, Private-Label CMBS - 2017
Investment Bank #Deals Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 17.59 11,819.34 13.68
JPMorgan Securities 14.52 10,968.11 12.70
Citigroup 12.04 10,012.71 11.59
Wells Fargo Securities 14.02 9,936.06 11.50
Deutsche Bank 12.55 9,879.74 11.44




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CMBS 2.0 Spreads


Top CMBS Loan Contributors - 2017
Lender #Loans Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 146.89 11,719.34 13.63
JPMorgan Chase Bank 117.68 10,114.14 11.76
Deutsche Bank 198.48 9,689.97 11.27
Morgan Stanley 166.18 8,539.78 9.93
Citigroup 199.05 8,088.24 9.41





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