Top Southern California Industrial Market Expert Jeff Morgan Joins UGL Services as an Executive Viceby Press Release on 2011-10-27 03:43:57
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2011 /Global Logistics Media/ -- UGL Services, a division of UGL Limited (ASX: UGL), today announced the appointment of Jeff Morgan, 56, to its downtown Los Angeles office as an Executive Vice President of industrial brokerage and logistics.
The hiring of Mr. Morgan by UGL Services is significant, and reflects the firm's long-term strategic commitment to bolstering its industrial tenant representation presence in California markets and nationally.
"We intend to grow our already formidable and substantial industrial capability by building and adding to an aligned team of recognized professionals across the country," explained UGL Services Senior Vice President Rick Kimball in Boston. "Jeff Morgan will be at the forefront of this unique branding initiative. He is accomplished and nationally known and his decision to join UGL Services points to our strong commitment to serving industrial clients."
Over the course of a distinguished 33 1/2-year career in commercial real estate, Mr. Morgan has earned high honors and is recognized as one of the premier logistics-based industrial brokers in California, with a specialized focus on the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the South Bay area of Southern California. Most recently, he was an Executive Vice President with CB Richard Ellis, where he consistently earned all of the company's top service and title awards. He has appeared in the Top Ten Sales Producers every year since 1984 and earned the Top Sales Producer Award in 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1998 for the CBRE South Bay office. He has also earned honors as a member of the Colbert Coldwell Circle in seven years. In 1994, Jeff was voted CB Commercial's highest award, the William H. McCarthy award for Best of Company service, mentorship, integrity and professionalism within the company.
He was selected as the #1 Los Angeles County Industrial Broker in 1996 and again in 2000 by the Los Angeles Business Journal, and has completed over $5 billion in lease and sale transactions for more than 50-million square feet of industrial space. In his career, spanning over three decades, Mr. Morgan has demonstrated his expertise in all aspects of industrial transactions and negotiations and the intricacies of the current occupancy, environmental, seismic, fire/life/safety and building regulations that are integral to closing a successful transaction. He has serviced the industrial requirements of numerous clients including Nippon Express (USA); Black & Decker; Skechers USA; ProLogis Trust; NYK (Yusen) Logistics Co.; ServiceCraft Logistics; Schafer Brothers Distribution Centers; Noble Distribution; and Mitsui-Soko USA among others.
"We are very fortunate to have Jeff Morgan join UGL Services at this time. Our company is prosperous and growing and Jeff's decision to join our team is a reflection of that larger success story. He is one of the most respected names in industrial brokerage business on the West Coast and will help us to grow our industrial practice in California and across the nation," said David Montross, Chief Executive of UGL Services, Chicago.
Jeff completed his degree work at California State University, Northridge in 1977, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. Jeff resides in Rolling Hills Estates, CA with his wife Margie and is the father of five grown children
About UGL Services
UGL Services is a division of UGL Limited that provides outsourcing services to property users worldwide. The business has an end-to-end model that includes corporate real-estate advisory, integrated facilities management and project management services. The comprehensive service platform enables UGL Services customers to delegate key facilities and real estate functions to a single entity to realize operational and strategic benefits. For further information about UGL Services in North America, call 888-751-9100 or visit www.ugl-equis.com.
About UGL Limited
UGL Limited (ASX: UGL) is an engineering, maintenance, corporate real estate services and facilities management company operating in the water, power, transport, communications, resources and property sectors. It consists of four divisions – UGL Infrastructure, UGL Rail, UGL Resources and UGL Services. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, UGL Limited operates in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, North America and the Middle East employing approximately 46,000 people. For more information, visit: www.ugllimited.com.