Brian Brtalik

Principal, Managing Director




Brian Brtalik serves as Managing Director and Principal at Foundry Commercial. Mr. Brtalik’s current responsibilities include handling transactional implementation for his team’s existing clients, as well as overseeing the overall Tenant Representation practice in Charlotte.

During his 23-year tenure, Mr. Brtalik has assisted some of the world’s most sophisticated occupiers of real estate. Prior to joining Foundry Commercial, Mr. Brtalik led the Tenant Representation team for Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer, as well as serving with CBRE’s Tenant Representation teams in Dallas, TX and Charlotte, NC. He has been called upon numerous times throughout his career to serve as atopic expert in the field of Corporate Services and has spoken regularly at real estate venues.

Mr. Brtalik has been recognized in Charlotte as one of the leading Tenant Representation brokers in the city. Having been involved in several of the region’s most publicized deals, Mr. Brtalik has represented clients in over 5,500,000 RSF of transactions totaling in excess of $1.5B in lease consideration over the last 10 years alone. Mr. Brtalik has represented occupiers of real estate in essentially every niche of the real estate process at the highest level. Recent examples include:

  • Downtown acquisition – Charlotte School of Law – 249,740 RSF
  • Downtown Regional Headquarters acquisition – Fifth Third Bank – 78,000 RSF
  • Suburban Business Line Headquarters acquisition – MetLife Charlotte – 511,578 RSF
  • Suburban Global Technology Build-to-Suit – MetLife Raleigh – 654,279 RSF
  • Suburban Division Headquarters acquisition – United Technologies – 198,898 RSF
  • Suburban Operations Center acquisition – Synchrony Financial – 153,724 RSF
  • Suburban Headquarters disposition – Fifth Third Bank’s Sublease to Electrolux – 216,000 RSF
  • Suburban Headquarters sale – Fifth Third Bank’s Sale of 10200 David Taylor – 279,000 RSF
  • Suburban Headquarters Build-to-Suit – Movement Mortgage – 194,000 RSF
  • Suburban World Headquarters Build-to-Suit – CompuCom – 150,000 RSF
  • Suburban World Headquarters Build-to-Suit – JELD-WEN – 120,000 RSF

Mr. Brtalik is also heavily involved in the Charlotte community on both a professional and personal level. A member of the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR), Mr. Brtalik has been recognized for his performance in the Charlotte market, which ranks him at, or near the top, annually. On the personal side, Mr. Brtalik is deeply committed to the betterment of the community. Having faced challenges at birth with his 3rd daughter, Mr. Brtalik now champions local efforts for OneBlood (formerly Community Blood Center of the Carolinas), Presbyterian Hospital, and the March of Dimes, where he and his wife have helped chair one of the region’s largest annual fundraisers. Mr. Brtalik is a graduate of Penn State University and lives in South Charlotte with his wife, Kim, and their four daughters.

Education & Memberships

  • Penn State University, Bachelor of Science
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker – North Carolina and South Carolina
  • Foundry Commercial – Overall Top Producer (2016) and #2 Overall Producer (2017)
  • CRCBR Award – Charlotte Office Brokerage – Overall Top Producer (2012, 2013, 2016)
  • CRCBR Award – Charlotte Office Brokerage – 3rd Place Producer (2010, 2011, 2014, 2015)
  • Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer – Overall Top Producer (2012, 2013, 2015)
  • TBJ Office Deal of the Year – MetLife Raleigh – 436,186 RSF Build-to-Suit (2013)
  • Cushman & Wakefield – Alliance Transaction of the Year – Charlotte School of Law (2012)
  • Member, Charlotte Regional Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR)