Foundry Commercial Recognized as Top Leasing Firm in Charlotte, Jacksonville, Orlando, Raleigh in CoStar Power Broker Awards 13 Foundry Brokers Received Top Rankings as Office and Industrial Power Brokers

Posted on March 15, 2021

Power Broker Award

Orlando, Fla. (March 15, 2021) – CoStar Group, Inc., an analytics leader in the commercial real estate industry, recently announced the recipients of its annual Power Broker Awards, recognizing professionals and firms who closed the highest transaction volume in commercial real estate deals and leads in their respective markets. The CoStar Power Broker Awards recognize professionals ranging from office leasing, retail leasing, industrial leasing, and sales. Thirteen Foundry Commercial brokers in four markets received the recognition this year.

In Orlando, where the firm is headquartered, the office was once again named Top Leasing Firm. In addition, top office leasing brokers Gabriel De Jesus, John Pietkiewicz, J. Paul Reynolds, CCIM, and Alex Rosario have been recognized as the most active local dealmakers with the prestigious industry award.

In Charlotte, Foundry was again recognized as the Top Leasing Firm. Keely Hines was named a top broker in retail leasing in the market, while Warren Snowdon was named a top broker in industrial leasing in Charlotte.

In Jacksonville, also named Top Leasing Firm by CoStar, top office leasing brokers Brad Chrischilles and Mark Scott were recognized as Power Brokers.

And in Raleigh, brokers Jim Allaire, Alexis Lambeth, and Jackson Rives were recognized with awards as top industrial leasing agents. Jordan Betz and John Kelly were recognized as top office leasing brokers, and the Raleigh office was named a Top Leasing Firm.

“While many in our industry were distracted by the turbulent economic landscape of 2020, Foundry’s market offices were doubling down to continue to provide exceptional service and deepening our client relationships through thick and thin,” said Gregg Ickes, President of Real Estate Services. “We are humbled that CoStar has also recognized the hard work that these brokers and others in the industry put in, even while up against extreme adversity.”


About Foundry Commercial
Foundry Commercial is a full-service real estate services and investment company with over 380 employees and more than 58 million square feet of management and leasing across the Sun Belt. Since 2007, Foundry has provided leasing, brokerage, building management, corporate services, and project management services, and is the largest real estate service provider to religious and not-for-profit organizations in the country. Foundry also includes a development and investment platform that is fully integrated into its services business, leveraging its local market expertise to control more than one billion in advantaged investment opportunities with their JV partners. For more information, visit

About CoStar Group, Inc.
CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. CoStar Group’s websites attracted an average of approximately 45 million unique monthly visitors in aggregate in the third quarter of 2019. Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe and Canada with a staff of over 3,600 worldwide, including the industry’s largest professional research organization. For more information, visit