Russ Westlake

Russ Westlake

Senior Managing Director

Current Responsibilities: 

Russ provides local leadership for the Memphis office and oversees the Mid-South region. He provides clients in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi with a full range of real estate services. 

Experience and Accomplishments: 
With over 38 years of diversified experience in the industry, Russ has a broad understanding of the important principles that must be incorporated into successful transactions. He has successfully negotiated over 57 million square feet of industrial lease and sale transactions, totaling in excess of $1 billion. 

Education and Affiliations: 

Russ received a B.S. in Business Administration from Appalachian State University. He is actively involved in the community with leadership roles including Central Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis, Kindred Place and Memphis Farmer’s Market Board of Directors. A graduate of Leadership Memphis and The Leadership Academy – LDI Master’s Program, Russ remains an active participant in many local organizations. 

Russ’ recent accolades include JLL Top Gun 2016-2019; MAAR Industrial Lease Tenant Broker of the Year, 2019; MAAR Sales Broker of the Year 2018; MAAR Commercial Broker of the Year Award, 2017; MAAR Industrial Tenant Rep Broker of the Year, 2013-2019; MAAR Pinnacle Elite President’s Award, 2010; MAAR Top 25 Brokers, 2014-2022; MAAR Pinnacle Producers Club, Life Member; and CoStar Power Broker, 2006-2022.