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Lee & Associates Announces the Promotion of Brian Payne to Principal

Payne has been Involved in the Sales and Leasings of More Than 7,000,000-Square-Feet in 36 Months and Specializes in Warehouse and Manufacturing Buildings, Contractor Yards, and Flex Property

Lee & Associates, which specializes in providing exceptional commercial brokerage services of industrial, office, investment, multifamily, retail, and land is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Payne to Principal.

Payne is an industrial agent who specializes in warehouse and manufacturing buildings, contractor yards, and flex properties. He joined Lee & Associates in 2016 as a runner, under the guidance of Chris McClurg and Ken McQueen, both successful veteran Principals in the firm’s Industrial Division. He was promoted to an associate in May of 2018 and was able to complete the requirements to achieve principal status in less than 36 months. He has been involved in the sale and leasing of more than 7,000,000-square-feet of industrial space during that time.

“Brian’s strong work ethic and willingness to put in the time to grow his business has been a significant factor in his success thus far. We have no doubt that energy and drive will continue to fuel his future success,” said Fred Darche, Lee & Associates Managing Principal.

Payne earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Design, Housing, and Community Development from Arizona State University. With a strong passion for industrial real estate, he plans to expand his geographical expertise throughout the entire Valley.

“Lee’s unique platform encourages agents to work collaboratively. I am excited to continue servicing clients with other industry-leading experts here at Lee & Associates,” said Payne. “As a principal, I look forward to helping grow our firm by mentoring future incoming agents, just as Ken and Chris did for me.”

For industry-leading knowledge on industrial properties within the Phoenix Metropolitan area, please contact Brian Payne at bpayne@leearizona.com or (602) 474-9571.