|Welcome to the world of Coldwell Banker Commercial|
Fred Schmidt was appointed president and chief operating officer of Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates LLC in February 2010. Schmidt is a veteran commercial real estate professional with more than 30 years of experience in the industry, and held posts with Realogy Corporation and Coldwell Banker Commercial for seven years prior to this promotion. In his current role, Schmidt leads this growing franchise system that has approximately 200 offices and 3,000 commercial real estate professionals operating in 20 countries worldwide.
William F. “Bill” Hinson is Vice President of Business Development with Coldwell Banker Commercial®. In this role, he oversees a team responsible for the proactive development of client relationships and business development opportunities as well as broker advisory services for Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliate offices nationwide.
Bill Hinson is an accomplished real estate executive with over 20 years of experience in successfully managing, administrating and leasing commercial space throughout the United States. His background includes corporate services, third party and ownership representation, management and leasing of over $1 billion in commercial office and retail structures as well as representing Fortune 50 clients in leasing, lease administration and design & construction services.
Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Commercial, Bill worked for United Systems Integrators (currently Johnson Controls Inc.) managing the GMAC Residential account, the Eastern Region of the Wachovia Securities corporate real estate department, as well as managing and leasing several high rise office properties in major metropolitan markets.
During his career, Bill has been responsible for over 500 lease transactions, personally closing over 200 leases totaling in excess of $200 million and 2.5 million square feet. Those leases have been located in 40 states from Washington to Florida and California to New Hampshire.
He has overseen construction projects ranging from small reconfigurations to major relocations and expansions, including a 66,000 square foot call center relocation. He has also been responsible for lease payments in excess of $100 million. As a general manager, Bill has managed over 3 million square feet of office and retail properties.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from DePaul University in Chicago.
Jason Silfies is Vice President, Marketing and Technology for Coldwell Banker Commercial and oversees all the marketing and technology initiatives for the brand.