Gerard Staudt to Lead New Dispositions Group for Savills

Staudt will be responsible for the company’s new service focused on delivering timely cash flow for clients’ surplus real estate though leasing, sales and sale-leasebacks.
Gerard Staudt. Image courtesy of Savills

Coming on the heels of the appointment of a senior vice president in Tampa, Fla., Savills has hired Gerard Staudt as senior managing director & head of the newly formed Dispositions department. The service will focus on delivering timely cash flow for clients’ excess real estate through leasing, sales and sale-leasebacks. The company will also open a new Connecticut office.     

During his 30-year experience, Staudt has led 4,000 deals totaling 50 million square feet and $8 billion in transaction value for companies including Verizon, Dell, Nippon Life Insurance and Citibank. Most recently, Staudt served as president of CoreDispo, where his team was fully specialized in handling surplus real estate dispositions. Prior to that, he founded and led global dispositions at Johnson Controls’ GWS/CBRE, was vice president of asset management at Citibank Real Estate and director of leasing at First Winthrop Properties.

Staudt received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Saint Michael’s College. Additionally, he is an active member of CoreNet Global.