Ash Parker closed over 200 lease and sale transactions in the past five years and was #1 Producer in 2013, 2014, and 2015 at Richard Bowers & Company (RB&Co). Mr. Parker is a Vice President and has sixteen years of transactional experience at RB&Co., where he specializes in third party office leasing and tenant representation. He has also represented clients in over sixty sale transactions including bank-owned REO property dispositions. Ash Parker has established a reputation as a highly adept negotiator and problem solver of complex space issues.
Mr. Parker’s transaction experience also includes strategic planning and portfolio management for office and warehouse facilities. He provides comprehensive financial analysis focused on balance sheet implications and demographic analysis centered around potential customer bases. Mr. Parker can advise clients on identifying tax credits available through opportunity zones and less developed census tracts. Ash Parker has the track record to work on any type of real estate transaction and emphasizes diligence, flexibility and speed in his commitment to client service.
In 2012, Ash Parker became one of the country’s first National Association of Realtors members to receive the GREEN designation. Mr. Parker is recognized as a Life Member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club for his consistently high transaction volume each year. Considered an industry expert, Mr. Parker is acknowledged as a contributor in the book, The Inside Track to Careers in Real Estate, which was published by the Urban Land Institute and written by Stan Ross, former Vice Chairman for Ernst & Young’s Real Estate Division. He has published articles in widely read periodicals including Dorey’s Office Guide, Real Estate Observer, and Bowers Digest, and has been quoted several times in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, CoStar Advisor, GlobeSt.com, CityFeet, and Biznow.
Ash Parker grew up in Houston, TX and has lived in Atlanta, GA since 1998. He is an advocate of children walking to school, and for five years, Mr. Parker chaired the Safe Routes to School campaign at Morningside Elementary School. He initiated and successfully won a federal application for $500,000 which was spent on improving the sidewalks and intersections in the Virginia Highland and Morningside neighborhoods. Mr. Parker also coaches Haygoods Hoops and DHYS sports teams each year for his two children. Last year, Ash Parker coached the girls lacrosse team at Inman Middle School.
Mr. Parker also appeared as an extra in the movie, Stroke of Genius: The Legend of Bobby Jones. Ash usually knows his Halloween costume months in advance, and has been known to sport a handle bar mustache or a monkey tail beard.
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
BS – Calloway School of Business and Accountancy