NAI Brannen Goddard
Glenridge Highlands One
5555 Glenridge Connector, Suite 1100

Atlanta, Georgia 30342 United States
t1 (404) 812-4021 m1 (404) 735-5799 f1 (404) 816-4643
Managing Director

Specialties:  Industrial

Scope of Service Experience
Darren Butler is a Managing Director at NAI Brannen Goddard and specializes in assisting industrial users and owners with their real estate strategy and implementation. He represents owners and users in leasing and sales transactions throughout the United States. Darren has expertise in all aspects of corporate real estate, including lease negotiation/restructuring, strategic planning, build-to-suit oversight, site selection consulting, logistical consulting, labor analysis, incentive consulting and disposition/leasing services.

Darren has completed over 800 transactions totaling over $900 million in volume. Over the last 10 years, Darren has been recognized as one of the country’s top industrial brokers. He has completed lease and sale transactions with national landlords such as CenterPoint Properties, Clarion, Cobalt Capital Partners, DCT Industrial Trust, Duke Realty, First Industrial Realty Trust, HSA Commercial Real Estate, Hartz Mountain Industries, Heller Industrial, Highwoods Properties, IDI Gazeley, Industrial Income Trust, Liberty Property Trust, McDonald Development Company, Majestic Realty, MetLife Real Estate Investors, Prologis, The Rockefeller Group, Stag Industrial, TIAA-CREF, Trammell Crow Company, USAA Real Estate Company and Weiss Realty.
Background & Experience
2005-present, NAI BRANNEN GODDARD, LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

Industrial Sales Engineer — Outside sales representative for the Atlanta and Florida markets. Dealt with contractors and distributors in supplying all the energy and automation for multi-family and industrial developments.
Bachelor of Science, Marketing and Business
Professional Associations & Designations
Licensed Real Estate Agent, State of Georgia
Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, Member
Georgia Association of Realtors, Member
NAIOP, Member
Atlanta Commercial Board Million Dollar Club
- Top Five Industrial Producer (2013–2014)
- Top Ten Industrial Producer (2010–2016)
- Phoenix Award (for 10+ years in Million Dollar Club)
NAI Global
- #1 Producer Worldwide (2014, 2016)
- #2 Producer Worldwide (2015)
- Gold Elite (2012)
- Silver Elite (2010, 2011)
CoStar Power Broker (2007–2013)
Atlanta’s Real Estate 40 under 40
Transaction History
Ta Chen International, Inc., 470,000 SF
John Deere & Company, 402,000 SF
Ta Chen International, Inc., 390,000 SF
Brighton Best International, 370,000 SF
Flanders Filters, 350,000 SF
Novelis, 250,000 SF
Brighton Best International, 250,000 SF
SED International, Inc., 197,000 SF
Suddath Van Lines, 170,000 SF
Archbrook Laguna, 136,000 SF
Expotechnik America, 135,000 SF
Atlanta Peach Movers, 126,000 SF
Hettich America, L.P., 126,000 SF
North American Stainless, 120,000 SF
MARTA, 110,000 SF
Climatic Corporation, 102,000 SF
Geodis Wilson, 100,000 SF
Beaver Paper & Packaging, 100,000 SF
GA Trading Post, 100,000 SF
Seachem Laboratories, 100,000 SF
Exhibitus Inc., 97,000 SF
Pinnacle Data Systems, 90,000 SF
Armor Packaging, 86,000 SF
Manufactured Assemblies Corp., 84,000 SF
Metso Automation, 80,000 SF
Main Freight, Inc., 64,000 SF
Towne Air Freight, 60,000 SF