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

Atlanta, Georgia 30342 United States
t+1 404 812 4021 m14047355799 f+1 404 816 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 SIEMENS ENERGY & AUTOMATION, Norcross, 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.


OHIO UNIVERSITY, Athens, Ohio 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