West Harris, CCIM

Executive Vice President, Broker

Professional Experience

West has over fifteen (15) years of experience as a commercial real estate professional in the areas of investment, development, brokerage, leasing and asset management.  He has completed lease and brokerage transactions totaling over $350 Million for office, retail and industrial properties. He has also been effective for his clients in transacting large land acquisitions for development and disposition of raw land.  West is recognized as one of Birmingham’s “Top Producer in Sales and Leasing” by the Commercial Million Dollar Sales Achievement Club. He is further recognized by the Birmingham Business Journal as “Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate” highlighting leaders in the Commercial Real Estate industry and a “Top 40 Under 40” business leader in Birmingham.

Prior Experience

One of West’s career highlights is co-founding, operating and growing Harris Tynes Realty Group from 2006 to 2013, prior to merging his company with Harbert Realty Services in November 2013. His primary focus at Harbert Realty is investment, brokerage and leasing services for high net worth and institutional clients.  Prior to joining Harbert West has had the distinct advantage of running the Birmingham offices for Atlanta based Taylor & Mathis and Carter & Associates where he gained invaluable experience working with exceptional people.

Areas of Expertise Include: Lease Negotiation, General Brokerage, Asset Management, Investment Sales, Land Acquisition/Disposition and Development.

Education

West earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and History from the University of Alabama in 1996. He holds an Alabama Brokers License and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM).

Civic and Professional Organizations

Mr. Harris is Past President of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Metropolitan Development Board Member and Horizon 280 Board Member. He is an active member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and the Monday Morning Quarterback Club benefiting the Crippled Children Foundation. Mr. Harris has also served the American Heart Association and Muscular Dystrophy Association in their fundraising initiatives.

Contact

Direct: 205-458-8127
Main: 205-323-2020
Email: West Harris, CCIM