Lee & Associates Welcomes Veteran Brokers Daniel Knoke and Peter Merz to the San Diego North Office
SAN DIEGO, Calif.—April 17, 2014— The San Diego North office of Lee & Associates, one of the largest broker-owned commercial brokerage firms in the country, has hired veterans Daniel Knoke and Peter Merz, who both are coming on board as vice presidents.
“We are extremely excited to get these talented brokers on our team,” said David Howard, president of Lee & Associates North. “Their experience in investment sales, and sales and leasing of industrial properties in this region are exceptional. Their presence will give us added weight to our already strong industrial division here at Lee & Associates.”
Before joining Lee & Associates, Knoke was with the industrial division of Colliers International’s Carlsbad office where he started in 2004. Before that he was with the Honolulu-based Monroe & Friedlander, Inc. from 1999 to 2004. His specialties include tenant representation, landlord representation and investments sales. Since 2009 Knoke has completed more than $85 million in real estate transactions.
Merz, who specializes in industrial and investment brokerage in the San Diego area, is partnering with Knoke on listings along with buyer and tenant representation assignments. He was with Colliers International from 1997 to 2014.
Knoke is a graduate of University of San Diego and Merz, who received his BS from the University of Idaho, also holds a MBA from Arizona State University.