Tom Martindale Named President of TRI COMMERCIAL/CORFAC International

San Francisco, CA (November 29, 2012) –  TRI Commercial/CORFAC International’s Chairman of the Board Charles A. Wall announced today that Tom Martindale, SIOR has been promoted to President of the company. TRI Commercial/CORFAC International is a leading full-service commercial real estate services provider with six Northern California offices, more than 100 commercial real estate agents and with property management units in San Francisco and the Sacramento metropolitan region.

Prior to his promotion, Martindale was a senior vice president and TRI’s Bay Area regional manager. Martindale joined TRI in 1988 and remains an active office and industrial broker focused on sales and leasing. He serves on TRI’s Board of Directors, its Executive Committee, and also on the Executive Committee and as Chairman of the Communications Committee for CORFAC International, which is comprised of privately held entrepreneurial firms with expertise in office, industrial and retail real estate leasing and investment sales, multifamily property acquisitions and dispositions, property management and corporate services.

Martindale becomes TRI’s first president since 2002. For the past decade, the company was managed by its board, and executive committee, with day-to-day operational oversight by the company’s CFO Andrew Murbach, who will maintain his current role. Sacramento and Roseville Regional Manager Ed Benoit will also remain in his post.

“Tom has been the respected and effective manager of the San Francisco office since 2000. He will bring the same leadership skills, integrity, and dedication to agent support in his new position, and we look forward to his taking TRI and its agents to new levels of success and recognition,” said Wall.

“I look forward to taking a broader role in recruiting and managing the company and the execution of our business strategy and plans. As we emerged from a tough recession and began to grow again, it became apparent that a senior executive was needed to follow through on initiatives and communicate them throughout the company, and I am honored to be named TRI Commercial/CORFAC International’s new president,” said Martindale.

Originally from Long Island, New York, prior to his career in commercial real estate Martindale was a vice president of Bank of America’s International Private Banking and Office Automation Division.

About TRI Commercial/CORFAC International
Founded in 1977, TRI Commercial/CORFAC International is a leading Northern California commercial real estate brokerage and property management firm specializing in San Francisco, East Bay and the Sacramento Metro commercial property markets. The company has expertise in tenant representation services, locating offices for rent, negotiating commercial lease agreements on behalf of landlords and occupiers and represents clients buy and sell commercial and investment-grade property. Locally based yet globally connected with CORFAC International, TRI Commercial’s real estate services include office, retail, land, multifamily and industrial properties. The firm has offices in San Francisco, Oakland, Walnut Creek, Sacramento, Roseville and Rocklin. For more information, visit or call 415.268.2200.

About CORFAC International
Founded in 1989, U.S.-based CORFAC International (Corporate Facility Advisors) is distinguished by the way it manages multi-market commercial real estate assignments on behalf of corporate entities and privately owned companies in North America, with coverage in South America provided by Panama-based Latin American Corporate Property Services. A Principal Member of FIABCI – the International Real Estate Federation with global affiliates in Europe and Asia, CORFAC International offers commercial real estate services with market reach in 65 countries worldwide. In recent years, CORFAC firms have averaged 10,000 completed transactions annually encompassing nearly 100 million square feet and valued at more than $6 billion. For more information on CORFAC, contact 703.532.6160 or visit

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