Torrance, CA – April 27, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Jon Savoy, president of Lee & Associates Michigan in Southfield, Mich., one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the country, has been appointed to director of the Economic Development Corporation of the County of Oakland (OCEDC). He will serve a term of six years to end in April 2018.
“As a recognized expert in the commercial and investment industry, Jon will be able to bring his savvy business acumen to the position,” said Ed Indvik, CEO of Lee & Associates. “His expertise and professionalism will, I am sure, contribute immensely to the quality of the EDC Board.”
The OCEDC was established in 1980 under Act No. 338 of the Michigan Public Acts of 1974, as amended, the Economic Development Corporations Act, in order to stimulate business capital investment, contribute to the areas employment, increase local tax base and provide needed public services.
“I am honored to be joining the EDC team. Their continued dedication to the city and innovative approach to economic development are especially important during our country’s economic downturn,” Savoy said. “Ultimately, my goal as director falls directly in line with the EDC’s: to help create a more prosperous future for the people who live and work here.”
About Lee & Associates
Celebrating more than 33 years of leadership excellence in commercial real estate, Lee & Associates is the largest broker-owned firm in the nation, with 46 locations across the nation including Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin. With a roster of nearly 700 expert brokers, Lee & Associates provides a wide range of specialized commercial real estate services. Additional information is available at www.lee-associates.com.