TRI Commercial/Corfac International Gets New President

Tom Martindale becomes TRI Commercial’s first President since 2002


SAN has exclusively learned that Tom Martindale has been promoted to president of TRI Commercial/CORFAC International. The firm currently has six Northern California offices, more than 100 commercial real estate agents and has 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. He joined TRI in 1988 and remains an active office and industrial broker focused on sales and leasing.

Martindale 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,” says chairman Charles Wall.

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.