President | SIOR
Office: 248.536.2888 Cell: 586.202.7800
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Mr. Burger earned his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology with a business background from Eastern Michigan University in 1988. Prior to and since his graduation, he has worked as an Industrial Real Estate Broker specializing in sales and leasing of industrial properties located primarily in the Southern Wayne County Region of the Metropolitan Detroit market area.
In 1996, at the age of 30, Mr. Burger became an individual member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), one of the youngest members ever to complete the requirements for membership in this prestigious organization. In 1997, he became an owner and equal shareholder of the firm his father, Edward R. Burger, first founded in 1980. In 2013, Mr. Burger was elected President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Burger & Company, positions he still holds.
Mr. Burger has personally closed over 1,700 transactions, culminating in the sale or lease of over 9,250,000 sq. ft. of industrial buildings, and over 450 acres of vacant land. These transactions are valued in excess of $200,000,000.00. A few of Mr. Burger’s notable leasing transactions include Build-to-Suits for Textron Automotive (80,000 sq. ft.), Nippon Express U.S.A. (70,000 sq. ft.), and Ford Motor Company (39,000 sq. ft.). Significant sales have been to Horizon Technology Group (77,000 sq. ft.), City of Wyandotte, (212,215 sq. ft.), and Load One (42 Acres).
Mr. Burger is the proud father of two sons, and is not only very active in their lives, but also recently welcomed his eldest son to Burger & Company’s team of sales professionals. Mr. Burger is delighted to be a part of a third generation real estate family tradition!
Prior to his real estate career, Mr. Burger worked in the industrial construction industry. Due to his hands-on experience and knowledge, he is able to offer his customers and clients a unique and valuable perspective when evaluating and processing their real estate requirements.