BARBERMurphy Group Acquires Johnson Properties

BARBERMurphy Group Acquires Johnson Properties

1/13/14- Transaction marks formation of Southern Illinois' largest Commercial Real Estate Firm

SHILOH, IL - BARBERMurphy Group, a commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in properties located in Southern Illinois, has acquired Fairview Heights, IL based Johnson Properties, Inc., forming the largest commercial real estate entity in Southern Illinois. The acquisition, which took place January 8th, was announced by Paul Murphy, managing broker.

The transition is effective immediately, with a total of six commercial brokers relocating to BARBERMurphy's office in Shiloh, IL. Terry Johnson will serve as a broker with the expanded BARBERMurphy Group, with Paul Murphy, Wayne Barber, Jr., SIOR, and Steve Zuber, SIOR, CCIM, remaining as principals of the enlarged firm.

The transition of more than 180 property listings to BARBERMurphy Group established an expansion firm of 18 brokers and more than 350 property listings.

The BARBERMurphy Group was established in 2004 by Wayne Barber, Jr., SIOR and Paul Murphy. The two principals opened their own business after an already successful real estate sales career with more than 40 years combined experience in Southern Illinois. Zuber, who has been with the firm since 2005, was named principal in 2012.

BARBERMurphy Group specializes in commercial, industrial, and investment properties in Southern Illinois. For information, visit: www.barbermurphy.com