NAI Brannen Goddard
Glenridge Highlands One
5555 Glenridge Connector, Suite 1100

Atlanta, Georgia 30342 United States
t+1 404 812 4021 m14047355799 f+1 404 816 4643
Managing Director

Specialties:  Industrial

Scope of Service Experience

Darren Butler is a Managing Director at NAI Brannen Goddard and specializes in assisting industrial users and owners with their real estate strategy and implementation. He represents owners and users in leasing and sales transactions throughout the United States. Darren has expertise in all aspects of corporate real estate, including corporate consolidations, lease negotiation/restructuring, strategic planning, build-to-suit oversight, site selection consulting, logistical consulting, labor analysis, incentive consulting and disposition/leasing services. 

Background & Experience

Darren has completed over 2,000 transactions totaling over $2 billion in volume. Over the last 15 years, Darren has been recognized as one of the country’s top industrial brokers. He has completed lease and sale transactions with national landlords such as Barings, Black Creek Group, Blackstone, Cabot, CenterPoint Properties, Clarion, Colony Capital, Crow Holdings, DCT Industrial Trust, Duke Realty, First Industrial Realty Trust, Hillwood, HSA Commercial Real Estate, Hartz Mountain Industries, Heller Industrial, Highwoods Properties, IDI Logistics, Industrial Income Trust, Industrial Property Trust, Liberty Property Trust, McDonald Development Company, Majestic Realty, MetLife Real Estate Investors, Nuveen, Prologis, The Rockefeller Group, Seefried, Stag Industrial, TIAA-CREF, Trammell Crow Company, USAA Real Estate Company and Weiss Realty. 


Ohio University Athens, Ohio 

Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing & Business

Professional Associations & Designations

Atlanta Commercial Board Million Dollar Club

Top Ten Industrial Producer, 2010–2018 

Phoenix Award Recipient, 10+ Years in the Million Dollar Club

NAI Global

Top Producing Team Worldwide, 2015–2018

Top Ten Producer Worldwide, 2014–2018 

Gold Elite Award, 2012 

Silver Elite Award, 2010, 2011 

CoStar Power Broker Award, 2007–2018 

Atlanta’s Real Estate 40 Under 40 

Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, Life Member 

Georgia Association of Realtors, Member 

NAIOP, Member 

State of Georgia, Licensed Real Estate Agent 

Strategic Clients

Adtech Solutions, LLC  


Archbrook Laguna  

Armor Packaging  

Atlanta Peach Movers  


Beaver Paper & Packaging  

Brighton Best International  

Cabot Corporation  

Climatic Corporation    

Dealer Tire, LLC  

Deere & Company  

Empire Today, LLC  

Encompass Supply Chain Solutions  

Exhibitus Inc.  

Expotechnik America, Ltd.  

Flanders Filters  

GA Trading Post  

Geodis Wilson  

Halco Lighting Technologies  

Hettich America, L.P.  

Jaipur Rugs  

John Deere & Company  

Mainfreight USA  

Manufactured Assemblies Corp.  


Maurice Sporting Goods  

McCollister’s Transportation  

Metso Automation USA, Inc.  

The Millennium Mat Company  

National Systems, Inc.  

North American Stainless  


PBD, Inc.  

Piedmont Plastics  

Pinnacle Data Systems  

Progressive Casualty Insurance  

Sachs North America  

Seachem Laboratories  

Sigma Supply  

Suddath Van Lines  

Ta Chen International, Inc.  

Towne Air Freight, LLC  

TROX USA, Inc.  

Turnils North America, LLC  

US Corrugated, Inc.  

The Wolf Organization, Inc.