Charlotte, NC (May, 2010) – Merrifield Patrick, LLC one of the area’s leading providers of commercial real estate services welcomes Robby Kirby. Robby joins the brokerage team at Merrifield Patrick as Senior Vice President with a focus on Office and Industrial markets. Robby has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate and during his career he has participated in leasing over 5 million square feet of office space and over 3 million square feet of industrial space. Some of Robby’s more noteworthy deals include Compass Group (185,000 SF), Wells Fargo Home Mortgage (2 build-to-suits of 170,000 SF each), Goodrich Corporation (132,000 SF), Time Warner Cable (120,000 SF), Marriott Distribution Systems (100,000 SF) Samuel Strapping (97,000 SF) and Paetec (94,000 SF).

Robby is currently president-elect of the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR) and is also a member of the Board of Directors for Kinder Mourn, a United Way agency. His past Board/Civic involvement includes Dowd YMCA, Myers Park United Methodist Church, Council for Children, Classroom Central, Myers Park Country Club and Myers Park Trinity Little League.

Robby is a native of Charlotte and graduated from Appalachian State University with a BS degree in Business Administration. He currently resides with his family in Charlotte.