Billy has over years of experience as an Industrial Specialist in commercial real estate. Billy’s associations with commercial real estate in Jacksonville, Florida and Charlotte, North Carolina have provided him with extensive knowledge of the changing industrial real estate markets. A member of the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors, Billy has been recognized as a Multi-Million Dollar Producer every year since 1996, as a ten million dollar producer in 2001 and 2006 and as a 10 Year Award Winner in 2006. His client list includes Radiator Specialty Company, Lance, Inc., Cohen Asset Management, United Stationers Supply Company, N.S. Cartons, LLC, Prologis, Tyco Electronics, Rexam, Inc., Lagasse, Inc., I.H. Caffey Distributing, Prisco, Inc., Pepsi Cola Bottling Company, Kraft Foods and IBM, Anixter, Inc., Saddle Creek Corporation, and Carolina Foods, Biltmore Farms, Inc., DCT Industrial, The Magellan Group, United Refrigeration, Coca-Cola Bottling Group, Liberty Oak, Ford Realty, Sykes Industrial Solutions, Fab Fours, Inc., Acoustics, Inc., Bissell Dabbs Biggers, LLC, Edison Foard, Inc., Optical Experts Manufacturing (OEM) and Ingersoll Rand.
Working as an industrial real estate broker since 1991, “Billy” Thomas began working as an Industrial Specialist with the Bissell Companies, whose brokerage department became Bissell Patrick, LLC, in 1997. During his tenure, Billy has been instrumental in assisting the company in developing an industrial presence in the Charlotte region. Billy currently covers the North and South Carolina markets with a strong focus in the Charlotte Region providing seller, buyer, tenant and landlord representation.
Billy received a B.A. in Economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1989.