CORFAC International Names 2017 Officers and Leadership Team

Chicago, IL (December 08, 2016) – CORFAC International President John Homsher, CCIM, announced the 2017 Officers and Leadership Team for CORFAC International, which will be led by in-coming President G. Raymond (Ray) Lyons, CCIM, MRICS, SIOR, with Thomas L. Johnson Realty/CORFAC International.

CORFAC International ( is a membership-based affiliation of independent and entrepreneurial commercial real estate services firms with over 80 offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Officers serve one-year terms in their respective positions.

Homsher is a principal with Podolsky|Circle CORFAC International. Lyons is based in Toronto, Canada. He previously served on CORFAC’s Executive Committee as vice president, treasurer and secretary.

“John Homsher has been an exceptional steward of our association and network during his tenure, during which we have continually attracted new U.S. and international membership as well as hosted two outstanding conferences in New Orleans (in spring) and more recently the Fall Summit here in Toronto,” said Ray Lyons.

In fact in the recent 20 months, CORFAC (Corporate Facility Advisors) has added new affiliates in Austin, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, San Diego, Rochester, Mexico, Spain, Greece, France and South Korea.

“I’m proud of what we’ve been able to do together this year in terms of strengthening CORFAC, unifying the leadership team, adding sponsors to our conference series and members in numerous and strategic locations domestically and abroad. I am 100 percent confident that Ray Lyons and the rest of the leadership team will capably guide us forward in 2017 and subsequent years,” said out-going President John Homsher.

2017 CORFAC International Executive Committee

  • President G. Raymond Lyons, CCIM, MRICS, SIOR, Thomas L. Johnson Realty/CORFAC International (Toronto, ON)
  • Vice President: Lou Suski, Rector Phillips Morse/CORFAC International (Little Rock, AR)
  • Treasurer: Andy Jaffe, Commercial Properties Inc./CORFAC International (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Secretary: Sim Doughtie, CCIM, MCR, SIOR, King Industrial Realty, Inc./CORFAC International (Atlanta, GA)
  • Past President: John R. Homsher, CCIM, Podolsky|Circle CORFAC International (Chicago, IL)
  • At-Large: Kurt Walsh, ProTen Realty Group/CORFAC International (Chicago, IL) 
  • At-Large: Joe Latina, Patterson Woods/CORFAC International, (Wilmington, DE) 

  • At-Large: Scott Madsen, SIOR, Capacity Commercial Group/CORFAC International (Portland, OR)
  • At-Large: Mark Bingman, MCR, Rector Phillips Morse/CORFAC International (Little Rock, AR)

About CORFAC International

CORFAC International is comprised of privately held entrepreneurial firms with expertise in office, industrial and retail properties, tenant and landlord representation, investment sales, multifamily, self-storage, acquisitions and dispositions, property management and corporate services. CORFAC has more than 80 offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia and in 2016 was recognized as a top 20 Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Services firm by the National Real Estate Investor. Founded in 1989, CORFAC firms completed more than 11,000 lease and sales transactions in 2015 totaling 500 million square feet of space valued in excess of $8.5 billion. For more information on the CORFAC network, call the Chicago headquarters at 224.257.4400 or visit