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Coakley Realty New Hire – Scott Cole Press Release

Coakley Realty Announces New Hire for Commercial Real Estate Specialist Position, Furthers Continued Growth Strategy

Commercial real estate appraiser and financial expert, Scott Cole, hired as Coakley Realty’s commercial real estate specialist

ROCKVILLE, MD —July 30, 2015 – Rory S. Coakley Realty, Inc. (Coakley Realty) is proud to introduce Scott Cole as its new Commercial Real Estate Specialist. Cole brings over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry as a commercial real estate appraiser. He is now bringing his knowledge to the brokerage side of the business with Coakley Realty.

Being self-employed, Cole has provided appraisal services for financing transactions, bankruptcies, divorce settlements and tax appeals. He has provided services for a variety of property types including offices, warehouses, manufacturing facilities, retail centers and golf courses. He has experience with small owner user establishments along with complex multi-use properties with valuations of $10 million or more. Coles’s clients have included the U.S. General Services Administration, PNC Bank, M&T Bank, Susquehanna Bank, McNees, Wallace & Nurick, Caldwell Development, KIMCO Realty, and many others.

Cole’s experience in alternative investments provides him with a unique perspective in the real estate world. He pays very close attention to financial markets and economic indicators, and this allows him to provide valuable insight into the future impact these markets and indicators may have on commercial real estate.

In his new position as Commercial Real Estate Specialist at Coakley Realty, Cole will focus on commercial sales and leasing with an emphasis on Montgomery County properties. He will also provide appraisals, appeals, litigation support and investment management for commercial real estate properties in the area.

“The Coakley Realty team is pleased to have Cole join our team as the Commercial Real Estate Specialist,” Rory Coakley, President of Coakley Realty stated. “We are confident that Scott’s experience in all sectors of commercial real estate combined with his expertise in economics and finance will further our continued growth and expansion in the Washington, DC area.”

Cole graduated from The College of William and Mary in 1988 with a BA in Economics. He recently moved to North Bethesda with his wife Robin and now focuses his attention on his commercial real estate brokerage business in Montgomery County.

About Coakley Realty

Founded in 1989, Coakley Realty is a premier full service residential and commercial real estate company in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area specializing in residential and commercial real estate sales and leasing, property management, tax appeals, appraisals and litigation support. Coakley Realty’s staff of experienced and knowledgeable real estate consultants offers home buyers, home sellers and business owners the best in real estate services and higher levels of expertise in analysis and negotiating skills. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @coakleyrealty or and on Facebook at


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