As an Executive Vice President for Hanley Investment Group, Bill Asher specializes in advising clients in the acquisition and disposition of retail properties nationwide. With over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate, his transaction expertise, industry relationships, and unparalleled professionalism have allowed him to close and contribute to more than $2 billion in sales, including over 550 sales in the last 10 years. Bill’s dedication and unwavering commitment to his clients have made him one of the top agents at the company earning him the “Top Producer Award” as the #1 performer at Hanley Investment Group in 2018, 2017, and 2013, and runner-up in 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2014. In 2019, Asher was awarded Hanley Investment Group’s “Honor Man” award for his success, exceptional performance, and outstanding leadership at the company.
In 2021, Bill and his business partner, Jeff Lefko, were the top-performing team at Hanley Investment Group and achieved a record-breaking year in total sales volume and number of transactions closed. Asher and Lefko were honored by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum in 2020 and 2021 as Influencers in Retail, and in 2020 as Influencers in Net Lease. They were also recognized as CoStar Power Broker Quarterly Deal Winners in Q1 2022 and won eight CoStar Power Broker Quarterly Deal Awards in 2021 in multiple U.S. markets.
For more than 19 years, Bill has worked diligently with the Hanley team on the coordination and supervision of strategic marketing and operation initiatives as well as distribution and implementation of corporate advertising, public relations, and tactical macro company objectives to ensure seamless and successful closings on behalf of every client.
Prior to helping form Hanley Investment Group in 2004, Bill was a member of Marcus & Millichap from 2002 to 2004 in the Newport Beach office, where he concentrated on investment sales of retail properties. From 2000 to 2002, Bill was a Market Analyst and Associate with Cushman Realty Corporation / Cushman & Wakefield. Bill specialized in providing tenant advisory and transaction services to clients on a local, regional, and national basis. Bill contributed to many prominent tenant representation assignments for clients that included ADP, Fox Sports Net, Jacobs Engineering, and the Los Angeles Times.
Bill graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with an emphasis in Marketing. He is an active member of ICSC. He has also served as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles for over 20 years.
Bill lives in South Orange County with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys spending time with family, traveling, golfing, and keeping up on University of Arizona athletics.