Edwin Yarbrough


Professional Expertise

Edwin focuses exclusively on tenant representation where he represents local, regional, national, and international companies with their full range of real estate needs. Edwin possesses 15 years of experience, advising clients with needs related to strategic planning, portfolio management, administration, new leases, expansions/reductions, renewals, and subleases, as well as acquisitions and dispositions. He serves his clients through the development and execution of tailored strategic real estate plans that proactively support organizations’ business goals. His experience covers a range of industries to include local growth companies to Fortune 500 companies with global portfolios, corporate office and operations, financial services, technology, supply chain and logistics, biotech/life sciences, and medical office. He has strong experience working in markets across the U.S. and understands the value in serving as a primary point of contact for clients.

Taking a detailed and strategic approach with his clients, Edwin has worked with clients throughout his career to include, Wells Fargo, KPMG, New York Life, State Farm, Intersouth Partners, BB&T, XPO Logistics, BAE Systems, Nimble Storage, Nutanix, ProtoLabs, MED3000, KemPharm, Horizon Eye Care and OrthoCarolina.

In 2016, Savills acquired the Cresa Carolinas’ offices in Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham. Edwin was an instrumental member in this acquisition negotiation and served as a managing principal and co-founder of the company. Prior to opening the Cresa Carolinas’ offices, Edwin was Vice President with The Staubach Company and Jones Lang LaSalle. Edwin also previously worked for Fisher Scientific (now Thermo Fisher) consulting laboratory occupants with design, equipment and procurement needs.

Awards, Achievements and Activities

Edwin is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina. He is also an active member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, the CoreNet Carolinas Chapter, Durham Chamber of Commerce, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Durham YMCA.

Direct Number

+1 919 213 9833




Office Number

+1 919 827 1818


  • Virginia Tech, Bachelor of Science, Biology 


  • XPO Logistics N. American Portfolio 
  • Wells Fargo  
  • BB&T 
  • Nimble Storage 
  • Nutanix 


  • Technology, Advertising, Media & Information (TAMI) 
  • Financial Services
  • Industrial 
  • Professional Services

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