Marlene Spritzer


Professional Expertise

Over the course of her more than 22-year career, Marlene Spritzer, JD, CCIM, has represented corporate end users, both tenants and owner-occupants, in their commercial real estate pursuits. Her corporate occupiers have required advisory services to obtain lab, office, industrial and flex facilities throughout the Raleigh-Durham region and across the country. She has also worked in nearly every business sector including life sciences, industrial, legal, healthcare, retail, financial services and TAMI.

Marlene’s unique background as an attorney and undergraduate scholar of chemistry, combined with her Certified Commercial Investment Management (CCIM) certification and over twenty-two of commercial real estate transactional experience, makes her a formidable force in the life sciences, legal and corporate industries. Her vast knowledge of these fields and ability to effectively communicate with clients allow Marlene to grasp a thorough understanding of their businesses in order to effectively develop real estate solutions that align with their short- and long-term business goals. Ultimately, her overarching goal is to maximize space efficiency while enhancing corporate culture and minimizing the risk and expense of real estate.

Marlene began her professional career practicing law in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia before moving to North Carolina. After almost two years with Dewey & Lebouf, she moved onto becoming an attorney for health affairs at Duke University. Marlene then commenced her commercial real estate career with Morris Commercial Real Estate and subsequently GVA Advantis. Nine years of learning the industry led Marlene to founding her own company where she remained for almost eight years. Afterwards, Marlene joined Cresa where she brokered for five years before joining Savills.

Awards, Achievements and Activities

Marlene is a member of NCBIO, the North Carolina Economic Development Association, the North Carolina Real Estate Forms Committee and is a board member of the Research Triangle Park Rotary Club. She has also earned ‘Volunteer of the Year’ and ‘Committee Chair of the Year’ while on the executive board of the North Carolina CCIM Chapter, where she served as treasurer and secretary. Also active in her community, Marlene is on the corporate advisory board member of the North Carolina Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Additionally, Marlene is a dependable volunteer at the Rotary Club.

Direct Number

+1 919.213.9831




Office Number

+1 919.827.1818


  • Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry 

  • Duquesne University School of Law, JD 


  • Protolabs 
  • YLG Partners 
  • Nutanix 
  • Nimble Storage 
  • Baebies 
  • Locus Biosciences 


  • Life Sciences 
  • Technology, Advertising, Media & Information (TAMI) 
  • Legal 
  • Healthcare 
  • Industrial 

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