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Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates Expands in Ohio with The Masica Company

Irvine, Calif. (January 13, 2020) — Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates today announced that The Masica Company, a diversified commercial real estate brokerage firm, is helping with the company’s expansion in the greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. Directed by principal brokers Michelle Masica, Steve Masica (CCIM), and Sarah Combs, The Masica Company specializes in a broad spectrum of commercial real estate categories, including sales, leasing, land, industrial, and retail properties. As the first Sperry affiliate in the northeast region, The Masica Company plans to continue expanding throughout area.

“We are excited to be joining Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates and look forward to having a broader reach, as well as a national and global presence,” said Sarah Combs.

“Sperry is a well-known name and brand,” added Steve Masica. “We were drawn to the way they collaborate and their willingness to share their knowledge and experience with affiliates. That’s something we haven’t seen before, and we’re excited for the new opportunities ahead.”

“They also have unparalleled experience in the industry,” said Michelle Masica. “We are a family-owned business, and we immediately noticed the family-like feel with Sperry Commercial. The company is a great fit for how we do business. We specialize in people, not just properties.”

Michelle Masica attended Miami University and pursued a career in sales and communication following school. She managed Masica Builders and obtained her real estate license in order to sell residential properties for their real estate company, MSL Realty, which sold in 2008. In 2011, Michelle joined the Gerspacher Real Estate Group, where she spent 8 years. In 2019, she received her managing broker’s license and is excited to lead the team at The Masica Company with her years of experience, client accolades, and passion for the business. Michelle remains involved in the community, serving as the 2019 President of the Great Medina Chamber of Commerce.

Steve Masica comes to Sperry Commercial with experience in building, construction management, real estate development, and real estate sales. His career began as the owner of Masica Builders, a custom home building company where he spent 27 years. He obtained his real estate license in 2006 when he founded MSL Realty. Steve has been the owner/partner in JC Holdings, SLM Development Co., the Strand Company, and Sharon Circle, LLC—all involved in real estate development, historic restoration, and construction projects. In 2013, Steve joined Gerspacher Real Estate Group and spent six years as an agent involved in leasing, sales, and advising. Steve is heavily involved in the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) Organization and has served as the 2019 Secretary, 2020 President-Elect, and will be the 2021 President of the Ohio Chapter of CCIM.

Sarah (Masica) Combs obtained a degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the Boler School of Business at John Carroll University. She pursued her real estate license after spending time in a management trainee position and sales role. In 2017, she joined the team as a licensed agent to better serve a new market of commercial real estate clients. Sarah is passionate about client relations and her ability to support the experienced team with new ideas and exceptional customer service.

“The Masicas are a great addition to our team,” said Rich Enderlin, chief operating officer at Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates. “Their ability to relate with clients has led to great success, and we look forward to expanding in northeast Ohio with them. They have a wealth of experience and knowledge in land development, marketing, and commercial real estate. We are pleased to have The Masica Company as our newest affiliate.”

About Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, LLC: Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, LLC offers the highest level of commercial real estate services available through thoughtful, cooperative, and ethical practices. The firm is headquartered in Irvine, CA, and combines more than 200 sales professionals and 53 affiliate operations across 55 offices throughout the United States. Unique to Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, LLC are a system of tools for affiliates that include a comprehensive real estate intranet and transaction management platform named Sperry CENTRAL and a custom designed marketing support software system called SperryLINK, among other immediate industry advantages. For more information, visit