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Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates Expands in Tennessee with RealSmart As Its Latest Affiliate

Chattanooga, Tenn. (February 26, 2024) – Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates (SperryCGA), a leading commercial real estate firm specializing in the investment sales brokerage, leasing brokerage, business brokerage, property management and investment of commercial real estate, today announced that RealSmart, is joining SperryCGA as an affiliate under the name SperryCGA – RealSmart.  

Led by owner Ben Van Gaasbeek, SperryCGA – RealSmart specializes in investment sales, property management and development of commercial and residential real estate in the Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA.  Throughout his 20-year career, he has completed transactions valued at over $100 million.  Additionally, he is currently developing both residential and commercial projects.

“Sperry has an impressive brand, offering many complementary services to its franchisees and clients,” said Van Gaasbeek. “The resources they provide are unmatched in the market. In addition, their knowledge and depth of experience to assist their national affiliate offices are exactly what we were looking for as we grow.”

Van Gaasbeek continued by saying “I was also drawn to Sperry because of the leadership and the culture.  The Sperry organization is very unique and collaborative in the services they offer their affiliates.  They are focused on my success with many resources and a great deal of teamwork that enables that to happen.”

“RealSmart is a great asset to our team and clients,” said Mark Hinkins, global president at SperryCGA. “We are aggressively and strategically looking to expand throughout the United States and internationally. Beginning in 2024, we are launching our master country franchise program in Vietnam and India and making them available for select countries around the world.  Sperry has the platform, collaboration, technology, and culture to attract key brokerage offices and teams to the firm.” 

About Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates

Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates offers the highest level of leasing, investment sales, property management and investment commercial real estate services available through a thoughtful, cooperative, and ethical practice. Founded by CEO Randy Sperry, the firm is headquartered in Irvine, California.  Created for qualified experienced brokerage offices and teams, this value-based model allows the Affiliate to achieve national brand presence and collaborate with a network of Affiliates to compete with other national brands. For more information, visit