February 21, 2018

2018 Promotions

West, Lane & Schlager Realty Advisors (WLS), a leading commercial real estate brokerage firm that exclusively represents tenants in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region, is pleased to announce the promotion of Sam Werner to Vice President and Josh Whisenhunt to Assistant Vice President.

“Both Sam and Josh have demonstrated leadership and an ability to bring clients successful real estate strategies,” said Eric West, principal, West, Lane & Schlager. “They represent West, Lane & Schlager’s growing talent and future leaders and we are extremely proud of their promotions.”

Werner joined WLS in 2014, as an Assistant Vice President and has extensive knowledge and expertise in evaluating real estate options, analyzing financials, leasing new office space and restructuring existing leases and disposition of liabilities. He provides the highest level of tenant representation services to his clients in the non-profit, government contractor and professional service sectors in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Werner received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Union College in Schenectady, New York.

Whisenhunt began his career in commercial real estate as an analyst at WLS in 2013, where he provided financial analysis and transaction management support to brokers and clients. In 2015, he was the recipient of the WLS’s firm-wide Rising Star award. As an Assistant Vice President, Josh provides real estate solutions for companies and organizations across many industries in the Washington, D.C. region, including not-for-profits, trade associations, technology companies, law firms and government contractors. Josh received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.

“Sam has built a reputation as a trusted advisor with long-term relationships that allow him to strengthen his clients’ mission through effective real estate approaches,” said Rich Lane, principal, West, Lane & Schlager. “And it’s gratifying to witness and participate in Josh’s success and growth as he enhances his commercial real estate career.”