Robert G. (Gary) Bender


A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. Bender started his real estate career with Cadillac Fairview Corporation which was then the largest publicly held real estate development company in North America. In 1988, Mr. Bender founded Corporate Realty Advisors as a real estate services company dedicated to exclusively representing corporations (not landlords) nationally and internationally in the lease, sublease, purchase, sale, build-to-suit, and sale/leaseback of industrial and office properties.

Today, with a focus on managing and growing the company, Mr. Bender concentrates his efforts on account management, business development, strategic initiatives and services. With a foundation based on the company’s mission statement of “delivering innovative real estate solutions that save our client’s time and money” and a core team of seasoned real estate professionals, Mr. Bender has developed Corporate Realty Advisors into a real estate services company known throughout the industry for creative solutions, attention to detail, and unparalleled results for its clients.


Southern Methodist University Bachelor of Business Administration


Food, beverage, and CPG companies, Warehousing and storage leasing, Warehouse development, property sales, and surplus property sales. CoStar PowerBroker.


Mr. Bender, his wife Carolyn, and their 3 children all reside in Dallas, Texas. He enjoys playing golf, riding bikes, and boating. He is involved with multiple civic and philanthropic activities.


Tyson Foods

Land O’Lakes

Club Corporation of America

Energizer Holdings

Post Cereals

Nestle Purina

Leprino Foods


Dorman Products

ECi Software Solutions

Monster (Hansen)

Del Monte

Mission Foods

C. H. Guenther

MOM Brands

Hunter Engineering

U.S. Chamber of Commerce


Johns Manville

Stanley Black & Decker

Colonial Savings

Compass Minerals

Wells Fargo

D. R. Horton

Niagara Bottling

Blue Diamond Foods

Associated Milk Producers

Morton Salt

Dairy Farmers of America


J.R. Simplot

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