Raleigh Commercial Real Estate Broker
Commercial Associates is one of the oldest and longest-standing full service commercial brokerage companies in the Triangle area. Our professional reputation has been built on experience, knowledge, and dedication to fulfilling our client's needs. We take pride in having a team approach. You can speak to any broker to get information about any property and do not have to wait for the “Listing Broker” to get back to you. When you list a property with us you get all of our brokers working on your property through our partner mentality. Many tenants and owners started with us and are still with us today.
Our scope of operation includes leasing and sales of Industrial/Distribution, Flex, Office, Retail Space and Land. We're also experienced in the sale of improved investment property and property management, as well as building and land development.
Commercial Real Estate Professionals
Experience You Can Trust
E. Michael Kornegay
Michael became a broker in 1991 and joined Commercial Associates in 1993. He became President in 2000 and serves as the broker-in-charge. He works in all areas of commercial / industrial real estate, but specializes in lease, sale and development of flex and warehouse space. Michael is a 1991 graduate of Appalachian State University with a BS/BA degree with a double major in Finance and Real Estate. He has worked the full spectrum of transactions from a small lease of $600 per month working with start up businesses to multi-million dollar transactions for multi-million dollar companies. He is a member of the Triangle Commercial Associates of Realtors (TCAR) and has been a multi year recipient of the TCAR Million Dollar Industrial Leasing Club. As a real estate investor and lessee he understands both sides of the transaction. He holds a coveted Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) title. This designation is held by less than 1% of the world’s commercial real estate professionals. He is very involved in the community through Bayleaf Baptist Church.
W. Clark Womack, Jr.
Senior Vice President
Clark started at Commercial Associates in 1997. Clark works in all types and areas of commercial real estate. He has done leasing, land sales, building sales, land purchases, owner occupied purchases, investment purchases and dispositions. He currently represents over 35 owners/landlords and has over 100 active clients either leasing or owning their space. Since Clark is also an owner and investor in commercial real estate, he can advise clients on the perspectives of an owner. Clark has served two different terms on the board of directors for the Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors (TCAR) and is working on obtaining his CCIM Designation. Clark has been a multi year recipient of the TCAR Million Dollar Industrial Leasing Club and won the 2009 Busy Broker award for number of completed transactions. A Raleigh native, Clark graduated from Broughton High School and East Carolina University. He and his family are members of Hayes Barton United Methodist Church and he coaches youth sports.
Joel received his real estate license in 2012 and joined Commercial Associates in 2014. Growing up around commercial real estate, Joel went to work with his father in land brokerage, assisting in all aspects of marketing, sales and brokerage. He hopes to deepen his knowledge of real estate development and brokerage in working with Commercial Associates. Joel is a Raleigh native, graduating from Broughton High School and North Carolina State University. He and his wife are active volunteers serving Raleigh Young Life and attend Vintage Church in Downtown Raleigh.