Sherry Bauer is the Broker of Record/Owner of SBRE - Sherry Bauer Real Estate Services. Sherry specializes in commercial real estate and small business sales including sales and leasing of industrial, office, retail, multi-family and vacant land, as well as real estate services: market analysis, property evaluation, project and asset management, site selection and tenant representation. Ms. Bauer is a dynamic, highly accomplished professional with exemplary success in administration, business development, sales, marketing and public relations. She is a creative leader with communication and relationship skills that foster excellent customer satisfaction. Sherry has superior analytical, organizational and time management skills with a strong demonstrated track record in complex negotiations. These abilities, along with her knowledge of local market trends, assure her clients the highest level of service.
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Prior to forming her own company in October 2013, Sherry was the branch manager of the Erie CBRE office, a Fortune 500 Company (December 2009 to October 2013). She was an Associate Broker and Commercial Sales Manager for Prudential CRES (Prudential Commercial Real Estate Services) in Erie, Pennsylvania (November 2006 - December 2009) and an Associate Broker/Realtor with Century 21 Commercial in Lakewood, New York (June 2004 - November 2006). Sherry has provided high level commercial real estate services, strategic investments, expansions, mergers and acquisitions via private equity, venture capital and traditional lending sources for the past decade. Additionally, she analyzed financial information, coordinated funding and implemented business strategies to assist clients in minimizing client risk while maximizing bottom line profitability and overall return on investments.
As the Regional Sales Manager for The Western New York Technology Development Center in Buffalo, NY, Sherry managed a tri-county territory, gaining access to key decision-makers. She developed innovative business strategies to market consultative manufacturing and business services, exceeding performance and sales goals.
As the Deputy Director for the Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development and County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency in Jamestown, New York, Sherry provided direct support to the CEO and reported to the County Executive and Board of Directors. She managed all financial operations, capital investments, special projects, revolving loan programs and county owned real estate for an $18 million economic development agency. She was responsible for all new business development, business retention and collaborative services.
Ms. Bauer’s professional portfolio also includes managerial and entrepreneurial experience. During her tenure as the Business Manager for the First Presbyterian Church and A Children’s Place Day Care in Jamestown, NY, she directed all financial operations and the organization’s private $2 million investment portfolio. As Executive Director for the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet in Chautauqua, NY, Sherry directed all financial operations, capital fund drives, negotiated contracts with renowned artists and managed high-end theatrical productions. Additional experience includes owning and operating Molly World, a six-acre outdoor amusement park, as well as the Body Slender, a full service women’s fitness center and tanning salon; Sherry also served as the home furnishings sales manager for Bush Industries, Inc. and operations manager for the Chautauqua County Private Industry Council.
Consistent top producer – exceeds all sales goals
Closed over $196 million in commercial sales and lease transactions
Implemented strategies that increased regional sales 120% – Western New York Technology Center
Negotiated new business development and capital investment totaling over $38M – Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development/Industrial Development Agency
Expanded daycare facility enrollment & membership by 65% - First Presbyterian Church
Secured strategic partnership with renowned Chautauqua Institution Dance Company – formed the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet
New York Association of Realtors
New York State Commercial Association of Realtors
Pennsylvania Association of Realtors
National Association of Realtors
Greater Erie Board of Realtors
Chautauqua County Board of Realtors
Chautauqua Leadership Network
Ms. Bauer is a licensed Broker in the State of New York as well as in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Houghton College, Houghton, NY and an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, NY.
SBRE - Sherry Bauer Real Estate Services
1315 Peninsula Drive, Suite 2
Erie, PA 16505
O. 814-453-2000 x1