Michael J. McCabe, SIOR

Primary Specialty




Society of Industrial and Office Realtors


Michael J. McCabe, SIOR, joined Reno Tahoe Real Estate, LLC, dba Coldwell Banker

Commercial in Reno as a Principal and Partner in February of 2012. Now, with

the separation from the CBC Franchise Organization he now serves as

Broker/Owner of Reno Tahoe Real Estate, LLC. He works in all areas of

commercial real estate but continues to focus in his primary area of expertise,

industrial real estate.


A 50+ year resident of the Reno-Sparks area, he brings more than 35 years of

Industrial Real Estate experience to the Reno Tahoe Real Estate Team,

including expertise in industrial development, and third-party logistics



McCabe came to Reno Tahoe Real Estate, LLC from Colliers in Reno where he was Senior Vice President of the Industrial Group for over 3 years. Prior to that he was with Dermody Properties /DP Partners in Reno, where he worked for five years as vice president of leasing and client solutions for the nationwide development company. He was responsible for overseeing DP’s portfolio of 12.5 million square feet of industrial space in Northern Nevada. Under his stewardship in the three years leading up to DP’s 2007 portfolio sale, the Reno leasing team consummated over 250 leasing transactions totaling space commitments of approximately 6.5 million square feet.


Prior to joining DP, McCabe had a 17-year career with ODC Integrated Logistics, which merged during his tenure with Ozburn-Hessey Logistics. His success in marketing, sales, transportation management, real estate site selection, lease administration and warehouse operations led him in 2002 to be named executive vice president of business development for the national third-party logistics company. McCabe’s extensive industrial real estate and logistics experience dates back to his 11-year stint with Pacific Freeport Group, where he was president and chief operating officer of the industrial 3PL & real estate development firm based in Sparks, Nev.


McCabe is a product of Reno schools and is a graduate of the University of Nevada with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He has been a licensed U.S. Customhouse Broker since 1978, has been an active member of CSCMP/CLM since 1978 and a member of the Warehousing Education and Research Council since 1989. He is also a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), including the Northern California/ Nevada Chapter of SIOR.


Active in Community affairs, McCabe is a past board member of the Dermody Properties Foundation benefiting disadvantaged children and families in the Truckee Meadows. He served as Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the City of Sparks Planning Commission and as Vice Chairman of the Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Commission. In addition he has been acknowledged as a 30-yr member of the Reno Elks Club, he’s served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce acting as its’ Vice President of Legislative Affairs and he spent five years on the Board of Trustees for the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority as its Treasurer, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the board overseeing operations of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport.


In 2008, McCabe was elected to the Board of Directors of the Reno Air Race Association which is responsible for producing the Reno Championship Air Races in Reno each year and was elected to serve on its’ Executive Committee as Second & First Vice Chairman. Most recently in August of 2012, he was elected to the Board of Directors of Bishop Manogue Catholic High School in Reno and completed his term on the Executive Committee as Chairman of the Board in 2018.


McCabe and his wife, Susan, have two children, Melissa and Ryan, who are 27 and 24 respectively.


McCabe has worked on many industrial transactions in his career but listed below are some of the recent and significant projects completed:


-AN Connect, Franklin IN, Industrial Lease of 703,000 sf

-Henry Schein, Sparks NV, Industrial Lease expansion of 374,000 sf

-Griffin Global Logistics, Dallas TX, Industrial Lease of 85,000 sf

-Hopkins Distribution Co., Reno, NV Industrial Lease of 220,000 sf

-Dell Inc., McCarran NV, Industrial Lease of 330,000 sf

-Jacobsen Logistics, Sparks NV, Industrial Lease of 162,000 sf

-Colinx, Sparks, NV, Industrial Lease of 95,000 sf

-ETL Products, Sparks NV, Industrial Purchase of 76,000 sf

-ETL Products, Reno, NV, Office Bldg. Purchase of 12,400 sf

-Honeywell, Fernley NV, Industrial Lease renewal 224,000 sf

-AM2T Advanced Metallurgy, Reno, NV, Office/Industrial Lease of 32,000 sf

-SP & C LLC, Reno, NV, Industrial Purchase of 181,000 sf

-Griffin Transport Services, Reno, NV, Industrial Lease of 104,000 sf

-Anderson Merchandisers, Sparks, NV, Industrial Lease of 162,400 sf

-Northeast Bank of Boston, Sparks, NV, Industrial Sale of 40,000 sf

-Nevada Distribution Services, Sparks, NV, Industrial Lease of 48,000 sf

-Nevada Distribution Services, McCarran, NV, Industrial Lease of 180,000 sf.

-IDC-USA, Sparks NV, Industrial Lease of 31,200 sf

-ETL Products, Reno, NV, Office Building Sale 12,400 sf

Michael J. McCabe, SIOR