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Daniel Levison
CCIM

Principal

CommissionTrac

4470 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd Ste 110, Dunwoody, GA 30338-6226

Market
Dunwoody
Specialty
Affiliate Member, Primary Delegate
Member Since
2018
Chapter
SIOR Georgia Chapter
Areas of Practice
Investments, Tenant Representation, Sale/Leasing, Landlord, Consulting
Accreditations
Daniel Levison has a commercial real estate career spanning more than four decades. Having hands on experience in running a twenty agent full service brokerage operation, creating multiple technology startups focused on commercial real estate, and acting as a principal in purchasing and repositioning over $40M of commercial real estate assets, Mr. Levison has a unique perspective for his clients, investors and partners.

Mr. Levison has become a thought leader in the commercial real estate industry through his positions on national committees for the National Association Realtors (NAR) and National Association of Industrial & Office & Industrial Park Owners (NAIOP). His articles on operating a CRE operation in the 21st century are routinely published in national magazine for NAIOP, Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) and Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM).

Highlights of Mr. Levison’s CRE Career Include:

Beginning in 1981 with Royal LePage Commercial Real Estate where Mr. Levison managed the Atlanta office’s research department, before moving into sales.

In 1984, Mr. Levison then took a position with Laing Properties, where he was involved in the daily management and leasing of the company’s industrial, office and business park portfolio, consisting in excess of 1.5 million square feet.

In 1986, Mr. Levison founded his first technology business, Real Property Data (RPD), Atlanta’s first online multiple listing service. In 1989, Real Property Data merged with Jamison Research which was ultimately purchased by Costar Information.

While at Jamison, Mr. Levison’s responsibilities included managing the company’s entire research and sales efforts in addition leading the company’s advisory group’s sales.

In 1997, Mr. Levison joined MK Management where his primary responsibilities included leasing and managing the company’s entire portfolio of 7.5 million square feet of commercial space.

In 1998, while still at MK, Mr. Levison formed CRE Holdings. Since it’s forming CRE Holdings has acquired, developed or represented in excess of 2.0 million square feet of multi-tenant commercial space in more than 35 buildings throughout Atlanta and the Southeast

In 2001, Mr. Levison was hired by the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors and Xceligent to create a comprehensive office, industrial, and retail database the exclusive use by members of the ACBR.

In 2008, Mr. Levison co-founded Commercial Property Professionals. In 2016 Mr. Levison sold his interest in CPP to focus on thought leadership in the CRE industry and two new endeavors CommissionTrac and Sharedspace.

CommissionTrac (www.commissiontrac.com) is a cloud based application that automates the back office payments, receivables and invoicing for commercial brokerage operations.

SharedSpace, (www.sharedspace.work) a community coworking model opened its first of three locations in 2016. Expansion of the SharedSpace model is planned for Greenville, Chattanooga, Charleston, Birmingham and several other secondary markets throughout the Southeast through management and consulting contracts and investments purchased by CRE Holdings.

Mr. Levison is also actively involved in his own charity ReStart3:20, a 501C3 focused on homelessness, as well as, Special Olympics of Georgia, The Zadie a Project along with a variety of other charities focused on supporting the military.

Mr. Levison resides in Sandy Springs with his wife Karen. They have four children, Turner, Taylor, Tate and Leah, and four grand-children, Mia, Rhys, Ella and Theo.
Daniel Levison has more than 38 years of commercial real estate experience. He began his career with Royal LePage Commercial Real Estate Services of Canada

in 1982 where he initially managed the Atlanta office’s research department, before moving into sales.

Mr. Levison then took a position with Laing Properties, Inc. where he was involved in the daily management and leasing of the company’s industrial,

office and business park portfolio, which consisted of 1.5 million square feet.

In 1985, he founded Real Property Data (RPD), which was Atlanta’s first online multiple listing service. Through RPD information was provided on a fee basis to property owners,

brokers, purchasers, seller’s and financial institutions.

In 1989, Real Property Data merged with Jamison Commercial Real Estate Research Services, which is now Costar Real Estate Research Services. While at Jamison,

Mr. Levison’s responsibilities included managing the company’s entire research and sales efforts in addition leading the company’s advisory group’s sales presentations.

In 1992, Mr. Levison reentered the brokerage community where he worked at Ackerman & Co. and Bryant & Associates, specializing in industrial leasing as well as

investment sales, representing both tenants and landlords.

In 1997, Mr. Levison became a member of MK Management Company, Inc., where he was responsible for leasing the company’s entire portfolio which consisted

of 7.5 million square feet of commercial space throughout Atlanta. Mr. Levison remained with MK Management Company until 2005.

Mr. Levison formed CRE Holdings in January 1998 while still a member of the MK Management team. Since forming AIP, he has acquired or developed

approximately 1.1 million square feet of multi-tenant commercial space in more than 22 buildings throughout Atlanta.

Mr. Levison co-founded Commercial Property Professionals in 2008. He earned his Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) designation in 1997.

He is a Life Member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors and served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) from 2001-2005.

In the Fall of 2016 Mr. Levison sold his interest in Commercial Property Professionals and is now focuses on providing a higher level of customer service to few clients than was possible as the managing partner of a (15) person brokerage company. Mr. Levison is also involved in the daily operations of two new ventures CommissionTrac and Sharedspace.

CommissionTrac (www.commissiontrac.com) went live in the Fall of 2017 was built to get commercial real estate agents paid faster and to streamline brokerage back office operations with accounting automation and organizational transparency.

The platform allows agents to submit new deals completed for approval. Once approved and all documentation is confirmed, the platform manages all receivables, creates custom invoices, delivers invoices via email, allows checks to be deposited against open receivables and automatically calculates the distribution to agents and the brokerage house based on approved deal data and pre-configured commission plans. We further streamline operations with a Quickbooks integration.

SharedSpace, (www.sharedspaceatl.com) a community coworking business was created in the Summer of 2016 with the opening of its first location in Dunwoody, Georgia. Sharedspace’s second location opened in January of 2018 in Northwest Atlanta, ½ mile from the Braves new stadium and The Battery. Sharedspaces third location is scheduled to open in Augusta, Georgia in the Fall of 2018, with additional locations planned for Greenville, Chattanooga, Charleston, Birmingham and several other secondary markets throughout the Southeast.

Mr. Levison is also actively involved in his own charity ReStart3:20 (www.restart320.org) as well as Special Olympics of Georgia along with a variety of other charities throughout Atlanta.

Mr. Levison resides in Sandy Springs with his wife Karen. They have four children, Turner, Taylor, Tate and Leah, and four grand-children, Mia, Rhys, Ella and Theo.
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