Gerry Norton

President and Managing Director


Gerry Norton
President and Managing Director

For over 30 years, Gerry Norton has been passionately involved in commercial real estate on a global scale. His clients represent a broad spectrum of globally recognized businesses in major industries such as manufacturing, shipping, distribution, and professional services.

Gerry has done his time in the big commercial brokerages and honed his skill alongside some of the best mentors in the industry. In doing so, Gerry has adopted an approach that assures every client, large or small, gets the best of his time and talent, whether in site selection, tenant representation, acquisitions, or dispositions.

Gerry is a licensed broker in 5 states and has headed up projects in 45 states and Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia. As a member of an elite group of SIORs (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors), Gerry has the resources and connections to execute globally attested by accolades from the Off-Shore Club, CoStar Power Broker, and many customer service awards from long-standing clients.

Launching the Brookshire Company in 2017, Gerry began building a company around his diverse expertise, which would deliver niche services typically not found in boutique commercial real estate companies like Brookshire. Propelled by the philosophies of the SIOR, Brookshire focuses on client success first and fore-most while creating opportunities for communities to thrive, which assures that business and community enjoy a cohesive relationship.

Gerry’s passion and enthusiasm spill over into his personal life and his love for family, travel, and cooking. Gerry is an avid Big 10 Football tailgating host and spends much of his free time with his wife enjoying adventure motorcycle riding in their hometown and as far away as Alaska and South Africa.

Get to know Gerry

  1. What are one of your favorite quotes? Why? You bring about what you think about! Truly believe that your attitude and effort can change a lot of circumstances.
  2. What would you like to learn how to do? Play a guitar… now that is unique!
  3. Sport? Enjoy golf and adventure motorcycles.
  4. What do you do for fun? Travel with my wife.
  5. Favorite Dessert? Ice Cream… Hagen Daas Strawberry, Vanilla or Coffee.
  6. Where would you like to travel to? Go back to South Africa, as it was spectacular.
  1. Dogs or Cats? Dog – Bentley who is an Aussie Doodle (Australian Shepherd and Full Poodle mix).
  2. Hidden Talents? Culinary skills, as it runs through our entire family.
  3. When you were young, what did you want to be/do when you grew up? Besides playing baseball or racing cars, it would have been real estate related to thinking back as I loved to build roads and buildings inside and outside.
  4. Favorite athlete? Musician? Movie star? Most any Green Bay Packer. Bob Dylan. Anthony Hopkins.