Gary W. Smith serves as a Senior Advisor for SVN – Menish Commercial Real Estate in Louisville, Kentucky. He specializes in the sale of retail, industrial and office properties. His involvement in the transportation and non-profit boards in several communities provides access to key people in the financial investment community.
Prior to joining SVN-Menish, Smith spent 15 years with Sperry Van Ness Ward Commercial Group and Re/Max Commercial Brokers.
Prior to his venture into real estate, Smith spent 36 years with the L&N, Seaboard and CSX Railroads in many capacities including Manager of Coal Operations, Manager of Train Operations system wide. Electing not to transfer to the headquarters in Jacksonville, I elected to stay in Louisville and retire as the Trainmaster of Industrial Operations for Louisville and the Southern Indiana Area. Industrial and Business development was a primary responsibility as well as client relations for shippers as Ford Motor Company, General Electric and Colgate Palmolive Co.