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Swisher has big plans for 2018 and we’re excited to have you along for the ride. This fall we’ll be celebrating the University of Michigan’s bicentennial, taking part in football tailgates and enjoying the #puremichigan weather that launches the community into the winter season.

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Thank you Kerrytown BookFest!

Enjoyable Ann Arbor weekend! Stephen Galgan and Swisher Commercial are proud sponsors of this community event!

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On the Forefront of Innovation in Ann Arbor Commercial Real Estate–Ron Dankert of Swisher Commercial

Ann Arbor has changed a lot over 45 years. In 1972, The Stooges were playing house shows and Ron Dankert was starting his career in real estate. Ron has been with Swisher, which turns fifty in 2018, since nearly the beginning.

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Balance and Compatibility – Swisher’s Joe Palms

Aikido is a martial art that balances energy and defends against attackers without injuring them. Joe’s longtime practice of aikido parallels his approach to commercial real estate, where some of the biggest challenges can be turned into the best opportunities.

Specifically, Joe has been a champion of green building development and practices.

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Go West and Make Your Place with Swisher’s John Evans


John Evans had a long career in manufacturing before coming to commercial real estate at Swisher. He realized that whether you’re making books or helping property owners and businesses create spaces and communities, it’s not about who you know – it’s about who you can get to know.


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Start Building Your History with Swisher’s Stephen Galgan

Stephen Galgan comes to commercial real estate knowing that the right projects will be a positive contribution to the future of the area. With a fierce interest in history, Stephen looks to the past to understand how development and trends influence how our cities and towns look today.

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Starting a New Tradition–Tony Caprarese

Tony Caprarese started his 27-year relationship with the community as President and CEO of the Ypsilanti Area Chamber of Commerce. While at the chamber, Tony got to know the small business owners and vast diversity of businesses that drive economic development in Washtenaw County.

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Show Not Tell – Swisher’s Bart Wise

In the world of commercial real estate, everyone strives to build relationships. Each broker knows that long-term success is based on building trust with clients and the community.  When everyone is talking a big game about their practice, how does Bart stand apart?

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Tech and the Townie: Mike Giraud Knows How to Take it Offline

A lot has changed in Ann Arbor over the last 32 years; Mike Giraud hasn’t. In the age of text messaging and social media, he still does business face-to-face and knows that a handshake matters. Mike brings together Swisher Commercial’s modern marketing and powerhouse databases with his business network and deep ties to the Ann Arbor community.

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Great Projects are Made From Active Relationships: Swisher’s Charlie Koenn

Great Projects are Made From Active Relationships

Charlie grew up on a farm near Chelsea and brings the ethics and understanding of the land and people to his commercial real estate practice. Anyone can say that relationships are good business; Charlie cultivates communication with and amongst people, understanding that nurturing that connection is important to every facet of a project and the longevity of their real estate success.

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