Rex Benton

President | Principal

1650 E. Victory Dr.

Savannah, GA  31404

T:   +1 912 358 5600

M:   +1 912 704 4295



Industrial, Retail, Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation

Scope of Service Experience

Rex advises clients in the valuation, acquisition & disposition of complex real estate holdings.


Background & Experience

Rex is the President & Principal for NAI Mopper|Benton. A Savannah native, Rex spent 15 years in Atlanta and worked for 2 other global commercial real estate firms, prior to returning. He is a founding principal of NAI Mopper|Benton. His career includes a brokerage team representing 12,000,000 SF of industrial and office portfolios. His client’s also utilizes his expertise for Tenant & Buyer representation, disposition, retail site selection & investment advisory. Rex’s Global network of users, developers, REITs, private investors & brokerage relationships, creates a strong platform to deliver far-reaching opportunity & exposure for his clients. Rex is licensed in GA & SC. He & his wife Kathleen have 3 children.



Georgia & South Carolina Licensed Broker

CCIM 101 & 104-Financial & Investment Analysis for Investment Real Estate

Georgia Southern University, B.S.

Benedictine Military School, Lifetime Alumni Member

Professional Associations & Designations

2022 President, Savannah/Hilton Head Commercial Real Estate Alliance

2016-2021 Board of Directors, Savannah/Hilton Head Commercial Real Estate Alliance

2018-2019 Advisory Council, Savannah Economic Development Authority

Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors Member

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Candidate

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Leadership Savannah, Class of 2010

CoStar Power Broker 2019, 2020


Transaction History


Nautilus International/Metro Ports 235,000 SF Savannah River Ship Terminal Seller Rep

GoPlus Logistics 356,000 SF 3PL Tenant Rep

Port Logistics Group 315,000 SF 3PL Tenant Rep

AA Heritage Logistics 125,000 SF 3PL Tenant Rep

James Campbell Company, LLC 3,800,000 SF Office/Industrial Landlord Rep

Cabot Industrial – 445,000 SF Industrial Distribution Landlord Rep

RREEF 125,000 SF Industrial Distribution Landlord Rep

Super-Value, Inc. 425,000 SF Cold Storage Landlord Rep

Sperry Van Ness/SVN Equities 706,000 SF Office/Industrial Landlord Rep


Savannah Crossings 160,000 SF – Abercorn Retail – Project Leasing Team Leader

Pooler Marketplace 77,000 SF Publix Anchored Retail – Leasing Rep

RMR Group (REIT Mngt) 40,000 SF – Hotel Redevelopment-Historic District Disposition

Rhodes Furniture Store – 42,000 SF – Disposition

Joe’s Crab Shack 10,000SF River Street Ground Lease Leasing Rep

117 W River 16,000 SF Riverfront Retail/Hotel Investment Disposition


Godley Station Prof. Park 20,0000 SF Pooler REO Leasing Rep & Investment Disposition

110 E President 18,000 SF Historic District Investment Acquisition

217 MLK Blvd – GE Capital 40,000 SF Historic District REO Disposition


Strategic Clients

RMR Group (REIT Management & Research, Inc.)

C-III Capital Partners

Port Logistics Group

Memorial University Medical Center

Verizon Wireless

GE Capital

Bayview Financial

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