Burton Real Estate is a privately held real estate investment firm specializing in the acquisition, management, and potential redevelopment of both performing and underperforming properties in the United States.


The Burton Real Estate team has been involved in all facets of commercial real estate throughout North America for a combined 25+ years, with an emphasis on the industrial sector. The company is led by an experienced team who has acquired, developed and managed over 7.5 million square feet of property across the United States.

Burton Real Estate focuses on maintaining and creating value in the real property consistent with the their objectives, particularly emphasizing asset preservation and value enhancement. These objectives are achieved through rigorous physical inspections, maintaining harmonious owner/tenant relations, developing careful financial budgeting, lease administration, expense control and overseeing a balanced risk management plan.

We believe that successful real estate transactions, whether industrial (single/multiple tenant) or flex warehouse, are founded on trust, transparency and honesty.


Joe Burton – President Mr. Joe Burton is the founder and President of Burton Real Estate (BRE). Prior to Burton BRE Mr. Burton served 12 years as the Executive Vice President of Real Estate for Cenveo Corporation. While at Cenveo he was responsible for managing over 7.5 million square feet of industrial and office space. His tenure as a tenant, managing a diverse and complex real estate portfolio has given Mr. Burton a valuable perspective that he carries with him has he manages and fosters strong relationship with his own tenants today. During his career he has managed over $150M of commercial and industrial real estate divestures and acquisitions across 90+ transactions.

Mr. Burton attended Syracuse University where he graduated with dual degrees from the School of Management in Marketing and Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises. During his time at Syracuse, Mr. Burton also played on the football team, where he was a four-year starter. Mr. Burton is also serves as a board member of the “Eagle Hill School” in Greenwich, CT.


Our team has years of experience managing a variety of projects ranging from a small break room expansion to a full user-specific, build-to-suit project. Our hands on approach allows us to meet your needs and requirements.