Northbrook, Ill. - Barry Barovick is the new president and CEO of locally based Grubb & Ellis. His most recent position with the company was partner and global director of the corporate real estate advisory services practice.

Barovick has more than 27 years of industry experience, including stints as manager of business development, new services, product development and financial services at Ernst & Young and as director of the corporate geographic service group at Landauer Associates Inc.