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Ed Durnil


Ed Durnil



Mr. Durnil has 30 years of service to the real estate and accelerated marketing industry since joining the profession in 1989. Ed started in the business immediately after graduating from the University of Kentucky and over the past three decades he has established a reputation in the brokerage and financial community of reasonable fairness and sound business dealings with a vast array of institutional, legal and private clientele. His background in sales, development, commercial tenant/owner relationships and industrial sales have advanced his knowledge and capabilities for clients across the country.

Having conducted over 3,500 real estate auction events with a success ratio of in excess of over 90%, Tranzon Asset Advisors has been a preferred service provider to numerous clients and institutions. These organizations include various United States Bankruptcy Courts, General Electric Business Capital Real Estate, Textron Financial Corp., Zion’s First National Bank, CW Capital Asset Management, Busey Bank, US Bank, Branch Banking and Trust (BB&T), Compass Bank, Midland Loan Servicing, US Small Business Administration, FDIC, Centerline Capital, Commercial Development Corp, TIAA Bank, SBA- CDC/PPL Lenders, numerous Superior and Circuit courts in KY/TN/IN/UT/OH/MI/MS, Chase Bank and numerous other financial, legal and workout firms utilize Tranzon Asset Advisor’s services for their real estate disposition, asset evaluation and advisory needs.

Mr. Durnil and Tranzon Asset Advisors has been approved by U.S. Trustee offices to conduct bankruptcy auction events and undertake brokerage activities in the following jurisdictions: Western Dist of KY, Northern Dist of OH, Eastern Dist of KY, Southern Dist of MS, Western Dist of TN, Southern Dist of IL, Dist of CO, Central Dist of CA, Middle Dist of TN, and the 10th Circuit (all bankruptcy courts in the western United States), he can, if requested, obtain full bonding in any other district or jurisdiction. Further, Mr. Durnil has presented expert testimony and position papers in numerous cases regarding valuation, sale and auction procedures, transactional & financial fraud along with land disputes.

Mr. Durnil resides in Elizabethtown, KY, just south of Louisville with his wife, Barbara, they have one son, Jordan, who is involved with Tranzon Asset Advisors. Mr. Durnil has a lifelong commitment to helping with the local school and youth athletics and is an avid world traveler. He has been an instructor and panelist for multiple state and national organizations that include Tranzon, LLC, Mortgage Bankers Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Debt Restructuring Society and numerous Realtor associations.

In conjunction with his partners Mr. Durnil has carefully created and developed the nation’s first truly national auction firm with over 30 offices coast-to-coast that conducts on average over 1,500 auctions per year (26,000+ auctions from 2000 through 2017). Since 2000 Tranzon and its member companies have sold, appraised and analyzed a massive variety of properties whose combined values exceed $130 billion in five countries and forty-nine states. Tranzon has been built on the confidence of previous clients and complete transparency of transactions with existing sellers and buyers; we look forward to providing you with the superior service and outstanding marketing that have made us the recognized name in accelerated marketing.

Professional and Community Membership and Leadership Roles:

  • Tranzon, LLC Management Committee-Board of Directors
  • Tranzon, LLC Executive Shareholders Board
  • American Bankruptcy Institute – Real Estate Sales & Asset Sales
  • Committees Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • National, Tennessee, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky Auctioneer’s Association
  • Asian-American Hotel Owners Association
  • CCIM-Candidate
  • International Conference on Debt and Insolvency
  • National Council of Commercial Brokers
  • Commercial-Industrial Real Estate Foundation
  • National Trust Officer Association
  • Rotary International
  • Wounded Warrior Association, Inc. – KY/IN Region
  • Editorial Board Member – The News-Enterprise Newspaper, a Landmark Publication