NAPA -- Commercial real estate broker Burt Polson, who has operated ACRES Real Estate Services in the city for two decades, is joining Strong & Hayden Commercial Real Estate, the brokerage announced today.

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"Burt brings to the brokerage team extensive area knowledge and a significant book of business in Napa and Solano counties," according to Strong & Hayden (

Mr. Polson started selling residential real estate in 1992 and received his broker's license three years later. That's when he started ACRES. It will continue to operate just on syndications, according to Strong & Hayden.

On the Business Journal's March 2012 list of commercial real estate brokerages, ACRES ranked No. 19 with two agents, Mr. Polson and Carlos Muñoz.

On the same list, Strong & Hayden tied with Coldwell Banker Commercial Brokers of the Valley at No. 7 with five agents each.