2022 Twitter

Top Twitter list in 2022 for commercial real estate

2022 Top Twitter Influencers

  1. Coy Davidson

    Coy Davidson has more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate specializing in corporate real estate services, tenant representation, office leasing and investment sales. Mr. Davidson joined Colliers in June 2000 as Vice President in the Office Services Group. Prior to joining Colliers, Mr. Davidson served eleven years with two local commercial real estate brokerage firms.Mr. Davidson has vast experience with Healthcare related entities including major hospital systems and private physicians in the Texas Medical Center and throughout Greater Houston and is a member of Colliers International National Healthcare Service Group. His focus on the healthcare sector has resulted in more than $250 million in healthcare real estate related transactions.

  2. Michael Lagazo

    Michael Lagazo has held leadership roles at leading, global, publicly traded REITs such as Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Brookfield Properties, investment firms like DivcoWest, and premier hospitality operator, Four Seasons, providing landlord services and tenant representation. Michael has practiced in Southern California and Southern Arizona for over 16 years. Michael is regarded as a well-rounded real estate specialist focusing on complex transactions with both institutional and private clients. Michael has served as chair for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in Southern California and in San Diego. Michael is licensed in California and Arizona and is a member of the San Diego and Phoenix Realtors Associations. Michael received an MBA as well as a Dual BS in Management and Marketing from the University of Phoenix in San Diego, CA after serving in the U.S. Army.

  3. Julie Augustyn

    Let my corporate retail real estate and development experience help you. I provide my clients a strong background on retail real estate requirements for both landlord and tenants. As part of the Foundry Commercial team, we lead with service. Part of this service is applying the most effective new commercial real estate technology tools for our clients benefit.

    My expertise is in Southeast US, especially in the Carolinas and Florida. For a super regional area, I am applying my passion for retail innovation to advise e-commerce retailers on bricks & mortar expansion, site selection, lease negotiation and best practices.


  4. Michael Hironimus, CCIM

    He is the founder and Principal Broker of Duckridge Realty, LLC an investment advisory firm and full-service brokerage, specializing in investment portfolios for high-net-worth clients and select institutions. He focuses on bringing unbiased answers to their clients in financial, market, and risk analysis. He is also a proud CCIM designee and fortunate to be a professional in the Instructor Faculty for the Institute. He teaches CI-102 Market Analysis to real estate professionals around the globe.

  5. Michael Bull

    Michael Bull, CCIM, founder and CEO of Bull Realty is an active commercial real estate broker licensed in nine states who has assisted clients with over 6 billion dollars of transactions.Mr. Bull founded Bull Realty in 1998 with two primary missions: to provide a company of brokers known for integrity and to provide the best disposition marketing in the nation. On top of industry leading disposition services, the firm provides client focused acquisition, project leasing, tenant representation and advisory services in each property sector.Michael speaks at commercial real estate events around the country. His involvement with professional organizations includes CCIM, National Association of REALTORS, Atlanta Leaders Group, Real Estate Group Atlanta, and the National Federal Development Association (NFDA). Michael personally leads a team assisting clients with the acquisition and disposition of U.S. office buildings. His team closed $400 million in office building sales last year.

  6. Barbi Reuter

    Barbi Reuter’s affiliation with Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR began with the firm’s opening in 1985, becoming a principal in 1992. Following three years as chief operating officer, she was named President in 2017, leading the employee-owned commercial real estate firm’s activity in southern Arizona. Active in community and industry efforts, she writes and presents on commercial real estate social media and technology and edits, the firm’s commercial real estate blog. She serves on the boards of the Tucson Metro Chamber, YMCA of Southern Arizona, Tucson Girls Chorus, and is an Advisory Board member for Real Estate Tech News and TREND Report. Previously, Barbi founded the firm’s Property Management Division, taking it to the lead in market share and directed the Division until 2007 managing office, medical, industrial and retail space. Barbi has also served as court-appointed Receiver in both County and Federal courts.

  7. Dan Hughes

    Dan leads Alpha Property Insight and is an expert in the use of data, technology and innovation in real estate. Dan sits on a wide range of industry and government advisory groups. Dan ​has spent his career working across the built environment and has held senior roles in some of the world’s leading data organisations. Dan led the Land and Property Sector strategy and commercial activity at Ordnance Survey, the worlds leading location data specialist. He led the global marketing function at IPD, part of MSCI which is the leading global data, index and benchmarking company for property investment. Dan was also Director of Data and information products for RICS which included BCIS, the worlds leading cost analysis data product and leading a Data Services team providing bespoke consultancy services.

  8. Howard Kline

    As an attorney, real estate broker, educator, and “digital broadcaster & social media innovator,” Howard Kline is communication-driven. Whether he is serving clients, mediating tenant/landlord issues, or arming commercial real estate professionals with cutting edge technology, providing information is the touchstone. Howardʼs latest brainchild, CRE Radio, is the natural result of who he is and what he has accomplished over a long and varied career! CRE Radio focuses on commercial real estate. Part forum, part digital trade journal, part teaching tool, it is a completely new communications resource for the industry. Commercial real estate professionals learn from each other, from an exceptional lineup of guests and from one of the most entertaining and knowledgeable experts in the business, Howard himself. Airing weekly, CRE Radio is quickly becoming required listening in the real estate business. Taking his subject, but never himself, seriously, Howard interviews commercial real estateʼs movers, shakers and newsmakers in a conversational format that draws them out, while effectively drawing listeners in. Howard offers his own realworld experience, taking calls that allow listeners to interact with him and his guests. Yet the show is far from pedantic. It reflects the remarkably broad interests, selfdeprecating humor, exceptional real estate expertise and plain-spoken common sense of its creator. For Howard, this is nothing new. In his experience as a real estate attorney and broker, he has been dedicated to communicating complex ideas in a downto- earth manner. He makes some very sophisticated concepts clear and understandable. Decades spent on both sides of the negotiating table have taught him a most valuable lesson, that what the listener hears is much more important than what a speaker says.

  9. Linda Day Harrison

    Founder of theBrokerList. Linda has more than 30 years of professional commercial real estate experience. Her vast expertise includes commercial leasing and commercial and residential property management, repositioning and marketing for the disposition of commercial properties and receiverships. theBrokerList was developed to connect CRE Brokers with a network of verified CRE professionals. theBrokerList, known as the Switzerland of CRE, brings together both large and small companies no matter their affiliation.

  10. Joe Killinger

    Joe Killinger has been an active member in the real estate industry for many years, wearing different hats, and at times multiple hats! Over the years he has been an Agent, Investor, Syndicator, Founder and Operator of companies as well as properties he invests in. His expertise has been developed over the past 30 years. During that time he has been personally responsible for the sale of and/or directly involved in the marketing of over 5,900 assets, resulting in closed transactions totaling over 900 million dollars throughout the United States.

  11. Antony Slumbers

    Antony Slumbers is a software development and technology strategist who founded several PropTech companies. A futurist, Antony now consults real estate boards on their transformation, technology and innovation strategies. He blogs at Antonyslumbers.com.

  12. Jay Olshonsky

    Jay Olshonsky has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of NAI Global since December 2012. NAI Global is one of the largest commercial real estate firms, with over $20 billion in annual transaction volume, more than 375 offices, over 1.15 billion square feet of property managed and 6,000 professionals serving customers in over 36 countries. NAI Global is part of Reonomy’s corporate partnership program, with partner discounts for NAI members across the U.S.

  13. Guy Massé

    Guy Massé is Senior Vice President at Cushman & Wakefield Ltd. in Montreal, Canada. A consistent top performer for over 23 years, he specializes in tenant representation, built-to-suit, sale/leaseback transactions and national accounts. Mr. Massé ‘s focus on tenant representation has been the cornerstone of his unparalleled success in servicing clients across all business sectors. A seasoned negotiator, he continues to successfully protect the interests of clients throughout the lease negotiation process, bringing his extensive market knowledge and experience to the negotiating table in order to turn every opportunity to client advantage. His ability to deliver creative real estate solutions stems from market knowledge obtained through a high volume of negotiated transactions, and a clear understanding of clients’ requirements. He has been an invaluable partner in solving real estate challenges for both large and small corporate space users.

  14. Aaron Block

    Aaron Block is a best-selling author, speaker, entrepreneur, and investor focused on the intersection of real estate and technology.

    Aaron Block co-founded and serves as Managing Partner of MetaProp, the New York-based venture capital firm focused on the PropTech industry. Founded in 2015, MetaProp’s investment team has invested in 135+ technology companies across the real estate value chain. The firm manages multiple funds for both financial and strategic real estate investors that represent a pilot- and test-ready sandbox of 20+ billion square feet across every real estate asset type and global market. Aaron oversees day-to-day management of the firm and, during his tenure, has spearheaded the launch of many industry firsts including the MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University, NYC Real Estate Tech Week, MIPIM PropTech NYC, the Global PropTech Confidence Index, and PropTech Place.

  15. Bo Barron, CCIM

    Though Bo’s career has varied, one thing has remained constant: working hard to deliver top results. Bo’s career started in 1999 when he enlisted in the Marine Corps and spent five years as an Arabic linguist. In the Marine Corps, he learned to lead himself and others. After five years, two months, and three days, he was honorably discharged and moved his family home to Kentucky. The next day, Bo started working for his father at Wm. G. Barron Enterprises as a commercial real estate advisor, becoming the 3rd generation of his family to practice real estate. In October 2010, he purchased the brokerage company from his father and became managing director and owner. After seeing success in this role, Bo was privileged to be profiled in Rod Santomassimo’s book Brokers Who Dominate, the #1 best-selling commercial real estate book on Amazon. In 2013, he accepted a position as Vice President of Organizational Development with SVN International Corporation where he was responsible for growing the productivity and production of SVN advisors nationwide. In 2014, Bo was given the opportunity to buy in and work with a small group of visionaries at Hollison changing the way food safety is done globally. That business has thrived. Bo worked for three years as COO of The Massimo Group, the leading coaching firm for the nation’s top real estate professionals. Having been coached by the Massimo Group, and then becoming a coach for the firm, Bo was honored and excited to take over the day to day operations. Over those three years, the revenue grew 208%. He worked with the best in the business, helping them be better at their craft while learning from them in the process. After an incredible experience with that team, Bo returned to lead the family business and rebranded it as Barron Commercial Group. Bo has been a CCIM Designee since 2007, and is currently a Workshop Leader on his way to becoming an Instructor for the CCIM Institute. Bo has been married to his beautiful wife Autumn since 2000. They have three children who add tremendous flavor to their lives. They live in Owensboro, KY with generations of both sides of their families. In his free time, Bo loves to stay fit, read, write, teach, and do anything that involves time with his family. He has been a member of Owensboro Christian Church since 1987, where he serves as Chairman of the Eldership.

  16. David Perlmutter

    David S. Perlmutter formed Perlmutter Properties Inc., in 1989, as a New York licensed real estate brokerage. Perlmutter Properties Inc. specializes in retail leasing and consulting; concentrating on revitalization in densely populated suburban and urban areas. The company maintains its office in Fairfield County, enabling it to serve its clients in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Perlmutter Properties has concluded deals with major national tenants including Super Stop & Shop, Pathmark, Grand Union, Wal-Mart, Bed Bath & Beyond, Regal Cinemas, Marshalls, Staples, Old Navy, Dress Barn, Party City, and Starbucks. Perlmutter Properties Inc. is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Perlmutter Properties is also a founding member of the Resolution Realty Network.

    In conjunction with Kenneth Narva and Matthew Kroin of StreetWorks/ PEG/Park LLC, a leading architectural firm, and Howard Menaker, Mr. Perlmutter formed DKH Inc. to develop and rehabilitate shopping centers. Since 1990, DKH has completed over 1,200,000 square feet of retail space. Projects include Ridgeway Shopping Center, Stamford, Connecticut; Ferry Plaza, Newark, New Jersey; The Village at Livingston, New Jersey; New Roc City, New Rochelle, New York; and Watchung Commons, Watchung, New Jersey and Palisades Court, Englewood, New Jersey.

    In 2015, Mr. Perlmutter founded Jeomark, LLC, which operates the QuantumListing commercial real estate listing service. Visit https://www.QuantumListing.com and search all of its members’ listings for free, post an unlimited number of listings for only $89.99 per agent per year. QuantumListing shares your listings to its social media accounts on your behalf.

    David S. Perlmutter, is a graduate of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island where he earned his B.A. in economics and comparative literature. Mr. Perlmutter is married, with four children, and lives in Ridgefield, CT. Mr. Perlmutter is the former Commissioner of Chappaqua AYSO, an active alum of Brown University and The Pingry School, and a past chairman of the Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc., the Horace Greeley Scholarship Fund, and the Chappaqua Farmers Market.

    Specialties: Tenant Representation, Landlord Representation, Shopping Center Development

  17. James Milner, CCIM

    James Milner, CCIM is an alumnus of Appalachian State University where he majored in Finance and Banking with a Certification in Certified Financial Planning. He has lived in the Town of Boone since May 2000 where he pursued commercial real estate after being a real estate paralegal for Richard E. Mattar, Attorney at Law. In 2005, he started Milner Research Services, LLC which provided independent real estate consulting and analysis to developers and attorneys in northwest North Carolina. In 2013, he was awarded the prestigious CCIM designation by the CCIM Institute. He is the only designee in his area involved full time in commercial real estate. In 2014, he founded Appalachian Commercial Real Estate, LLC to provide brokerage, leasing and consulting commercial real estate services. He currently holds a license to practice real estate in North Carolina. Mr. Milner works in all areas of commercial real estate on a local and regional level. Furthermore, he is involved in leasing transactions representing both Landlords and Tenants. Mr. Milner is a member of CCIM Institute, High County Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, NC-CCIM Chapter, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Yosef Club. Mr. Milner and his family are members of Boone United Methodist Church.

  18. Keith R. Auten

    He is the owner and principal broker of a small aggressive boutique brokerage that specializes in the acquisition and disposition of multifamily properties throughout the state of Texas, particularly in and around the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. He works extensively with class B and C apartment complexes ranging from 20-200 units. Whether representing an owner or an investor, He is client-centric, numbers-oriented, and results-driven. He knows that beyond my market knowledge, marketing experience and cutting-edge technology, his honesty, integrity, and ethics are the greatest assets he possesses. His client relationships are built on trust, respect, and his desire to help his clients achieve, even exceed their objectives.

  19. Robert Pliska

    Robert Pliska serves as President for Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates – Property Investment Counselors (SperryCGA) a commercial real estate & Investment real estate firm, specializing in the sale, financing, leasing, managing, consulting, accelerated marketing and auctioning of multifamily, retail, office, industrial, hotel and other commercial real estate & investment real estate properties. With over 40 years of commercial real estate & investment real estate experience, Pliska has secured over $1.5 billion in real estate transactions.

  20. Tony Wilbert

    Tony Wilbert is a senior news writer at CoStar News. Based in Atlanta, Wilbert covers commercial real estate in that market and U.S. real estate investors and developers active in the United Kingdom. Wilbert has covered commercial real estate as a staff writer for several newspapers including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Savannah Morning News and Atlanta Business Chronicle. He also served as editor-in-chief of National Real Estate Investor and helped Bisnow launch its Atlanta operation.

    Wilbert left journalism in 2004 to pursue a career in public relations. During his 13 years away from journalism, Wilbert continued to cover real estate on his Skyline Views blog. In 2017, he returned to journalism as the Atlanta writer for CoStar News. He serves on the board of the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) and has written more than 11,000 stories about commercial real estate. A big fan of social media, you can find him on Twitter as @twilbert.

  21. Matt Ridley

    Matthew Ridley is a Real Estate Manager at Primestor Development, Inc. He has specialized in Specialty Leasing while assisting to oversee the entire Mall operations. This included maintaining the Mall’s website, Marketing initiatives & planning Special Events. He has leased over 37,000 Square Feet of space & brought UniverSoul Circus back to Columbus. Matt joined Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles, CA as the Specialty Leasing Associate. While ensuring occupancy was maintained in the program, also helped strategize on long-term Leasing & Montclair Place goals. Matt worked with The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science for their first-ever Oscars Pop-Up & Sanrio for their Hello Kitty Hollywood flagship store. Honored with Two Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Visual Victory Awards. Featured on Page Six of the 2013 International Council of Shopping Centers’ ICSC Annual

  22. Beth Anne Grib

    Beth Anne Grib heads marketing and operations for the commercial division of Beiler-Campbell Realtors in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. She is also advisor/concierge for the Commercial Real Estate Professionals and Investors Group.

  23. John Orr, CCIM

    John is the President and Broker-In-Charge managing the retail services platform and day to day operations in the Charleston headquarters of the Carolina Retail Experts. He has successfully completed over 5 million square feet of retail transactions including leases, acquisitions, dispositions and build-to-suit development. He is a Carolina Retail Expert and specializes in the creation of value by executing Retail Commercial Real Estate Strategies for Property Owners, Retailers and Investors throughout the Southeast. Additionally, John, as an expert, provides special asset management and disposition for the courts, financial institutions, individual developers and investors. Inspired by a true love of the work and a commitment to approach every client and property as if it were their own, Carolina Retail Experts provides a return on investment that transcends numbers by translating concepts into communities. @johnorrccim

  24. Matthew Smith

    Matthew Smith is vice president of national business development at RealNex, a software and data solution company designed to connect the global real estate market by aggregating and integrating a portfolio of services all through one common SaaS business model.

  25. Susan Freeman

    Susan is a Partner in the Real Estate department. An experienced real estate lawyer, her in-depth understanding of the property market, the emerging world of tech and her business training as a Sloan Masters MSc (London Business School) graduate, combined with a wide circle of contacts is an effective combination. She is also the business development Partner for her department and uses her commercial know how and connections to benefit clients and the firm. Susan’s contacts help to make the firm’s programme of client seminars and events “must attend” networking opportunities. Susan currently writes for Property Week on property industry issues and is active on twitter as @Propertyshe.

  26. Mark Toro

    MARK TORO founded Atlanta-based Toro Development Company in 2021 to create value by building community. As Chief Vision Officer, Toro will use a metric-driven approach to identify properties that have significant potential based on the promise of the locale. He and his team have multi-dimensional experience, positioning Toro Development Company to choose the right use or mix of uses for each redevelopment.

  27. Jay Rickey

    He has worked in commercial real estate media for 16 years and currently serves as a consultant for various media and public relations firms in the industry.

    Jay Rickey is an editor for the commercial real estate news site Bisnow.

  28. Spencer Levy

    Spencer Levy is the Global Chief Client Officer and Senior Economic Advisor for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate firm in the world. Spencer leads a team of Global Client Care professionals around the world who are responsible for account management and client experience programs designed to ensure seamless client execution across business lines and geographies, with the goal of consistently delivering exceptional client outcomes. Spencer will focus on both top Occupier and Investor clients.

    Spencer is frequently quoted in major business publications and appears on business television, including CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, PBS and Fox Business. Spencer is the host of CBRE’s podcast “The Weekly Take.” He is considered one of the most insightful commentators on issues of importance to commercial real estate.

  29. Allen C. Buchanan, SIOR

    Allen C. Buchanan is a commercial real estate broker, author, and speaker. Allen joined Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc. – Orange in 1984 after five years in the consumer goods business with Procter and Gamble Distributing Company and the E and J Gallo Winery. Allen has spent his real estate career in the industrial arena in Southern California, specifically Orange, Los Angeles, and Riverside Counties. Allen provides location advice to owners and occupants of industrial real estate. Allen became a shareholder in Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc. – Orange office in 1988. Allen is continually recognized as a Top Five Producer of the Orange office.In addition to being a highly regarded broker of industrial real estate in California, Allen has been a distinguished voice in the commercial real estate social media and technology community since he started his Location Advice blog in 2010. Allen’s posts are published weekly in the Sunday Real Estate Section of the Orange County Register, Orange County, California’s daily newspaper. Ever the forward thinker, Allen is the creator of the popular YouTube video series Tuesday Traffic Tips where he creates weekly, 1-2 minute clips offering pragmatic advice for commercial real estate professionals. Allen has been named to the prestigious Top Ten On-Line Commercial Real Estate Professionals List for the past

  30. J.R. Steinbauer Jr., SIOR

    40 years of experience in the commercial/industrial real estate field concentrating on sales & leasing (warehouse & office uses), investments, consulting and property management. In the South Florida market assisting local, national, and international clients & corporations with professionalism.

    Holds the prestigious designation as a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. Since 2008.

    Specialties: Commercial / Industrial Real Estate ; Sales & Leasing ; Property Management

  31. Jonathan Schultz

    Real Estate and CREtech investor, Jon Schultz has combined his passions for real estate and technology as the Co-Founder of Onyx Equities. Through Jon’s vision and creativity, Onyx has become one of the most diversified and active real estate investment, management and property service organizations in the Tri-State area. He has been instrumental in the capital-raising initiatives via Onyx investment vehicles. Jon is known as a pioneer and thought-leader in the CREtech space and has invested in more than 8 tech startups. A serial blogger and authentic public speaker, Jon has also helped foster a new culture of tech-savviness and awareness in the commercial real estate space.

  32. Benjamin Bach

    Benjamin Bach is a Sales Representative with the Cushman & Wakefield Waterloo Region Office and works with investors and developers on the acquisition and disposition of commercial property, as well as retail and office leasing in Waterloo Region and the surrounding markets. Benjamin has successfully completed assignments including the acquisition and disposition of investment property, corporate office purchase and lease mandates, and commercial leasing (both landlord and tenant representation) in Waterloo Region.

  33. Chris Ressa

    With his dedication to solving real estate needs for entrepreneurs and national retailers coupled with his ability to thrive under immense pressure, Chris Ressa hasn’t let the challenges impede achieving his goals. He has persistently earned his way and has become an established industry influencer. No wonder he has been recognized by Chain Store Age by landing on the magazine’s 10 Under 40: Rising Stars of Retail Real Estate list.

    Chris joined DLC Management Corp. in 2007. During this tenure, his relationships, real estate expertise, and leadership have led to numerous successful repositioning of assets. With a track record of consistently beating budgets and increasing NOI, Chris has played a significant role in the overall growth of the organization. Now as Chief Operating Officer, Chris oversees DLC’s $2.5 billion asset portfolio and is responsible for all property-level operations including leasing, property management, construction and marketing on all owned assets.

  34. Natalie Wainwright

    Natalie Wainwright is a Vice President at Logic CRE and leads the Office Tenant Representation Division. Natalie’s focus is exclusively representing office tenants in their leasing and purchasing with an emphasis on tech space. As a leader in the industry, Natalie has represented dozens of highly acclaimed brands such as VuStudio, CRB Auto, Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP and Marcus & Millichap. Natalie was with Cushman & Wakefield for 7 years where she gained extensive knowledge and experience in exclusive tenant representation, transactions, and negotiations.Natalie has served as President of CREW Las Vegas (Commercial Real Estate Women), Director of CALV (Commercial Real Estate Las Vegas), received CoStar’s Power Broker Top Leasing Award many years over again and is recognized year after year for omnipresence. @Natalie_omnniCRE

  35. Eddie Gonzalez

    Eddie Gonzalez was born and raised in Phoenix Arizona. He joined the SVN team as a retail specialist in 2016. He has a strong back ground in customer service. Eddie prides him self in knowing the Central Phoenix area. In his free time Eddie enjoys mountain biking in the dreamy draw area. Hiking Camelback Mountain and Squaw Peak.

  36. Beth Azor

    Affectionately known as ‘The Canvassing Queen’ Beth Azor is the founder and owner of Azor Advisory Services (AAS), a leading commercial real estate advisory and investment firm based in Southeast Florida. As its principal, Beth currently owns and manages six shopping centers in Florida and travels the country consulting with, brokering deals for and training associates in the commercial real estate industry. A partial list of Beth’s clients include Phillips Edison & Co., Brixmor Properties, The Shopping Center Group, Urban Edge Development and DLC Management Group. Prior to founding AAS, Beth was the President of Terranova Florida’s largest 3rd party asset manager. Beth also has over thirty years of experience in managing, developing, redeveloping and teaching commercial real estate leasing agents all over the country.

  37. Melissa Alexander

    Vice President at Foundry Commercial. Melissa has nearly 15 years of real estate experience focusing on the leasing, sale and development of industrial properties in Middle and West Tennessee. Melissa co-leads the very popular #CREChat on Twitter. Melissa was named a 2020 Woman of Influence by Globe Street and a Memphis Business Journal Top 40 under 40.

  38. Kristin Geenty

    Kristin has been a Veteran of Commercial Real Estate Brokerage since the age of 7: the first time she spent a windy wet March Saturday under an antique New England Inn (in the old root cellar) clearing out boxes of restaurant dried goods with her Father. With Real Estate in her blood, Kristin has been an active Commercial Real Estate Broker since 2000. She earned the Industrial Specialist Designation with the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (S.I.O.R.) in 2004, serving in multiple leadership roles in Connecticut and in the global organization until taking a break from the organization in 2019. Kristin works primarily in Connecticut where much of the economy is driven by “Eds and Meds” and small business (fewer than 100 employees). She is expanding her reach into the burgeoning BioTech or Life Sciences Sector in New Haven and New London Counties, representing national and international BioTech/Life Science clients.

  39. Ryan Simonetti

    Ryan Simonetti is the CEO and co-founder of Convene, the premium work experience platform with 25+ meeting, event, and workplace locations, and a Virtual Meetings product. His unique expertise in real estate acquisitions, development, and structured finance has helped catapult Convene to become a pioneer in the commercial real estate industry. Ryan co-founded Convene in 2009 with the intention of disrupting the commercial real estate industry and transforming the workplace experience by capitalizing on converging trends in real estate, technology, and hospitality. His vision – to infuse hotel-style services into meetings, events and flexible office spaces – has been Convene’s guiding force for the last 11 years, during which they have expanded to 25+ locations across the US and UK.

  40. Scott Trubey

    J. Scott Trubey is the economy and environment editor for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He is a former investigative reporter for the AJC, with a specialty in banking, real estate and public corruption. Trubey previously served as a business reporter for the AJC covering banking, commercial real estate and economic development. He’s previously covered banking, airlines, hospitality and tourism, crime and government at newspapers in Atlanta and Augusta, Ga. He joined the AJC in 2010.

  41. Bucky Beeman

    His beginnings are rooted in the outdoors and action. In elementary school, he ran for president of his school’s student government. “Vote for Bucky and you’ll be lucky” was the slogan, promoting this young buck into leadership. In 2003, people started to videotape their hunting adventures and develop them into shows. He would travel around videotaping hunts. It confirmed my passion for hunting, and combined it with a newfound passion for digital storytelling. In his late teens, he and his friend started our own lawn care business called “Ground Pros”, as well as a video production company called High Definition Creations. As theyt businesses grew, this friend pushed him to get my real estate license. During that process, He met his business partner, Nick Pompeian. Nick’s father began Realty Growth Incorporated in the 1970s, and they had the vision to grow it. This vision is carried out every day with his team at Realty Growth Incorporated.

  42. Casey Flannery

    Commercial real estate broker at Cushman & Wakefield specializing in office landlord representation in Memphis, Tennessee. Casey works directly with landlords and owners presenting her knowledge to create maximum value for their assets. Casey was the first leader of Cushman & Wakefield’s Women’s Integrated Network and co-leads very popular #CREChat on Twitter.

  43. Robert Thornburgh

    CEO of The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR). Robert began building an early foundation for a career path in real estate working with the Kyro Corporation and later, R3 Investment Group in the early 1990’s – an investment company he still owns to this day. Most recently, he was Regional President of Kidder Matthews.

  44. Adam Balsam

    Adam Balsam is sales director for Intelligent Transportation Society of America Events, part of a partnership with Reed Exhibitions.

    He has moved within Reed Exhibitions, the global property event company, from a role at MIPIM to become sales director of a new smart cities show in partnership with the Intelligent Transportation Society of America. The move marks an expansion by Reed into transport and smart mobility. The first event is due to take place from 4-8 October in Los Angeles.

  45. Jason Richards

    Jason is a 2001 graduate of Furman University where he majored in Political Science and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. After spending several years in nonprofit administration, Jason joined NAI Earle Furman, one of South Carolina’s largest commercial real estate firms, where he served as Chief Operating Officer until being named Global Business Director. His scope of work at the company includes business development, strategic planning and identifying targets for acquisition, and he will serve as chairman of the NAI Global Leadership Board in 2021.

    Jason currently serves as board chairman of United Way of Greenville County and as chair of the diaconate at First Baptist Church, Greenville. He also serves on the boards of the Greenville Police Foundation and the Family Effect and is a member of the advisory board of South State Bank. An active Paladin, Jason was a two-term member of the Furman Advisory Council and is also the chair of the university’s Richard Furman Society in addition to having won the Outstanding Young Alumni award in 2008.

  46. Josh Green

    Josh Green writes freelance magazine and newspaper stories, long and short fiction, and edits the popular news site Urbanize Atlanta (formerly Curbed Atlanta editor) in his adopted home city of Atlanta, GA.

    His work has appeared in publications such as Atlanta magazine, Garden & Gun, Indianapolis Monthly, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Los Angeles Review, The Baltimore Review, Ascent, The Indianapolis Star, and Creative Loafing (Atlanta). Since 2003, his newspaper writing has won numerous statewide awards in Indiana and Georgia — including top prizes in 2010 (feature writing) and 2012 (investigative reporting) among all major Georgia newspapers, and a distinguished 2017 honor among all Atlanta media.

    His first book, Dirtyville Rhapsodies, was published by Parkgate Press. Men’s Health magazine heralded the short story collection as a “”Best Book for the Beach”” alongside Dan Brown and Stephen King. Later, Atlanta magazine named it a Top 10 Book of 2013. Declared Paste Magazine, “”This fine book belongs on the shelf with any other (short story) collection published in recent years.”

    Josh is shopping his first novel. He was previously represented by agent Damian McNicholl at the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency.

  47. Chad Griffiths, MBA, SIOR

    Chad entered the commercial real estate industry in 2004 and has completed over 500 transactions with clients ranging from local companies to large institutional owners. Chad has been a top 15 producer with NAI Canada-wide since 2013 and became a partner of the Edmonton office in 2015.

    An active volunteer in the real estate and business community, Chad has previously served as Chair and board member of the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA), board member of NAIOP Edmonton, President of the South Edmonton Business Association and member of the City of Edmonton Strathcona Junction Advisory Committee. Chad currently sits on the University of Alberta’s Practice of Commercial Real Estate Course Advisory Committee.

    Chad has SIOR and CCIM designations, a Diploma in Urban Land Economics from UBC, and an MBA from TRU.

  48. Danielle Haney

    Director of Communications for a Commercial Real Estate Development and Investments Company. Assisting several departments (Acquisitions, Investment, Self-Storage, Multifamily, Asset Management)) with their social media marketing, email & database management, graphic design, presentations/print collateral, video, and signage for redevelopment and construction sites. I also work with our commercial vendors nationwide for telecommunications, utilities, and installations for our asset management team.

  49. David Murphy

    David Murphy is an Executive Vice President with CBRE. In 2021, David was recognized as CBRE’s top overall producer in the State of Florida for the second consecutive year. David oversees a multi-disciplined industrial and logistics team whose market knowledge, creativity, and industry relationships provide winning solutions for his clients. Over his 23-year career at CBRE he has been named NAIOP of Central Florida Industrial Broker of the Year 18 times and is routinely recognized at the CBRE Recognition Summit as one of the top producing brokers in the firm.

  50. Frank C. Martin, III | SIOR, CCIM

    Following a successful 34 career as a marketing researcher and marketing consultant with Martin Research, Inc., Frank decided to leave the consulting business and leap into the high-adrenaline world of commercial real estate. An investor since 1999, he joined Hall Associates in 2014, and never looked back: He was Hall’s Sales Leader in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2020. He is now Senior Associate Broker with Hall Associates, inc.

    Frank was graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, and picked up most of the coursework for an MBA at the Pamplin School of Business at Virginia Tech.

    Frank has been extensively involved in the Roanoke Community as President of the Backbone Club of the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce, Board Member and Past President of the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, Baseball Coach and youth volunteer. Frank currently is a member of the Roanoke City Planning Commission. He lives in Roanoke with his wife, Pam, a Chocolate Lab and a Miniature Dachshund.

  51. Gordon Lamphere

    Gordon is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker, who works in Van Vlissingen and Co.’s office and industrial brokerage practice. Gordon also leads Van Vlissingen and Co.’s media marketing team. He is an honors graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland and holds a Juris Doctorate from Tulane University Law School.

  52. Blake Hagget

    Blake handles all Leasing and Development for Avest Commercial. Blake is currently in the process of obtaining his CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Manager) designation to better assist his clients. Blake Haggett is an Idaho native and has been involved in real estate in the area for more than 18 years with his family. He has lived in Boise since graduating high school at Boise High, and received his Bachelor’s degree from Boise State University in Entrepreneurship management in 2016. He is also an artist and entrepreneur with an eye for design and opportunity.

  53. Justin Bedecarre

    Justin Bedecarre is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Raise Commercial Real Estate. Previously, Justin was Co-Founder of 42Floors. Justin holds a Bachelor’s degree, Economics, and Politics from the University of California, Berkeley.

  54. Stuart Appley

    Award winning digital innovation and transformation leader recognized for strategic leadership and driving change. Leading innovation, product development, workplace technology, and smart building programs and initiatives. Leveraging AI, IOT, augmented reality and other digital solutions for improved employee and customer experiences.

  55. Mike Cobb

    Mike Cobb is an international speaker and consultant in school design, change leadership, pedagogical ponderings, innovative practices, and frugal campus development. Mike has served schools as a teacher, coach, division head, admissions director, and head of school for over 25 years. Mike is a 2009 Vanderbilt University Peabody Fellow, holds an M.Ed. from Cambridge College, and additional degrees from the University of North Texas. With a passion for student engagement and authentic learning, he currently serves as the head of All Saints Episcopal School, a 3K-12 school of 650 in Tyler, TX. The school has received national recognition for innovative learning and leadership with Mike at the helm. All Saints has created renowned, innovative learning spaces and progressive programs that emphasize authentic learning and student agency. The design and implementation of ground-breaking spaces like the Collaboratory, Center for Innovation, Learning Farm, STEM Zone, Outdoor Learning Center, Science Explorium, and more demonstrate the very best of active learning.

  56. Jim Brown

    Real Estate Broker with Royal LePage Commercial in Toronto. Jim has worked in commercial real estate for nearly 20 years. He provides relevant, meaningful market information and strategically navigates his client’s through the complex process of successfully selling, leasing and buying commercial investment properties.

  57. Scott Stinson

    Scott Stinson is a founding member of Central Realty. He represents a wide array of national, regional and local clients and with extensive experience in the leasing/sale of shopping centers. Mr. Stinson became a retail property manager in 1987 with the Leo Eisenberg Company. His responsibilities included managing more than 1.5 million square feet of retail space located in three states. While at Leo Eisenberg Company he achieved his CPM designation from the Institute Of Real Estate Management. Mr. Stinson transitioned to leasing in 1994 and became the top retail broker for Colliers Turley Martin, completing over 136 transactions in 2 years totaling more than 750,000 square feet with a value in excess of $20,000,000. In 2013 Mr. Stinson earned his Certified Retail Property Executive Certification from the International Council of Shopping Centers(ICSC) In 2012 Mr. Stinson achieved the Senior CLS designation from ICSC. Mr Stinson has held leadership roles in numerous organizations including ICSC, The United States Tennis Association, The Episcopal Church and the CIty of Brentwood. Central Realty has grown since its formation in 1996 to become a leading Midwest retail property services company. Central Realty currently services a portfolio of shopping centers in eight mid-western states. Central Realty’s portfolio of managed and leased properties is currently valued in excess of $200,000,000.

  58. Joe Powell

    Joe Powell is Vice President and Managing Underwriting Counsel for Fidelity National Title Group – National Commercial Services Southeast. In that role, he leads a team of lawyers and commercial transaction staff in Atlanta charged with assessing risk and providing a high-level, single point of contact service in significant transactions throughout the country. Previous to this, Joe served as Area Counsel with ALMA Agency operations for over seven years in Birmingham, underwriting for title insurance agents and approved attorneys throughout Mississippi, Alabama, and Arkansas on all Company brands. Prior to joining FNTG in 2011, he was in private practice in Tuscaloosa and was a Castle Club agent for Chicago Title. A 1993 graduate of the University of Alabama and 1997 graduate of its School of Law, Joe is admitted to practice law in Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia, and maintains his individual title insurance agent licenses in both Mississippi and Alabama. Committed to lifelong learning, Joe earned the LL.M. in Risk Management from Texas A&M University School of Law in 2019. In 2016, Joe earned the National Title Professional™ Designation from the American Land Title Association and has been re-certified every three years. In May 2018, Joe received the Outstanding Advocate Award from ALTA’s Title Action Network. Active on social media, Joe is currently ranked 37th out of 150 international Commercial Real Estate Influencers (#CREi) on Twitter. Professor Joe Powell also teaches a course for Texas A&M University School of Law to Master’s Level students (LL.M. & M.Jur.) on Commercial Real Estate Transactions & Development. Joe and his wife of 27 years, Mikki, have 4 children and serve at Northport Baptist Church.

  59. Jesse Limon

    First Vice President Investments

    Licensed Salesperson – New York

    Licensed Associate Broker – Indiana

    Jesse has been involved in over 80 closings, totaling over 2.5 million square feet, with a total dollar value of over $400 million. Mr. Limon specializes in the sale of “”high street retail”” with an emphasis on Net Leased Investments, national shopping centers and single-tenant properties, and portfolios throughout the United States. In 2015, Jesse was promoted to Senior Associate with Marcus & Millichap.

    Mr. Limon started his real estate career in 2004 specializing in the sale of investment properties and luxury homes in Northern Indiana. In 2009, Jesse joined Marcus & Millichap’s Indianapolis Office where he focused on the sale of national shopping centers and Triple-Net (NNN) investments. In 2013, Mr. Limon relocated to the Manhattan Office where his focus expanded to include: retail in the New York City Metropolitan Area as well as 1031 Exchange clients.

  60. Vinny DiMeglio

    Since Vinny’s inception into CRE in 2009, he has leased more than 350,000 square feet of space, valued at more than $40,000,000. Vinny joined the Princeton office of JLL in January of 2019 as a Senior Vice President. Adding expertise to the Princeton office, Mr. DiMeglio will be working to expand JLL’s presence in the Princeton region and state-wide. Since the summer of 2009, Vinny has saved his clients millions of dollars in rent and has helped them achieve their corporate objectives and goals through their real estate. Previously, Vinny worked as an associate broker with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank in Princeton until April of 2013 and at Colliers International in their Princeton office until January of 2019. Vinny graduated from Ursinus College in 2009 where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management and Media & Communications.

  61. Jesse Tron

    Communications, PR, and Crisis expert in #CRE. Former agency lead in #Finance and #Insurance. Former retail, shopping center, and consumer spokesman.

  62. Kostas Stoilas

    His experiences are in Leadership Development and his education is in Business Management with a focus on Technology. Kostas’s passions are working with other people to accomplish goals while networking to promote local communities. His goals are simple…do his best at whatever comes his way, and always “”make it happen.”” Having earned my MBA from the University of Tampa, He appreciates knowing it will further expand his knowledge and understanding of business.

    Personally, and his addition to the thousands of commercial real estate deals he has worked on, He has been involved in non-profit fundraising and crowdfunding for local causes and charities as well, where we leverage the Internet and social media to go viral and raise donations for specific projects and causes.

    Specialties: Specializing in commercial and industrial real estate sales, leasing, development and investing in the Tampa Bay area. Working with users and tenants who need warehouse, office, flex, distribution or manufacturing space whether for use or development.

  63. Gabriel Gonzalez

    Gabriel is the Senior Leasing Director for Regency Centers in Miami-Dade & south Broward county currently handling 3.4M SF of Class “”A”” Shopping Centers in south Florida.

    Gabriel has over 9 years of experience in commercial real estate specializing in Retail & Shopping Center leasing, acquisition and disposition and am currently handling assets in Miami-Dade and Broward county.

  64. Brandon Carrillo

    Mr. Carrillo joined Lee & Associates in their Long Beach Office in November 2009. His previous 4 years were spent at the Charles Dunn Company, where he was recognized as one of the company’s top performers.

    Prior to joining Lee & Associates, Mr. Carrillo leased and sold properties with the Charles Dunn Company, where he routinely made it into Charles Dunn’s Top 10 Salesperson Rankings. Mr. Carrillo began his career at the Shin Gin Rui Corporation where he managed the sales and marketing administration functions for their property management and maintenance divisions.

    Mr. Carrillo represents Landlord/Seller and Tenant/Buyer clients in the Los Angeles and greater Long Beach market places. Throughout his career, he has helped clients with a variety of real estate advisory services, from tenant representation, acquisition, disposition to re-positioning of real estate assets.

  65. Adam Lasoff

    Adam Lasoff is a Managing Director in the San Francisco office of JLL Capital Markets Americas. He works with the Investment Advisory team on office, R&D, and industrial transactions and is responsible for leading the team’s Corporate Capital Markets business in Northern California. With a long history of successful execution across the credit spectrum – from public, investment grade tenants to leverage-buyout credit profiles – Adam focuses on a wide range of single tenant and credit-related real estate transactions including sales, joint ventures, sale-leasebacks, and recapitalizations. With 15 years of experience in commercial real estate, Adam joined JLL in 2020 to help expand the Capital Markets business in the region. Over the course of his career, Adam has completed over $8 billion of real estate transactions throughout Northern California.

  66. Matt Maison

    Matt Maison, Director of Research and Analysis for Arbor, is an experienced commercial real estate analyst and thought leader. His focus is on multifamily markets and the economy. Formerly, he led CBRE’s Manhattan research team, and was the Director of Corporate research at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. Prior to joining the real estate industry, Matt worked in the field of biotechnology.

  67. Tony Kim

    Tony Kim is a Los Angeles native with 20+ years of commercial and industrial real estate experience. A sales and leasing expert, he specializes in advising owner/users, investors and developers throughout the greater Los Angeles area. He helps sellers to obtain ideal profitability and landlords to lease up with minimal downtime or loss of income.Tony has vast experience with all property types: Retail, professional/creative office, manufacturing, warehouse, multi-family apartments, medical office/healthcare, and vacant land. He has been quoted by the Los Angeles Business Journal over the years.

  68. DeLea Becker

    DeLea Becker is Founder & Broker for Beck-Reit Commercial Real Estate & Beck-Reit Asset Management. In addition, DeLea owns Beck-Reit & Sons, Ltd. – a company that has successfully been in business for 23 years. Beck-Reit & Sons is a Heavy Civil Contractor focusing on TxDOT Road and Bridge Repair. Her “Boots On The Ground” experience makes her the ideal Commercial Broker in Austin to work within the sale/purchase of property or leasing commercial space. She works with clients using her own personal knowledge and skills learned in the market as a Buyer, Seller and Landlord. She specifically specializes in East Austin. Due to her 20 years of being immersed in the community she handles many off-market sales on both the Buyer and Seller side.

  69. Chris Powers

    Chris is a serial entrepreneur with more than 14 years of real estate development and investment experience and has raised more than $110 million in equity financing through a multitude of high net worth and family office partners. To date, Fort has invested and developed over $504M in multifamily, student housing, commercial/industrial, and residential & land development projects throughout Fort Worth and the state of Texas. Chris is a visionary with a demonstrated talent in looking ahead at what could be and understanding what must be done today to get there. His ability to conceptualize, raise capital, and execute are only a small part of what Chris brings to the table.

    Chris oversees the vision for the company, Fort’s largest deals, capital relationships, executive level recruiting, strategic partnerships, and chairs the investment committee. Creating meaningful relationships and building a team around a vision and Fort’s goals are the most important qualities that make Chris ready for the job. With a belief that investing time in people is the best investment that can be made, Chris has built a strong network throughout Texas that has helped catapult Fort to where it is today. “I want to build a culture that fosters creativity and creates leaders. Our goal is to be the absolute best place to work in Fort Worth, because when we have the best people who are encouraged to give their best – we are unstoppable.

  70. Faith Hershey CRE

    Originally from Pennsylvania, I traveled to Jacksonville, Florida, to attend the University of North Florida and have been here ever since.

    In the time I’ve spent here, I’ve been a part of the community while integrating marketing and design into everything I do. I have been fortunate to have opportunities with people and organizations that have shaped my growth personally and professionally.

    My experience ranges from working as Marketing Coordinator for Enrollment Services at the University of North Florida, mentoring a team of 15-30 designers at Web.com, and spearheading B2B marketing for over 420 properties nationwide with 20+ deal makers at Regency Centers.

  71. Tom McGee

    Tom McGee

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    Appointed President and CEO in September 2015, Tom McGee oversees strategic leadership and operations at ICSC. Prior to joining ICSC, he served as Vice Chairman of Deloitte, the world’s largest professional services organization, where he garnered 26 years of experience in managing an organization with diverse constituencies around the globe.

  72. Dan Palmeri

    Senior Director in the Cushman & Wakefield Tenant Advisory Group focused on the Las Vegas market. Dan began his career in commercial real estate in 2006 and has since been responsible for over 5 million square feet of leased space through his dedicated representation of office tenants. As a partner of Team Palmeri-Lea, Dan continues to specialize in fair representation of tenants leasing, renewal, and sales needs. He prides himself on providing the upmost professionalism and service while prioritizing the primary goals of the client. He is a board member of the not for profit After School All Stars and SIOR. @DanPalmeri

  73. Shlomo Chopp

    Shlomo has been involved in Retail and other Real estate investments & leasing and Closed or advised on nearly $2B in properties. He advises borrowers on distressed debt restructuring with a specialization on CMBS (securitized) loans. He started his career in 2003 selling commercial real estate software and has advised on technology since that time. He developed the ShopFulfill retailOS infrastructure and has two patents pending. Over the past 4 years, Shlomo has been in discussions with various retailers and property owners relating to retail innovation.

  74. Jeff Pollock

    Jeff is the principal of Pollock Commercial, a boutique brokerage and consulting firm. Prior to forming Pollock Commercial, Jeff was Vice President at Parkside Partners where he completed a wide variety of transactions including single-user building sales, office and commercial condominium sales and leasing, landlord representation, tenant and purchaser representation, and development consulting and acquisition services. Additionally, Jeff was responsible for the branding, advertising and public relations for Parkside and its developments. Jeff is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Georgia, a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), Georgia Association of Realtors (GAR), Real Estate Group of Atlanta (REGA), President Elect at the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors.

  75. Moses Kagan

    Am a co-founder and partner at Adaptive Realty. Through Adaptive and predecessor entities, have overseen the acquisition and renovation of more than 100 buildings in Los Angeles. Also built and oversee Adaptive’s property management platform.

    Earned my Bachelor’s from Princeton and Master’s (barely!) from the London School of Economics. Have been licensed as a real estate broker in California since 2011.

    Am married (to a very talented interior designer), have three sons who occasionally listen to me, and live in a beautifully-restored 100 year-old home in LA.

  76. Charlie Stephens

    Tenant Advisory Group at Cushman & Wakefield; Host of PrimeTime VC; Host of Leaders Live. Charlie is focused on helping companies grow and providing real estate insight with clients who have a NYC presence, and or, national portfolio business. Charlie has been involved in advising over a million square feet leasing transactions within Manhattan since 2010.

  77. Kim Ford

    Kim has over 20 years of real estate experience representing clients in Pittsburgh and over 200 U.S. markets. As an Exclusive Tenant Representative she launched her own commercial real estate brokerage in 2009 (Cresa Pittsburgh), recently rebranded as Rise Pittsburgh. Rise Pittsburgh is a tech-enabled boutique real estate agency focused on providing a world-class professional experience for every client.

  78. Yandell Wood

    For over sixteen years, Yandell has worked with some of Louisville’s largest companies, advising them in office leases, renewals, expansions and headquarters relocations. Yandell also represents some of the city’s larger institutional office landlords, helping achieve value through filling vacancy, tenant renewals and advice about building improvements. Louisville’s size has also enabled Yandell to branch out from solely office leasing, allowing him to work with buyers and sellers of office buildings and investment properties including retail, multi-family, hotel conversion and historic buildings. Yandell is a CoStar Power Broker award winner and one of Business First’s Twenty People To Know In Real Estate. In his spare time he enjoys fly fishing, college sports and coaching his children’s sports teams.

  79. Re’Nauta Bell

    Senior Associate at Cushman & Wakefield. Re’Nauta is a tenant representation broker in Atlanta who assists Fortune 500 companies and other privately held firms with their commercial real estate endeavors. She is experienced in representing clients with multiple locations throughout the US. She is an active member of CoreNet, a graduate of the ACBR Diversity Mentorship Program, and currently sits on the Diversity Committee. She is the Co-Vice Chair of the CREW Prospective Members Mixer Committee. She also serves on the Leadership committee, is a CREW mentor, and is a graduate of the 2018 CREW Leadership Program which she completed simultaneously while participating in the ACBR Diversity Mentorship Program.

  80. Nick Garzia

    Atlantic Station, the 138-acre, multi-use development in Midtown Atlanta, continues to be one of the city’s most high-profile areas for living, working, and playing. Responsible for Atlantic Station’s retail leasing, Nick Garzia has his hand in the property’s huge transformation. In fact, he says Atlantic Station will change more in the next 18 months than it has in the past decade. On this week’s show, Nick joins Richard to discuss Atlantic Station’s growth and expansion, the future of retail in America, and more.

  81. Savannah Durban

    Savannah Durban is the Americas PR Content Manager at Cushman & Wakefield, partnering with the firm’s marketing, communications and research team to enhance content promotion and build local brand awareness and identity. Ms. Durban has more than 13 years of experience in journalism and public relations, the majority of which has revolved around residential and commercial real estate. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, she was a Senior Account Executive at The Wilbert Group, a boutique PR agency based in Atlanta. Previously, she was a reporter for Southeast Real Estate Business and Shopping Center Business.

  82. James Cook

    James serves as the Americas Director of Retail Research at JLL, based out of Indianapolis, IN. He oversees the production of national retail research and also serves as the voice of retail research in the region. He speaks regularly at events, with clients and the media about how retail real estate will change with tomorrow’s economy.

    His focus includes the development and implementation of research strategy, methodology, platform deliverables and broad sector analyses for the retail property markets in the United States, Mexico and Canada. He creates industry-leading research and thought leadership for both owners and occupiers of retail developments.

    Additionally, James sits on JLL’s Research Leadership Council, which focuses on the team’s strategic vision, team management and development of best practice standards and collaboration across the global research platform and brand.

  83. Bryan Jacobs

    Bryan Jacobs serves as the Executive Vice President, Head of Global Operational Outsourcing of Cushman & Wakefield. Bryan started at Cushman & Wakefield in September of 2016. Bryan currently resides in the Greater Los Angeles Area.

  84. Deena Zimmerman

    Vice President at SVN Chicago Commercial. Deena specializes in finding high quality retail and mixed use sites throughout Chicagoland and the Country for developers, investors, national operators, franchisees, and first-time entrepreneurs.

  85. Jarred Schenke

    Reporter for Bisnow, a leading commercial and residential real estate news site, focusing on CRE deals acquisitions, developers, new buildings, construction and leasing. Jarred has reported on real estate news both in Atlanta and nationally for over 20 years.

  86. Brad Umansky

    Brad Umansky started in the brokerage business in 1992 after graduating from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors of Science in Economics.

    Brad founded Progressive Real Estate Partners (“”PREP””) in 2009. PREP has become the leading retail leasing and sales firms in the region having completed more retail lease and sale transactions than any other Inland Empire brokerage office in the past 10 years.

    Brad has been an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) since 1992. He is known as a “”go to”” moderator and panelist for retail industry events throughout Southern California. Furthermore, he frequently authors articles for industry publications including Shopping Centers Business, Western Real Estate Business, and California Centers Magazine. He is one of Southern California’s “”retail experts with nearly 30 years of shopping center experience.

    His favorite clients are private clients who value the expertise and advice that Brad can provide. He welcomes the opportunity to serve new clients as well as the many relationships he has built during his career.

    Brad is responsible for directing the activitites of the company including client relations, marketing strategies, quality enhancement, major tenant solicitation and deal negotiations.

  87. Magnus Svantegård

    Magnus is a dedicated Senior Advisor and Chief Product Officer with a 24+ year track record in developing world-class digital solutions.

    His role as a Partner at Stronghold Invest includes the digital transformation of existing portfolio companies (Newsec & NIAM), scouting and managing investment opportunities in #PropTech Start Ups

    The portfolio consists of the property consulting firm Newsec AB , the property fund management firm NIAM AB among others. In total a revenue of 3 Billion EUR, 2000 employees and 41 million sqm under management.

    Since 2014 there has been a growing focus on #PropTech with investments (among others) in WorkAround, Tessin and Gyana.

    He has bene named a top 10 global influencer in #PropTech (twice), and also lectures at Cambridge University.

  88. Mark Duclos, SIOR, CRE, FRICS

    Mark Duclos, SIOR, CRE, FRICS, is co-founder and President of Sentry Commercial, a Southern New England real estate services firm, based in Hartford CT. He has more than 35 years of experience as an industrial specialist. He has held the SIOR designation for more than 17 years and currently serves as the SIOR Global President. Mark is a licensed broker in Connecticut and Massachusetts. He currently sits on the Hartford Board of the Real Estate Finance Association (REFA) and is a member of the Board of Trustees for American International College.

  89. Justin Cazana, SIOR, CCIM

    Throughout the last decade, Justin Cazana has been a senior leader in the East Tennessee commercial real estate market. Justin began his career managing the leasing and marketing of Commercial & Investment properties. He then became a founding principal and broker with Cushman & Wakefield|Cornerstone, the leading full service real estate firm in Tennessee. While building his portfolio of over 1.1 million square feet, Justin Cazana earned both the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designations. Justin was named to Leadership Knoxville in 2015, Knoxville’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2009 as was the Knoxville Business Journal’s Broker of the Year in 2013.

    As a leader in the Knoxville real estate market, Justin held office as the CCIM Knoxville Chapter President in 2010 and 2014. He served as Vice President on the Dogwood Arts Festival Committee from 2008 to 2011 and as President of the Rocky Hill Elementary School Foundation from 2013-2014. During his term on the University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Associates from 2010 to 2013 Justin cultivated awareness and interaction for the university in the community. Justin maintains an active role with Leadership Knoxville and Auburn University Student Life Capital Campaign Committee.

    Justin is a Knoxville native residing in his hometown with his wife, Kristin, and two children. He is a graduate of Auburn University and maintains active Real Estate Broker licensure in Tennessee and Georgia.

  90. Sara Terry

    Sara Terry is an Executive Vice President and Director for the Office Agency Leasing group at Colliers International’s Dallas-Fort Worth office. Sara brings 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, with a focus on institutional grade Class AA office. Her extensive and diverse background ranges from property management, to construction management and landlord representation, which provides an advantage to her clients, as she offers a unique perspective and creative approach to problem solving.Sara graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Real Estate from Georgia State University.Sara is passionately involved in CREW Network and is the chairperson of CREW Dallas’ philanthropic foundation, CREW in the Community, whose mission is to create pathways to success and economic independence for women in the Dallas area, and has served in numerous leadership roles.

  91. Russell Patterson. SIOR

    Russell Patterson is the principal broker for Patterson Commercial Property Group. Born and raised in Tyler, Texas, Russell spent eight years as an educator after graduation from Texas Christian University before obtaining his real estate license in 2006 and a broker’s license in 2009. Russell is a market leader in office leasing and sales and does a significant number of industrial transactions.

    Russell is married with three beautiful daughters. In his spare time, Russell enjoys spending time with his family and running in marathons and half-marathons. Russell is also actively involved in the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Heart of Tyler, and numerous faith based organizations.

  92. Chris Bender

    Chris Bender is a frequent insightful commenter on #CRE issues. He is an account manager at Cloudera, a software company that provides a software platform for data engineering, data warehousing, machine learning and analytics.

  93. Andrea Davis, CCIM

    Andrea Davis, CCIM, has practiced commercial real estate for over twenty years and is an expert in helping companies find their dream office in Arizona. She has represented developers, landlords and tenants in closing deals for more than 2 million square feet valued at $275 million. Within the commercial real estate industry, Davis has won numerous awards, including being ranked in Arizona’s top 10 for office brokerage. Andrea Davis is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine.

  94. Kristi Svec Simmons, SIOR

    Kristi Svec Simmons, SIOR is a First Vice President with CBRE’s Occupier Services group in Austin, Texas where she focuses on representing users of real estate. Kristi uses her analytical and creative thinking to produce the high-level results she guarantees her clients. She is involved with business development for the company as well as assisting clients with acquisitions, dispositions, expansions, relocations and market analysis. Kristi has a hands-on approach to her work as she is heavily involved in all aspects of the deal cycle from initially preparing a survey to creating a final lease summary. Her clients range from professional service firms to technology firms to governmental entities and schools.

    Kristi began her real estate career in 1999 in market research. Since then, she has spent the last 20+ years servicing her clients and becoming a trusted confidante during those transactions.

  95. Tyler Bradfield

    Tyler Bradfield oversees acquisition and disposition of Retail, Industrial, and Self-Storage assets at Oldham Goodwin. While studying at Texas A&M, he worked as a leasing associate for a student housing developer and property management firm where he ensured over 250,000 square feet of inventory fully leased in consecutive years. Tyler has over $55 million in production since joining Oldham Goodwin. He enjoys travel with his wife and family, the outdoors, and is active in his community and church.

  96. Jerry LoCoco

    Senior Vice President of Plano, Texas-based Paladin Partners Commercial Real Estate. Jerry has over thirty years of commercial construction, development, and commercial real estate experience. He specializes in industrial and land real estate and is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Law.

  97. Conrad Madsen, SIOR

    Co-founder and partner at Paladin Partners. Consistently recognized by the Dallas Business Journal and D CEO Magazine as one of the “Heavy Hitters” in commercial real estate, Conrad specializes in tenant representation, project leasing, land and building sales, investment property sales and consulting for corporate clients locally and across the globe. Conrad’s extensive insight and experience enables him to forecast and anticipate market conditions and trends which allow his clients to capitalize and maximize returns. He advises clients on all real estate occupancy matters including strategic facility planning, portfolio/lease administration services, transaction management, extensive market research and analysis, site selection, lease negotiation, subleases and dispositions, co-location negotiations, national facility roll-outs, build-to-suit analysis and sustainability.

  98. Amy Calandrino, CCIM

    Amy Calandrino, CCIM is the Chief Executive Officer and Founding Principal / Broker of Beyond Commercial, a Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) certified commercial real estate firm. Amy leads a team of talented commercial real estate agents who serve business owners and investors across all asset classes and representation types. Amy’s clientele includes numerous private investors, family offices, and investment groups as well as regional, national, and international companies in a wide range of industries. Her reputation as a fierce, results-driven dealmaker in sales, leasing, and investment transactions helps to achieve her client’s goals through winning bidding wars or otherwise accomplishing what others often cannot.

  99. Vik Bangia

    A career-long critic of the status quo in Corporate Real Estate, Verum Consulting CEO Vik Bangia often takes the industry’s conventional wisdom to task in his books, articles, and speaking engagements.His criticism of the Corporate Real Estate outsourcing process is often delivered with humor, but the underlying message is serious: “…too many Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management leaders enter into 5-year (or longer) relationships with service providers without really knowing their partner. If you wouldn’t do this in your personal life, why on earth would you do this in business?”Vik developed his unique V.E.R.U.M. Process to disrupt the status quo and bring fresh new ideas to the corporate real estate and facilities management industry.

  100. DeeDee Shashy

    Leasing Manager at Bayer Properties in Birmingham, AL. DeeDee focuses on retail leasing of lifestyle centers, historic redevelopments, neighborhood and grocery-anchored centers. She is passionate about retail and mixed use real estate and how those environments interact with the communities they serve.

  101. Michael Magliano

    Michael Magliano specializes in business development and client services such as structuring and negotiating commercial leases, and assisting with the acquisition and dispositions of owned or leased properties for industrial/corporate owners and users. Mr. Magliano’s geographic expertise is in the Chicagoland Suburban Market in DuPage, Cook and the Fox Valley Submarket.

    During his 11 year career, Mr. Magliano has completed over 200 transactions totaling over 7 million square feet with an aggregate value in excess of $100 million. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Mike was a Senior Associate with Grubb & Ellis in Rosemont, Illinois.

  102. Nathan Williams

    Partner, Co-Founder at Normandy Partners where he is a landlord agent. Previously, Nathan worked for Bridge Commercial Real Estate and was a member of the Georgia State University Men’s Golf team. He is an enthusiastic, driven, self-starter who is passionate about helping people around him. He enjoys taking initiative in most situations, and he is not afraid to speak in front of people. The drive he has stems from the leadership opportunities that have presented themselves to him in college and extracurricular activities.

  103. Michael Arnold

    Michael Arnold is the Executive Vice President, Director of the Tenant Consulting Group for NAI Capital in Southern California. With over 24 years of experience, Michael provides a consultative and holistic approach in assisting companies address their cultural, financial and operational issues with a specific focus on reducing their real estate spend. Michael leads the largest team of experienced tenant representation professionals in Southern California. Focused on exceeding client expectations, Michael and his team have a proven record for creative problem solving, execution processes, timely responsiveness, and attention to detail. Michael received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Rhetoric/Communications from the University of California at Davis.

  104. Jim Garrett

    Garrett is the Market President for the Charleston, SC Market. His responsibilities include the management of Colliers’ Charleston area brokerage staff, recruiting and business development as well as community and civic affairs and economic development. He also serves on the company’s statewide Management Committee and its Board of Directors. He is a seasoned commercial real estate professional with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. He is very knowledgeable about commercial real estate brokerage, corporate real estate, operations, and training. In his tenure at Colliers | Ohio, the team doubled its top-line revenue, its Real Estate Management Services (REMS) division increased to over 28 million square feet of space and the Cleveland office grew organically to include over 20 professionals. These accomplishments and many other factors helped him to lead the Colliers | Ohio team in winning the Colliers International | USA “Team Innovation Award” in 2013.

    He previously served as the Program Chair for NAIOP in Central Ohio. He is also a past Marketing Chair for the Athletic Club of Columbus’ Rod and Gun Club and has been an active mentor for the Real Estate Center at The Ohio State University.

  105. Elizabeth Wilke

    Elizabeth is a commercial sales and leasing agent with NAI Latter & Blum and has over 25 years of investment experience as a multi-family, retail and office owner/manager. Prior to joining Latter & Blum, she served as a customer service manager for Fortune 500 company, Entergy Corp in Baton Rouge, La. Elizabeth graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a B.S. in Business Administration and continued graduate studies earning an MBA from the University of Phoenix. Elizabeth is currently an active member of CREW and has received the CREW Network Leadership Certificate in 2020. As a Louisiana native, she is passionate about supporting small, locally owned businesses and, in her spare time, indulges in backyard beekeeping.

  106. Edison Vasquez

    Edison Vasquez, Industrial Associate, is originally from Ecuador and moved to Florida in 2000. He graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) with a Bachelor’s in Finance in 2007 then later went on to pursue his graduate degree for International Real Estate at Florida International University (FIU). In 2010, Edison joined ComReal to specialize in selling and leasing warehouse buildings in the industrial real estate market.

  107. Jeff Wilke, CCIM, SIOR, LEED AP

    Jeff joined the Gulf Partners Capital Markets Team at NAI Latter & Blum during Covid-19 in 2020. He graduated from Florida State University where he obtained a BS degree in Economics, a BS degree in Social Science and a minor in Urban and Regional Planning. Jeff began his commercial real estate career in Huntsville, Alabama as an advisor and then later as a partner with Graham & Company. He holds several professional designations to include Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED AP), which is supported by the United States Green Building Council. Jeff served on the Alabama CCIM state board for five years, chapter Treasurer, VP, President, and then Regional Director South for SIOR and currently serves as a member of the Technology and Investment Member Groups. Jeff is a member of the Knights of Columbus and Leadership St. Tammany Alumni. Jeff has experience in all aspects of commercial real estate(CRE), including capital markets, development, management, leasing, marketing, and sales. His practice includes advising private owners, developers, private equity firms, institutional, and corporate owners of real estate. In 2018 he expanded into facilitating the investment and disposition of single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) portfolios of 5 to 1,000 homes. He is licensed in Louisiana and Mississippi, providing advisory services to commercial property users and investors.

  108. Kyle Inserra

    A 17-year restaurant veteran, Kyle Inserra specializes in the strategic growth and nurturing of emerging restaurant brands. Mr. Inserra is focused on both landlord and tenant representation in Westchester County, New York and Fairfield County, Connecticut. His industry knowledge coupled with an insider’s perspective of what it means to be a restaurant operator day-in and day-out, allow him to relate to his clients’ ever-changing needs. His expertise includes everything from to site selection, competitor analysis, parking concerns, and zoning regulations.

    Prior to joining SABRE, Mr. Inserra was on the Restaurant Practice Team at CBRE and is the co-founder and partner of LA LA Taqueria restaurant Larchmont, NY.

  109. David Evans

    As a commercial broker, his focus is helping sole owners and real estate corporations alike with the acquisition and disposition of their multifamily assets. He has relationships with investors and capital institutions across the country, as well as possess a granular knowledge of the commercial real estate market in Chicago and Southern California . As a multifamily investor himself, he understands first hand that an investor’s investment property is their largest asset.

  110. Patrick Reynolds

    Experienced, proactive and successful in tenant and landlord representation. Specialist in retail real estate commercial brokerage, leasing and property sales, I exclusively represent local, regional, and national retail tenants in their roll outs, relocations, and company expansions to reach their goals throughout Ohio and Kentucky. I successfully identify markets, demos, specific sites, negotiate, and get leases signed for appropriate sites for respective clients. Exclusively representing landlords that own retail-approved properties such as free standing buildings, shopping centers, power centers, and strip centers; on local roads, CBD’s and all major Ohio and Kentucky highways. I also represent landlords, developers, REITS, looking to sell their properties or buy shopping centers, strip centers, mixed use buildings, and free standings development sites. Services provided: market analysis, site selection and property disposition. Please let me know how we can help.

  111. Mike Lin

    He specializes in representing sellers and buyers of multi-tenant and single-tenant retail investment properties throughout Inland Southern California. He recognizes how personal each transaction is to her clients and takes pride in maximizing the value of the property for the seller while making the selling process a positive experience for all parties involved.

    He is a leader within the brokerage community at using technology to market my listings. He has developed a process of working with video, photography, personal presentations, and graphics to produce a video for each of his listings that tells the story of each property. As a result, She has spoken nationally on how to produce these unique property videos. These productions have facilitated many of his sales by making it easier for buyers and cooperating brokers to understand why they should buy his listings.

  112. Edie Weintraub

    Edie Weintraub is honing her craft since 2005, she has an uncanny ability to recognize emerging restaurant trends and discover inspiring retailers everywhere she goes. She leads a team that advised new + established retail, hospitality + restaurant brands to provide experiences and create places that make people feel good. Armed with a history in restaurant and retail operations, they also consult with owners and developers who recognize the need to transform their properties. Her team and Edie are passionate about guiding clients on their positioning in the market to reach their largest audience.

  113. Cody Payne

    Cody Payne is Senior Vice President at Colliers International in Fort Worth, Texas and specializes in selling Office and Industrial investment properties in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. Over the past 12 years, Cody has closed more than 500 commercial real estate transactions. Combined with Colliers International Platform and Cody’s extensive knowledge and expertise of leasing, management, market conditions and business, The Payne Office & Industrial Team provides their clients and investors the opportunity to maximize value while creating a competitive advantage that yields the best results.

    Prior to joining Colliers International, Cody worked at Marcus & Millichap and Sperry Van Ness/Dunn Commercial for over 10 years, where he specialized in Office and Industrial investment sales, management and leasing. While there, Cody had a very successful and prominent leasing team of highly experienced and transactional agents. Through Cody’s leadership and direction, the team grew the company’s portfolio to actively leasing over 40 buildings. Cody has extensive experience in the Office and Industrial leasing sector having worked with many major companies from Local/Regional to Fortune 500 companies and GSA leases.

  114. Carrie Bobb

    Carrie Bobb is the founder and CEO of Carrie Bobb & Co. She launched her real estate career in 2003 and has completed transactions totaling over $2 billion in total consideration. Carrie has successfully strategized and executed leasing strategies for some of San Diego’s most notable and high profile retail projects. Carrie is also the CEO of hellojenny and the Co-Founder of The Carrie Bobb Foundation. She has been named one of San Diego’s Power Women in Real Estate, received her MBA from the University of San Diego and is an official member of the Forbes Real Estate Council. Carrie lives in San Diego with her husband, Matt, their three inquisitively adventurous kids and one joyful goldendoodle.

  115. Nick Terry

    Managing Partner of Houston based Rifle Real Estate Company. Nick has completed more than 3 million square feet of development, construction and brokerage assignments, along with 15 years in the public and private sectors to serve his clients. A bit of a serial real estate entrepreneur, he launched Ai Realty, a tech enabled residential real estate brokerage sister company, in June of 2020. It has since quadrupled in size.

  116. Paul Paschal

    Vice President with Lee & Associates with a history of closing deals in the commercial real estate industry. Skilled in Investment Sales, Negotiation, Market Research, Commercial Leasing, and Marketing. Experienced business development professional with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Communication and Media Studies from UNC-Chapel Hill.Living in Charleston, SC, Paul Paschal enjoys spending his quiet time on the golf course and water.Specializing in Office and Industrial, Paul advocates for and advises his clients throughout each step of their specific commercial real estate transaction

  117. Jim Baker, CCIM

    After a successful career as a professional musician and teacher, Jim began his career in real estate in June of 1977. He formerly served as the 1990-1991 President of the Southern Indiana Realtor Association and was selected as the Southern Indiana Realtor of the Year in 1991. Jim is also a licensed appraiser, certified property tax assessment representative and has earned the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) and SIOR (Society of Office and Industrial Realtors) commercial real estate designations. Currently, Jim is president of Baker Commercial Real Estate which specializes in the sale, leasing and valuation of commercial real estate in the Southern Indiana/Louisville, Kentucky MSA. He served as the 2012 President of the Kentucky CCIM Chapter, is on the steering committee for the Kentucky Commercial Real Estate Alliance (KCREA.com Commercial Information Exchange), was the 2019 President and the 2016 Realtor of the Year for the Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors and is the current VP of the board for the Clark Regional Airport. In 2013, Jim served as the Region 7 Vice President for the CCIM Institute and served on the CCIM Institute’s Board of Directors from 2013-2019.

  118. Robbie Baty

    Robbie Baty serves as the Office Tenant Representation Leader of Cushman & Wakefield’s Dallas-Fort Worth office. The Dallas office holds a market-leading position for assisting clients with large, complex transactions including new leases, renewals, restructurings, and subleases. In this role, Baty is responsible for the overall strategic direction, recruiting and growth of the Office Tenant Representation service line. Currently, the team consists of 20 brokers ranking in Dallas’ top 3 largest brokerage firms.

  119. Dino Moutopoulos

    Dino Moutopoulos is director of Place North West, a business-to-business website for property and regeneration professionals. Place North West, based in Manchester, England, is also an events organizer.

  120. Elie Finegold

    Elie Finegold, a long-time entrepreneur and global property executive, is a Venture Advisor at MetaProp.

    In his role as MetaProp’s Venture Advisor, Mr. Finegold will guide and advise MetaProp startups on strategy, investments, research and business development by leveraging his executive experiences and deep technology and real estate industry networks. In addition, he will act as a global ambassador for the MetaProp brand. Mr. Finegold’s experience includes his most recent role leading innovation globally for CBRE (NYSE:CBRE) as SVP of Global Innovation and Business Intelligence. In that role, he co-founded and led CBRE Labs and assisted the company in strategic technology investments and partnerships both internally and with the burgeoning startup space. He was a founding board member of CRE//Tech Intersect.

  121. Andy Pyle

    Andy is part of a KPMG team advising some of the largest real estate investors on the impact of technological disruption on the real estate sector.

    Andy has 24 years of professional experience of which the last 17 has been as a full-time transaction adviser. Initially Andy gained a broad range of industry experience, including retail, transport & logistics, property & construction and manufacturing in KPMG’s Birmingham office, and moved to London in 2007 to focus on Real Estate and Infrastructure transactions.

    In 2015 he took over as the UK National Sector Head for Real Estate, overseeing all of KPMG’s services to property companies and investors in the UK, and has focussed on real estate transactions since that time.

    Andy has advised a number of investors who have bought and sold real estate assets in the UK and Europe within the commercial office, retail/shopping mall, industrial/warehousing/logistics, residential, self-storage, student accommodation and serviced office sectors covering both development and investment assets.

    He has advised on some of the largest transactions in the European real estate market, particularly involving major shopping centres, and portfolios of logistics warehouses. He has also advised on a number of large airport and car parking transactions.

  122. Aaron Richardson

    Aaron Richardson is global director of communications for the Capital Markets division of CBRE. Aaron oversees communications for Investment, Office, Industrial, Retail, Multifamily, Hotels, and Valuation sectors of the business.

  123. Greg Schenk

    Gregory P. Schenk is President of the Schenk Company, Inc., central Ohio’s exclusive tenant advisory brokerage/consultation firm. Greg has 25 years of experience in the business ranging from representing tenants and buyers in locating and negotiating office, medical space and investment projects as well as 1031 exchanges, lease buy outs and termination options. His expertise is in the area of site selection and “win-win” negotiation strategies.

    Greg has studied and trained in all aspects on consultation, contract negotiation, commercial real estate leasing, and investment property acquisition. He has authored numerous articles on these subjects and has won many awards including the 2006 Micro Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Real Estate, the prestigious Presentation Excellence Award at CB University, and the Business First “40 Under 40” Award. He was named by Midwest Real Estate News as one of the Top Fifty brokers in the Midwest in 2002 and 2003. Greg continues to be one of the featured speakers for the NAR Commercial Signature Speaker program that teaches and trains agents nationally.

  124. Melissa Swader

    I have been in the media, marketing, graphic design, publishing, and public relations for over 23 years. I have been helping small business owners, nonprofit organizations, CEO’s and Executives, professional athletes, and residential and commercial real estate professionals to build effective marketing and branding strategies to help build their business in their industry. Ruby Red Media LLC was featured in Ranking Arizona magazine, named to the TOP 10 Best Businesses, coming in at #3 – Public Relations, #4 – SEO/Social Media Marketing and #5 – Graphic Design. I was recognized as the 2022 Influencer in Marketing by GlobeSt.com, 2022 OTSO’s IWD Influential Women of Commercial Real Estate, and the 2022 CREi Movement List of Influential Women.

  125. Drey Campbell

    Drey Campbell, PhD, is a driven and relational agent with Lee & Associates Idaho, LLC, a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and member of the Lee & Associates group of companies. Drey’s education, past career as a professor, and deep roots in the treasure valley help him to serve clients effectively while building longstanding relationships. Drey’s passion involves finding deals off market, and helping clients transform them through development/entitlement. Drey can operate in a variety of commercial real estate realms, and focuses on multifamily, industrial, development, and investment properties.

  126. Rebecca Rockey

    Rebecca Rockey is an economist with Cushman & Wakefield. She previously worked as a consultant at a finance and economics consulting firm in the Washington, D.C., area, primarily working on loss forecasts for a national housing finance company’s single-family, fixed income portfolio. Prior to that, she was a junior economist at the Congressional Budget Office for three years in the Financial Analysis Division. There, she contributed to numerous analyses related to federal credit programs, accounting treatments of federal credit, and the treatment of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the federal budget.

  127. David Conroy

    Experienced research & development engineer with a demonstrated history of innovation in the real estate industry. Strong experience with Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies, Prototyping, Software Design, Management, and Networking. Strong engineering professional with a Bachelor of Science focused in Computer Science from Northeastern University.

  128. Marco Della Rocca

    Marco Della Rocca is a specialist at helping companies look beyond their space requirements to find solutions that assist them in the growth of their businesses while minimizing operating costs. In the Montreal commercial real estate field for three years, Marco has helped numerous businesses in various industries with their office and industrial space needs.

    With almost two decades of work experience, Marco has held numerous management positions at some of the most respected multinational companies in the country. He has held positions in the hospitality, pharmaceutical and financial services industries.

  129. Mark Smukler

    Mark Smukler is an investment banker turned software engineer turned PropTech entrepreneur who spent the last 5 years building technology that elevates apartment living. In 2016 Mark founded Bixby, an app to help property managers streamline operations and provide a better resident experience. Mark sold Bixby to Hello Alfred in 2019 where he’s spent the last two years leading product development. Today Mark is working on a new startup yet to launch called Flow that provides consumers on-demand access to nearby location-based businesses such as co-working spaces and gyms that would otherwise require a membership or long-term commitment.

  130. Loren DeFilippo

    Loren DeFilippo is the Director of Research for Colliers’ Ohio markets, providing analysis and insight on commercial property trends. Drawing on 30+ years of experience, Loren focuses on turning data into actionable intelligence for our clients and brokerage teams.

  131. Caleb Parker

    Caleb Parker is an American entrepreneur in London, and Founder of Bold (acquired by Newable/NewFlex in 2019).He believes in “challenging the status quo” and is a champion for entrepreneurial and innovative thinking. Caleb has served as founder, Board member, advisor, investor and consultant to numerous startups and small businesses, and has a keen focus on innovation and technology, with interests in the MICE market, Space-as-a-Service, and the future of work.Caleb has been a guest lecturer, speaker, and moderator for topics such as entrepreneurship, the sharing economy, the future of work and commercial real estate at academic institutions and large corporations. He regularly takes the stage at numerous trade conferences as keynote speaker, MC, host or facilitator.

  132. Alyssa Zahler

    Director of Commercial Leasing for Two Trees, a Brooklyn-based, family-owned real estate development firm, with a $4b real estate portfolio. Two Trees owns and manages 3 million square feet of commercial and industrial real estate throughout New York City.

  133. Boomer Peterson

    Boomer joined Lee & Associates in June 2022 as a Principal. Boomer began his career in 2011, with the intent to be a real estate investment advisor. His well-rounded career started with single and multi-family investments. He eventually progressed to net lease investments primarily in retail and industrial assets with some office deals. As a former football player and track athlete, Boomer has an unmatched determination to get the deal done. Boomer protects his client’s best interests with the most favorable terms possible on their acquisitions and dispositions.

    Boomer started Pinnacle Commercial Group in 2015 and grew it to a $100 million annual sales brokerage company.

  134. Jessica Mizrahi

    Jessica Mizrahi is an industrial broker on the Central Florida Cushman & Wakefield Industrial team. This team is the #1 industrial leasing and sales team where they collectively collaborate and oversee more than 14.5 million square feet of agency work throughout the Central Florida region. As a trusted real estate advisor, it’s Mrs. Mizrahi’s goal to develop strategic plans to help capitalize on real estate services at industrial properties and achieve tenant satisfaction and retention by helping clients improve value, maximize cost savings, minimize risk and enhance their bottom line. Mrs. Mizrahi utilizes market analysis, leasing strategies, and best in class marketing materials to deliver exceptional results for her client’s assets. Every day she is committed to promoting successful symbiotic relationships between the Tenant and Landlord.

  135. Dave Lewand

    20+ year career dedicated to corporate-, team-, and property-level commercial real estate (CRE) marketing. 3,000+ CRE properties marketed successfully on behalf of 300+ CRE owners, developers, brokers and national retailers.

    GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum 2019 “Influencer in Marketing”

    Author of CREgrow (CREgrow.com) – the first WordPress theme dedicated to CRE.

    Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Real Estate Finance from Indiana University in 1993, and graduate certification in Direct and Interactive Marketing from DePaul University in 2000.

  136. Jonathan Zamora

    Jonathan Zamora is a First Vice President and solely specializes in the sale of multi-family, mixed-use properties and development sites across Northern New Jersey. He exclusively represents local and national investors in asset repositions, acquisitions, dispositions and 1031 exchanges. As a director of the Multi-Housing Division, Jonathan has been able to build an extensive track record and through that been able to set various sale records in his specialized markets with his access to large pools of buyers. His wealth of local market knowledge, creative approach and perseverance allows him to create brokerage solutions for his clients maximizing their profitability and preserving their wealth.

  137. Gregg Katz

    As Vice President of Real Estate Strategy, Gregg’s focus is to provide enhanced strategic insights into industry trends, market dynamics, and consumer shopping behavior leveraging best-in-class data and analytics. Prior to his current role, Gregg spent 15 years at The Shopping Center Group creating and implement strategies for organizational structure and human capital, data, analytics, social platforms, website, GIS, mobile technology and branding. Prior roles include 15 years in restaurant operations, consulting, marketing and site selection, including owning and operating a quick-casual restaurant group in Orlando, Florida. A graduate of Boston University with a degree in Business Management, he received his MBA from the University of Florida (Go Gators!). Gregg, and his wife Elena, are the proud parents of two amazing boys.

  138. Aviva Sonenreich

    Denver native, Aviva Sonenreich entered the real estate world immediately after graduating from the University of Colorado. She is the Senior broker and head of the office and industrial division. Her area of expertise ranges from the acquisition of industrial income property to the leasing of offices in the Denver Metro Area. Aviva has amassed the largest following on social media revolving around commercial real estate which she leverages for her client’s success. In her free time, Aviva likes to enjoy the various hot springs of Colorado.

  139. Nancy A. McClure

    Nancy McClure specializes in representing local and national retailers in their expansion pursuits across the Tucson area and other key markets in southwest Arizona. A longtime veteran commercial real estate professional, Nancy has extraordinary insight into Tucson’s unique retail landscape, cultivating strong relationships and earning clients’ trust along the way through her dedication and commitment to creating exceptional real estate outcomes. Nancy is the ultimate industry insider, and she excels in helping clients locate in highly coveted areas across the metro region. From traditional leasing to advising clients on redevelopment projects, she has successfully transformed various asset types, from regional power centers to neighborhood sites, into premier retail holdings. She remains at the forefront of emerging retail trends through constant networking and research gathering to ensure her clients are the most informed decision-makers in the market with a perspective of what leading markets are doing. She is a true partner for her clients, guiding them throughout the entire process, from site selection to the final store opening, as if their real estate were her own.

  140. Jeanne Heller, CRE

    Marketing and business development leader proficient at analytics, innovative marketing, writing, brand building and sales initiatives. Foundation rooted in communications with experience leading ambitious teams. Storyteller at heart, with a passion to lead teams to grow individual skillsets.

  141. Sue Basile, CCIM

    Suzanne L. Basile is a recognized leader in the greater Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery County areas for her outstanding accomplishments in the purchase, leasing, and management of office buildings, industrial, and commercial properties. With over twenty-eight years of experience as a Realtor and right hand to her father during her career, she holds the position of President and Broker of record of J.M. Basile & Associates since her father, Joseph M. Basile retired.

    Ms. Basile is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a designation held by less than 5% of all commercial real estate practitioners. CCIM’s exemplify the real estate industry’s highest professional and ethical standards. Recognized for an expertise of commercial – investment real estate. Of the estimated 80,000 commercial real estate practitioners nationwide, only 4,200 hold the CCIM designation, which reflects why it is one of the most coveted and respected designations in the industry. Ms. Basile has also completed numerous real estate related courses, designations, continuing education and seminars.

    She earned the certification by completing advanced coursework in financial and market analysis and by demonstrating extensive experience in the commercial real estate industry.

  142. Blaine Strickland, CCIM

    H. Blaine Strickland, CCIM, is CEO at HBS Resources, Inc. in Orlando, Fla. During his 40 years in commercial real estate, he has negotiated transactions with The Massimo Group, Crossman & Company, Hanley Investment Group, Coldwell Banker Commercial, Menlo Commercial Real Estate, and more. Strickland has been a CCIM Institute instructor since 2007, and has an extensive background in teaching as an adjunct professor at University of Florida, University of North Carolina, Kenan Flagler Business School, University of Central Florida, and Nova Southeastern University. Strickland was also awarded the CCIM Rising Star Award in 2007 Strickland earned his Bachelor degree in Real Estate and Urban Economics from the University of Florida, his Master of Arts in Real Estate from University of Florida.

  143. Gabe Marans

    Executive Managing Director at Savills. Since joining Savills in 2008, Gabe has been an integral member of the firm’s New York office with expertise in tenant-rep advisory including multi-market analysis, portfolio optimization, site identification and workplace strategies for the post-covid world. Gabe’s broad range of transaction experience across industry and geography is differentiated by a commitment to excellence framed by white glove client service. Along with his family, Gabe helped to establish The Judah Marans Memorial Fund in honor of his brother, which raises funds to create and maintain the Judah Marans Music and Art Center at Yavneh Academy. Closer to the office, Gabe oversees Savills’ Junior Broker Development Program in NYC.

  144. Marissa Limsiaco

    President and Co-founder of Otso, a real estate startup that writes corporate guarantees on behalf of tenants to provide an alternative to traditional lease securitization. Marissa is a graduate of West Point and spent 5 years as an active duty Army officer. She commanded a unit with over 100 soldiers.

  145. James Bean

  146. Debra Hazel

    A consultant’s consultant, Debra Hazel is a media professional with a particular focus on international retail and commercial real estate, working with clients around the globe while continuing to write about the industry for various publications.

    She founded Debra Hazel Communications in 2005 after nearly two decades of reporting and analyzing the expansion of chain retail and shopping center formats for U.S. trade magazine Chain Store Age. As Editor and Editor-at-Large for the International Council of Shopping Centers’ monthly magazine Shopping Centers Today, she traveled the world to report on the growth of retailers and shopping center industry abroad.

    Debra now uses that specialized knowledge and relationships with media to provide her corporate clients with a global business perspective on their communications, and is frequently called upon by other firms in need of her expertise. She is the public relations professional for Woodcliff Realty Advisors, a full service consultancy serving retailers, commercial real estate owners and service providers worldwide.

  147. Nick Gould

    Broker at Morgan Skenderian. With nearly two years of experience, Nick has already proven his expertise as a commercial real estate broker and multi-family specialist in Orange County, California. Prior to his time in commercial real estate, Nick worked with a number of technology companies including Salesforce.com.

  148. Rod Santomassimo

    Rod Santomassimo is a best-selling author, speaker and consultant. He is also the founder of the Massimo Group. The mission of Massimo Group is to assist independent contractors, solopreneurs and small business owners in transforming their business and, ultimately, their lives. During his 35+-year professional career, Rod has been an IT Consultant, COO of a public telecom firm, CFO of a regional law firm, and senior executive of an international commercial real estate firm. He has also started his own brokerage firm, college recruiting company, and is a patented inventor.

  149. Todd Edstrom

    Mr. Edstrom is a Senior Associate with JLL and works with one of the firm’s top teams in the US. The team consists of 15 professionals focused on analytics, transaction management, development and real estate finance. Mr. Edstrom focuses on office tenant representation and transaction management where he works with clients to develop and execute corporate strategy throughout their real estate portfolio. Mr. Edstrom’s experience with large public companies and highly dynamic private companies allows him to assess and solve intricate projects.Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Edstrom was an Assistant Director at Savills. He advised and managed various private and public accounts, exceeding 125 projects and 1.2 million SF.Mr. Edstrom graduated with a degree in Political Science and Constitutional Law from Hampden-Sydney College, where he was captain of the college’s Top 25 football program and a two-time conference champion.

  150. J.D. Glenn

    J.D. Glenn ASSOCIATE BROKER AT REALCORP INC. He started his career doing building maintenance, painting, and general clean-up of properties. he also ran a local painting company from 1988 to 1993. That experience gave him a greater understanding of construction and property maintenance.

    In 1993, he received his real estate license and started in residential real estate. Then in 1996, he becomes a commercial realtor and continued his career with RealCorp Inc. Decided to obtain his broker’s license in 2009. He specializes in commercial leasing and sales of office/warehouse, office space, retail space, and property management.

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