Chas. Hawkins Co., Inc./CORFAC International
The Chas. Hawkins Co., Inc./CORFAC International has been one of the leading, independent, full-service real estate companies in Nashville, Tennessee since 1962. As president of the privately-held company, Mr. Agnew’s primary duties include managing the day-to-day operations involved with 15 employees and 20 brokers. Secondly, his responsibilities include asset management oversight for a $500 million portfolio of commercial property that totals approximately 9.6 million square feet.
San Francisco, California
Jordan Angel is a Senior Director in the San Francisco office of HFF with more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience. He focuses on debt and equity placement transactions throughout the Western United States.
NAIOP Vice Chair, Education
Vice President of Development,
Kate Nolan Bryden is the Vice President of Development for MRP Industrial and has overseen the development of nearly 4 million square feet of industrial, flex, office, and retail projects. Ms. Bryden is primarily responsible for acquisition support, due diligence, entitlement procurement and also oversees the design and construction of industrial projects in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia.
Principal and Director of Business Development,
Bridgewater, New Jersey
NAIOP Board of Directors
Vice President, Market Leader,
Megan Creecy-Herman serves as Vice President, Market Officer for Prologis. With over 15 years of commercial real estate experience in the Southwestern US, Ms. Creecy-Herman was previously responsible for oversight of Liberty Property Trust’s portfolio in the Arizona region including leasing, development and acquisition activities. Creecy-Herman is a former President of the NAIOP-Arizona Chapter and a recipient of NAIOP’s national award for Chapter President of the Year.
Mr. Down is a Vice President in the Boston office of Bentall Kennedy, one of the largest global real estate investment advisors. Mr. Down oversees a diverse portfolio of real estate assets located throughout the United States with responsibilities including acquisition and disposition transaction structuring, asset/strategy management, value add and development oversight, and identifying new business opportunities for the firm’s various clients and fund strategies. In addition, Mr. Down focuses on the healthcare sector and works on identifying various real estate investments strategies to take advantage of the aging demographics and a shift to more convenient and cost effective outpatient services.
NAIOP Board of Directors
HITT Contracting, Inc.
Falls Church, Virginia
Senior Vice President,
Black Creek Group
Jeff serves as Senior Vice President of Fund Management and Debt Capital Markets at Black Creek Group. He is the portfolio manager for the firm’s build-to-core industrial funds, managing a national development portfolio aggregating over 23 million square feet across major U.S. industrial markets. Additionally, Jeff sources debt financings across the various Black Creek Group industrial platforms having closed over $5.6 billion of corporate-level, secured portfolio, and construction debt financings.
Real Estate Private Equity Vice President,
Los Angeles, California
Matt Milich joined Pearlmark in December 2014. Mr. Milich is responsible for deal originations in the Western United States and Texas.
Director of Leasing and Property Management,
Primera Companies, LLC
Drew Richardson is the Director of Leasing and Property Management for Primera Companies, LLC in Dallas, Texas. As a part of a family-owned business, Drew is often involved in various aspects of the day-to-day operations which include the following: lease negotiations, budgeting, strategic planning, and acting as a liaison between Tenants and Primera’s ownership team.
USAA Real Estate Company
NAIOP Board of Directors
Vice President, Leasing & Development,
Liberty Property Trust
Mark Seltzer serves as a Vice President for Liberty Property Trust. Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) is one of the nation’s largest real estate companies where it owns and manages more than 100 million square feet of industrial and office properties. With a diverse real estate background spanning the public and private sector, Mark’s responsibilities include leasing, development and acquisition/disposition activities. Mark is a former President of the NAIOP-Greater Philadelphia Chapter, current chair of the Chapter’s Executive Committee and a member of the Corporate Board of Directors.
As a real estate development and finance attorney, Mike Strand works closely with clients to provide guidance as they acquire, finance, develop, operate and sell commercial real estate.
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Salt Lake City, Utah
Chris Zarek is a founding partner of Form Development in Salt Lake City, Utah. Throughout a multidisciplinary career, Chris has been involved in the design, development, planning and construction of a wide range of projects across three continents, including work in mixed-use, residential, retail, hospitality, healthcare, institutional, industrial, lab and R+D, and urban design sectors.