MacKenzie Commercial Brokerage Team

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Scott Wimbrow, SIOR

President & Principal

Scott Wimbrow, SIOR

Direct: 410-953-0354

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President & Principal

President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, the brokerage arm of MacKenzie Ventures, LLC, Scott Wimbrow has over 35 years’ experience in the commercial real estate industry. As President, Scott is responsible for the division’s overall operations to include, the management of more than 50 agents and support staff, oversight of financial planning, spearheading corporate business development initiatives, and supporting the collaboration efforts between MacKenzie’s affiliate companies.Prior to assuming his leadership role, Scott effectively represented landlords and tenants, on both a national and regional level, in transactions surpassing $2 billion in value. Scott specialized in assisting a number of companies in the Baltimore, Annapolis, and Washington, DC “triangle” in developing their real estate strategies. Scott also has extensive project development experience beginning his career with MacKenzie acting as the Development and Marketing Director for McDonogh Crossroads, a 600,000 square foot office park in Owings Mills, Maryland.He is a licensed broker with the Maryland Real Estate Commission, the District of Columbia, and in the Commonwealths of Virginia and Pennsylvania, Scott is the Broker of Record for the company. Additionally, Scott is on the Board of Directors for MacKenzie Ventures, LLC and serves as its Senior Vice President.

Chris Bennett

Executive Vice President & Principal

Chris Bennett

Direct: 410-953-0352

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Executive Vice President & Principal

As Executive Vice President/Principal with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Chris Bennett specializes in office and industrial sales and leasing, as well as commercial development. Operating from the company's Maple Lawn office, Chris works with tenants and landlords throughout Maryland but primarily in Baltimore City/County, Howard, Anne Arundel, and Prince George's counties. Chris joined the MacKenzie Companies in 1993 as a property manager. In this capacity, he was responsible for the management of over 500,000 square feet of office and retail projects throughout Baltimore County. He was also responsible for such diverse projects as the Annapolis City Marina, a marina and office building complex in the heart of Annapolis. Prior to this experience, Chris worked as a general contractor for several years. Through his multi-faceted property management and development experience, Chris retains the rare quality of having an owner's perspective of real estate, which is of great benefit to the client, whether they are the tenant or landlord.

Tom Fidler

Executive Vice President & Principal

Tom Fidler

Direct: 410-494-4860

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Executive Vice President & Principal

Tom serves as Executive Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and Executive Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Retail, LLC, where he oversees a department of 15. Tom has been with the company’s Lutherville office since December 1996. Tom specializes in commercial leasing, development and advisory services, and has been involved in some of the area’s most prestigious projects. During his tenure with MacKenzie, Tom has sold or leased more than 3.5 million square feet of real estate, working with such clients as Upper Chesapeake Health, Hill Management Services, Inc., The Mills Corporation and Smith & Hawken. To date, Tom has participated in real estate transactions totaling over $1 billion in market value. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Tom was employed with Kiddie Academy International, Inc., a Maryland based franchisor of accredited child care learning centers. His responsibilities included the complete oversight of the company’s real estate department with a staff of 10 professionals operating in 41 states.

Joe Bradley, SIOR

Senior Vice President & Principal

Joe Bradley, SIOR

Direct: 410-494-4892

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About Joe

Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Joe provides leadership to members of MacKenzie’s brokerage division and works to build the firm’s presence in the market, maintaining and promoting the MacKenzie brand. He specializes in the leasing and sale of office real estate in the Baltimore metropolitan region since joining MacKenzie. Joe has extensive experience in agency leasing and tenant representation, contract negotiation, site selection, and financial analysis.

Matthew Curran, SIOR

Senior Vice President & Principal

Matthew Curran, SIOR

Direct: 443-573-3203

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About Matthew

Senior Vice President & Principal

Matt specializes in the sale and leasing of industrial, warehouse and flex properties. Matt has extensive experience representing property owners, businesses and investors throughout the Baltimore-Washington Market. He also specializes in corporate tenant representation advising his clients with their real estate/lease portfolios in Maryland and nationally. Since joining MacKenzie, Matt has completed transactions valued at over $350 million. Matt maintains a high level of professionalism and is committed to providing his clients top-tier real estate services.Matt is a Baltimore native and a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). Matt is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Maryland. 

Mark Deering

Partner

Mark Deering

Direct: 443-573-3201

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Partner

Mark has over 35 years of commercial real estate experience. He specializes in corporate tenant representation. Mark’s expertise in structuring various transactions is a result of completing over 2,500 leases representing in excess of thirteen million square feet nationwide.

Experience

As a corporate tenant representative, Mark has represented many of the clients below in multiple markets by leveraging his industry contacts and state-of-the-art technology.

Henry Deford

Senior Vice President & Principal

Henry Deford

Direct: 410-494-4861

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About Henry

Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President & Principal of MacKenzie Retail, LLC, Henry Deford specializes in the representation of retail tenants and landlords throughout the Baltimore Washington DC Metropolitan area. Prior to joining the MacKenzie Retail team in 2012, Henry was responsible for sales, leasing and asset management on behalf a boutique firm specializing in Baltimore City retail and restaurant products. A combination of lease negotiation, management and retail merchandising experience provides Henry a dynamic perspective that has proven beneficial to his clients. Henry’s focus on mixed-use, urban retail, and shopping center strategies has led to greatly increasing MacKenzie’s presence in both longstanding neighborhoods and new suburban growth.Henry is a Baltimore native and a graduate of Elon University in North Carolina where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration. Henry resides in the historic neighborhood of Ruxton in Baltimore County and through real estate transactions is committed to seeing the region continue to flourish.

Trish Farrell

Senior Vice President & Principal

Trish Farrell

Direct: 410-974-9003

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Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President and Principal at MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC for over 25 years, Trish specializes in the sales and leasing of commercial real estate. She is instrumental in building relationships and guiding clients through complex real estate transactions.Focused on the Baltimore/Washington Corridor, Trish has been involved in the leasing and marketing of office, retail, warehouse/flex, and mixed-use space. This experience has given her an understanding of both the landlord and tenant perspectives and the economic realities that affect their negotiations and ROI.Trish has represented companies on a local, regional and national level. Her in-depth knowledge of development, marketing, sales, and leasing, allows her to advise her clients on their real estate strategies, providing value and significant tangible savings to tenants, landlords, buyers, and sellers.Through her involvement on the boards of Maryland Tech Council and Launch Annapolis and Ignite Annapolis, Trish is actively engaged in helping to build a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem and tech hub in the Annapolis/BWI Corridor. She is also on the board of the Greater Annapolis Y and the American Red Cross of Southern Maryland, as well as a member of the Annapolis Rotary.A graduate of the University of Delaware, Trish was recently recognized by the Daily Record as a 2017 Influential Marylander and Leadership Anne Arundel Class of 2017.

John Harrington

Senior Vice President & Principal

John Harrington

Direct: 410-494-4863

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Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and MacKenzie Retail, LLC, John Harrington specializes in commercial leasing and site selection, as well as bulk land sales and development. He also focuses on the representation of retail landlords and tenants in the Maryland market. In addition to being a member of the firm’s executive committee, he also directs MacKenzie Retail, LLC. Prior to joining the firm in 1993, John was a regional vice president with Merrill Lynch Realty and spent 11 years as the director of leasing and acquisitions for the DeChiaro-Rachuba Group, a firm that built and owned numerous office buildings, apartments, shopping centers, hotels, and developed thousands of homes and home sites throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. He has over 40 years of experience in all facets of residential development and commercial real estate.

Daniel Hudak, SIOR

Senior Vice President & Principal

Daniel Hudak, SIOR

Direct: 443-573-3205

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About Daniel

Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President and Principal with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Dan brings over 25 years of commercial real estate experience to MacKenzie. Specializing in industrial/flex product, Dan has maintained a high level of professionalism and integrity with clients. He has an extensive background in both tenant and landlord representation providing in-depth real estate knowledge through quality service. His experience in build-to-suits, facility acquisition and disposition, has enabled him to serve a broad client base including technology, office, distribution, and manufacturing uses.

Experience

Dan has represented some of the area’s most notable industrial users including aerospace giant Smiths Group, PLC, in their relocation to a Harford County 120,000 square foot (sf) build-to-suit consisting of office, lab, and environmentally controlled manufacturing. His past experience also includes site location work for the largest privately held food distribution company, Maines Paper & Food Service. Dan is a past member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals focused on corporate efficiency of forward and reverse flow of products and services worldwide.

David McClatchy

Senior Vice President & Principal

David McClatchy

Direct: 410-953-0366

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Senior Vice President & Principal

David has north of 30 years of corporate and local business commercial real estate advisory experience and has handled major assignments in almost all facets of commercial real estate including: design-build projects; user and income-producing sales; land acquisitions and sales across all industry sectors; county and city government representation; office and industrial agency leasing; portfolio sales; tenant representation; and lease re-structures. Specializing in the suburban Maryland and Washington, DC markets throughout his career, his negotiation skills and advisory services are modeled upon an attorney-client relationship where he singularly represents his client’s interests and that of no others. He is a creative problem solver that puts himself in his client’s position to analyze, formulate and present solutions tailored to meet the objectives at hand.

Experience

David currently sits on the Board of Directors of Annapolis Community Boating, a non-profit with the mission of providing affordable boating opportunities and water access to residents of Annapolis City and Anne Arundel County. Formerly, he has been a director or executive committee member of other non-profits and organizations such as:

  • Annapolis Community Boating
  • Annapolis Yacht Club Foundation
  • Annapolis and Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce
  • Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce (recipient of Distinguished Service Award and Chairman’s Award both for Outstanding Contributions by a member of the Executive Committee)
  • United States Optimist Dinghy Organization
  • Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association
  • BWI Business Partnership

Matt Mueller

Senior Vice President & Principal

Matt Mueller

Direct: 410-494-6658

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Senior Vice President & Principal

Matt, a Senior Vice President & Principal with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, specializes in office sales and leasing in the Baltimore County and Midtown Baltimore City markets. With 3 years of property management and 16 years of brokerage experience, Matt has excelled in landlord representation controlling a portfolio of buildings that exceeds 1,000,000 combined square feet in the Hunt Valley, Towson, Owings Mills, White Marsh, and Midtown Baltimore Markets. Matt is heavily involved in the marketplace and has served as the President of the Greater Towson Committee (GTC) from 2013-2016, and remains in the leadership of the Board. At the beginning of 2016 over $600 million dollars of redevelopment and new investment was in the process in the Towson market, all of which sought the support of the GTC under Matt’s guidance.In addition to landlord representation, Matt’s knowledge of the various markets and insight from owners perspectives allows him to excel in tenant representation. Having represented local and national groups like Towson University, Hamilton Bank, Chesapeake Urology and the Space Telescope Science Institute, Matt continues to be looked to for representation throughout the marketplace.

Andrew Meeder, SIOR

Senior Vice President & Principal

Andrew Meeder, SIOR

Direct: 410-494-4881

Mobile: 443-625-8635

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Senior Vice President & Principal

Andrew Meeder specializes in corporate industrial/flex tenant representation services and institution sales/leasing in the Baltimore-Metropolitan area. Since joining MacKenzie, he has completed transactions in excess 23 million square feet and valued at over $464 million. He represents tenants in site selection and lease/sale negotiations to minimize occupancy costs and maximize efficiency. Andrew works closely with his clients to create a customized data driven strategy to meet their real estate needs.Having worked with a wide array of users in different industries, Andrew is able to serve his clients with a high level of expertise as they explore their real estate strategy. His deep understanding and knowledge of the market has allowed for him to educate his clients and prospects, allowing for them to make smart real estate and business decisions. Andrew holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Roanoke College in Virginia.

Tom Mottley

Senior Vice President & Principal

Tom Mottley

Direct: 443-573-3217

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Senior Vice President & Principal

Thomas Mottley has more than 20 years experience in commercial real estate, specializing in the sale and leasing of industrial, office, and retail properties in the Harford and Cecil County, Maryland markets. Prior to entering the real estate industry, Tom was a licensed stock broker and industrial entrepreneur. This diverse financial and business experience provides Tom a unique insight on how real estate affects the day-to-day aspects of a company’s business strategy. This deep understanding of business, finance, and commercial real estate is witnessed in several of the area’s most notable projects including Bel Air South Professional Center and Boulevard at Box Hill. Tom recently served as a member of newly elected Harford County Executive Barry Glassman’s transition team.

Mike Ruocco

Senior Vice President & Principal

Mike Ruocco

Direct: 410-494-4868

Mobile: 410-627-6881

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About Mike

Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President & Principal for MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, Mike has an array of experience across the retail and office leasing and sales platforms. He strives to maintain an active role in the community both in the workplace and beyond. Having successfully navigated the procurement of multiple off the-market assets for his clients, Mike also has experience in the Note Sale, Distressed Asset, and Development arena. Formerly a Senior Associate with JLL and Colliers International, Mike continues to actively represent the interests of both landlords and tenants within Greater Baltimore and surrounding areas. He currently holds a real estate license in Maryland and Washington, D.C.A Baltimore native, Mike is a graduate of Calvert Hall and attended Towson University.

Bill Whitty

Senior Vice President & Principal

Bill Whitty

Direct: 410-494-4862

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Senior Vice President & Principal

As a Senior Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Bill Whitty specializes in office and flex leasing and building sales, representing both landlords and tenants. He has over 34 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry buying, selling, and leasing property in the greater Mid-Atlantic region and throughout the United States. His extensive experience also includes participation in the sale of commercial property to investors as well as individual and corporate users. In addition to being a principal of the firm, Bill heads up a veteran group of five brokers who specialize in agency and tenant representation throughout the greater Baltimore area with several local, regional, and national clients.

Sales & Leasing Associates

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Dennis Boyle, SIOR

Senior Vice President

Dennis Boyle, SIOR

Direct: 443.798.9339

Mobile: 410.598.2473

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Senior Vice President

Dennis Boyle serves as a Vice President of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, based in Columbia, Maryland. Starting his commercial real estate career more than 20 years ago, Dennis worked with Lee & Associates and the Commercial Division of Re/Max prior to joining MacKenzie. His experience includes the sale and leasing of more than one million square feet of various asset classes and the representation of a tenant portfolio that comprises numerous local and national clients totaling nearly two million square feet. Dennis also has more than 20 years of commercial construction experience, founding and operating Sunset Builders, Inc. Active in his community both in the workplace and beyond, Dennis is a member of the Howard and Carroll County Chambers, and the South Carroll Business Association.

Karen Deeley

Senior Vice President

Karen Deeley

Direct: 410-494-4871

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Senior Vice President

As a Senior Vice President of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Karen Deeley brings more than 30 years’ experience in the leasing, sale, and financing of commercial real estate to her every day business dealings. Representing tenants at the local, regional, and national levels and among power industries such as finance, healthcare, banking, technology, and non-profits, Karen utilizes her comprehensive knowledge to assist tenants with identifying and analyzing their needs and developing customized occupancy, growth, and relocation strategies. Deeply involved within the local business community, Karen serves on the Greater Baltimore Committee’s President’s Advisory Committee and is a member of the Executive Alliance, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate the success and leadership of accomplished women by expanding their impact and influence through advocacy, education, and mentorship.

Experience

Karen has been recognized by the Daily Record as a “Top 100 Women,” by CoStar as a Power Broker, and by SmartCEO as a Reader’s Choice in Real Estate.

Sean Langford

Senior Vice President

Sean Langford

Direct: 443-573-3218

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Senior Vice President

Sean Langford serves as a Vice President of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, based in Lutherville, Maryland. With more than 20 years’ experience, Sean specializes in the sales, investment sales, leasing, acquisition, and development of all commercial asset classes. He has local, regional, and national tenant representation experience, and has also been involved in the representation of landlords spanning retail, office, healthcare, and mixed-use projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Sean’s in-depth industry knowledge positions him as a relied upon advisor to his clients, working with them to identify and analyze their needs while developing customized business strategies. His reputation for his commitment to building lasting partnerships and his creative value-add approach has proven invaluable to his clients' portfolios and success.Prior to joining MacKenzie, Sean specialized in land development, developing several hundred residential land projects for both regional and national home builders. A life-long resident of Maryland, Sean is an active member of his community and participates across numerous industry organizations.

Hayes Merkert, SIOR

Senior Vice President

Hayes Merkert, SIOR

Direct: 443-798-9344

Mobile: 410-274-1801

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Senior Vice President

Hayes Merkert serves as a Senior Vice President of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, based in Columbia, Maryland. Merkert has represented a number of institutional owners of real estate, as well as major local and national tenants. He has been active in the local chapter of the Society of Industrial Office Realtors (SIOR), serving as past President and Treasurer. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Hayes was part of Cushman & Wakefield’s brokerage services practice group as the Senior Director of their Baltimore office. He has over 30 years of experience in the region’s real estate market, specializing in sales and leasing of office and industrial real estate properties throughout the Baltimore-Washington Corridor.

Adam Nachlas, SIOR

Senior Vice President

Adam Nachlas, SIOR

Direct: 443-798-9343

Mobile: 301-509-4464

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About Adam

Senior Vice President

With more than 28 years of commercial real estate experience, Adam specializes in leasing and investment sales in the Baltimore/Washington corridor with a focus on tenant representation.His service oriented approach and ability to create leverage while negotiating advantageous economic terms has led to valuable assets for his clients. Adam insists that the documentation of his client’s transactions ensures against unexpected costs and his ability to identify and implement creative solutions to long range real estate requirements has enabled him to establish strong client relationships.Adam is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with his Bachelor’s degree.

Owen Rouse, Jr.

Senior Vice President

Owen Rouse, Jr.

Direct: 410.494.6654

Mobile: 410.274.1121

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About Owen

Senior Vice President

Owen joined MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC in 2019 as Vice President of Investment Sales, leading the firm’s investment sales team which specializes in the third-party acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate assets in the State of Maryland and surrounding region, and advises clients on investments strategies, value maximization, and stabilization.Prior to joining MacKenzie, Rouse was affiliated with Manekin, LLC of Columbia, MD. He was recruited in 1995 to unwind Manekin’s position in institutional joint ventures which ultimately gave rise to a boutique investment sales platform. As Director of Manekin’s Investment Services practice, Rouse represented clients in the purchase and sale of investment real estate, site selection and assemblage, underwriting, and structuring transactions. Rouse then assumed the position of Director of Brokerage overseeing 25 brokers across three offices. He finally shifted his role with Manekin to Capital Markets, identifying and structuring potential projects - and the venture partners to fund them - as well as playing an active role in the strategy and direction of the firm. Rouse is active with area nonprofits including the Advisory Council for Stevenson University where he is currently serving as President; and, Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake.  He has also served as President of CORFAC International, a national/global network of commercial real estate services organizations and former President of the local chapter of National Association of Office and Industrial Properties.

Experience

Owen’s career in commercial real estate spans decades and cycles and has covered acquisition, disposition, lending, construction, appraisal, asset and portfolio management, and debt restructuring with a broad range of institutional clients.  His experience spans the major property groups: office, retail, industrial, multifamily, and hospitality and includes over $900 million in both acquisition/dispositions.  His presence in the regional commercial real estate community over three plus decades has resulted in deep relationships across multiple industries.

Beetle Smith

Senior Vice President

Beetle Smith

Direct: 443-573-3219

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About Beetle

Senior Vice President

A stalwart member of the Baltimore Metropolitan real estate community, Beetle Smith has more than 40 years experience specializing in the sale and leasing of flex, office, and retail properties along the Interstate 95 Corridor. A second generation real estate agent, Beetle has been actively involved in the Baltimore real estate industry for nearly than 40 years and has advised more than 750 of Maryland’s businesses in transactions totaling more than $200 million. His extensive knowledge of the commercial real estate process and irrefutable reputation among his peers provides his clients a strong foundation to grow with.

Chris Walsh

Senior Vice President

Chris Walsh

Direct: 410-494-4857

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About Chris

Senior Vice President

Serving as a Vice President with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Chris specializes in commercial sales, leasing, acquisitions and development throughout the Maryland/Delaware region, with a focus on retail. A 30-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Chris provides his clients a unique perspective and comprehensive approach to their long-term real estate strategy, ensuring successful transactions between investors, sellers, landlords and tenants alike. His real estate development experience affords Chris the tools to identify opportunities for his clients across a wide array of advisory services.

Vice Presidents

Bowie Arnot

Vice President

Bowie Arnot

Direct: 410-494-4879

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About Bowie

Vice President

As an Associate Broker with MacKenzie Retail, LLC, Bowie Arnot specializes in retail and restaurant leasing and sales. Prior to joining the firm in 2004, Bowie served as an independent retail leasing and development consultant, serving a number of well-recognized clients including Cabot, Cabot & Forbes, Prime Retail, Nottingham Properties, The Rouse Company, and Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse. Over the last 50 years, he has actively participated in the leasing and/or development of some 40 shopping centers, malls, and entertainment venues throughout the United States and abroad.

Chris Boland

Vice President

Chris Boland

Direct: 410-494-6644

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About Chris

Vice President

Chris brings more than seven years’ experience to the MacKenzie team. As a Vice President, he specializes in the leasing and sales of commercial office and industrial space throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan Area. Chris works to generate new leasing prospects, identify market opportunities, and supports business development initiatives.

A Baltimore native, Chris is a graduate of The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University.

Henson Ford

Vice President

Henson Ford

Direct: 410-494-6657

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About Henson

Vice President

Henson Ford joined the MacKenzie team in 2013 and works as a Vice President with the firm’s Baltimore County team. Focusing primarily on building tenant and landlord relations, Henson specializes in the leasing and sales of commercial properties including office, mixed-use, flex, and medical product throughout the greater Baltimore Metropolitan area. He works to generate new leasing prospects, identify market opportunities, and supports business development initiatives. Henson’s client list includes local, regional, and national firm’s such as Kenwood Properties, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, Capital Women’s Care, and Greenfield Partners.

Jim Grieves

Vice President

Jim Grieves

Direct: 443-573-3202

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About Jim

Vice President

Jim Grieves serves as a Vice President of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC. Jim has over 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, specializing in asset management, landlord project leasing and sales, and tenant representation in the Baltimore market. In October 2002, Jim joined MacKenzie to help open its Baltimore City office.

Tim Harrington

Vice President

Tim Harrington

Direct: 410-494-4855

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About Tim

Vice President

Tim joined MacKenzie's retail team in 2020. He brings a solutions-oriented and data-driven approach to his advisory role. He has already gained extensive experience working with national, regional, and local retailers expanding in the DMV. Tim excels in detailed communication, lease negotiations, site selection, and multi-market strategy. His expertise is particularly strong in restaurant and food-related landlord and tenant representation in Greater Baltimore, where he actively seeks new opportunities to deliver value.Prior to commercial real estate, Tim spent a decade in Los Angeles in the live entertainment industry. During this time, he performed and produced stand-up comedy shows, worked in event sales and promotion at Live Nation, and represented touring artists at ETP Agency.  A Baltimore native and graduate of Loyola Blakefield and Colgate University, Tim was a Division I college athlete. Today he remains active by participating in recreational sports and coaching youth and high school lacrosse.Tim is a member of ICSC and Urban Land Institute (ULI). Currently, he serves as the chair of the ULI Baltimore chapter's Partnership Forum. His real estate practice extends across Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the District of Columbia.

Bethany Hobbs

Vice President

Bethany Hobbs

Direct: 410-953-0359

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About Bethany

Vice President

As a Vice President with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, Bethany Hobbs specializes in commercial leasing and sales. Her uniquely diverse background in regional and national commercial real estate transactions coupled with more than 20 years of experience in the Baltimore and Washington Metropolitan areas provides her clients a multi-faceted approach to their real estate strategy. Bethany’s focus includes negotiating commercial space transactions on behalf of emerging tech, medical, government contracting and other professional services firms, ensuring the best possible terms for her clients.Bethany also successfully represents area landlords in securing new leases for vacancies. She uses a focused and creative marketing plan and is a strong advocate for the properties and owners she represents gaining recognition for them throughout the region.  Her experience and extensive contacts lead to transactions beneficial to both landlord and tenant.

Experience

Bethany’s prior experience includes government contract management, technology, demographics, marketing and a wide variety of other services.

Bethany is a lifelong area resident, currently residing in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Craig Kates

Vice President

Craig Kates

About Craig

Vice President

As a Vice President, Craig brings more than 10 years of commercial real estate experience to the MacKenzie team. Working from the firm’s Annapolis office, Craig spends the vast majority of his time and energy working on behalf of numerous office, industrial and retail tenants ranging from early growth stage entities and established mid-tier companies to national firms. Craig has a passion for working as an advisor to veteran, women and minority owned companies, negotiating winning transactions for a wide assortment of occupying businesses and nonprofits throughout Maryland, Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia. Leveraging his comprehensive market knowledge, understanding of historical trends, and ability to use data to create leverage for his clients, Craig is able to deliver sound, tailored commercial space and facility strategies.

 

Prior to joining MacKenzie, Craig worked for KLNB. His commercial real estate experience also includes time spent as a top performer at Rossi Commercial Real Estate. Additional professional experience includes spending nearly a decade delivering on-air highlights and features as a sports anchor/reporter in network affiliate TV.

Patrick Smith, SIOR

Vice President

Patrick Smith, SIOR

Direct: 410-494-4866

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About Patrick

Vice President

Patrick serves as a Vice President with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, with over 15 years experience in the commercial real estate industry. Patrick has been thoroughly involved in tenant and landlord representation assignments throughout the Baltimore Metro area with a primary focus on office, industrial and medical properties. Patrick also has several years of corporate services experience through his representation of Sinclair Broadcast Group, H&S Bakery and Peri Formwork Systems throughout the US. Recently Patrick has had a focus on locating acquisition opportunities for local investors, developers and users. In conjunction with this service, Patrick has extensive experience in marketing industrial and office properties for sale on behalf of owners and implementing effective marketing strategies to deliver speed and efficiency to his clients.Prior to his time at MacKenzie, Patrick spent 14 years serving as Vice President and Principal at Blue & Obrecht Realty, a locally owned brokerage firm. Patrick is a licensed Associate Broker with the Maryland Real Estate Commission and the District of Columbia. Patrick is also a Notary Public in the State of Maryland.Patrick attended The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a Public Honors College. During his time at St. Mary’s College he was a member of the varsity lacrosse team and studied abroad at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Patrick lives in Monkton, MD with his wife and 3 children. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting & fishing during his free time.

Ginny Vernick

Vice President

Ginny Vernick

Direct: 410-953-0368

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About Ginny

Vice President

Virginia "Ginny" Vernick joined the Annapolis office of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services after a 27 year career with Cary Winston/Transwestern where she provided both landlord representation and tenant advisory services for a multitude of businesses and property owners throughout the Washington Metropolitan area. MacKenzie hired Vernick to join its retail team and develop new opportunities in specific markets around Washington DC. Ginny brings her client base to the MacKenzie team for a win-win combination of experience and reputation.Ginny concentrates her efforts on retail leasing in providing marketing and leasing/sales services for landlord and tenant retail services assignment. Her current listings include shopping centers, pad site opportunities, and land sales. She focuses her efforts on assisting clients sin the successful completion of lease and sale transactions throughout the greater Washington metropolitan area, and creates awareness and develops business opportunities for specific landlord-oriented retail properties and shopping centers. Tasks include positioning the asset in the marketplace, as well as identifying and directly targeting users resulting in the highest and best use of the retail properties. Additionally, Ginny assists national retail users, including Shoppers Food Warehouse, Checkers, Royal Farms, Price Busters Furniture, and a variety of independent retailers in site selection and negotiation of shopping center leases throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia.Ginny is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. CoStar named Ginny a Power Broker in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Experience

Ginny’s experience includes medical office leasing, land sales, office building leasing and sales, industrial warehouse leasing, and specialty uses including daycare. For landlords, Ginny works to develop business interest including targeting prospects, conducting tours, generating proposals, negotiates business terms and ultimately provides the driving force toward the successful leasing/ sale of the assigned property. In assisting tenants, her role includes understanding the business model and bringing opportunities to the end user with the most potential of achieving success. Understanding the transaction from both sides of working towards mutually beneficial transactions where both parties can achieve objectives, has served Ginny well over the years.

Laura Williams

Vice President

Laura Williams

Direct: 410-494-4864

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About Laura

Vice President

Laura Williams joined MacKenzie Retail, LLC in 2011, bringing 6 years of commercial real estate experience to the team. Specializing in Landlord and Tenant representation, Laura has played a vital role in the leasing/development of numerous retail projects and has successfully guided a variety of local, regional and national retailers through the site selection and lease negotiation process. Her extensive experience and unique market insight provides clients with a successful platform for achieving any real estate initiative. As a lifelong resident of the Baltimore-Washington DMA, Laura possesses a comprehensive understanding of the submarkets within the region and potential customer reach based on local knowledge. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Laura worked as a Marketing Assistant for the Baltimore Investment Sales team of competitor CBRE and most recently served as Research Analyst with CoStar where she was responsible for gathering and providing data on the commercial real estate market.

Senior Real Estate Advisors

Morgan Wimbrow

Senior Real Estate Advisor

Morgan Wimbrow

Direct: 410.494.4846

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About Morgan

Senior Real Estate Advisor

Morgan is a Senior Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie’s Columbia brokerage team. Working under industry veteran Chris Bennett, Morgan supports leasing and sales activities for office, industrial, mixed-use, and flex properties in the Howard County, Anne Arundel County, and Eastern Shore markets. Her primary responsibilities include the generation of new tenant leads, cataloging market activity, supporting business development initiatives, and supporting landlord relationships. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Morgan worked as a Development Coordinator for JDRF in Washington, DC where she was responsible for coordinating fundraising events, establishing relationships with corporate supporters, and assisted with the creation of annual goals for the organization. Her experience also includes working as a member of the finance team for “Hogan for Governor” in Annapolis, MD where she worked to cultivate and nurture successful associations with potential sponsors and donors.Morgan serves as Co-Chair of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Bay Committee, while also active in Fort Meade Alliance and NAIOP.

Experience

Tenant Representation

Retail

Medical

Office

R and D – Flex

Real Estate Advisors

Dylan Bozel

Real Estate Advisor

Dylan Bozel

Direct: 410-494-4896

Mobile: 410-916-7530

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About Dylan

Real Estate Advisor

Dylan Bozel is a Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie’s Baltimore County brokerage team. Working under industry veteran Joe Bradley, Dylan supports leasing and sales activities for office, mixed-use, flex, and medical product throughout the greater Baltimore Metropolitan area. He works with team members to generate new leasing prospects, identify market opportunities, and supports business development initiatives. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Dylan worked for staffing firm Ajilon as a client relations and staffing manager. There, he worked to build business and relationships with clients, growing accounts and cultivating an active sales pipeline.A Baltimore native, Dylan is a graduate of Loyola High school and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from High Point University. He is also a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Maryland.Primary Responsibilities

  • Landlord representation
  • Tenant representation
  • Commercial sales
  • Site location services
  • Generating tenant leads through prospecting

Nick Maggio

Real Estate Advisor

Nick Maggio

Mobile: 443-904-7534

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About Nick

Real Estate Advisor

Nick Maggio is a Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie’s Baltimore County brokerage team. Working under industry veteran Tom Fidler, Nick supports leasing and sales activities throughout the greater Baltimore Metropolitan area for a variety of asset types with a focus on retail. He works with team members to generate new leasing prospects, identify market opportunities, and supports business development initiatives.Prior to joining MacKenzie, Nick worked as a sales and account manager for Rebel Sports in Hanover, Maryland, working with multiple departments to make business operations flow smoothly to achieve sales goals.A Baltimore native, Nick is a graduate of Calvert Hall College High School and holds a General Studies AA degree from CCBC Essex, after attending Towson University. He is also a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Maryland.

Patrick J. Smith

Real Estate Advisor

Patrick J. Smith

Mobile: 847-346-2701

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About Patrick

Real Estate Advisor

Patrick J. Smith is a Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie’s brokerage team. Working closely with senior team members, Patrick supports the leasing and sales activities of office, retail, and industrial products throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan area while collaborating daily to generate new business prospects, identify market opportunities, and support business development initiatives. Patrick also works with tenants, landlords, and investors to help them achieve their specific real estate goals and skillfully negotiates transactions and advocates for his clients’ best interests.Before embarking on his commercial real estate career, Patrick enjoyed a successful tenure as a professional baseball player with the Kansas City Royals organization, honing valuable skills such as teamwork, discipline, and resilience. These attributes have seamlessly transitioned into his real estate practice, allowing him to approach challenges with a competitive spirit and winning mentality. The teamwork and leadership skills he cultivated on the field directly translate into his ability to collaborate effectively with clients and industry professionals.Beyond his professional pursuits, Patrick is active with his community, currently working as a private baseball instructor. He is a graduate of Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN and is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Maryland.

Graham Sevy

Real Estate Advisor

Graham Sevy

Mobile: 410-830-1399

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About Graham

Real Estate Advisor

As a valued Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie’s brokerage team, Graham plays a pivotal role in supporting the leasing and sales activities for office, retail, and industrial properties across the Baltimore Metropolitan area. Collaborating closely with senior team members, Graham dedicates himself to generating new leasing prospects, seizing market opportunities, and driving business development initiatives. Graham also works to deliver comprehensive support to both tenants and landlords, skillfully navigating negotiations and advocating for his clients’ best interests.Prior to joining MacKenzie as a Real Estate Advisor, Graham interned with the firm’s brokerage division during his senior year of college where his passion for real estate and keen eye for market opportunities took shape. He brings an array of skills and knowledge to the table that will help elevate his clients’ businesses to new heights. A Baltimore native, Graham is a graduate of Towson University. He holds a degree in Business Administration with a focus in Project Management and Business Analysis. Graham is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Maryland.

Tom Green

Real Estate Advisor

Tom Green

About Tom

Real Estate Advisor

Tom Green is a Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie’s investment sales team. Working under industry veteran Owen Rouse, Tom’s daily activities include conducting market research and tracking industry trends, supporting business development initiatives, and working to identify potential investment opportunities. Working closely with senior team members, Tom conducts property analysis and assists with due diligence associated with investment sale transactions throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan market area.Prior to joining MacKenzie, Tom worked out of the Charleston office of Vendr as a Business Development Representative responsible for prospect development in the software industry. He holds a degree in Communication with a professional sales minor from Salisbury University. A native of Baltimore and graduate of Calvert Hall College, Tom is a licensed salesperson in the State of Maryland.

Ethan Binnix

Real Estate Advisor

Ethan Binnix

About Ethan

Real Estate Advisor

Ethan Binnix is a Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie’s Annapolis brokerage team. Working under industry veterans Trish Farrell and David McClatchy from the firm’s Annapolis office, Ethan supports leasing and sales activities for office, mixed-use, flex, and medical product throughout the Baltimore Washington Corridor and Annapolis region. He also focuses on the representation of tenants working to identify and analyze their commercial real estate needs. Ethan’s primary responsibilities include the generation of new tenant leads, cataloging market activity used to identify market opportunities, and supporting business development initiatives. He will also work to support senior team members with providing site selection, lease negotiation, and relocation strategies to local, regional, and national clients.Prior to joining MacKenzie, Ethan worked with Avison Young in Washington, DC. There, he was responsible for providing key information on leasing availability and market conditions to tenants and landlords, compiling market surveys and summary reports, coordinating site tours, and uncovering new prospects and opportunities. An Annapolis native, Ethan is a graduate of Clemson University and holds a degree in Business Management with a Financial Management minor. He is a licensed real estate salesperson in Maryland and Virginia.

Marketing & Support

Katy Hayes

Marketing Director

Katy Hayes

Direct: 410-494-6649

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About Katy

Marketing Director

Katy Hayes joined MacKenzie in 2004 specializing in the marketing of commercial office, industrial, and retail space, developing comprehensive marketing strategies for each individual project, while focusing on the unique characteristics and qualities of those undertakings. In 2011, Katy took on the role of Marketing Manager and in 2013, Marketing Director. She is responsible for overseeing the marketing efforts for MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and its six affiliate companies, MacKenzie Capital, LLC, MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC, MacKenzie Development, MacKenzie GIS, and MacKenzie Communities. Katy works with the President and Broker Partners to develop and implement company marketing strategies, identify market opportunities, and execute multi-disciplined initiatives. Additionally, she coordinates the graphic design and management of marketing collateral across all divisions.In addition to 15 years of real estate marketing experience, Katy is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Maryland.

Christine Dorr

Research Analyst

Christine Dorr

Direct: 443-573-3216

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About Christine

Research Analyst

Christine Dorr brings more than 20 years’ industry experience to the MacKenzie team. She leads efforts for establishing and maintaining market research initiatives that further enhance the firm’s competitive advantage and reputation as a leader within Maryland’s commercial real estate industry. Christine’s primary responsibilities include tracking and analyzing all aspects of the commercial real estate industry throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan Area and surrounding region. She leverages this knowledge and expertise to provide strategic market analysis and insight, and support business development initiatives, client advisory, and marketing, leasing, and sales deliverables. Christine works closely with the marketing team, MacKenzie’s location intelligence division, Datastory, and individual agents daily. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Christine worked as a Certified Research Analyst for Costar Group, a provider of information, analytics, and marketing services to the commercial property industry, for nearly 11 years. During that time, Christine coordinated special projects working in quality assurance and team leader positions; managed research portfolios with yearly revenue in excess of $2 million and over 2,000 commercial real estate properties; advised and contributed to the development of market and submarket report narratives; and, screened, interviewed, and mentored new analysts. Her professional background also includes positions with a property management firm and working within the banking industry.

Gordon Griffin

Senior Marketing Specialist

Gordon Griffin

Direct: 410-494-4882

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About Gordon

Senior Marketing Specialist

Gordon joined MacKenzie Retail, LLC in the fall of 2012. As a senior marketing specialist, he designs project-specific marketing collateral, offering memoranda and presentations, and provides general graphic design support to all brokerage specialties and company divisions. This includes providing brokers with trade area and market potential analyses, as well as demographic, psychographic and consumer expenditure studies. Gordon plays a key role in advancing the relationship between Landlords and potential Tenants, creating marketing pieces for MacKenzie’s represented retailers/clients that gives them a competitive advantage over others vying for space. He also supports the Marketing Director in the coordination and execution of company marketing and communication initiatives, assisting in the creation of corporate collateral and contributing to company-wide social media campaigns. Furthermore, he is responsible for tracking, gathering and distributing retail market intel each month as part of MacKenzie’s Retail Recap. In addition, Gordon provides support for the Investment Sales division where he assists with financial analysis, cash flow projections, market research and marketing strategy on property acquisitions and dispositions.Since 2008, Gordon has been involved in the architecture and real estate industries in various capacities. Prior to joining MacKenzie, he worked at Marshall Craft Associates, an architecture firm in Baltimore, assisting the Contract Administration Department. In 2011, he partnered with JBL Real Estate in Baltimore City and took over the day-to-day marketing of the company’s portfolio, as well as aided in the development of space plans and renderings. Gordon has  collaborated with a number of architects and commercial real estate firms in the past, advancing schematic design and producing construction drawing sets, along with as-builts and various marketing materials.Gordon is a licensed real estate agent in the state of Maryland.

Chelsea Riebert

Senior Marketing Specialist

Chelsea Riebert

Direct: 410.494.4865

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About Chelsea

Senior Marketing Specialist

Chelsea joined MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC in 2020. Working as a Senior Marketing Specialist in MacKenzie’s Lutherville office, Chelsea provides the Baltimore County brokerage team with needed support to acquire and maintain their listings which includes the creation of marketing collateral, proposals, presentations, and email campaigns. Chelsea also works alongside the MacKenzie Capital Advisory team designing offering memorandums and other proposals. Additionally, Chelsea works to support the Marketing Director in coordinating company marketing and communication initiatives including conceptualizing, designing, and executing client-based projects for all MacKenzie divisions, supporting social media campaigns, website design, and organizing corporate events.

Experience

Prior to MacKenzie, Chelsea worked as a marketing specialist for a corporate restaurant franchise where she was responsible for the design and distribution of print promotional materials for restaurant locations, maintaining social media presence, and managing advertising budgets for over 100 locations. She is a graduate of University of Maryland Baltimore County and holds a degree in graphic design.

Melinda Miller

Marketing Coordinator

Melinda Miller

Direct: 443-573-3215

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About Melinda

Marketing Coordinator

Melinda started as a Marketing Assistant at MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services LLC in 2018. Working in MacKenzie’s Baltimore office, Melinda provides both brokerage teams with needed support to acquire and maintain their listings which includes a mix of office, retail, and industrial properties, and assists with their business development initiatives. She is responsible for the creation and maintenance of marketing collateral, proposals, presentations, and email campaigns. Melinda also works to support the Marketing Director in coordinating and executing company marketing and communication initiatives including social media campaigns and organizing broker and client events.

Trish Sharpe

Transaction Coordinator

Trish Sharpe

Direct: 410-953-0367

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About Trish

Transaction Coordinator

Trish Sharpe joined MacKenzie in 2010 and has more than 13 years’ experience in commercial real estate. Working in MacKenzie’s Columbia office, Trish provides the needed support to facilitate real estate transactions for the company. She is responsible for reviewing all brokerage deals, maintaining internal databases, and updating financial reports. Trish had previously worked in the Marketing department for MacKenzie and was responsible for the creation and maintenance of marketing collateral, proposals, presentations, and email campaigns.Trish is also a licensed real estate agent in the State of Maryland.

Karlee Pigg

Marketing Coordinator

Karlee Pigg

Direct: 443-798-9351

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About Karlee

Marketing Coordinator

As a marketing coordinator for MacKenzie's brokerage division, Karlee plays a vital role in supporting the daily marketing endeavors of a team of agents specializing in office, retail, and industrial sales and leasing. Working primarily from the firm’s Lutherville office, her responsibilities span across various areas, including the creation and upkeep of marketing collateral, proposals, and presentations. Karlee is also responsible for the creation and distribution of digital marketing campaigns, maintaining listing and broker information on the website, actively supporting corporate social media efforts, and providing assistance with events. She also collaborates closely with the Marketing Director to support corporate initiatives. With a background that includes marketing roles at The Point Restaurant Group and Strategic Factory, Karlee brings valuable experience to her position and team.