Kelly Wilson Joins Ackerman & Co. as SVP in Retail Division
With 30 years of commercial real estate experience, Wilson will specialize in landlord leasing for Ackerman Retail


ATLANTA, October 18, 2018 – Strengthening its brokerage team, Ackerman Retail, a division of Ackerman & Co., has hired high-producing industry veteran Kelly Wilson as a senior vice president with a focus on leasing third-party properties.


Kelly brings more than 30 years of retail, hospitality and restaurant experience to the full-service Ackerman Retail team. Her previous high-profile third-party leasing assignments in metro Atlanta include North Point MarketCenter, The Avenue lifestyle centers in East Cobb, West Cobb and Peachtree City, The Forum on Peachtree Parkway, Ashley Park and the recently 100% pre-leased Marietta Square Market Food Hall (opening in early 2019).


“With her wide-ranging experience in the retail sector, Kelly has established a successful track record on both the tenant and landlord side of the business,” said Leo Wiener, president of Ackerman Retail. “Her deep relationships with retailers, landlords and developers will be a great asset to us as we expand our third-party leasing capabilities.”


She joins Ackerman Retail from The Windsor Realty Group, where she started the third-party landlord representation platform.


Kelly was also a senior leasing manager at Lennar Commercial, where she directed the third-party leasing of a 3-million-square-foot portfolio of Class A lifestyle and power centers. As senior vice president of leasing at Ben Carter Enterprises, she was instrumental in the launch of the Tanger Outlets shopping center in Pooler, Ga., and as director of retail leasing at Thomas Enterprises, she oversaw the leasing of more than 2 million square feet of lifestyle and power centers across the U.S.


In recognition of their contributions to the success of Ackerman Retail’s growing platform, senior vice presidents Courtney Brumbelow and Brian Lefkoff have been promoted to the roles of executive vice presidents for Ackerman Retail.


About Ackerman & Co.


Headquartered in Atlanta, Ackerman & Co. is a privately held, full-service commercial real estate firm focused on providing quality investment, brokerage, management and development services in the Southeast. The company, founded in 1967, retains an expert team of more than 100 real estate professionals. To date, Ackerman & Co. has developed and acquired more than 37 million square feet of office, medical, industrial, retail and mixed-use space, has 8 million square feet under management and maintains an investment portfolio valued at $1 billion.


Ackerman Retail, a division of Ackerman & Co., offers a best-in-class services platform, delivering solid results for local and multi-market clients across the Southeast. To date, Ackerman Retail has completed nearly 10 million square feet of transactions.


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