CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (January 17, 2023) — Northmarq’s Chicago office has announced the addition of Jack Collins as senior associate – commercial investment sales. Collins specializes in the disposition and acquisition of single tenant retail properties, expanding Northmarq’s new commercial investment sales team.
Prior to Northmarq, Collins served as an associate at Matthews Real Estate Investment Services, Inc. in Austin, Texas and Chicago, Illinois, where he was one of the office’s first agents and helped expand their retail presence in the Chicago area. Collins began his career in the sale of auto parts stores across the nation, and then expanded into all retail sectors with a focus on the Midwest with his move back.
“As the market faces challenges, I am thrilled to position myself with some of the retail space’s top players, BJ Feller and Isaiah Harf. Their expertise and the service lines Northmarq provides are going to be critical tools to execute at the highest level for clients in the new environment, and I am excited to use these tools to expand my business as well,” said Collins.
In his new role, Collins joins the commercial investment sales team led by BJ Feller, senior vice president and managing director of Northmarq’s Chicago office. Collins brings his expertise to support a wide range of real estate institutions, developers, private equity groups, private investors, and operators with their retail investment needs.
“We are thrilled to announce Jack Collins’ addition to our team,” said Feller, “As a leading national group focused on net lease investment sales, Jack’s experience and success with development and private investment clients is a perfect match as we continue to build the most impactful net lease platform nationally.
Collins is a graduate of the University of Vermont where he received a bachelor’s degree in political science, government, and history. He holds a broker’s license in Illinois as well as a sales license in Texas. In addition, Collins is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.