Northmarq expands Charlotte office, welcomes Greg Laughton to Commercial Investment Sales team

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 2, 2024) — Northmarq is pleased to welcome Greg Laughton to the Commercial Investment Sales team in Charlotte. Having joined the company earlier this year as vice president, Laughton leads a team that advises clients on shopping center properties nationwide. The team includes Associate Vice President Michael Smith and Associate Cray Collett.

“I am excited to be at Northmarq and continue serving our great clients and help the company expand the multi-tenant division in the Carolinas and nationwide,” said Laughton. “Northmarq’s tremendous culture and best-in-class resources will allow us to deliver the highest level of service to our clients.”

Laughton reports to Executive Managing Director Jeff Cox, who works out of Northmarq’s Austin, Texas, office.

“We are delighted to add Greg and his team to our Charlotte office to further expand our Commercial Investment Sales division in the Carolinas. They have built an impressive track record of advising clients in the shopping center sector,” said Cox. “Now armed with Northmarq’s comprehensive service offering, the team’s arrival expands our ability to serve multi-tenant retail clients with broad capital markets expertise.”

Prior to joining Northmarq, Laughton was head of a shopping center investment advisor team at a national commercial real estate brokerage firm. He has also served as senior managing director and co-head of securitization and credit at RAIT Financial Trust and director of the Global Real Estate Strategies Group with Wachovia Securities. As an experienced advisor in investment sales, property ownership, development, financing and valuation, Laughton will guide clients through every stage of their investments.

The team’s expertise in multi-tenant and shopping center investment properties offers bespoke solutions for clients in the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic regions and is complemented by Northmarq’s Debt + Equity and Multifamily platforms. The firm’s Commercial Investment Sales presence continues to grow to better serve clients across the country.

Northmarq is a full-service capital markets resource for commercial real estate investors, offering seamless collaboration with top experts in debt, equity, investment sales, loan servicing, and fund management. The company combines industry-leading capabilities with a flexible structure, enabling its national team of experienced professionals to create innovative solutions for clients. Northmarq's solid foundation and entrepreneurial approach have built an annual transaction volume of more than $39 billion and a loan servicing portfolio of more than $76 billion. Through the 2022 acquisition of Stan Johnson Company and Four Pillars Capital Markets, Northmarq established itself as a provider of opportunities across all major asset classes. For more information, visit: