LOS ANGELES (Aug. 10, 2023) — Northmarq is pleased to announce Anthony Cohen, Logan Carbonari, Riley Rettig, Greg Paparis and Daniel Vazquez have joined the company in its Los Angeles office. This Commercial Investment Sales team specializes in the sale and acquisition of corporate real estate in the context of merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. They also work closely with prominent middle-market companies, private equity firms and investment banks across the United States with a focus on industrial, retail and healthcare assets.
“Our team is excited to leverage the Northmarq platform to continue providing innovative real estate solutions for our middle-market clients,” said Anthony Cohen, vice president. “Northmarq is an industry leader in commercial real estate with brand value and culture that is unparalleled. With Northmarq’s array of resources, we’re primed for exponential growth and excited to get started.”
Prior to joining Northmarq, Cohen has been involved in deals with a cumulative volume exceeding $300 million. He offers expertise and an extensive network of industry connections for clients seeking assistance with dispositions, sale-leasebacks and investments.
“We’re delighted to welcome this high-caliber team to Northmarq, which expands our presence and service offering in the West,” said Executive Managing Director Jeff Cox, based in Austin, Texas. “Under Anthony’s leadership, I’m confident they’ll make a significant impact while providing best-in-class service to our clients and growing our business.”
Associate Vice President Logan Carbonari brings experience in successfully servicing the mergers and acquisition (M&A) market. Notably, Carbonari executed over 40 individual transactions and sourced a $50 MM portfolio acquisition in a target market for a client. During his tenure at Ascension, Carbonari was awarded Breakthrough Agent of the Year in 2021 and received a Sales Recognition Award in 2022 for being among the top producing brokers at the firm.
Greg Paparis, senior associate, has a background in finance and accounting and garnered corporate real estate experience during his three years at James Capital Advisors. Prior to that, he was a manager of Indirect Tax at Deloitte, where he led a team of consultants to secure millions of dollars in savings for businesses in various industries, including several Fortune 500 companies. Paparis is a California-licensed CPA.
“I’m excited to join Northmarq and continue growing our corporate real estate practice,” Paparis said. “Under Anthony’s leadership and with the pool of resources Northmarq has to offer, I am confident that we’ll be able to deliver the highest level of service to our clients.”
Riley Rettig, senior associate, specializes in seller-owned real estate in the context of M&A transactions and works closely with prominent middle-market private equity firms and investment banks. Prior to joining Northmarq, he left his role as an institutional equity and derivates trader on Wall Street for corporate real estate advisement and quickly secured Costar power broker awards recognition. He will continue to play a pivotal role in facilitating sale-leasebacks and devise innovative real estate solutions for bankers and financial sponsors.
Rounding out the team, Senior Associate Daniel Vazquez guides his clients through the deal execution process and advises on real estate strategy. He specializes in the sale and acquisition of single- and multi-tenant industrial properties for corporate and private clients. With a background in finance, sales, and asset management, Vazquez brings a deep understanding and knowledge of the commercial real estate marketplace.