Kermit Hairston is a senior associate in Northmarq’s Atlanta market. As a 30-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Kermit is a skilled negotiator who has represented clients with a high level of expertise and efficiency throughout the sale cycle. Throughout his tenure, he represented a Fortune 500 client in acquiring over 400 lease locations in every major market in the United States and in parts of the Caribbean. 

Before joining Northmarq, Kermit served as an associate at Stan Johnson Company (SJC). Prior to SJC, Kermit served as investment advisor with Shane Investment Property Group. While in this role, he specialized in the acquisition and disposition of retail investment properties. Kermit has held a variety of positions in sales, tenant representation and served as president of a commercial real estate brokerage company. 

Kermit attained a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Virginia State University. He is a member of Leadership Atlanta and an active board member for Downtown Development Authority in Tucker, Ga.