December 9, 2021
Ackerman Retail Strengthens Landlord Representation Group with Addition of Suzanne Shank
Experienced retail leasing broker joins Ackerman Retail as firm continues expansion of landlord services.
ATLANTA, December 9, 2021 – Continuing the growth of its experienced Landlord Representation team. Ackerman Retail, a division of Ackerman & Co., has hired high-producing landlord services specialist Suzanne Shank as Senior Vice President.
Suzanne brings nearly 30 years of commercial real estate expertise, with a focus on project leasing of mixed-use developments, power centers, lifestyle centers and grocery-anchored centers. In her leasing efforts on behalf of Ackerman Retail and its third-party clients, Suzanne will partner at times with Ackerman Retail Senior Vice President Kelly Wilson, a top retail landlord broker who has completed successful leasing assignments at prominent retail and restaurant properties across metro Atlanta.
Suzanne arrives at Ackerman from Colliers International – Atlanta, where she worked in the Retail division as Vice President of Landlord Services. She also spent more than six years as a Senior Leasing Representative at The Sembler Company.
“We’re thrilled that Suzanne is joining Ackerman Retail as we continue to strengthen our landlord representation capabilities,” said Leo Wiener, President of Ackerman Retail. “Suzanne is one of the leading landlord retail leasing brokers in all of Atlanta and provides deep transaction expertise along with long-lasting relationships in the commercial real estate industry.”
Suzanne’s third-party assignments for Ackerman Retail will include several Atlanta-area properties for landlords Kimco Realty Corp., The Ardent Companies and ATR Corinth Partners. Suzanne will work alongside Kelly Wilson in leasing restaurant and retail space for the Northlake Mall redevelopment.
She is a recurring CoStar Power Broker winner and an active member of ICSC, the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors and NAIOP.
Ackerman Retail’s ownership portfolio includes the 433,204-square-foot Lee + White adaptive reuse redevelopment in Atlanta’s West End (with partner MDH Partners) and the recently acquired Uptown Square in Fayetteville, Ga. The firm also provides third-party leasing services at high-profile retail properties across metro Atlanta.
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 nearly 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 4 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.
For more information, visit www.ackermanco.com