Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced today that it has established a dedicated industrial investment advisory team in its Atlanta office with the addition of senior managing director Dennis Mitchell and managing director Matt Wirth. Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Wirth will be a part of HFF’s national industrial investment advisory team led by executive managing director Jody Thornton and senior managing director Rusty Tamlyn.
The team joins HFF from Colliers International, where they were both senior vice presidents and principals, and collectively closed more than $2.5 billion of industrial transactions totaling more than 36 million square feet.
Mr. Mitchell has more than 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. He is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and a previous board member of the Georgia Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), as well as a member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors. Mr. Mitchell holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia.
Mr. Wirth has more than 15 years of experience in brokerage, acquisitions, capital markets and asset management. He is an active member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors (ACBR). Mr. Wirth is also a graduate of the University of Georgia, holding a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Real Estate.
“We are extremely honored and excited to have Dennis and Matt join HFF,” said Thornton. “As with any new hire, we wait patiently for the right team and cultural fit, and Dennis and Matt could not be more well suited to our firm. We are excited to build on our market-leading industrial practice in the Southeast and enhance our service offering to our clients.”
“We have had great success in building out the full spectrum of HFF’s integrated capital markets platform in the Atlanta office,” added Ed Coco, senior managing director and co-head of HFF’s Atlanta office. “Over the past year, we have added professionals to our multi-housing, office, hotel, land and now industrial investment advisory teams as well as to our debt placement group.”