HFF Expands Capital Markets Team

The team will focus on capital markets transactions in the industrial, office, land and multi-housing sectors.

Charlotte, N.C.—Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP (HFF) announced that it has expanded its Carolinas presence with the addition of an eight-person capital markets team. The team, formerly of Cushman & Wakefield Thalhimer, a Cushman & Wakefield regional affiliate, will focus on capital markets transactions in the industrial, office, land and multi-housing sectors enhancing the current team of Ryan Clutter, Travis Anderson and Cory Fowler.

Chris Norvell joins HFF as a senior managing director with more than 20 years of industry experience and will focus primarily on industrial investment sales throughout the Carolinas and Southeast. During the past eight years, he has completed more than 18 million square feet of industrial transactions exceeding $1 billion in value in the Southeast and Carolinas. Norvell previously led the leasing and development efforts for some of the area’s largest industrial developers and owners, including Duke Realty and Clarion Partners. Norvell is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), Triangle Area Office Building Association (TRAOBA) and the Downtown Raleigh Alliance, and holds a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University.

Justin Good joins HFF as a managing director specializing in multi-housing and land investment sales opportunities throughout the Carolinas and Southeast. Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, he worked with Cassidy Turley where he was instrumental in building its Carolinas Land Services team. During the past seven years, he has completed more than $500 million in transactions throughout the region. Good is a member of Urban Land Institute and the Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

Also joining the Carolina’s multi-housing investment sales team is Allan Lynch, who joins as a director. While at Cushman & Wakefield, Lynch founded the Cushman & Wakefield Thalhimer multi-housing division and within 18 months established a market-leading team. Prior to his time at Cushman, he worked with Engler Financial Group of Atlanta, where he was part of a team that closed more than $1.5 billion in investment sales and joint venture equity transactions. He also spent time at Trammell Crow Company and Anglo Irish Bank. Lynch attended the University of North Carolina where he earned his bachelor’s degree.

Scot Humphrey, who joins the firm as a director, will work closely with Ryan Clutter in HFF’s Carolinas office investment sales practice while also working with Norvell and Clutter on industrial transactions. With more than 10 years of experience, Humphrey has been involved in investment sales transactions totaling more than $1 billion. He began his career in commercial real estate in Washington, D.C. as an analyst with Cassidy Turley. Humphrey earned his master’s in real estate from Johns Hopkins University and bachelor’s from North Carolina State University.

Additional team members include two real estate analysts, Sarah Godwin and Patrick Nally; a graphics coordinator, Sarah Spain; and a production coordinator, Deanna Connolly.