HFF announced today that it has expanded its retail investment advisory team with the addition of Chris Gerard as a senior managing director in its Dallas office. Mr. Gerard will focus on retail investment advisory transactions in the Dallas area and throughout the southwestern United States.
Mr. Gerard has more than 15 years of experience in the retail investment advisory sector of the commercial real estate industry. He joins HFF from CBRE, where he was a senior vice president within their National Retail Partners Group. Prior thereto, Mr. Gerard was a member of Archon Groups acquisitions and development team. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Urban Land Institute (ULI) and The Real Estate Council (TREC). Mr. Gerard holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University.
Chris is a highly regarded retail specialist in the Dallas area, and we are thrilled that he is now a part of the HFF team, said Barry Brown, co-head of HFFs national retail practice and a senior managing director in HFFs Dallas office. He will be a great cultural fit for the firm.
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