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Kirk Williams Joins Lincoln Property Company Southeast as Vice President of Retail Leasing

11 Feb 2014

KirkWilliams-125x125Kirk Williams, one of Atlanta’s foremost retail brokers, has joined Lincoln Property Company Southeast (Lincoln) as vice president of retail leasing.

Williams previously worked for nearly 12 years in the Atlanta office of Cushman & Wakefield, where he most recently served as associate director of retail services. Over the course of his career, he has represented both retail landlords and tenants. His numerous well-known clients have included Fado Irish Pub, PGA Tour Superstore, Hill Partners and Parkway Properties.

Before he specialized in retail leasing, Williams was a transaction manager in Cushman & Wakefield’s Corporate Services Practice Group, where he helped clients such as AT&T, Novartis and Lucent manage and optimize their real estate portfolios. He was named “Rookie of the Year” in Cushman & Wakefield’s Atlanta office in 2004.

“We could not be more excited about the addition of Kirk Williams to head up our retail platform,” said Tony Bartlett, senior vice president at Lincoln who oversees the Atlanta office. “He brings extensive retail expertise, wide-ranging experience, high energy and a deep familiarity with metro Atlanta and its submarkets.”

“Lincoln is an exceptional third-party service provider,” Williams said. “The company already has a strong platform in management, leasing, brokerage, acquisitions and dispositions. Lincoln and I are coming together at a great time, and I look forward to helping fuel the growth of our retail services offering. I’m excited about the opportunity.”

A graduate of Vanderbilt University and a four-year football letterman at the school, Williams is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the National Association of Realtors, the Georgia Association of Realtors and the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors.