Senior Vice President
Industry veteran Brian Forrester joined Colliers Nashville as Vice President of Retail Services in fall 2018. Since launching his commercial real estate career in 2005, Brian has developed a reputation as one of the area’s premier retail brokers. He holds a CCIM designation and is 2019 President-elect for Nashville’s chapter of the prominent international commercial real estate organization.
Born in Memphis and raised in Murfreesboro, Brian graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a bachelor of science in journalism. He spent five years post-graduation with The Nashville Business Journal, specializing in small business and commercial real estate. Brian particularly enjoyed the analytical components of researching the city’s retail market. He transitioned into an associate broker role with The Shopping Center Group, where he was notably involved with the redevelopment of One Hundred Oaks Mall. After nine years with The Shopping Center Group, Brian joined Centennial Retail Services to focus on landlord representation across Middle and East Tennessee. He then moved to JLL, where he practiced both landlord and tenant representation.