Henry Kushner serves as a commercial real estate investment advisor to developers, private real estate funds, REITs, institutions, high-net-worth individuals, and others. Partnered with Joe Montgomery and Scott Isreal, Henry Kushner is a Vice President on the Colliers Southeast Retail Investment Sales team. His focus is on retail real estate within the southeastern United States.
Throughout his career, Mr. Kushner has been involved in brokering more than $500 MM in multi and single-tenant retail investment sales transactions. He has received multiple recognitions throughout his career, including but not limited to Connect Media's next generation of CRE leaders award and received his prior firm’s rising star award. Mr. Kushner grew up within the commercial real estate industry, as his father is a reputable commercial real estate developer. He started learning the business at an early age, and he developed a strong passion for retail real estate. Mr. Kushner previously worked for approximately six years on the southeast retail investment sales team at Newmark focusing on selling multi and single tenant retail across the southeastern US. Prior to this, Henry Kushner worked at Marcus and Millichap as an investment advisor.
Henry Kushner holds a strong reputation throughout the industry. He takes a client-centric, strategic, and aggressive approach to maximize value and efficiency for his clients. His vast experience in complex underwriting, navigating challenges in transactions, and overcoming hurdles brings significant value. As a result, Mr. Kushner has become well recognized within the industry.
During his free time, Mr. Kushner enjoys spending time with his family and friends, helping his community, and has been competing in the sport of powerlifting for 4+ years. Furthermore, He has a passion for charity work and serving others, being involved in different non-profits. Kushner founded a non-profit himself which brings resources to those in need.
Henry Kushner holds a B.S. in Commerce and Business Administration from the University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Business
Scott Israel is a seasoned retail veteran and the newest member of the Southeast Retail Investment Sales team. Prior to joining Colliers, he spent 3 years with CBRE's National Retail Partners completing more than 14 transactions totaling in excess of over 760,000 square feet and $55 million in property sales.
Before CBRE, Mr. Israel provided leasing and sales brokerage services for property owners at Skyline Seven Real Estate, a local boutique firm. During his six-year tenure, Scott helped the company grow from 200,000 square feet to more than 4 million square feet of retail leasing and management product. He has completed more than 280 transactions at retail centers in his lifetime, amounting to over 2.1 million square feet.
Scott previously served on the board of Young Atlanta Retail Alliance (YARA), a networking group focused on bringing retail experts together, and has been a member of The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) for more than 10 years.
Senior Vice President, Principal
Joe Montgomery is a 30+ year veteran, Executive Managing Director with Colliers International and a leader within the Investment Sales team. Joe specializes in the sale of retail properties across the Southeastern United States. He holds real estate licenses in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama. Joe has personally closed over 350 transactions exceeding $1.5 billion in volume during his commercial real estate career. Joe brings experience, integrity, creativity and leadership to each assignment.
Since entering the industry in 1984, Mr. Montgomery’s credentials feature exclusive capital market transaction experience including the financing and sales of retail, office, multi-family, and industrial properties around the southeast. Previous work experience includes 10 years as a commercial mortgage banker originating debt on behalf of institutional and CMBS lenders and an asset management post with a Canadian Life Insurance Company where he participated in the resolution of a $3 billion commercial real estate loan portfolio.