Senior Vice President
License # 475164446
Before joining the Retail Advisory team at Colliers, Hunter amassed nearly seven years of diverse experience as an urban retail-development sales & leasing specialist and business intermediary for Jameson | Sotheby's International Realty. Hunter specializes in Landlord and Tenant Representation, focusing on downtown Chicago and the surrounding neighborhoods.
Hunter has built a solid foundation of high-profile local, national, and international retail clients and landlords, successfully guiding them through a wide array of real estate transactions. His track record of success highlights his ability to negotiate and close complex deals, implement innovative marketing strategies, and nurture lasting relationships. Hunter draws on his market knowledge and more than 25 years of experience as owner-operator of multiple hospitality-focused businesses. He's had comprehensive exposure to every aspect of retail and restaurant development. He has acquired a broad understanding of business practices and a nuanced grasp of what drives the major participants of the retail and restaurant industry.
Hunter has an extensive background in finance, hospitality, commercial real estate, and marketing. Before launching his career in real estate was a Full-member of the Chicago Board of Trade, where he was a statistical arbitrage trader and Vice President for Wagner, Stott, Bear Specialists, LLC., a division of Bear Stearns. At the same time, Hunter was developing, managing, and marketing several F&B hospitality concepts he founded and co-owned.
Hunter is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM), Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries (MBBI), The Illinois Real Estate Investors Association (REIA), and the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), and has completed the Advance Real Estate & Asset Management Program at Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration SC Johnson College of Business.