Senior Associate | Retail Services
As a Senior Associate with the Retail Services team, Maria utilizes her impressive experience in Landlord representation to assist with the agency leasing of retail lifestyle centers.
Prior to joining Colliers, Maria most recently worked with Philadelphia-based MSC Retail’s University division, handling campus-edge and on-campus retail, primarily on behalf of landlords. During her time at MSC, Maria was responsible for leasing more campus-edge retail than anyone else in the country, accounting for roughly 350,000 SF across 30 markets, including State College, Clemson, Tallahassee and more.
Maria earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Business from Penn State University.
Executive Vice President
As Executive Managing Director, Nikki is responsible for overseeing retail services for highly specialized, complex retail properties, specifically lifestyle and power centers.
With 15 years of experience working closely with notable shopping center owners including Heitman, Principal Global Investors, Prudential Global Investment Management, ShopCore and Stronach Group, she has forged strong relationships with her clients throughout her career and understands their business needs and innate market knowledge. Nikki creates value for clients through a curated merchandising mix for each shopping center. She has been able to increase NOI by $2 million within 18 months by following her vison for re-tenanting shopping centers. Nikki's expertise is with having relationships with national tenants and the ability find the best of local tenants that can increase sales for shopping centers.
Prior to joining Colliers, Nikki served as Vice President at Madison Marquette, where she focused on the retail leasing of mixed-use lifestyle centers, power shopping centers and ground up development.
Previously, Nikki served as Leasing Agent at Southern Management and Development as well as Retail Client Specialist at CBRE.