Gilbert/Feinstein/Halpern Team

195

Transactions

37.2

Million SF

5.4

Billion in Value

7

RIA Offices

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The Gilbert/Feinstein/Halpern Team

  • The founding members — Mark Gilbert and Adam Feinstein — have been business partners since 1997.
  • Team leaders have varied professional backgrounds, including public accounting, third-party retail leasing and management, retail development and real estate law.
  • The Team also includes a deep bench of seasoned real estate professionals, including five dedicated financial analysts and two marketing specialists.

Mark Gilbert

Vice Chairman

(305) 533-2866
mark.gilbert@cushwake.com

Professional Expertise With 27 years of capital markets experience, eighteen with C&W, Gilbert has completed over 600 transactions valued at nearly $7 billion. Mr. Gilbert joined C&W in 1997 as a Director within the South Florida Capital Markets Group, specializing in the disposition and financing of investment properties. Prior to C&W, Mr. Gilbert co-founded and served as President and Principal of Venturvest Realty Corporation (“Venturvest”), a regional real estate service organization with offices throughout Florida. In his capacity at Venturvest, Mr. Gilbert was responsible for a portfolio of over four million square feet of property and was also successful in completing nearly $1 billion in disposition, financing and lease transactions from 1992 through 1997. Most importantly he has been married to his wife Belinda for 25 years and they have 3 children; Stuart (23), Brett (19) and Grace (17).

Clients Served

BlackRock, Brixmor, DDR, DRA Advisors, EDENS, Equity One, Faison, Federal Realty, Forge Realty, Global Fund Investments, Guggenheim Partners, Inland, Inventrust, Kimco, New England Development, JPMorgan, Principal Global Investors, RAM, Ramco Gershensen, Regency Centers, RPAI, Sterling Organization, Terranova, TIAA CREF, Weingarten Realty and Woolbright Development

Professional Recognition

  • C&W’s Top Producing Broker in Florida (six times)
  • C&W’s Top Capital Markets Group Producer in the State of Florida (nine times)
  • C&W’s Top Capital Markets Group Producer in South Florida (twelve times)
  • Top 10 C&W Capital Markets Broker Nationally (six times)
  • Top 20 C&W Capital Markets Broker Nationally (nine times)
  • Service Excellence Awarded to Mr. Gilbert and his Team (six times)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the International Council for Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Education

  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts, Accounting
  • Florida International University, Master’s Degree, Accounting

Adam Feinstein

Executive Director

(305) 533-2863
adam.feinstein@cushwake.com

With 20 years of investment experience, seventeen with C&W, Mr. Feinstein has completed assignments for clients with an aggregate value in excess of $3.0 billion in consideration. Mr. Feinstein specializes in the disposition of real estate equities throughout Florida. Prior to joining C&W, Mr. Feinstein held brokerage positions in South Florida with Venturvest Realty and Trammel Crow Company. Mr. Feinstein, an attorney, spent several years in the real estate department of Robinson Silverman Pearce Arohnson & Berman, one of New York City’s premier real estate law firms.

Clients Served

  • BlackRock, DDR, DRA Advisors, EDENS, Equity One, Faison, Federal Realty, Forge Realty, Global Fund Investments, Guggenheim Partners, Inland American, JPMorgan, Principal Global Investors, RAM, Ramco Gershensen, Regency Centers, RPAI, Sterling Organization, Terranova, TIAA CREF, and Woolbright Development

Professional Recognition

  • Top 100 C&W Capital Markets Broker Nationally
  • Service Excellence Award for Capital Markets Group

Professional Affiliations

  • Urban Land Institute – Part of leadership team for Commercial and Retail Development Council (green flight)
  • Member of the International Council for Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • New York State Bar

Education

  • University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, B.A. with Honors and High Distinction from the Honors College
  • Fordham University, Juris Doctor
  • Licensed real estate salesperson, State of Florida

Mitchell Halpern

Director

(305) 533-2855
mitchell.halpern@cushwake.com

With more than 11 years of investment experience, Mr. Halpern is a Director within Cushman & Wakefield’s Retail Investment Advisors based in Miami, where he specializes in the disposition of retail real estate across Florida and the Southeast.  During his tenure at Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Halpern has been involved in the underwriting and sale of over $3.0 billion in commercial real estate transactions for a broad range of clients, including institutions, public and private REITS, advisors, developers, and private investors.  Mr. Halpern’s retail experience covers the full spectrum of retail real estate, including neighborhood and community shopping centers, power and lifestyle centers, malls, strip centers, high street and entertainment retail.

Clients Served

BlackRock, Blackstone, Brixmor Property Group, Clarion Partners, DRA Advisors, EDENS, Equity One, Faison, Federal Realty, Forge Realty, Global Fund Investments, Guggenheim Partners, Inland American,  JPMorgan, Kite Realty, Principal Global Investors, RAM, RPT, Regency Centers, RPAI, Site Centers, Sterling Organization, TA Realty, Terranova, TIAA CREF, Woolbright Development

Professional Affiliations

Member of International Council for Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Education

Bachelors of Arts in Economics from Emory University

Florida Real Estate Sales Associate

Azam Malik

Financial Associate

(786) 792-5202
azam.malik@cushwake.com

Azam Malik is a Financial Analyst within Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc.’s (C&W) Gilbert/Feinstein Retail Investment sales team, specializing in underwriting and managing commercial real estate  transactions. As a member of the Investment Sales team, Mr. Malik’s responsibilities include property- level due diligence, lease abstracting, financial modeling, primary market research, preparing offering memoranda and responding to investor inquiries.

Azam graduated from the Accelerated Real Estate program at the University of Miami with a master’s degree in business administration.

Spencer Kinsella

Senior Financial Analyst

(305) 351-2464
spencer.kinsella@cushwake.com

Spencer Kinsella is Financial Analyst within Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc.’s (C&W) Gilbert/Feinstein Retail Investment sales team, specializing in underwriting and managing commercial real estate transactions. As a member of the Investment Sales team, Mr. Kinsella’s responsibilities include property- level due diligence, lease abstracting, financial modeling, primary market research, preparing offering memoranda and responding to investor inquiries. In 2015, Spencer graduated Summa Cum Laude from Auburn University in Auburn, AL, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Finance).

Scott Quick

Financial Analyst

(305) 533-2869
scott.quick@cushwake.com

Scott Quick is a Financial Analyst within Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc.’s (C&W) Gilbert/Feinstein Retail Investment sales team, specializing in underwriting and managing commercial real estate transactions. As a member of the Investment Sales team, Mr. Quick’s responsibilities include property- level due diligence, lease abstracting, financial modeling, primary market research, preparing offering memoranda and responding to investor inquiries. Scott graduated from the Accelerated Management Program at Rollins College with a master’s degree in business administration.

Khambrel Roach

Financial Analyst

(786) 792-5203
khambrel.roach@cushwake.com

Khambrel Roach is a Financial Analyst within Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc.’s (C&W) Gilbert/Feinstein Retail Investment sales team, specializing in underwriting and managing commercial real estate transactions. As a member of the Investment Sales team, Mr. Roach’s responsibilities include property- level due diligence, lease abstracting, financial modeling, primary market research, preparing offering memoranda and responding to investor inquiries. Khambrel believes in the vast potential the real estate markets encompass and is passionate about growing in the field. Having attended Trinity University, a top institution located in San Antonio, TX, he obtained a B.S. in Finance and a minor in Entrepreneurship. While there, Khambrel headed three technology startups, and fostered a tremendous business acumen.

Drew Winig

Financial Analyst

(786) 792 5206
andrew.winig@cushwake.com

Drew Winig is a Financial Analyst within Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc.’s (C&W) Gilbert/Feinstein Retail Investment sales team, specializing in research for new business opportunities. As a member of the Investment Sales team, Mr. Winig’s responsibilities include significant analytical market research, database generation, competitor analysis, and trendspotting. Drew recently graduated from University of Miami where he obtained a B.B.A. in Finance as well as in Marketing. While there, Drew gained business experience as he worked as an Acquisition Analyst with a Coral Gables-based firm and founded his own successful clothing company.

Kristen Vargas Vila

Senior Marketing Specialist

(305) 351 2456
kristen.vargasvila@cushwake.com

Kristen Vargas Vila joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2012 as a Marketing Specialist for the Gilbert/Feinstein Retail Investment sales team. She is responsible for the design, production and distribution of marketing materials including, business development proposals and presentations, offering memorandums, brochures, and flyers. She also coordinates the ground and aerial photography used to enhance property marketing collateral. Additionally, she maintains her team’s investor database which she utilizes to track marketing activity and update client records. Ms. Vargas Vila also assists clients during the due diligence process to ensure a smooth transaction for both seller and buyer. Kristen graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science in Communications.

Heidi Peckhaus

Senior Marketing Specialist

(305) 533-2890
heidi.peckhaus@cushwake.com

Professional Expertise

Heidi Peckhaus is the Senior Marketing Specialist for the Gilbert/Feinstein/Halpern Retail Investment team coupling efforts with counterpart Kristen Vargas Vila in the handling all aspects of marketing for our clients and team from the point of creation to successfully executing and delivering high quality product. Heidi is responsible for the coordination of our offering memorandums and marketing materials, data analysis, working closely with our analyst, client reporting and due diligence processes. Her expertise in online marketing includes the creation and maintenance of property and team websites, electronic and interactive email campaigns, market research, social media, team and market newsletters and client events.

Heidi began her career in commercial real estate with CBRE in 2001 in Central California and has also worked in the Michigan market before transferring to South Florida where she joined Cushman & Wakefield in late 2015.

With an extensive background in a variety of specialties, Heidi brings a vast array of top-notch marketing skills and hands-on experience to the table and provides our clients with an “out-of-the-box” marketing technique uniquely developed for each client and/or project.

Professional Affiliations

  • Cushman & Wakefield Women’s Network

Skillset/Credentials

  • Graphic Design
  • Website Design
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Event Planning
  • Adobe Suite (intermediate/advanced)
  • Microsoft Office (advanced)
  • Graphic Design
  • Website Design
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Event Planning
  • Adobe Suite (intermediate/advanced)
  • Microsoft Office (advanced)

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