Teterboro, N.J. – NAI James E. Hanson, the largest New Jersey-based full-service independent commercial real estate firm, announces the promotion of Christopher Todd, SIOR, to Managing Director, Institutional Services.
Since joining NAI James E. Hanson in 2013, Todd has earned a reputation for delivering trusted service backed by superior local market knowledge to many of the nation’s leading institutional real estate investors and dozens of local and national businesses. Working closely on a team with industry veteran Scott Perkins, SIOR, CCIM, and recent addition, William Ericksen, CCIM, Todd has helped complete over 60 transactions with institutional clients valued at nearly $400 million since 2017.
Todd’s work has earned him the trust of an ever-growing list of the nation’s top institutional investors including AEW, Ares Industrial Management, Bridge Logistics Properties, Brookfield, CenterPoint, Realterm and Terreno. In his new role as Managing Director, Institutional Services, Todd will build upon his success as he continues to help institutional investors accomplish their real estate goals in the competitive northern New Jersey market.
“In his time at NAI James E. Hanson, Chris’ leadership and vision have allowed us to expand our capabilities as invaluable solutions providers to the institutional community,” said William C. Hanson, SIOR, President of NAI James E. Hanson. “I am excited to watch Chris continue to grow his national reputation for superior service to the institutional community and build upon his impressive track record of success in this new role.”
Todd added, “Throughout the past decade, northern New Jersey has emerged as one of the most highly coveted industrial markets nationwide. However, the market’s intense competition and complexity can pose challenges for institutional investors aiming to penetrate it. I take great pride in collaborating with our institutional clients and am excited to continue to provide the indispensable market insights and strategic guidance they need to make well-informed choices and achieve their real estate objectives.”
In addition to his new role with NAI James E. Hanson, Todd currently serves as Secretary for the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR NJ) and provides in-depth insights on a variety of topics impacting the New Jersey commercial real estate market alongside Perkins in their quarterly video series, “The Brokers” as well as a monthly podcast under the same title.