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Atlanta Office

  • Mike Kemether

    Mike Kemether joined the Cushman & Wakefield team in 2006, bringing years of experience in development, rehabilitation, acquisitions, and dispositions of multifamily assets. Since joining C&W’s Atlanta multifamily investment sales team, Mike has played a crucial role in their $6 billion volume since 2003.

    Previously, Mike served as Associate VP of Transactions for Archstone-Smith, a S&P 500, publicly-traded REIT with a market capitalization exceeding $20 billion. There, he oversaw, managed, and participated in over $5.4 billion in acquisitions and dispositions. Mike assisted in due diligence and other aspects of acquisitions while managing dispositions for Archstone’s Eastern Region, and managed development activities in Washington D.C., Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Florida.

    Mike also performed all aspects of the firm’s Atlanta development, including site sourcing, underwriting, securing board approval, zoning/entitlements, and revenue management during lease-up and stabilization.

  • Robert Stickel

    Robert Stickel is an Executive Vice Chair for the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in the Atlanta office. Robert leads the firm’s brokerage activities focused on institutional assets and multifamily investment sales throughout the Southeast with a primary responsibility for Georgia. He and his dedicated deal team have closed more than 200 transactions totaling over 50,000 units and $11B in sales volume.

    With a strong track record of investor-oriented results and a team devoted to client services, Robert’s recent client work includes New Developments, Core, Core Plus, and Value-Add opportunities.

    Robert has been recognized for numerous awards, including CoStar Power Broker, Top 100 Broker in the Americas by the Wall Street Journal, among many more. Also, he is active with the National Multifamily Housing Council, Urban Land Institute, Atlanta Board of Commercial Realtors, and other industry organizations. He holds a BBA in Management and was a football letterman at the University of Georgia.

  • Alex Brown

    Alex Brown Executive Managing Director

    Alex Brown is an Executive Managing Director for the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in the Atlanta office. Alex helps lead the firm’s brokerage activities focused on institutional assets and multifamily investment sales throughout the Sunbelt with a primary responsibility for Atlanta. Since joining C&W in 2010, Alex has participated in more than 500 transactions totaling over $12B in sales volume.

    Alex is active in several industry organizations, including Atlanta Board of Commercial Realtors, National Multifamily Housing Council Young Professions, Atlanta Young Professionals, and the University of Georgia Alumni’s Association.

    Also, Alex was a recipient of the Charter Scholarship at the University of Georgia, where he graduated with a BA in Real Estate.

  • Nathan Swenson

    Nathan Swenson joined the Cushman & Wakefield Multifamily Advisory Group in 1999. Serving as an Executive Director, he has personally sold more than 150 multifamily assets representing over 40,000 units and over $2.5 billion in sales volume. Licensed in five states, Nathan has played a significant role in expanding the team’s regional platform with key transactions in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and the Carolinas. He has been instrumental in building the Southeast team volume to over $20 billion

    Nathan previously worked for the Affordable Housing Disposition Group, where he focused on feasibility studies and acquisition of workforce housing, with focus on LIHTC and Section 8 programs. Nathan has been named a CoStar Power Broker since 2009. He graduated from Emory University with BAs in Philosophy and Religion.

  • Travis Presnell

    Travis Presnell Executive Managing Director

    Travis Presnell joined the Cushman & Wakefield Multifamily Advisory Group in 2012, helping expand the firm’s presence in Alabama and Mississippi from Atlanta. Beginning in 2016, his primary responsibility is providing transactional services for professional equity grade assets throughout the Atlanta MSA.

    In 2021, Travis moved to central Idaho to help expand into the Mountain West Region. Over the course of his career at C&W, Travis has participated in more than 500 transactions totaling over $10 billion in sales volume.

    Prior to working for Cushman & Wakefield, Travis worked as a leasing consultant for Equity One, a real estate investment trust that owns/manages/acquires/develops shopping centers. He graduated from the University of Georgia.

  • Brooks Colquitt

    Brooks Colquitt joined the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in 2017 as a Senior Director. His responsibilities currently include supporting all of the firm’s brokerage activities in metro Atlanta, particularly within the Private Capital product type.

    Before moving to Atlanta, Brooks operated out of the Charlotte office where he managed all brokerage activity throughout North Carolina. There, he personally procured, marketed, and sold over 40,000 apartment units totaling $2.5 billion in sales volume. Brooks holds a BBA in Real Estate from the University of Georgia.

  • Wesley Kenney

    Wesley Kenney joined the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in 2016. His responsibilities as a Senior Director include supporting all of the firm’s brokerage activities in the Atlanta MSA markets, particularly within the Private Capital product type.

    Since joining the team, Wesley has been involved in the sale of over 24,000 unit with an aggregate sales volume in excess of $2.8 billion. Wesley holds a BBA in Investment Finance from the University of South Carolina.

  • Wesley Lacefield

    Wesley Lacefield is a Director in the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in the Atlanta office.  His responsibilities include supporting all of the firm’s brokerage activities in the Atlanta MSA markets, particularly within the Professional Equity product type.

    Prior to joining the Cushman & Wakefield team in April 2021, Wesley was involved in over $500M of acquisitions across the Sunbelt, as an Acquisition Officer with Fairfield Residential and as Vice President of Acquisitions with Waypoint Real Estate Investments. He holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Alabama.

  • Ashlyn Warren

    Ashlyn Warren is a Senior Associate in the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in the Atlanta office.  Her responsibilities include supporting all of the firm’s brokerage activities in the Atlanta MSA markets, particularly within the Institutional product type.

  • James Wilber

    James Wilber is a Director in the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in the Atlanta office.  His responsibilities include supporting all of the firm’s brokerage activities in the Atlanta MSA, particularly within the Professional Equity product type.

    Since joining the firm in 2019, James has been directly involved in the sale of over 6,650 units with an aggregate sales volume in excess of $1.6 billion.  James holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Alabama.

  • Robert Yates

    Robert Yates is a Senior Associate in the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in the Atlanta office. His responsibilities include supporting all of the firm’s brokerage activities in the Atlanta MSA, particularly within the Private Capital product type.

    Before joining Cushman in April of 2022, Robert worked as an Investment Sales Advisor at Capstone Companies in Atlanta, and as an analyst for the Southeast office of Moran & Company. He is a member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors and graduated cum laude with a BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia.

  • Michael Kay

    Michael Kay is a Senior Associate in the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in the Atlanta office. Michael’s involvement includes supporting all of the firm’s brokerage activities with a focus on the investment sale of institutional assets in the Atlanta MSA.

    Since joining the firm in 2018, Michael has been involved in the sale of more than 8,000 units totaling over $2 Billion in sales volume.

    Michael holds a BBA with a minor in finance from Georgia Tech where he was the captain of the tennis team and received multiple academic and athletic scholarships.

  • Morgan Berg

    Morgan Berg Managing Partner

    As the Managing Partner of the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group, Morgan Berg oversees the 100-person 11-state Sunbelt platform.  She is responsible for developing and executing regional business operations strategies, fulfilling company initiatives, ensuring  the effectiveness and efficiency of the team’s administrative and operational functions, and assisting in the direct management of staff.  In addition to overseeing the team’s operational performance, she also provides training and support to team members throughout the firm.

    Cushman & Wakefield acquired Multi Housing Advisors (MHA) in 2016, where Morgan worked for 10 years. Her experience at MHA, where she advanced from Marketing Coordinator to Operations Director, provided an outstanding foundation for the responsibilities of her current role. Morgan holds a BBA in Marketing from the University of Georgia.

  • Deborah Rogers

    As the Marketing Manager for the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group, Deborah LW Rogers is responsible for developing and executing general marketing strategies, implementing company initiatives, and assisting in public relations. She is committed to delivering a consistent client experience by protecting brand guidelines and quality across all Sunbelt materials, as well as making data-driven decisions for the team’s listings. In addition to overseeing all marketing platforms, she also provides training and support to team members throughout the firm.

    Prior to joining the team in 2013, Deborah worked at Colliers International for nearly five years. Her experience at Colliers, where she served as Facilities Coordinator and Brokerage Assistant in the Office Services Division, provided an excellent foundation for her day-to-day responsibilities. Deborah holds a Master of Science in Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Florida.

  • Courtney Lancaster

    Courtney Lancaster Senior Administrative Assistant

    Courtney Lancaster is the Senior Administrative Assistant for the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group. She is responsible for day-to-day logistics, operations and event coordination for the Sunbelt team.  In addition to overseeing operational endeavors, she also provides training and support to team members throughout the multifamily service line nationwide.

    Prior to joining the team in 2015, Courtney worked for North American Properties and assisted with the grand opening of Avalon in Alpharetta, GA. Prior to North American Properties she was the Program Coordinator for the Institute for Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality at Kennesaw State University.  Courtney holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Leadership from Kennesaw State University and an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University.