Craig Hey Vice Chair
Craig Hey is a Vice Chair with the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in the Birmingham office. Craig is responsible for the marketing of multifamily properties in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Northwest Florida. He has been involved in selling over 550 communities with nearly 100,000 units, which represent a value of over $10 billion. Craig has been recognized annually as a CoStar Power Broker since 2015.
Craig is recognized as one of the leading apartment brokers in the Southeast and is frequently referenced in trade publications and industry journals. Throughout his career, he has successfully managed notable high-quality and distressed sales, including portfolios throughout his coverage region.
Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, Craig graduated from Auburn University with a major in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in business. He and his family reside in Birmingham, AL.
Andrew Brown Executive Director
Andrew Brown is an Executive Director of the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in the Birmingham office. Andrew helps lead the firm’s multifamily brokerage activities in Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida Panhandle.
Andrew started with Multi Housing Advisors in 2015 before the company was acquired by Cushman & Wakefield in June 2016. Since then, Andrew has been involved in selling 525 apartment communities with a total of over 93,000 units and an aggregate value in excess of $9.6 billion. He has been recognized as a CoStar Power Broker since 2019. In 2023, he was recognized by the Birmingham Business Journal as a Top 40 Under 40. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Auburn University.
Parker Caldwell Director
Parker Caldwell is a Director within the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group and sits in the Birmingham office. Parker is currently the Build-to-Rent (BTR) lead for the Sunbelt, responsible for advising clients on the marketing and disposition of BTR/SFR assets. He has a strong track record with a wide range of capital profiles including institutional funds and both national/localized home builders.
Since starting in multifamily as a financial analyst, Parker has provided production support for the sale of over 525 properties and 93,000 units with over $9.6 billion in aggregate value. Parker was featured as a Rising Star in Real Estate by the Birmingham Business Journal in 2019 and he has been recognized as a CoStar Power Broker since 2020. Prior to C&W, Parker worked for a DFW-based acquisitions and development group, focusing on ground-up office construction. Parker is a Dallas, TX native and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Auburn University.
Ben Thomas Senior Associate
Ben Thomas is a Senior Associate of the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in the Birmingham office. Ben joined the firm in 2018 as a Financial Analyst and has been involved in the sale of over 71,000 units with an aggregate sales volume in excess of $8.2 billion. His responsibilities include supporting all of the firm’s brokerage activities in Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and the FL Panhandle.
Prior to his role as a Senior Associate, Ben was responsible for financial underwriting, valuation, and market analysis for the Birmingham-based group. Ben holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Alabama.
Tommy Coleman Associate
Tommy Coleman is an Associate for the Sunbelt Multifamily Advisory Group in the Birmingham office. Since starting in multifamily as a financial analyst, Tommy has provided production support for the sale of 350 properties and 60,000 units with $7.5 billion in aggregate value. As an Associate, his responsibilities include supporting all of the firm’s brokerage activities in Alabama, Mississippi, and the Florida Panhandle.
Prior to C&W, Tommy spent five years focusing on portfolio management at SunTrust and Regions Bank. He first covered the Technology & Government sector in Washington, D.C. then moved to upper middle market companies in Atlanta, GA. Tommy is a Birmingham, AL native and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Alabama.
Elliott Mulkin Director
Elliott Mulkin, Director, is responsible for multifamily loan origination out of Greystone/Cushman & Wakefield’s Birmingham office.
Previously, Elliott worked at Regions Bank as Vice President in their Real Estate Capital Markets group where he served as the agency originator for Mid-America. While at Regions he was involved in the underwriting and closing of over $550 million in multifamily loans, covering some of the largest agency borrowers at the bank. Prior to Regions, Elliott was a retail investment sales and leasing broker for CBRE.
Elliott holds a Bachelor’s degree from TCU and an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Alabama.