George Tikijian Executive Vice Chair
George Tikijian III, is an Executive Managing Director in the Indianapolis office of Cushman & Wakefield. Previously he was principal and Senior Managing Director of Tikijian Associates - Multihousing Investment Advisors, an Indianapolis based broker and advisor to apartment owners, investors and managers. Cushman & Wakefield purchased Tikijian Associates in November 2018.
Tikijian Associates was formed in 2005; however, George has specialized in the sale of apartment communities since 1984. During the first 20 years of his career, George was a Senior Vice President and Multi-housing specialist with CBRE.
During his 34-year career George has been involved in the sale of more than 410 apartment communities totaling in excess of 96,000 units with total consideration in excess of $3.8 Billion.
George also serves on the Advisory Board of the Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC), he is a board member of the Indiana Apartment Association, Indiana University Kelley School Dean’s Council.
George is a graduate of Indiana University Kelley School of Business with a degree in Finance.
Hannah Ott Executive Vice Chair
Hannah Ott began her commercial real estate career in 2001 in South Florida at Realty World Commercial (now Capital Commercial). She was the Top Sales Broker in 2002 at Realty World Commercial among 20+ experienced brokers her first full year as a broker. From 2003 to 2008, Hannah was a broker in the Memphis, TN metro area at Crye-Leike Commercial where she was regularly ranked in the top 10% for overall business production amongst the company’s more than 1,000 brokers. Hannah joined Indianapolis based Tikijian Associates in 2008 and became a partner in the firm in 2014. Tikijian Associates was the leading apartment brokerage firm in Indianapolis. In November of 2018, the entire Tikijian Associates team joined forces with Cushman & Wakefield and became their Indiana Multifamily Team. At Cushman & Wakefield, Hannah serves as Executive Managing Director and she and George Tikijian co-lead the Indiana Multifamily Team.
As an active member of the Indiana Apartment Association Hannah has co-chaired several committees and been a regular speaker at the annual Indiana Apartment Market Overview.
She earned her Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2011. Hannah is married with two sons and resides in Fishers, IN.
Cameron Benz Director
Cameron Benz began his commercial real estate career in 2014 at Tikijian Associates. Prior to joining to Tikijian Associates, Cameron worked as a leasing agent for an apartment complex in Bloomington.
At Cushman & Wakefield, Cameron focuses on financial analysis including: financial underwriting, completing expense studies, and researching sale comps.
Cameron graduated from Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 2018 where he majored in Finance and Accounting.
Claire Bullard Associate
Kimberly Fetzer Senior Transaction Manager
As Senior Transaction Coordinator Kimberly is responsible for all aspects of the transaction process and oversees team operations. She serves as the point of contact for the team and manages all aspects of the due diligence process from the beginning of the listing through the close of escrow both in hard copy form and digitally.
Kimberly has been involved with commercial real estate since 2000 where she began her career with George Tikijian at CBRE ibn Indianapolis. During her time at CBRE Kimberly served first as Marketing Specialist and later as Financial Analyst. Kimberly then became a founding member of Tikijian Associates in 2005 and served as Managing Director until Cushman and Wakefield acquired Tikijian Associates in 2018. As a veteran of the industry with a wealth of diverse experience, she has a broad and unique knowledge of the marketing, financial analysis and transactional components of multifamily properties. In her career, Kimberly has been involved in nearly 300 transactions with a total consideration in excess of three billion dollars.
Kimberly graduated Summa Cum Laude from Marian University in 2000 where she studied business and finance. She and her husband have one daughter and reside in Carmel, Indiana.
Christine Nealis Senior Marketing Specialist
As Senior Marketing Specialist, Christine is responsible for all marketing for the multifamily team including the marketing strategy, design/layout, composition and distribution of all property marketing and proposal materials. In addition to managing the team’s marketing infrastructure, Christine maintains all website/online listings and an extensive property investor database.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Christine Nealis began her commercial real estate career in 2010 at Tikijian Associates where she served as the company’s Marketing Director. In November of 2018, the entire Tikijian Associates team joined forces with Cushman & Wakefield and became their Indiana Multifamily Team.
Christine graduated from Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 2007 with a major in Marketing and a minor in Dance. She is married with two sons and resides in Anderson, IN.
Carrie Ballard Marketing Specialist
Carrie is a Marketing Specialist within the Indianapolis multifamily team, assisting Christine Nealis with marketing strategy, design/layout, composition and distribution of property marketing and proposal materials.
Carrie brings over 15 years of experience in commercial and residential real estate in the areas of marketing, graphic design and photography.
Carrie graduated from the University of Indianapolis in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Visual Communication Design.
Jennifer Brown Executive Assistant
Logan Braunecker Financial Analyst
Ryan Stockamp Financial Analyst