Industrial Brokerage Team

Leading the Market in Nashville Industrial Property Advisory

Colliers Nashville industrial team has been ingrained in Middle Tennessee's booming industrial market for a combined 128 years. The team's professionalism, experience, and market knowledge has attributed to the success of tenants and landlords across the region. The team's expertise of flex, big-box, manufacturing, and distribution buildings in Nashville is proven by their consistent high volume of deals throughout the market.
Our Team
Terry E. Smith SIOR
Executive Vice President & Partner | Nashville
Nashville

Terry has over 40 years of experience working in the commercial, industrial, and investment markets in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. In 2013, Terry served as the International President of SIOR, a 3,000-member organization comprised of the most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful office and industrial brokers. While serving as president, Terry traveled the world representing organization members. This experience provides Terry with a vast network of key brokers and investors who are active in the US and internationally.

Terry was the first Nashville employee of Coldwell Banker Commercial in 1980. In 1983, he moved to The Mathews Company as Vice President of Sales and Principle Broker of RCM Realty. In April of 2000, Terry and his partner Bert Mathews merged RCM Realty with Nate Greene and Tony Vaughn (NAI Taylor Vaughn and Greene) to become NAI Mathews Partners. In 2010, NAI Nashville became Colliers International.

In Terry’s career, he has led transactions ranging from small office/warehouse leases to complicated sale-leasebacks such as Baldor Electric, a 670,000 square-foot facility in Cookeville, Tennessee. Terry has always provided the same caliber of professionalism and expertise to all clients.

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Max Smith
Vice President | Nashville
Nashville

Max, a native Nashvillian, joined Colliers International in August of 2006.  Since joining Colliers International, Max has focused primarily on representing flex space facilities and tenants in Nashville and surrounding areas.  He has been involved in transactions ranging from 1,000 square feet to 250,000 square feet.  He has also worked diligently with tenants, buyers and sellers on various transactions over the past six years.  Max currently represents 4,200,000 square feet of industrial/flex space in the Nashville area.

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Bill Buntyn
Senior Vice President | Nashville
Nashville

Bill Buntyn specializes in industrial real estate and is a member of Colliers International’s Logistics & Transportation Solutions Group. Since 2013, Bill has completed over 130 transactions covering more than 6,000,000 square feet with a total value close to $300,000,000. In addition to providing industrial tenant and landlord representation, Bill has completed numerous investment sales.


Bill provides a broad range of services, including: portfolio analysis, transaction management, financial analysis, and site selection. He also offers expertise in acquisition/disposition assignments of the following property types: Distribution Warehouse, Manufacturing, and Industrial Land.

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Tom Davis
Executive Vice President & Partner | Nashville
Nashville

Tom is an Executive Vice President and Partner at Colliers International which is the largest privately owned commercial real estate firm in Tennessee.  His commercial real estate experience is in the fields of industrial, office, investment, land for residential development and property management.  In 1994, Tom started his real estate career with Taylor-Vaughn-Greene which later became The Mathews Partners and is now Colliers International.

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Bill Buckley
Vice President
Nashville

Bill specializes in industrial sales, leasing, and site location along the I-65 corridor from south Nashville into Columbia, Tennessee.  The knowledge Bill has gained during his tenure with Colliers International allows him to help his clients evaluate their position and develop a solution that best fits their real estate needs.

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Jerry Miele
Vice President
Nashville

Jerry Miele has over a decade of commercial real estate experience where he has concentrated on industrial sales and leasing. He has the ability to seamlessly transition from tenant representation of a first time industrial user to reporting to the most seasoned asset manager of a large portfolio. Jerry has developed expertise with the small to medium size industrial market in Nashville. He represents approximately 750,000 square feet of industrial flex space in Nashville ranging from 750 square feet office units to 25,000 square feet office/warehouse units.

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Larry Beadle
Senior Associate | Nashville
Nashville

Larry specializes in land sales of retail, commercial and industrial land in the Middle Tennessee market. The knowledge gained during his tenure with Colliers International allows him to help his clients evaluate their position and develop a solution that best fits their real estate needs.

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Will Smith
Vice President
Nashville

Will Smith joined the Colliers International team in August of 2014. Will’s focus is tenant and landlord representation for industrial properties and investment sales. With over five years of experience with Colliers Nashville, Will has had the opportunity to work with countless owners and occupiers in the greater Middle Tennessee area, facilitating lease and sale transactions and acting as a trusted advisor for their respective or prospective real  estate portfolios and lease holdings. His listing portfolio has included properties totaling over 2 million square feet in the Nashville market ranging from single tenant industrial buildings to greater than 500,000 SF distribution centers.

Will’s real estate career began after several years practicing as a CPA, where he learned valuable analytical tools and the importance of concise and effective reporting, which have been instrumental in his success in the commercial real estate profession. As a native to Nashville, he has experienced the successes and challenges of the city’s tremendous growth first hand and has a strong confidence in his market knowledge and ability to identify market deals for his clients.

Today’s real estate investors, owners, and occupiers rely on a broker’s ability to not only build and maintain relationships with others in the industry but to do so by acting as a market leader in knowledge of every aspect of the industrial landscape.

Will’s goal is to help his clients not only sell, purchase or lease properties, but to do so in a manner that is most beneficial to their bottom line and in line with their long-term strategic initiative, by providing relevant and specific information to their requirement.

Since starting his real estate career in 2014, Will has negotiated transactions that exceeded 1.5 million square feet, and had a combined consideration in excess of $50 million dollars. Some notable clients include CTDI, Jeni’s Ice Cream, Lennox, Builder Supply Source, Guardian Building Products, and Fortress Investment Group. Will earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (2011) and a Masters in Accounting (2012) from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Furthermore, he has been trained in one of the most utilized underwriting software programs in real estate, Argus Enterprise. Will is actively working toward both CCIM and SIOR designations.

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