Andy Sink


RPA

Managing Director & Principal | Birmingham

About

Professional Summary

Andy Sink is currently the Managing Director of the Investment Advisory division and Principal for Colliers International | Alabama. His team provides investment property advisory, investment property brokerage, investment fund structuring and real estate investment management to high net worth families and individuals. His team also provides advisory services to privately held operating companies seeking to enhance enterprise value via various real estate strategies including sale leaseback and private fund structuring.

‚ÄčAndy Sink has more than 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry with a broad range of expertise in real estate brokerage and investments.  His specialty is single tenant investments and sale leaseback transactions.  He has been involved in numerous investment transactions and projects with an aggregate value in excess of $500 million.  He has also worked on both the buy and sell side of sale leaseback transactions involving companies in a variety of industries including manufacturing and distribution, professional services, medical and assisted living.

Prior to his role at Colliers International, Andy was Managing Director of Founders Investment Properties (FIP) which spun out of Founders Investment Banking in December 2011. In 2012 FIP went into partnership with Birmingham based Sandner Commercial Real Estate, Inc. The two firms partnered with Colliers International in 2012 to offer an expanded menu of commercial real estate services unique in the Alabama market.

Prior to the formation of FIP, Andy was a partner at Founders Investment Banking, LLC  where he served as Managing Director of the firm’s real estate advisory practice from 2004-2011. His focus at Founders Investment Baking was providing advisory services to middle market operating companies seeking to maximize enterprise value by monetizing real estate via sale leaseback transactions.  During this same time period he and his partners formed Foundation Fund Management Company (FFMC).  FFMC has created multiple niche private equity funds, which included Foundation Sale Leaseback Fund, Foundation Cypress Development Fund, Foundation Retail Development Fund, Foundation Residential Acquisition Fund and Foundation New Media Fund.  His responsibilities at FFMC included overseeing and implementing initial fund strategy, structuring, capital raising and ongoing investment acquisition, disposition and management.

Prior to joining Founders, he was a partner in the commercial real estate firm Eason, Graham & Sandner, Inc. (EGS) from 1993-2004 and was responsible for the Industrial Services Division. During his tenure at EGS he became involved in the acquisition and development of numerous multi-tenant industrial projects totaling more than 3 million square feet.  He also became active in the sale leaseback advisory business, assisting several Alabama-based businesses and private equity funds in monetizing real estate assets via sale leaseback transactions.  

Andy began his career in 1990 as a property manager for Taylor & Mathis, an Atlanta-based regional real estate development and management company. 

Accomplishments

  • Real Property Administrators Designation (RPA)
  • 2001 Industrial Real Estate Deal of the Year by the Birmingham Business Journal
  • 2004 Top 40 under 40 by the Birmingham Business Journal

Services:

  • Investment Services / Capital Markets

Skills:

  • Fund Management

Clients:

Cainbridge Investments LLC, Foundation Fund Management Company, Foundation Sale Leaseback Fund I LLC, Foundation Retail Development Fund LLC, Vaughan Realty LLC, Foundation Residential Aqusition Fund LLC

Education:

Andy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and business administration with a major in real estate from The University of Alabama. He also earned a Real Property Administrators (RPA) designation from the Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI) in 1994. He holds a state of Alabama real estate broker’s license.

Memberships & Involvements:

Eyesight Foundation of Alabama-Board of Trustees, Monday Morning Quarterback Club, Birmingham Kiwanis Club, BIG Time Ministries-Board Member, Mountain Brook Sports Corp. Board Member, Canterbury United Methodist Church

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