Michael Lipton

Michael Lipton

Senior Vice President

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Professional Summary

Michael Lipton has 30 years of experience advising corporate and healthcare clients in establishing effective work environments and patient-centric medical facilities. He is a Healthcare Fellow and a member of Colliers Occupier Advisors Group, specializing in complex projects and assisting multi-market clients in reducing their portfolio costs and optimizing workplace productivity. Michael advises physician practice clients such as Resurgens Orthopaedics & Atlanta Women’s Health Group (AWHG) on real estate strategy, site location analysis and transaction management. Projects include build-to-suits, development consulting, joint-ventures, property acquisitions, ground leases, sale-leasebacks, medical investment sales and tenant representation.

Accomplishments

• Silver Phoenix Award (2019) Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors

• Colliers Everest Award (2011, 2013, 2014, 2017)

• Top Producing Broker - Colliers Atlanta (2008, 2010, 2013)

• Top Producing Office Broker (2014, 2017)

• Top Ten Office Broker in Atlanta - Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors (2009)

• NAIOP Nashville Office Lease of the Year (Emdeon 2008)

• Colliers Originating Multi-City Assignment Award (2007, 2009)

• Costar Power Broker Award (2006, 2014, 2017)

• Top Producing Broker - Ackerman & Co (2001, 2003, and 2005)

• NAI President’s Award for the "most significant transaction of the year" (Inktomi 1998)

Education

Tufts University
Bachelor of Arts, History
magna cum laude graduate
(1989)

Memberships & Involvements

Michael is a graduate of Leadership Atlanta, class of 2019. He currently serves on the Executive Board of Temple Emanuel and the Board of Trustees of the Weber School. Michael has been a board member of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta (JFGA), and the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA). He has also served on numerous federation committees, including North Metro Advisory Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Young Leadership Council, and a joint JFGA/MJCCA Real Estate Committee. He has coached youth baseball and basketball through MJCCA and Newtown Recreation. Michael participated in the Davis Academy Leadership Program and is a member of the Federation’s Commercial Real Estate division. Additionally, he fundraises and advocates for the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) and The Alma G Davis Foundation.

Clients

WebMD, Emdeon, Inktomi Corporation, Primedia, CIGNA, Coyote Logistics, Prudential, CareCentric, Thomson Financial, Advanced Business Fulfillment, Christian & Timbers, McGuireWoods, FBI, Video Networks, Starbucks, The Shopping Center Group, Resurgens, Morneau Shepell, North Atlanta Women's Specialists, Anchor Healthcare Properties, Whole Foods/Amazon

Testimonials

“Michael Lipton has been a trusted advisor to WebMD for over a decade.  He consistently takes the time to understand each requirement in all its detail, complexity and nuance.  In addition, he appreciates the big picture strategy as well as the most arcane details and subtleties unique to the location, user group, culture and at times conflicting agendas that inhabit many if not most of our projects.  Against that backdrop, he works tirelessly and relentlessly to deliver solutions, ideas and counsel that reflect a level of professionalism and effort that is frankly not often found in this business.  We have been fortunate to have Michael in our corner for many years.  He has delivered for us in dollars and deadline repeatedly, and in doing so has more than earned his stripes in our minds.  Michael has my highest recommendation.”

 

Sandy Goldberg

Vice President, Real Estate

WebMD

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