Executive Managing Director
License # FLBK3467950; NJ0339257; NY30ER0993094
Nancy Erickson joined Colliers International in January 2016 as Executive Managing Director with over 25 years’ experience in retail services, mixed-use development, landlord representation, strategic brand and portfolio planning, site selection, strategic negotiations, acquisitions and dispositions of real estate nationally, along with real estate development. Her seasoned tenant representation experience comprises expert master brokering, handling national representation for hundreds of rollouts, lease negotiations, lease restructuring, market recommendations (rent restructuring), disposition sites, and continues to help grow many brands. Nancy is well respected in the industry and has established long-standing and strategic relationships with many of the larger Landlord owners and developers.
As Master Broker, Nancy travels with her clients assisting with development direction, aligning retailer goals, preparing complete packages for client, managing and reporting on all market tours to determine direction to lease, buy or dispose of to match to fit, to coincide with their respective business and financial plans. Nancy is currently the master broker or preferred broker for several national brands including Ruth’s Chris, Benihana, 99 Ranch, Madison-Reed Color Bar, IHOP, AT&T, Speedway, Kiddie Academy, among others... She attends and represents her clients at ICSC and other industry events. She has the uncanny ability to work with large retailers and the first time or seasoned franchisee.
Nancy has managed some of the most prominent Landlord assignments while in the northeast including Bell Works, Riverhead Centre, Plaza at Harmon Meadow, Valley & Bloom in Montclair, Streets of Chester, Harrison Yards, along with numerous others.
Prior to joining Colliers, Nancy was at Cushman & Wakefield for 12 years, in the NY corporate office from 2004-2008 and led and developed the NJ Retail operations from 2008-2016. Her focus was on national retailer representation, along with working with some of the most recognized developers, all while building the company’s retail team, and retailer and agency portfolio.
Nancy served as a Senior Director in the Corporate Services group at GVA Williams. She also brings years of real estate knowledge and marketing experience in the design, development and construction industries, including positions at IA-Interior Architects; HLW Int’l Architects; Tishman Realty and Construction; York Hunter; Morse Diesel Int’l; Frederic R. Harris; Edwards & Kelcey.
- Participant of Colliers Highest Ranking Retail Brokers
- Cushman & Wakefield's "Highest Earning Director"
- CoStar Top Performer - Multi Years
MBA - Monmouth University
BS - Kean University
Licensed Real Estate BROKER - NY, NJ, FL
Memberships & Involvements
Business, Educational Background, Community Involvement
MBA in Management, Monmouth University, NJ
BS in Marketing, Kean University, NJ
Hudson Valley NY SPCA
CREW NJ – Board Member (multiple years)
Collier’s National Retail Leadership Board – Multiple Positions
“I have worked with Nancy over the last several years and she has served as my master real estate broker. Nancy always goes way above and beyond the call of duty. No matter what we ask of Nancy, she goes out of her way to make sure we have all the information we need, and we receive it immediately. Her knowledge of the markets nationally is exemplary, and she provides much more than the required services. She has been much more like a partner, not just a broker.” Beth Stute, Benihana, VP Development & Real Estate, formerly Ruth’s Chris, Real Estate and Development
“I have worked with Nancy for a number of years. She has proved to be an excellent business partner and manager of the real estate process. She is very diligent in her follow-up of the details that make the difference between success and failure in real estate deals.” Ryan Lindgren, Madison Reed, VP RE & Development (formerly VP Acquisitions and Development Benevis/Kool Smiles)