Real Estate Journal — 30 Under 30 — February 22 - March 14, 2019 — 15C
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Christopher Burnham Vice President Investments Marcus & Millichap Years with company/firm: 6 Years in field: 6 Years in real estate industry: 6 Real estate affiliations: ICSC, NAIOP, ULI
Ian Ruel Vice President Investments Marcus & Millichap Years with company/firm: 5 Years in field: 5 Years in real estate industry: 5 Real estate affiliations: ULI
Altay Uzun Senior Associate Marcus & Millichap Years with company/firm: 4 Years in field: 4 Years in real estate industry: 4 Real estate affiliations: NMHC
College: University of Colorado Boulder Tell us about your first or most unique job: At the age of 14, I worked on a farm in Northern Maryland caring for cows, goats and horses. This experience taught to value a strong work ethic, take responsibility and have compassion for others. Tell us about your current position: Based in the Baltimore office, I serve as a Vice President of Investments and an Associate Director for Marcus & Millichap’s National Retail Group. I exclusively represent buyers and sellers of retail investment properties in the Mid-Atlantic region. Tell us about your greatest accomplishment: Immediately following college graduation, I joined Marcus & Millichap’s sales intern program in their Washington, D.C. office. At that time, I was brand new to the commercial real estate industry. I worked diligently to learn as much as possible about the Baltimore retail market, and in just three years I significantly grew the firm’s presence and market share in the area. This growth led to the opening of our Baltimore office in 2016. Tell us about your goals or plan for the future: To continue gaining market share and expanding my team’s presence in the Mid-Atlantic region. Person you most admire (outside of family): Edward St. John, Founder and Chairman, St. John Properties, Inc.
College: Bowling Green State University Tell us about your first or most unique job: At the age of 8, I was mowing lawns. I would go door-to-door in my neighborhood and ask if peo- ple needed my services. Although my neighbors were nice enough to hire me, they were generally unsatisfied, so that career was short-lived. Tell us about your current position: Based in the Washington D.C. office, I serve as a Vice President of Investments for Marcus & Millichap and specialize in the sale of local urban properties. This niche exposes me to a large variety of transactions. I have facilitated the sale of basic retail, office and mixed-use properties, in addition to apartment, condo, affordable housing, industrial and self-storage development assets. Tell us about your greatest accomplishment: I earned a full athletic scholarship to play hockey at Bowling Green State University. Tell us about your goals or plan for the future: In addition to assisting clients with their invest- ment strategies, I would like to personally invest in real estate as I believe real estate is the best long-term investment one can make. Person youmost admire (outside of family): Tom Brady.
College: University of Virginia Tell us about your first or most unique job: As a Business Development and Leasing Consultant for a Student Housing Developer in Charlottesville, I was tasked with leasing an apartment building to students that wasn’t built yet. Learning how to articulate the future potential of an idea that has yet to come into fruition was a key lesson from the experience. The project became the premier student housing apartment building for UVA students, and I am proud to have been a part of the project. Tell us about your current position: Based in the Hampton Roads, Virginia, office, I serve as a Senior Associate for Marcus & Millichap. I lead a five-person team of multifamily agents who exclusively represent sellers of apartment buildings throughout Virginia and Eastern North Carolina. Tell us about your greatest accomplishment: I accepted an invitation to sit on the Board of Di- rectors for Hope House Foundation, a successful non-profit that houses intellectually disabled adults through strategic multifamily ownership of apart- Persistence. There are plenty of situations in our line-of-work that we cannot control; however, having the persistence to handle the things we can control allows me to deliver results for my clients. ments in Hampton Roads. One key to your success:
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