she has received countless industry awards and she has served onnumerous industry boards, including the SRS Board of Directors.A passionate advocate for industry diversity, Uttenhove aims topromote and advance women into leadership positions throughmentorship and sponsorships.
PHILLIP D. VOORHEES
Leading one of the most successfulretail capital markets teams in the USas vice chairman of CBRE, PhillipVoorhees is consistently a top producerfor the company in SouthernCalifornia. He is the lead producerand head of CBRE’s national retailpartners of the West, a 21-professionalreal estate team. Under his leadership,the team completed more than 61
transactions in 2019, totaling more than $675 million. Since 2012,he and the team have completed 381 transactions, representingmore than $5.8 billion. Voorhees utilizes his knowledge and background in marketing and technology to support clients’ needsand drive the brand forward. In 2018, he achieved his top yearwith his real estate career, with $1 billion in retail investmenttransactions. That same year, he was awarded his current title, asone of a select few vice chairmen nationally, and CBRE’s onlyretail vice chairman on the West Coast. Through his expertiseand creativity, Voorhees works to contribute to and revitalizeobsolete or underutilized centers, transforming spaces into thriving social hubs and commercial and employment centers. Headditionally serves on the advisory board for CBRE’s capital markets - national retail partners. Awarded with many company recognitions, he is also a mentor, published author, instructor, charitable supporter and sought-after contributor for industry events,panels and publications.
WILLIAM J. WOLFE
First Washington Realty
William Wolfe co-founded FirstWashington Realty more than 35 yearsago. Initially focusing on multiple assetclasses, the company soon specializedin grocery-anchored shopping centersand quickly became the dominantowner and developer within the space.Under Wolfe’s leadership, the company went public and was eventuallytaken private to partner with CalPERS.
Maintaining high occupancy across its centers, the company nowowns 103 grocery-anchored centers throughout the country.More recently, the company has expanded centers to includemixed-use projects with residential development. One of Wolfe’sgreatest accomplishments is the company’s successful transitionin leadership. Through his well-thought-out succession plan,Wolfe served as the company’s president and CEO until herecently became chairman. In his new role, Wolfe remains at theforefront of the company and the industry. Recognized as one ofthe sector’s more accomplished professionals, he serves as avisionary and often advises other industry members on retail matters. Committed to philanthropy, he supports and contributes tonumerous non-profit organizations. He additionally founded thepredecessor of Lupus Therapeutics and has raised millions of dollars to fund Lupus research.
DOTAN ZUCKERMANColumbia Development
Credited with strategically curatingrosters of best-in-class restaurants andretailers, Dotan Zuckerman is passionate about creating shared, gathering spaces that serve the community.Understanding the ever-changingretail landscape with the ability toquickly adjust strategies to fit retailers’ needs, he has leased more than
1. 5 million square feet of spacethroughout his 14-year career. With strong connections to thefood and beverage and retail industries, Zuckerman often signsfirst-to-market concepts that create value for surrounding areas.Previously, he led the leasing for Atlantic Station Town Center,implementing the turnaround of a 1. 3 million-square-footretail space by increasing occupancy by 20% and adding morethan 40 national and local retailers. He then proved instrumental in pre-leasing more than 400,000 square feet of retail spaceat the Avalon development, which opened with a 98% occupancy rate. Once stabilized, the two properties sold for a combined profit of more than $350 million. Zuckerman alsoapplied his leasing experience to the ground-up mixed-useproject, the $2 billion stadium-anchored development calledThe Battery in 2017. There, he curated a valuable mix of retailers and entertainment to attract visitors year-round. In his current role as director of leasing at Columbia Development, he isleading the pre-leasing efforts for Fenton, a 69-acre, $2.5 million mixed-use development, for which he has signed prominent anchors, restaurants and national retailers for the firstphase’s 345,000 square feet of retail space.
AVISON YOUNG’S MALING TEAM
Established retail investment sales experts, brothers Christopher Maling and David Maling have worked together since 1997. With morethan 30 and 20 years of experience, respectively, Christopher and David previously served as brokers at Colliers International, where theyeach received distinctions as top producers and top investment specialists. Obtaining extensive experience with 1031 tax-deferredexchanges, receiverships, foreclosures and Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies, the retail property brokerage specialists have closeda combined $3 billion in sales nationally. Continuing their success in business as principals at Avison Young, the trusted advisors cater toeach client’s specific goal and objective. Joining the firm in January of 2019, the two develop and employ a data- and market-driven, customized approach to hands-on marketing and property disposition. As advisors, the team works with private clients, such as merchant