Office Market Update

Education Seminar: Wednesday, September 20 | 7:30 am - 9:00 am

September Educational Seminar


Christopher Ahrenkiel, Tishman Speyer


Eli Green, Parkside Partners

John Heagy, Hines

Chris White, Savills Studley

Panel Coordinator:

Joey Kline, JLL


Christopher Ahrenkiel

Christopher Ahrenkiel

Tishman Speyer
Managing Director

Mr. Ahrenkiel joined Tishman Speyer in 2006 and is currently responsible for overseeing leasing for the Atlanta portfolio, as well as working with the region’s acquisitions and development teams. Prior to joining Tishman Speyer, Mr. Ahrenkiel spent four years as a leasing manager for Trizec Properties in Atlanta. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Midtown Alliance, the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, the Real Estate Group of Atlanta, and is an active member of the CoStar and Xceligent Advisory Boards. Previously, Mr. Ahrenkiel co-founded and chaired the inaugural class of NAIOP Future Leaders and served on the Honorary Real Estate Board of Georgia State University. He holds a BBA from the University of Georgia and an MBA with a concentration in commercial real estate from Georgia State University.

Eli Green

Eli Green

Parkside Partners

Eli Green joined Parkside Partners in 2015 and is primarily responsible for identifying new investment opportunities and select brokerage assignments. He has over sixteen years of diverse real estate experience including principal investing, capital structuring, financing, asset management, leasing and sales. Over his career, Eli has been involved in over $1B of transactions totaling approximately 13 million square feet across the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest as both a principal and a broker. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia. Eli is a licensed real estate broker with the State of Georgia and is involved in a number of professional, civic and education organizations in Atlanta.

John Heagy

John Heagy

Sr. Managing Director

Mr. Heagy is a senior managing director and is responsible for the leasing and marketing of the office projects and for securing corporate services and mixed-use development assignments in the Southeast Region of the United States. Mr. Heagy joined the firm in 1996 and has been active in Atlanta's commercial real estate market since 1977.

Heagy received his BA in Political Science from the University of Georgia. Mr. Heagy serves on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, Central Atlanta Progress (CAP); Metro Atlanta Chamber; and the Perimeter Community Improvement District (PCID).

Joey Kline

Joey Kline


Joey Kline is an Associate and tenant representative at JLL. As an Atlanta native, he has a deep passion for promoting the economic growth and continued competitiveness of communities in and around Atlanta, as well as the Southeast as a whole.

While primarily an expert in urban core neighborhoods such as Buckhead, Midtown and Downtown, he also has extensive experience acquiring and developing land in industrial areas such as Chamblee/Doraville, Fulton Industrial Boulevard, and Fairburn.

With a healthy mix of tenacious drive and also analytical insights, Joey is a skilled negotiator who advises clients on a myriad of complex real estate matters.

Rob Metcalf

Rob Metcalf

Broker Leader/International Director

Mr. Metcalf leads the Atlanta Region for JLL Brokerage. As a top producer and Broker Leader, Mr. Metcalf provides real estate solutions that create maximum value for his clients. Mr. Metcalf's creativity and extensive market knowledge continually allow him to exceed his clients expectations, regardless of market conditions.

Chris White

Chris White

Savills Studley
Executive Vice President, Market Leader

As Atlanta’s Market Leader, Chris’ foremost priority is to grow the Atlanta region into the premier occupier services firm by harnessing new business development opportunities and recruiting new, best-in-class talent for office and industrial tenant representation. Chris has an active practice and is an Atlanta Tenant Representative and Global Occupier Services veteran. He has nearly 20 years of experience delivering labor and operations strategy, real estate transaction management, and corporate services solutions. He specializes in optimizing corporations and professional services firms local and international real estate platforms. He is passionate about collaborating with Corporate Real Estate Executives (CRE) and the C-Suite to ultimately establish corporate real estate as a competitive advantage for their organization.

In addition, Chris has extensive experience disposing of excess corporate real estate, implementing data center projects and other mission critical requirements, and driving economic incentive negotiations. He served at Cushman & Wakefield from 1996 to 2012 as a Senior Director, where he was one of the top office tenant rep producers.

Over the last 3 years, Chris has served as the Southeast Regional Occupier Service Leader for Cassidy Turley and DTZ’s Atlanta office EVP and Managing Director.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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