Marcus & Millichap

Blake C. Palma

Overview

Based out of the Indianapolis office, Blake Palma represents Marcus & Millichap in the exclusive sale of investment single-tenant and multi-tenant retail assets throughout the Midwestern United States.  Blake joined Marcus & Millichap upon graduating from Indiana University.  There, Mr. Palma received his degree in Business Management, with a minor in Business from the Kelley School of Business.  His experience includes working on a team with two of the Midwest's top retail agents, Nathan Whalen and Jeremie Johnson.

Since 2005, Nathan Whalen's retail team has closed over 175 transactions and more than $250 million in sales.  Mr. Palma plays an integral role in establishing new business development, financial underwriting, and asset marketing for the group.  The group's expertise and access to a high volume of deals allows for the team to effectively advise owners on asset market positioning and long-term investment strategies for wealth generation and preservation.

Indianapolis
Blake C. Palma

Blake C. Palma

Licensed Assistant
Tel: (317) 218-5326
Fax: (317) 218-5310

License:  IN  RB14046465

Assistant Sales Representative
Premier Jet Aviation
(May 2012-August 2013)
 
-Initiated/Developed communications between Management Team and perspective buyers/sellers of aircraft
-Vital component of maintaining relationships with perspective and existing clients
-Implemented accounting techniques not previously utilized that increased the efficiency and accuracy of bookkeeping

 

Indiana University, Bloomington
Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs 
      Major: Management 
      Minor: Business (Kelley School of Business) 
 
Indiana Real Estate Associate Broker License
 License Number: RB14046465

Our Team

Blake C. Palma, Nathan D. Whalen, Jeremie Johnson, Damien Yoder, Timothy Christensen, Madison K. Shurtz

OUR TEAM

Nathan Whalen
Associate Vice President Investments
Director-National Retail Group | Net Leased Properties Group | Member-Special Assets Group


Nathan Whalen represents Marcus & Millichap in the exclusive sale of investment single-tenant net leased and multi-tenant retail properties throughout the United States.  Since joining Marcus & Millichap in June of 2005, Nathan has been involved in the closing of over 175 transactions and over $250 million in sales.  In 2011 and 2014, Mr. Whalen was the top listing agent and closed more retail transactions than any other agent in the Indianapolis office. In 2012, Nathan was promoted to Senior Associate, a distinction awarded to only the top 20% of agents in the company.  In 2013, Nathan was the top overall agent in the Indianapolis office and one of the top agent's in the Midwest for single-tenant net leased and multi-tenant retail investment properties.  In 2015, Nathan was promoted to Associate Vice President Investments.  Nathan is a Director of both the National Retail Group and Net Leased Properties Group and is a member of the Special Asset Services Group.  He is also a member of ICSC and is involved with Riley Children's Hospital philanthropic group, Friends of Riley and has been intimately involved with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Nathan's education discipline comes from Indiana University where he was a finance and management major.  Nathan resides in Carmel, IN with his wife, Kelly, and their three children Mckayla, Lincoln, and Declan.

Jeremie Johnson

Senior Associate
National Retail Group | National Office and Industrial Properties Group | Special Assets Group


Jeremie Johnson specializes in the representation of clients buying and selling single & multi-tenant retail, and office properties.  Jeremie joined Marcus & Millichap in Jan. 2010 and brings over twelve years of experience in commercial real estate and development to the table. Jeremie brings extensive knowledge of site selection, construction costs and time lines in addition to his understanding of investment brokerage. Previously, Jeremie led expansion of national retail company that spanned over 22 states with 64 locations.  Jeremie resides in Danville with his son Nikolas, and two daughters Kiersten and Karin.  Jeremie's education background consists of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where he received a degree in Management of Technical Operations and Safety Program Management as well as Business Administration.  He is a member of ICSC and heavily involved in coaching baseball travel team.
 
Damien Yoder
Associate
National Retail Group | Net Leased Properties Group


Damien Yoder is a real estate investment advisor specializing in the sale of single-tenant and multi-tenant retail investment properties throughout the Midwestern United States.  Damien joined Marcus & Millichap in the summer of 2011 and brings a unique financial perspective to the investment brokerage business.  Damien's previous experience in accounting and finance allow him to provide his clients with a high-level of financial analysis and strategic real estate advisory.  He also has over five years of experience in real estate property management during and after attending college.  Mr. Yoder is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Urban Land Institute (ULI) Young Leader's Group, and the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA).  Damien graduated from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business with a degree in finance and real estate-finance.  He currently lives and works in Indianapolis.
 
Blake Palma
Associate

Based out of the Indianapolis office, Blake Palma represents Marcus & Millichap in the exclusive sale of investment single-tenant and multi-tenant retail assets throughout the Midwestern United States.  Blake joined Marcus & Millichap upon graduating from Indiana University.  There, Mr. Palma received his degree in Business Management, with a minor in Business from the Kelley School of Business.  His experience includes working on a team with two of the Midwest's top retail agents, Nathan Whalen and Jeremie Johnson.  Since 2005, Nathan Whalen's retail team has closed over 175 transactions and more than $250 million in sales.  Mr. Palma plays an integral role in establishing new business development and asset marketing for the group.  Blake prides himself on continually providing his clients with market leading information and advisory services. 

Tim Christensen
Associate
National Retail Group | National Office and Industrial Properties Group


Tim Christensen has over twenty years experience in the commercial real estate industry, with an extensive and varied background in leasing, brokerage and investment sales and development. His experience includes representing owners and tenants in the retail, office and industrial markets, with a substantial client list that includes FedEx, Franciscan St. Francis, Travelers Corporation, Ashland/Valvoline and a wide variety of retail users. In addition, he served as the marketing director for a 230 acre Class A mixed use development on the northeast side of the city, a joint venture between an Indianapolis based national developer and Norfolk Southern railroad. Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap in 2010, Tim was a development manager for a major national developer of FedEx Ground facilities across the eastern half of the United States. Today he puts that expertise and background to work on behalf of clients assisting them with the creation and positioning of their investment assets and holdings.
 
Madison Shurtz
Associate

Madison Shurtz joined Marcus & Millichap in November 2014 and is a participant in the associate candidate program. She specializes in single- and multi-tenant retail acquisitions and dispositions in northern Indiana. Her main responsibilities are new business development, marketing, underwriting, branding and new client relations while also assisting Nathan Whalen and Jeremie Johnson in their day-to-day business. Madison graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in International Studies and a Certificate in Business Foundations from the Kelley School of Business. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN and now lives in Indianapolis, IN.
 
Julia Evinger 
Associate
 
Julia Evinger is an Investment Associate in the Indianapolis office of Marcus & Millichap.  She specializes in the acquisition, disposition and exchange of investment grade office, medical office, industrial and retail properties primarily throughout the Midwest with a focus on Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin.  Julia has been in real estate since 2009, previously she was licensed in Wisconsin.  In Indiana, Julia worked for a national brokerage firm, earning sales awards every year.  In addition to sales success, Julia has served on several boards as a Director and Trustee representing the interests of private property owners and local communities as well as the real estate industry.  She studied Business Administration at Loyola University of Chicago and is a CCIM Institute Member and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
 
Carrie Collicott
Marketing Coordinator - Licensed Assistant
 
Carrie specializes in the marketing, advertising, and branding for all seven team members listed below in the Indianapolis office of Marcus & Millichap. She is intimately involved in the day-to-day operations of each listing and is also responsible for client/database management, assists with transaction coordination and due diligence timelines, and is involved with assisting in new market development. Carrie joined Marcus & Millichap in January of 2016 and has over 10 years of residential real estate and property management experience. She has been extremely successful in implementing and executing marketing and management strategies that grow revenue and overall bottom line net profits. Carrie is a licensed real estate broker and a member of the Indiana Apartment Association.

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Transactions Closed

  • 4770 South Emerson Avenue

    4770 South Emerson Avenue

    Office

    Indianapolis, IN
    Price: $1,325,000
    Size: 14,332 sqft
    Cap Rate: 11.04%

  • Dollar General (Dallas-Fort Worth MSA)

    Dollar General (Dallas-Fort Worth MSA)

    Net Leased Discount

    Alvarado, TX
    Size: 9,026 sqft
    Cap Rate: 7.35%

  • Burger King

    Burger King

    Net Leased Restaurant

    New Albany, IN
    Price: $1,200,000
    Size: 2,809 sqft
    Cap Rate: 6.00%

  • Dollar General

    Dollar General

    Net Leased Discount

    Sesser, IL
    Price: $315,000
    Size: 8,000 sqft
    Cap Rate: 8.11%

  • High School Road Shoppes

    High School Road Shoppes

    Shopping Strip

    Indianapolis, IN
    Price: $1,070,000
    Size: 15,000 sqft
    Cap Rate: 11.72%

  • Dollar General

    Dollar General

    Net Leased Discount

    Carlisle, IN
    Price: $566,666
    Size: 9,014 sqft
    Cap Rate: 8.81%

  • Irvington Shops

    Irvington Shops

    Shopping Neighborhood

    Indianapolis, IN
    Price: $1,475,000
    Size: 20,645 sqft
    Cap Rate: 10.42%

  • Dollar General

    Dollar General

    Net Leased Discount

    Wanatah, IN
    Price: $1,372,202
    Size: 9,100 sqft
    Cap Rate: 6.90%

  • Dollar General

    Dollar General

    Net Leased Discount

    Morocco, IN
    Price: $1,152,798
    Size: 9,100 sqft
    Cap Rate: 7.18%

  • Shoppes of Greencastle

    Shoppes of Greencastle

    Shopping Strip

    Greencastle, IN
    Price: $2,125,000
    Size: 21,203 sqft
    Cap Rate: 9.42%