Senior Vice President, National Director of the Retail Division
Scott M. Holmes joined Marcus & Millichap in 2018 as Senior Vice President and National Director of the firm’s Retail Division. With more than 25 years of experience on the client side of the commercial real estate investment business, Mr. Holmes has closed more than $6 billion in retail, multifamily, office and industrial transactions during his career. Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap, he served as Senior Vice President, Acquisitions for Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. (now known as VEREIT) in Phoenix, where he was responsible for leading their shopping center acquisitions team, overseeing its investment activities nationwide, as well as directly sourcing acquisitions throughout the United States.
Prior to Cole, Mr. Holmes was Principal and Director of Acquisitions for AEW Capital Management L.P. where he was responsible for directing the sourcing, underwriting, negotiation, due diligence and closing of all commercial property acquisitions in Southern California, Arizona, Washington, Colorado and Hawaii. Prior to AEW, Mr. Holmes led the Acquisitions team at American Realty Advisors in Los Angeles where he closed all new equity acquisitions for American’s tax exempt pension fund clients and where he, as a member of both American’s Investment Committee and Valuation Committee, had direct involvement in all major investment, asset management, loan, valuation and disposition decisions.
Mr. Holmes graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in real estate finance and a minor in Japanese. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University. Mr. Holmes has been a longtime member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).