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Scott Crossman, CCIM

Chief Executive Officer

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Scott Crossman, CCIM

Chief Executive Officer

As the founder and CEO of Crossman & Company, Scott Crossman has led the company’s growth from a single leasing office to one of the largest full service retail-focused real estate firms in the southeast. His expertise is focused on running the operational aspects of the company including property management, accounting, and human resources. He is widely recognized for his expertise in retail development and re-development, including earning the NAIOP Central Florida Developer of the Year award in both 2010 and 2012.

Scott is involved with numerous professional organizations including the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), NAIOP, and the Executive Board of Governors of the Barney Barnett School of Business and Economics at Florida Southern College. Additionally, Scott serves the community through leadership roles with Purpose Orlando, I Am Second, and Orlando Prays.

He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business from Florida Southern College.

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Scott Crossman, CCIM

Chief Executive Officer

As the founder and CEO of Crossman & Company, Scott Crossman has led the company’s growth from a single leasing office to one of the largest full service retail-focused real estate firms in the southeast. His expertise is focused on running the operational aspects of the company including property management, accounting, and human resources. He is widely recognized for his expertise in retail development and re-development, including earning the NAIOP Central Florida Developer of the Year award in both 2010 and 2012.

Scott is involved with numerous professional organizations including the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), NAIOP, and the Executive Board of Governors of the Barney Barnett School of Business and Economics at Florida Southern College. Additionally, Scott serves the community through leadership roles with Purpose Orlando, I Am Second, and Orlando Prays.

He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business from Florida Southern College.

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John Zielinski, CCIM

President

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John Zielinski, CCIM

President

As Chief Operating Officer of Crossman & Company John oversees the leasing, management and investment sales divisions of the company. Additionally, he assists in other key areas for the firm including training, recruiting, as well as the internal coordination and communication of the company.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Zielinski served as an executive with Publix Super Markets, Inc. for more than 15 years in a variety of roles, including the leasing of the Publix shopping center portfolio and as a real estate manager identifying new Publix locations.

John has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, an MBA from the University of South Florida and holds the CCIM designation. Additionally, he is licensed in the six states that Crossman & Company currently operates.

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John Zielinski, CCIM

President

As Chief Operating Officer of Crossman & Company John oversees the leasing, management and investment sales divisions of the company. Additionally, he assists in other key areas for the firm including training, recruiting, as well as the internal coordination and communication of the company.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Zielinski served as an executive with Publix Super Markets, Inc. for more than 15 years in a variety of roles, including the leasing of the Publix shopping center portfolio and as a real estate manager identifying new Publix locations.

John has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, an MBA from the University of South Florida and holds the CCIM designation. Additionally, he is licensed in the six states that Crossman & Company currently operates.

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Brian Carolan

Managing Director – Investment Sales

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Brian Carolan

Managing Director – Investment Sales

Brian Carolan is a Director of Crossman & Company’s Investment Services Division. Mr. Carolan has over five years of commercial real estate experience. He primarily focuses on originating and executing retail transactions throughout the southeastern United States. Mr. Carolan’s clients include special servicers such as LNR, institutions such as General Electric Capital, as well as private clients.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Mr. Carolan worked as a commercial real estate Credit Analyst for Regions Bank. While at Regions he evaluated the credit worthiness of each development project his team was pursuing. Mr. Carolan analyzed over one hundred and fifty million dollars worth of office, retail and multifamily loans.

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Brian Carolan

Managing Director – Investment Sales

Brian Carolan is a Director of Crossman & Company’s Investment Services Division. Mr. Carolan has over five years of commercial real estate experience. He primarily focuses on originating and executing retail transactions throughout the southeastern United States. Mr. Carolan’s clients include special servicers such as LNR, institutions such as General Electric Capital, as well as private clients.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Mr. Carolan worked as a commercial real estate Credit Analyst for Regions Bank. While at Regions he evaluated the credit worthiness of each development project his team was pursuing. Mr. Carolan analyzed over one hundred and fifty million dollars worth of office, retail and multifamily loans.

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Dave Palumbo

Senior Associate

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Dave Palumbo

Senior Associate

Dave Palumbo joined Crossman & Company in 2014. Dave has worked in the commercial real estate industry for over 25 years and recently accepted a leasing/dispositions position with Crossman & Company.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Dave’s experience includes: disposition specialist for Corporate Property Dispositions (“CPD”); Senior leasing rep with General Growth Properties in the mall leasing division (Third Party & REIT sectors); Vice president of leasing for southeast region with Zamias Services; Leasing rep, asset manager, mall manager and acquisition rep with Equity Properties/First Capital.

Dave has consummated over 1,200,000 sf of leasing deals involving 250+ transactions along with multiple land sales & buyouts.

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Dave Palumbo

Senior Associate

Dave Palumbo joined Crossman & Company in 2014. Dave has worked in the commercial real estate industry for over 25 years and recently accepted a leasing/dispositions position with Crossman & Company.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Dave’s experience includes: disposition specialist for Corporate Property Dispositions (“CPD”); Senior leasing rep with General Growth Properties in the mall leasing division (Third Party & REIT sectors); Vice president of leasing for southeast region with Zamias Services; Leasing rep, asset manager, mall manager and acquisition rep with Equity Properties/First Capital.

Dave has consummated over 1,200,000 sf of leasing deals involving 250+ transactions along with multiple land sales & buyouts.

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Fernando Espino

Senior Associate

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Fernando Espino

Senior Associate

Fernando is on the team responsible for Publix-owned properties in Dade County, as well as other larger-scale retail projects in South Florida.

Fernando practiced residential real estate with Colonial Investment Properties and EWM Realty International before joining Crossman & Company. He studied Political Science at University of Miami, graduating in 2013.

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Fernando Espino

Senior Associate

Fernando is on the team responsible for Publix-owned properties in Dade County, as well as other larger-scale retail projects in South Florida.

Fernando practiced residential real estate with Colonial Investment Properties and EWM Realty International before joining Crossman & Company. He studied Political Science at University of Miami, graduating in 2013.

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Jamie Golomb

Senior Associate

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Jamie Golomb

Senior Associate

Jamie Golomb joined Crossman & Company in March of 2019. He is a Senior Leasing Associate responsible for properties in Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. Jamie specializes in grocery-anchored centers, their outparcels and all aspects of commercial real estate transactions.

Before joining Crossman & Company, Jamie worked at Aronov Realty Management from 2006 to 2013. From 2013 to the beginning of 2019 Jaime held his own real estate firm.

Jamie graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He is currently based in Montgomery, Alabama and enjoys the beach and fishing during his time off.

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Jamie Golomb

Senior Associate

Jamie Golomb joined Crossman & Company in March of 2019. He is a Senior Leasing Associate responsible for properties in Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. Jamie specializes in grocery-anchored centers, their outparcels and all aspects of commercial real estate transactions.

Before joining Crossman & Company, Jamie worked at Aronov Realty Management from 2006 to 2013. From 2013 to the beginning of 2019 Jaime held his own real estate firm.

Jamie graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He is currently based in Montgomery, Alabama and enjoys the beach and fishing during his time off.

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Jill Ecuyer

Senior Associate

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Jill Ecuyer

Senior Associate

Jill Ecuyer handles the exclusive leasing for North Carolina, South Carolina and Savannah Georgia properties. Ecuyer leases a growing portfolio of twenty- seven properties. An expert in landlord representation, the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of REALTORS® (CRCBR), awarded her, a member of the Million Dollar Club, Ecuyer has been honored for being in the top three for overall retail production and received the CRCBR’s top honors at the Deal Makers Awards – Platinum level – demonstrating a total individual production volume over $15 million.

A licensed North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia real estate broker, she is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and Charlotte Region Commercial Board of REALTORS®.

Prior to joining NKF, she served as the director of leasing for The Harris Group, now Lincoln Harris, and as a senior marketing representation for Spectrum Properties, a regional real estate firm in the Carolinas and Tennessee. Ecuyer lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and three children. She is an avid traveler and sailor.

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Jill Ecuyer

Senior Associate

Jill Ecuyer handles the exclusive leasing for North Carolina, South Carolina and Savannah Georgia properties. Ecuyer leases a growing portfolio of twenty- seven properties. An expert in landlord representation, the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of REALTORS® (CRCBR), awarded her, a member of the Million Dollar Club, Ecuyer has been honored for being in the top three for overall retail production and received the CRCBR’s top honors at the Deal Makers Awards – Platinum level – demonstrating a total individual production volume over $15 million.

A licensed North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia real estate broker, she is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and Charlotte Region Commercial Board of REALTORS®.

Prior to joining NKF, she served as the director of leasing for The Harris Group, now Lincoln Harris, and as a senior marketing representation for Spectrum Properties, a regional real estate firm in the Carolinas and Tennessee. Ecuyer lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and three children. She is an avid traveler and sailor.

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John Fitzgerald

Senior Associate

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John Fitzgerald

Senior Associate

John Fitzgerald joined Crossman & Company in 2013 as a Senior Associate for the Southeast Florida market. Along with his wife Kim Fitzgerald, he is responsible for the Southeast Florida leasing portfolio for LRN Partners, Nightingale Realty, Starwood Property Trust & Crow Holdings as well as various other clients in Palm Beach, Martin, and North Broward County.

John has been in the Commercial Real Estate industry for over 16 years coming from a background in the hospitality industry. He has developed, designed, built, owned, and operated restaurants in St. Croix, St. Maarten, Winter Park and downtown Orlando, Florida. John’s knowledge and skill in lease negotiations from his personal businesses have given him a competitive advantage in services provided to his clients including Kitson & Partners, Kimco Realty, Inland Southeast & Altman Development.

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John Fitzgerald

Senior Associate

John Fitzgerald joined Crossman & Company in 2013 as a Senior Associate for the Southeast Florida market. Along with his wife Kim Fitzgerald, he is responsible for the Southeast Florida leasing portfolio for LRN Partners, Nightingale Realty, Starwood Property Trust & Crow Holdings as well as various other clients in Palm Beach, Martin, and North Broward County.

John has been in the Commercial Real Estate industry for over 16 years coming from a background in the hospitality industry. He has developed, designed, built, owned, and operated restaurants in St. Croix, St. Maarten, Winter Park and downtown Orlando, Florida. John’s knowledge and skill in lease negotiations from his personal businesses have given him a competitive advantage in services provided to his clients including Kitson & Partners, Kimco Realty, Inland Southeast & Altman Development.

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Kim Fitzgerald

Senior Associate

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Kim Fitzgerald

Senior Associate

Kim Fitzgerald joined Crossman & Company in 2013 as a Senior Associate for the Southeast Florida market. Along with her husband John Fitzgerald, Kim is responsible for the Southeast Florida leasing portfolio for LRN Partners, Nightingale Realty, Starwood Property Trust & Crow Holdings as well as various other clients in Palm Beach, Martin, and North Broward County.

Kim has over twenty five years’ experience in leasing and sales. She began her Commercial Real Estate career in South Florida in 1999 where she has specialized in retail leasing for institutional, national, and local Landlords including Kitson & Partners, Kimco Realty and Inland Southeast. Having been in the industry in Southeast Florida for 18 years, she is very familiar with the local market including competitor’s space availability and rates. Kim has established strong relationships with many brokers, retailers, owners, and developers across the state of Florida.

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Kim Fitzgerald

Senior Associate

Kim Fitzgerald joined Crossman & Company in 2013 as a Senior Associate for the Southeast Florida market. Along with her husband John Fitzgerald, Kim is responsible for the Southeast Florida leasing portfolio for LRN Partners, Nightingale Realty, Starwood Property Trust & Crow Holdings as well as various other clients in Palm Beach, Martin, and North Broward County.

Kim has over twenty five years’ experience in leasing and sales. She began her Commercial Real Estate career in South Florida in 1999 where she has specialized in retail leasing for institutional, national, and local Landlords including Kitson & Partners, Kimco Realty and Inland Southeast. Having been in the industry in Southeast Florida for 18 years, she is very familiar with the local market including competitor’s space availability and rates. Kim has established strong relationships with many brokers, retailers, owners, and developers across the state of Florida.

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Melody Holley

Senior Associate

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Melody Holley

Senior Associate

Melody Holley joined Crossman & Company in early 2019 as a Senior Leasing Associate for the Georgia and Tennessee markets specializing in retail landlord representation. She is responsible for creating value enhancement strategies and solutions for owners of grocery-anchored centers, community power centers, unanchored strip centers and freestanding buildings, including existing projects and ground up development opportunities. She understands the nuances of budget assumptions, financial analysis and reporting related to institutional property owners.

Melody has an in-depth understanding of tenant mix analysis and target marketing, which enables her to identify prospects and generate results. Her expertise ranges from small shop leasing to anchor tenant replacement and renewals. Melody studies each market noting shifts in market position and retailer entry and exit in the market. She takes a strategic and methodical approach to each project by creating a custom leasing plan, having proficient knowledge of the retail trade area, and leveraging industry relationships with national, regional and local retailers and restaurants.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Melody worked as a Vice President with Colliers International for 15 years and played an instrumental role in the redevelopment of Roswell Wieuca Shopping Center and Roswell Market Place where she upgraded the tenancy and increased the occupancy from 55% to 95% over a 2-year period.

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Melody Holley

Senior Associate

Melody Holley joined Crossman & Company in early 2019 as a Senior Leasing Associate for the Georgia and Tennessee markets specializing in retail landlord representation. She is responsible for creating value enhancement strategies and solutions for owners of grocery-anchored centers, community power centers, unanchored strip centers and freestanding buildings, including existing projects and ground up development opportunities. She understands the nuances of budget assumptions, financial analysis and reporting related to institutional property owners.

Melody has an in-depth understanding of tenant mix analysis and target marketing, which enables her to identify prospects and generate results. Her expertise ranges from small shop leasing to anchor tenant replacement and renewals. Melody studies each market noting shifts in market position and retailer entry and exit in the market. She takes a strategic and methodical approach to each project by creating a custom leasing plan, having proficient knowledge of the retail trade area, and leveraging industry relationships with national, regional and local retailers and restaurants.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Melody worked as a Vice President with Colliers International for 15 years and played an instrumental role in the redevelopment of Roswell Wieuca Shopping Center and Roswell Market Place where she upgraded the tenancy and increased the occupancy from 55% to 95% over a 2-year period.

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Michael Rautbord

Senior Associate

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Michael Rautbord

Senior Associate

As Regional Leasing Director, Michael Rautbord leads the Crossman & Company leasing team in maximizing occupancy in a portfolio of over 340 retail properties throughout the southeast US totaling over 28 million SF. In addition to his leadership role, he is also responsible for leasing of the Publix-owned shopping center portfolio and other retail properties in south Florida.

Previously, Michael was a Senior Leasing Representative at Urban Retail Properties for 14 years, where he oversaw leasing responsibilities for over 25 community-anchored centers and regional malls, as well as existing and ground-up new development lifestyle center projects. Michael attended American University, and he has been an active member of ICSC since 2001.

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Michael Rautbord

Senior Associate

As Regional Leasing Director, Michael Rautbord leads the Crossman & Company leasing team in maximizing occupancy in a portfolio of over 340 retail properties throughout the southeast US totaling over 28 million SF. In addition to his leadership role, he is also responsible for leasing of the Publix-owned shopping center portfolio and other retail properties in south Florida.

Previously, Michael was a Senior Leasing Representative at Urban Retail Properties for 14 years, where he oversaw leasing responsibilities for over 25 community-anchored centers and regional malls, as well as existing and ground-up new development lifestyle center projects. Michael attended American University, and he has been an active member of ICSC since 2001.

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Nolan Collier

Senior Associate

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Nolan Collier

Senior Associate

Nolan Collier joined Crossman & Company in January 2020 and is currently responsible for the leasing of more than 1.1 Million square feet of grocery-anchored shopping centers throughout Central and North Florida. Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Nolan was a leasing associate for Kite Realty Group, a publicly traded REIT where he executed more than 125 lease renewal transactions, spanning more than 40 shopping centers in Florida and the Northeast. Nolan began his commercial real estate career in 2012 with a boutique commercial brokerage in Orlando where he was responsible for more than $2.3M worth of leasing and sales transactions, along with marketing and business development.

Nolan graduated from University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and has been an Orlando resident for more than 10 years.

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Nolan Collier

Senior Associate

Nolan Collier joined Crossman & Company in January 2020 and is currently responsible for the leasing of more than 1.1 Million square feet of grocery-anchored shopping centers throughout Central and North Florida. Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Nolan was a leasing associate for Kite Realty Group, a publicly traded REIT where he executed more than 125 lease renewal transactions, spanning more than 40 shopping centers in Florida and the Northeast. Nolan began his commercial real estate career in 2012 with a boutique commercial brokerage in Orlando where he was responsible for more than $2.3M worth of leasing and sales transactions, along with marketing and business development.

Nolan graduated from University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and has been an Orlando resident for more than 10 years.

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Phillip Shumny

Senior Associate

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Phillip Shumny

Senior Associate

Phillip joined Crossman & Company’s Investment Sales team mid- 2015. In his role, he researches property ownership, contacts owners to present proposals for the marketing and sale of their properties, gets property listings in front of qualified buyers, and takes the property through due diligence and closing.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Phillip worked with Marcus & Millichap for three and a half years and anchored the Atlanta office of Divaris Real Estate, Inc. for over seven years. He has represented institutions such as New York Life, Sun Life Canada and John Hancock in their disposition needs in several southeastern states.

Phillip was born and raised in Columbus, GA and has been a resident of Atlanta for over 20 years. He now resides in Marietta, GA.

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Phillip Shumny

Senior Associate

Phillip joined Crossman & Company’s Investment Sales team mid- 2015. In his role, he researches property ownership, contacts owners to present proposals for the marketing and sale of their properties, gets property listings in front of qualified buyers, and takes the property through due diligence and closing.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Phillip worked with Marcus & Millichap for three and a half years and anchored the Atlanta office of Divaris Real Estate, Inc. for over seven years. He has represented institutions such as New York Life, Sun Life Canada and John Hancock in their disposition needs in several southeastern states.

Phillip was born and raised in Columbus, GA and has been a resident of Atlanta for over 20 years. He now resides in Marietta, GA.

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Rochelle DuBrule

Senior Associate

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Rochelle DuBrule

Senior Associate

Rochelle DuBrule joined the Crossman & Company team in fall of 2011, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Central Florida. Since 2013, she has secured lease transactions totaling over $32 Million on retail shopping centers throughout the state of Florida and is currently responsible for a portfolio of more than 1.5 Million square feet. Rochelle has been a CoStar Power broker since 2013, was named Central Florida chapter of NAIOP’s 2013 Rookie Broker of the Year and 2014 Broker of the Year for retail transaction in Central Florida.

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Rochelle DuBrule

Senior Associate

Rochelle DuBrule joined the Crossman & Company team in fall of 2011, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Central Florida. Since 2013, she has secured lease transactions totaling over $32 Million on retail shopping centers throughout the state of Florida and is currently responsible for a portfolio of more than 1.5 Million square feet. Rochelle has been a CoStar Power broker since 2013, was named Central Florida chapter of NAIOP’s 2013 Rookie Broker of the Year and 2014 Broker of the Year for retail transaction in Central Florida.

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Sandra Woodworth

Senior Associate

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Sandra Woodworth

Senior Associate

Sandra Woodworth joined Crossman & Company in October of 2014 as a senior associate for the west coast of Florida. She is responsible for leasing the Publix owned portfolio as well other retail projects. Her current inventory consists of shopping centers in excess of 1,300,000 square feet.

Sandra brings over fifteen years of experience and tenant/broker relationships to the Crossman & Company team. She specializes in neighborhood, community and power center leasing, however she also has experience in site selection for national restaurant chains and tenant representation.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Sandra worked for Phillips Edison & Company as a senior leasing agent for five years. Prior to Phillips Edison & Company, she worked for RMC Property Group, Florida Commercial Resources, Inc. and Oakmont Capital Resources, Inc, where she began her career.

Sandra is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Florida and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. In addition, Sandra also speaks German and Portuguese.

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Sandra Woodworth

Senior Associate

Sandra Woodworth joined Crossman & Company in October of 2014 as a senior associate for the west coast of Florida. She is responsible for leasing the Publix owned portfolio as well other retail projects. Her current inventory consists of shopping centers in excess of 1,300,000 square feet.

Sandra brings over fifteen years of experience and tenant/broker relationships to the Crossman & Company team. She specializes in neighborhood, community and power center leasing, however she also has experience in site selection for national restaurant chains and tenant representation.

Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Sandra worked for Phillips Edison & Company as a senior leasing agent for five years. Prior to Phillips Edison & Company, she worked for RMC Property Group, Florida Commercial Resources, Inc. and Oakmont Capital Resources, Inc, where she began her career.

Sandra is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Florida and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. In addition, Sandra also speaks German and Portuguese.

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Tracy Worrell

Senior Associate

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Tracy Worrell

Senior Associate

Tracy Worrell is a Senior Associate for the Orlando/Central Florida market and has been with Crossman & Company since 2010. Tracy specializes in leasing retail shopping centers and handles the leasing for the Central Florida Publix-owned shopping center portfolio and in addition to working with other respected clients. She has served leadership positions on ICSC Florida Conference Committee, Chaired the West Coast Conference Committee and served on the Florida State University Real Estate Committee. She graduated from Florida State University with degrees in Finance and Real Estate.

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Tracy Worrell

Senior Associate

Tracy Worrell is a Senior Associate for the Orlando/Central Florida market and has been with Crossman & Company since 2010. Tracy specializes in leasing retail shopping centers and handles the leasing for the Central Florida Publix-owned shopping center portfolio and in addition to working with other respected clients. She has served leadership positions on ICSC Florida Conference Committee, Chaired the West Coast Conference Committee and served on the Florida State University Real Estate Committee. She graduated from Florida State University with degrees in Finance and Real Estate.

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Tyler Wilkins

Senior Associate

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Tyler Wilkins

Senior Associate

Tyler Wilkins specializes in all aspects of selling and leasing Commercial Real Estate completing over 190 real estate related transactions. He is currently responsible for the leasing and marketing of over 2 million square feet of space consisting of grocery-anchored, strip center, single tenant, office and medical properties throughout the Central Florida market. Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Tyler’s knowledge of real estate practices related to state and local governments assisted the Vertical Integration (now Savills Studley) team with developing strategies for its clients. He served as the head of research for the Vertical Integration team for over 3 years, where he led research efforts for the state and local government benchmarking. Tyler earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Central Florida and is an active member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

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Tyler Wilkins

Senior Associate

Tyler Wilkins specializes in all aspects of selling and leasing Commercial Real Estate completing over 190 real estate related transactions. He is currently responsible for the leasing and marketing of over 2 million square feet of space consisting of grocery-anchored, strip center, single tenant, office and medical properties throughout the Central Florida market. Prior to joining Crossman & Company, Tyler’s knowledge of real estate practices related to state and local governments assisted the Vertical Integration (now Savills Studley) team with developing strategies for its clients. He served as the head of research for the Vertical Integration team for over 3 years, where he led research efforts for the state and local government benchmarking. Tyler earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Central Florida and is an active member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).