Patrick Co-Leads JLL's Retail efforts throughout Metro-New York and is highly adept at providing Senior Level real estate direction to many of JLL's Key Retail Clients throughout the region and the U.S. He has had a long career as a trusted advisor, providing comprehensive real estate and consultative solutions to Users and Owners of Retail Real Estate.
Mr. Smith has over twenty five (25) years experience in the commercial real estate industry. Over the course of his career, Patrick has been involved in many high profile and "Flagship" transactions in Metro-New York and across the U.S. This diverse background has given him an extensive understanding and knowledge into leasing, site acquisition, financial analysis, asset management, development and construction.
Currently leading the JLL Project Leasing team(s) providing strategy and execution on significant urban retail projects on behalf of the following Owners: The Blackstone Group, Related, Ivanhoe Cambridge/ Callahan Capital Properties, The Durst Organization, Brookfield, Equity Office Properties, Shorenstein, Edward J. Minskoff Equities, TIAA-CREF, Tishman Realty, Rockwood Capital Group, The Infinity Group, Grid Properties, Gotham Construction, Tribeca Associates & Vanke
Exclusive Representative for the following Retailers for their Acquisition & Disposition Strategies: (in select markets) Dick's Sporting Goods (and their related concepts Field & Stream, Golf Galaxy & True Runner), Whole Foods Market & Target Corporation
Mr. Smith was responsible for the strategy, implementation and oversight of the Outsourcing of the Site Acquisition Process, Lease Renewal and Disposition functions for the entirety of the National Real Estate Department of Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq Symbol WBA) to a Third Party Service Provider
He has also acted as Exclusive Representative (in select markets) on behalf of numerous retailers. These retailers include: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Whole Foods Market, Target Corporation, Federated Department Stores (Macy's), BJ's Wholesale Club, 24 Hour Fitness, Wal-Mart Stores, Sears Roebuck & Co., Dave & Busters, Petsmart, Party City, The Gap, Dean & Deluca, Eddie Bauer, Circuit City & Wild Oats Market.
Mr. Smith serves on the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) Stores Committee and acted as the Retail Consultant to the Grand Central Partnership. He was the Chairman of the Planning committee to the International Council of Shopping Center (ICSC) 2012 New York Convention and served on the planning committee to the 2016 RECON Convention in Las Vegas, NV. He is a three (3) time award winner of the Real Estate Board of New York "Most Creative Deal of the Year" Award and Multi-Year Co-Star Power Broker Award Winner.