Kerry Hawkins leaves CBRE, joins HFF as a senior director in its Boston office

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Kerry Hawkins

BOSTON– Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. announced that Kerry Hawkins has joined the firm as a senior director focused on office investment advisory transactions in its Boston office.

Ms. Hawkins brings more than 18 years of experience in commercial real estate and joins HFF from CBRE, where she was a first vice president.  In this role, she represented numerous landlords and tenants in the sale and leasing of office properties, with a specific focus on the repositioning and marketing of underperforming assets.

Ms. Hawkins holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colby College and is an active member of the Commercial Brokers Association (CBA); CREW Boston, where she serves on the Charity Golf Committee; and NAIOP, where she is chair of the 2018 Gala and a former bus tour chair.

Kerry Hawkins

Through the years, she has been acknowledged by the industry with the Women of FIRE Award (Banker and Tradesman), the CREW Professional Service Award, the NAIOP National Developing Leader Award, Boston SF Woman of the Year and the Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award.

“We are excited to have Kerry join our investment advisory platform in Boston; she is a highly regarded, motivated individual and will complement our existing team at HFF well,” said Coleman Benedict, senior managing director and co-head of HFF’s Boston office.  “Her deep relationships with many of the largest landlords and tenants in the Boston area, coupled with her extensive knowledge of the market, will be a value add for HFF’s current and potential future clients.”  

HFF and its affiliates operate out of 25 offices and are a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to the global commercial real estate industry.  HFF, together with its affiliates, offers clients a fully integrated capital markets platform including debt placement, investment advisory, equity placement, funds marketing, M&A and corporate advisory, loan sales and loan servicing.  Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P., HFF Real Estate Limited (collectively, “HFF”), HFF Securities L.P. and HFF Securities Limited (collectively, “HFFS”) are owned by HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF).