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Perry WickensPerry Wickens
Director of Acquisitions & Business Development ­ Western Region


Perry Wickens has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, beginning his career with CBRE in California as a broker for shopping centers in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Among his accomplishments while at CBRE, he was recognized as a “Top 5 Brokers”. Transitioning from brokerage to the corporate real estate, Perry became responsible for MacFrugal's (currently Big Lots) new store development in Florida, Louisiana, Texas, and the San Francisco Bay area. Subsequently, he joined Hollywood Video and moved to Ohio to roll out new, free standing video stores in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. While there he was awarded “Top Producer” for opening the most new stores for the company in 1996 with his development team.

After almost four years with Hollywood Video, he joined CVS Pharmacy in 1997. At CVS, he was responsible for opening new stores in new and existing markets in Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Arizona, Nevada, and Southern California. In addition, Perry was involved in the acquisitions of Eckerd and Osco Drug stores throughout the Southwest. In late 2007, Perry joined Newton Oldacre McDonald, LLC to open the Phoenix area office in an effort to develop new locations for several national retailers in the Western US. H​e developed 7 new tire stores for a national chain in AZ, NV and UT during this difficult financial period. Most recently he was responsible for generating new business for Net Lease Alliance, sourcing capital to developers doing build-to-suit projects in the western US.

He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems in 1984 from the Business College at Arizona State University, after serving in the U.S. Air Force overseas and receiving an honorable discharge in 1981. He has four boys with his wife, Diane, and most recently, welcomed a new granddaughter into his family!
 
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