Savills Studley’s Cristy Nine Receives CCIM Distinction


Corporate Managing Director Cristy Nine earns the prestigious Certified Commercial Investment Member designation

Savills Studley, the leading commercial real estate firm specializing in tenant representation, today announced that Corporate Managing Director Cristy Nine has received the esteemed Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation for her proven expertise in financial, market and investment analysis, in addition to negotiation.

CCIM designees are recognized as leading experts in commercial investment real estate. Candidates for membership are required to submit a portfolio of qualifying experience, complete a rigorous education component and pass a comprehensive examination lasting six hours. The achievement is designated by CCIM Institute, whose mission is to elevate its members to the highest levels of success in the commercial real estate profession.

Nine is a commercial real estate broker in the firm’s Charlotte office, where she focuses exclusively on tenant representation and corporate real estate advisory services. Most recently, she represented engineering consulting firm UC Synergetic, LLC in its expansion and relocation to ComPark 75 in Tampa, Fla., as well as opening a new location at Northchase Industrial Park in Wilmington, NC. With a background in investment banking, Nine consults local, national and global companies across various industries on strategically aligning its business objectives with its real estate needs.

Nine is highly regarded for her professional work and community engagement. She has been recognized by the Charlotte Business Journal as a Top 25 Women in Business honoree and by Mecklenburg Times as a 50 Most Influential Women in Business honoree. Nine is also a recipient of the Deal of the Year and Networking Deal of the Year awards from Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). In addition to CREW, she is an active member of the Charlotte Commercial Board of Realtors, Charlotte Chamber and a passionate volunteer for Camp Blue Skies, for which she serves as Board Ambassador. Nine holds a BBA in finance from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.

In 2016, Savills Studley expanded its brand presence in the Carolinas with the acquisition of the Cresa locations in Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, NC. Led by Market Leader Mark Ayers, the growing offices have made key talent acquisitions, demonstrated superior analysis and achieved measurable results for the area’s developing business community of financial, energy, corporate, non-profit/education, manufacturing, medical and Fortune 500 firms. The Carolinas offices offer tenant-focused workforce, workplace and real estate solutions, including brokerage, project management, industrial services, capital markets, occupier services and corporate services.

About Savills Studley

Savills Studley is the leading commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation. Founded in 1954, the firm pioneered the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants in their commercial real estate transactions. Today, supported by high-quality market research and in-depth analysis, Savills Studley provides strategic real estate solutions to organizations across all industries. The firm’s comprehensive platform includes brokerage, project management, capital markets, consulting and corporate services. With 31 offices in the U.S. and Canada and a heritage of innovation, Savills Studley is well known for tenacious client advocacy and exceptional service.

The firm is part of London-headquartered Savills plc, the premier global real estate service provider with over 33,000 professionals and over 180 commercial offices around the world. Savills plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (SVS.L).

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