About Us

Katz & Associates is an industry-leading, boutique retail real estate brokerage and advisory firm with over 25 years of experience. Our in-depth knowledge enables us to provide up-to-date market information. Our experience helps us guide clients through the challenging and ever-changing landscape of the retail real estate industry. Our brokers always act in the clients' best interest and put their integrity above everything else. With offices in New York City, Boca Raton, Charlotte, New Jersey, Nashville, Chicago and Orlando, our reach extends across the Eastern United States and Midwest. We are built on teamwork and collaboration, constantly working together to provide clients with best-in-class service and opportunities.

We foster and cultivate relationships, creating long-standing connections that benefit our clients. Our internal database has been curated over 25 years allowing our team to deliver customized, timely and detailed information to clients to make educated real estate decisions. Our boutique environment makes us nimble and able to maintain quality for our clients without corporate red tape or unnecessary internal approvals.

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Katz is Founded

Katz & Associates is founded by Daniel Katz and a group of real estate executives from Melville Corporation, a $15 billion company owning 15 retailers including Linens ‘N Things, CVS and Marshalls

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Woolworth retains Katz to execute the closing of their 300-store retail portfolio with locations in all 50 states

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Linens 'N Things

Linens ‘N Things works exclusively with Katz, opening 600 stores across the United States and Canada

20 00

Florida Office

Marty Hennessy opens a two-person office in Boca Raton. Today, it’s grown to a team of 18, managed by Hennessy and David Emihovich, working throughout the state with a satellite office in Orlando

20 01

Charlotte Office

Julie Gardner opens an office in Charlotte, North Carolina to handle assignments throughout the Mid-Atlantic

20 07


Chick-fil-A and Katz begin a long-term partnership resulting in 37 new restaurants and counting

20 09

Pet Supermarket

Pet Supermarket and Katz forge a relationship resulting in over 90 new stores

20 10


DSW retains Katz to represent them along the East Coast resulting in over 70 new stores to date

Retro Fitness

Retro Fitness begins working with Katz resulting in over 30 new locations

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Cooper’s Hawk Winery

Cooper’s Hawk, a 40-store restaurant chain, works with Katz to open 7 new restaurants and counting

Ulta Beauty

Ulta begins working with Katz in Florida resulting in 80 new stores to date

20 12

Saks OFF 5TH

Saks OFF 5TH enlists Katz to open 30 new stores along the East Coast

20 13

Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby and Katz begin a long-term partnership resulting in 25 new stores and counting

Floor & Decor

Floor & Decor, a fast-growing flooring and accessories retailer, works with Katz to secure 8 stores covering over
700,000 SF to date

20 14

NYC Office

Brian Katz opens the Manhattan office, now a team of 7 brokers, to service retail clients throughout Metro New York

Landlord Representation

The landlord leasing division is established; Katz currently represents 215 properties totaling over 13 million square feet

20 15

Five Below

Five Below and Katz begin a long-term partnership resulting in 80 new stores and counting

20 16

Nashville Office

Katz opens an office in Nashville, Tennessee to service retail clients in one of the fastest-growing parts of the country


Brian Katz is named CEO

20 17


The leasing division in Florida grows to service over 120 exclusive listings

20 18

Headquarters Relocation

Katz corporate office relocates from Pearl River, New York to Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Core Team

Lisa Fitzmaurice appointed CFO, Marty Hennessy promoted to President and David Emihovich named Managing Partner, Southeast

20 21

Katz Retail

Katz & Associates kicks-off its 25th Anniversary with the launch of the #katzretail brand

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