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The ICSC Global Researcher Awards acknowledge industry professionals who have demonstrated a significant commitment and contribution to research initiatives and programs by writing articles, speaking at events, advising on best practices and participating in data sharing or special projects.

Career Service Award

This award is given to a researcher or research advocate who, through various events and initiatives, has exerted noteworthy, long-term impact on the research community and the industry as a whole.

2019 Winners:

Garrick Brown
Vice President & Head of Retail Research, Americas Retail Services
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Buffalo, NY, United States

William (Bill) Hall
WEH Associates
Dallas, TX, United States

Dave Miller
Divisional Vice President, Planning & Performance
​Lake Zurich, IL, United States

2018 Winners:

Thomas Bernier
Senior Vice President of New Business & Research
Bucksbaum Retail Properties, LLC
Chicago, IL, United States

Jeannette Newton
Assistant Vice President of Real Estate Research & Planning
L Brands
Columbus, OH, United States

2017 Winner:

Alan Billingsley
Billingsley Investments
San Francisco, CA, United States

2016 Winners:

Maureen Atkinson
Senior Partner
J.C. Williams Group Limited
Toronto, ON, Canada

Renato Cavalli
Prassicoop Soc. Coop.
Milano, Italy​

Milton Cockburn
Shopping Centre Council of Australia
Sydney, Australia

Tim Corzine
Vice President
Phoenix, AZ, United States

William McCollum
Chief Investment Officer
Berkshire Development

2015 Winners:

John Chapman
Chapman Consulting
Arlington, VA, United States

Karen Gentleman​
Gentleman McCarty
Indianapolis, IN, United States

Greg Kerfoot
Managing Member
Location Strategies
Naperville, IL, United States

Tony Lea
Senior Vice President
Environics Analytics
Toronto, ON, Canada

Jean-Pierre Payat
Managing Director
London, United Kingdom

Gold Medallion Award

This award is given to a researcher or research advocate who contributed time, talent and effort in recent years.

2019 Winners:

John Platt
London, United Kingdom

Laura Fullington
Assistant Vice President, Research
Phoenix, AZ, United States

2018 Winners:

Steven DeVane
Senior Director, Restaurant Development
Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Atlanta, GA, United States

Simon Wallace
Head of Research, Europe
London, United Kingdom

2017 Winners:

James Cook
Americas Director of Research, Retail
Indianapolis, IN, United States

Marrit Laning
Head of Research & Strategy
Redevco B.V.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

David K. Miller
Senior Director - Market Planning & Research, Strategy & Business Development
Walgreen Co.
Deerfield, IL, United States

Inga Schwarz
Head of Research Germany
Avison Young
Hamburg, Germany

2016 Winners:

James Brown
Head of EMEA Retail Research and Consulting 
London, United Kingdom

John Crombie
Senior Vice President, Retail Leasing Canada
Triovest Realty Advisors
Toronto, ON, Canada

Meredith Darnall
Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence & Strategy
GGP, Inc.
Chicago, IL, United States

Cristina Vigoya Linares​
Executive Director
Property at Marca Tactica
Santiago De Cali, Colombia

Cecilia Matos
Group Vice President - Area Research
Macy's, Inc.
Cincinnati, OH, United States

Eri Mitsostergiou
Director European Research
Savills Studley
Los Angeles, CA, United States

Morgan Parker
Dubai Holding’s Mall of the World
Dubai, Saudi Arabia​

2015 Winners:

Jack Backen
Cistri Pte. Ltd.
Singapore, Singapore

Marco Biasiotto
Director, Research
Oxford Properties Group
Toronto, ON, Canada

Clay Hallman
Director of Research
Indianapolis, IN, United States

Kathrine Heiberg
Chief Executive Officer
Reteam Group
Copenhagen, Denmark

Andrew Nelson​
Chief Economist, USA
Colliers International
San Francisco, CA, United States

Ungku Suseelawati Omar
Executive Director
Nawawi Tie Leung Real Estate Consultants Sdn Bhd
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Alexandra Petit
Group Head of Insight
Hammerson PLC
United Kingdom

Joan Primo
The Strategic Edge
Sylvan Lake, MI, United States

A. Carlos Ruótolo
Senior Consultant
MC15 Consultoria
São Paulo Area, Brazil

Susan Williams​

Senior Director, Strategic Insight
The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
Toronto, ON, Canada

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