Patrick Palmer, CCIM

Director of Retail Services | Principal

NAI Columbia
807 Gervais Street, Suite 200
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
United States

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Scope of Experience

Patrick Palmer is a Principal and Broker with NAI Columbia and has extensive experience across the southeast in brokerage and development. Palmer’s primary focus is retail and general commercial. Before joining NAI Columbia, Palmer served as President and Broker in Charge of IAP Company, a family-owned real estate enterprise that has developed real estate for over 50 years in Columbia. Palmer has been a member of ICSC since 2000, and in 2006, he obtained the prestigious CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) award and subsequently served on several national committees and now has a seat on CCIM’s National Board of Directors.

From 2003 to 2014, Palmer served on the Richland County Planning Commission where he chaired the commission for six of those years. In 2022, Palmer transacted over 37 million dollars in CRE sales and leases and has been named the Retail Leasing Power Broker of the Year and Quarter multiple times, most recently in 2022. Over the past 23 years, Patrick’s real estate experience included: landlord/tenant representation; site selection; land acquisition; disposition and development; buyer/seller representation; investment sales; and zoning and permitting processing

Background & Experience

Patrick attended the University of South Carolina where he obtained his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration.

Professional Associations & Designations

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Member

Columbia Top 20 Under 40 Young Leaders Award Winner

Richland County Planning Commission, 2003-2016

Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM), Designation

National CCIM Legislative Subcommittee, Served 2008-2010, 2019-Present

South Carolina State CCIM Board, Past President

Prisma Health Richland Hospital Board of Trustees, Member

CCIM National Board of Directors, 2020-Present