About Us

The team at Crawford Square has extensive knowledge and experience in all primary and secondary markets in the Southeast. Our relationships with tenants, brokers, and municipalities help create an environment that benefits all stakeholders involved in an asset. Our team has handled some of the most high profile projects in the Southeast and has successfully represented large institutional clients on a variety of assets.

Our mission is to provide unparalleled and proactive service to our clients tailoring strategic initiatives and thought to each individual asset. Each property requires a different set of solutions to produce the desired outcome.

Leadership Team

Sam Heide

Sam Heide

Principal | President

Sam is the President of Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors. Sam oversees the day to day activities at Crawford Square. The firm, an affiliate of Wicker Park, presently manages and leases an extensive portfolio of commercial real estate all located in the Southeastern United States. Prior to his current roles, Sam spent 10 years as…

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Jackson Ratliff

Jackson Ratliff

Principal | Vice President of Leasing

Jackson Ratliff has more than 12 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and has completed transactions with numerous local, regional and national tenants ranging from rural lifestyle retailer, Tractor Supply Company, to fast-fashion apparel retailer, H&M. He has previously managed the leasing efforts of a portfolio of mixed-use and retail assets in…

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Mary Beyer

Mary Beyer Lell

Principal | Vice President of Leasing

Mary Beyer has over 17 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. She has been involved in the leasing and development for major ground-up projects in the Southeast where she worked closely with marketing, construction and development teams from the start of the process to the opening of the shopping center. Mary Beyer…

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Scott Laslo

Scott Laslo

Vice President | Property Management

Scott has more than 35 years of experience in property management. During his successful career, Laslo has lived in several regions of the country and been involved in almost every aspect of the real estate business — from onsite property management to the corporate oversight more than ten million square feet of commercial space. An…

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Brandon Bowling

Brandon Bowling

Vice President | Accounting

Brandon has worked in commercial real estate accounting for more than a decade. Brandon’s experience includes accounting for retail, office, and mixed-use commercial assets. Since joining Crawford Square, he has successfully led acquisition and on-boarding efforts for more than 4 million square feet of commercial assets. Brandon earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration with…

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Suzanna Wasserman

Suzanna Wasserman

Director | Marketing

Suzanna has more than a decade of experience in marketing and public relations. Suzanna manages the branding, community engagement, events, digital and social media strategies, and public relations for the Crawford Square portfolio. A Montgomery native, Suzanna was named the 2019 MGM Impact Maker for the city of Montgomery and has been featured multiple times…

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Derek Williams

Derek Williams

Director | Accounting

Derek joined Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors with over twelve years experience in commercial real estate. Derek was responsible for all financial statement preparation, budgeting, cash management, and daily operations for a healthcare real estate portfolio of 2 million square feet comprised of four different ownership groups.  Derek has been a CPA for twenty years…

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Ashley Achor

Ashley Achor

Manager | Corporate Operations

Ashley joined Crawford Square in 2018 as Manager of Corporate Operations with more than five years of commercial real estate experience.  Ashley has experience across many disciplines including marketing, accounting, logistics, and office management. Ashley earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas State University. When away from the office, Ashley enjoys spending time outdoors,…

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