NAI Maestas & Ward
6801 Jefferson Road NE
Suite 200

Albuquerque, NM United States 87109
t+1 505 998 1648 m+1 505 263 1781 f+1 505 878 0002
Brett Hills
Senior Director

Specialties: Investment, Retail

Scope of Service Experience
Acquisition, Disposition & Retail Brokerage
• Shopping Center Acquisition & Disposition
• Evaluating & Executing Development Opportunities
• Tenant & Landlord Representation
• Strategic roll-out of new and existing retail concepts
Background & Experience
Brett Hills joined NAI Maestas & Ward in 2007 and is known for his hard work ethic, extensive market knowledge, high level of integrity and the ability to create long lasting relationships.

Brett’s core specialty is in retail brokerage and restaurant representation, though his expertise spans multiple disciplines, including hospitality, multi-family, retail, and investment opportunities. Brett is known for handing some of the largest deals in New Mexico within each of these disciplines. His marketing style and entrepreneurial expertise continues to assist clients on both a local and national level. His refined skill-set allows him to custom tailor business strategies, which is shown by the successful restaurant transactions he has handled throughout the years. Brett has created strategies for Chipotle, Five Guys, Five Star Burgers, Filiberto’s, Einstein Bros Bagels, Tucanos Brazilian Grill, and Famous Dave’s to name a few.

Utilizing his Bachelor Degree from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania and his MBA from the University of New Mexico, Brett developed several successful and ongoing businesses. is one of these well-known businesses and was launched upon the completion of Brett’s MBA degree in 2000. provides e-commerce solutions and marketing services to local, regional and national businesses. In February 2012, Brett launched his latest venture,, which provides video trial maps of ski resorts worldwide so individuals can view the mountain prior to visiting. is the result of Brett’s passion for skiing.

Brett’s first-hand knowledge of the challenges related to property ownership allows him to find unique solutions for any transaction. He has the rare ability to fully grasp people’s needs and foresee opportunities. Brett continuously strives to strengthen who he is, both in business and his personal life which allows him to be the top contender who focuses on bringing the best opportunities to his clients.
Masters in Business Administration 2000
Anderson Schools of Management
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bachelor of Arts – American History 1994
Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
Professional Associations & Designations
Commercial Association of Realtors New Mexico, Committee Co-Chairman
International Council of Shopping Centers
NAI Maestas & Ward Top Producer, 2012
NAI Maestas & Ward Outstanding Performance, 2012, 2013, and 2014
NAI Maestas & Ward Outstanding Team Player, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011

Client Testimonials

“Brett has a strong grasp of the Albuquerque market and utilizes the latest technology . As such, he will play a key role in launching our concept in New Mexico.”
- • Corey Jones - Chipotle

“Our first location's sales volumes have far exceeded our expectations and since opening in March 2010 we have consistently been one of the highest volume store in our 600+ unit chain.”
- • David Jaffa - Five Guys Burgers & Fries

“Brett's diligence, market knowledge and relationships with brokers and developers alike make him a vital part of Subway's™ New Mexico expansion. Plus, he is a fun guy to work with.”
- • John Wogaman - Subway