Amy Staats serves as Vice President for the Northeast Region. Amy joined Katz & Associates in 2010 bringing 9+ years of commercial real estate experience to the firm. Her clients include Joe's Crab Shack, Brick House Tavern + Tap, Firebirds, Uncle Julio's, Miller's Ale House, The Taco Truck, First Watch, Let's Yo, Avenue, Glamour Shots, SalonCentric and Savers. She currently represents over 1.1 million square feet of redevelopment projects, lifestyle, freestanding, power and community strip centers throughout New Jersey.
Amy kicked off her career at Linens 'n Things in 2001, where she used her analytic talents to drive expansion efforts; launching over 200 new stores. In February 2006, she left the retailer to begin her brokerage career with Robert K. Futterman & Associates, primarily focusing on landlord representation. In recent years, Amy has helped the growth of many restaurant and retail companies, brokering deals for Joe's Crab Shack, Brick House Tavern + Tap, Firebirds, The Taco Truck, Bar Louie, Crunch Fitness, Avenue, J.Jill, Starbuck's, Massage Envy, European Wax, McDonald's, Corner Bakery Cafe, ULTA Beauty, Charming Charlie and SalonCentric.
Amy is a paralegal (Fairleigh Dickinson University 2000). She holds a sales person license in the State of New Jersey and has been an active participant of ICSC since 2002.