Ernie Nichols is Project Manager at Meridian Investment Sales, LLC and has 6 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, including marketing platform management, deal and team administration, account management, and project management. Prior to joining Meridian Investment Sales, Mr. Nichols was a Senior Brokerage Coordinator at Cushman & Wakefield, where he worked with top executives in the New York Investment Sales Group in closing more than $6 billion in transaction volume. Prior to that, Mr. Nichols was Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Investor Services and Database Management for Touro Infirmary in New Orleans, where he managed the development of strategy, prospect identification, engagement, solicitation and stewardship of regional and national corporations and private foundations, oversaw the grants and proposals process for development and research and managed funds and the capital budget. Mr. Nichols has also supervised research protocols for the Federal Drug Administration at the Center for Gene Therapy at Tulane University’s School of Medicine. Mr. Nichols received a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Tulane University’s School of Science and Engineering. Mr. Nichols is a licensed real estate salesperson in New York.