The Team of Experts
The Diffie Retail Team of Marcus & Millichap’s Austin office specializes in cultivating long-term relationships with clients, with a primary focus on portfolios that include single tenant net leased retail properties. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a property, negotiate a lease, evaluate rent rolls, or simply have questions about the current market, our team of experts will be happy to listen to your needs and customize a strategy to maximize your investments. The Diffie Retail Team’s highly developed tenant-by-tenant insights have attracted clients from 42 states across the country. With access to the nation’s most extensive property databases, leading research services, and Marcus & Millichap’s nationwide network of commercial real estate agents, Diffie Retail Team is well-equipped to guide you through the real estate investment process, from start to finish.
Doug is the managing partner of the Diffie Retail Team at Marcus & Millichap’s Austin office. As a senior associate member of Marcus & Millichap’s Net Leased Properties Group (“NLPG”) and National Retail Group (“NRG”), Doug has built a team that specializes in the acquisition and disposition of single-tenant net-leased properties. While the Diffie Retail Team are licensed in Texas, Doug’s knowledge of the single-tenant net-leased marketplace extends nationwide. He and his team have worked with clients in thirty-seven states and have evaluated properties occupied by over 150 distinct tenants.
Doug attended The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he earned a degree in Government. Following graduation from William and Mary, he earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of Richmond, where he served as the managing editor for the Journal of Global Law and Business as well as an executive board member on the Client Counseling and Negotiation Board.
Prior to joining the Firm in 2015, Douglas clerked for two Judges on the Norfolk Circuit Court in Norfolk, Virginia and next practiced corporate real estate law for several years at a boutique law firm outside of Washington, DC. As a result of his legal background and practical legal experience, Doug brings a unique and powerful skill set to the real estate investment world. He is knowledgeable in the intricacies of the federal tax code, including the 1031 exchange, has handled a wide range of land use and planning matters and is well-versed in the art of contract negotiation.
Expertise: Associate Director – Net Leased Properties Group
Professional History: Promoted to Senior Associate in September, 2018
Education: College of William and Mary, BA Government
University of Richmond, Juris Doctorate
Key Accomplishments: Sales Recognition Award: 2019
Specialty Tenants: Arby’s, TitleMax, DriveTime, Texas Roadhouse
Dan Perrine is a net-leased and multi-tenant retail specialist with Diffie Retail Team at Marcus & Millichap in Austin, Texas. Dan has represented clients ranging from small mom-and-pop investors to professional real estate groups and seasoned franchisees, but his goal always remains the same—to provide the highest level of service to his clients with the purpose of fostering long-lasting relationships.
Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap, Mr. Perrine was a residential real estate agent in a highly competitive urban market in Northern New Jersey. In addition to his work in real estate, Dan also worked for a boutique actuarial firm and was a head assistant coach at a Division III baseball program in New Jersey.
Mr. Perrine attended Rutgers University where he was a member of the Division I Baseball program for the Scarlet Knights. Aside from his passion for real estate, Dan enjoys playing multiple instruments, golf, baseball, and spending time with friends and family.
Education: Rutgers University, Communication, 2012
Davy Turner is a Single Tenant Net Lease investment specialist with Diffie Retail Team at Marcus & Millichap’s Austin office. An expert in cultivating and maintaining strong relationships with clients and customers, Davy is an outside-the-box thinker with a tremendous desire to apply his knowledge to the acquisition and disposition of investment real estate.
A results-driven, tenured sales professional, Davy has over fifteen years of diverse industry experience in account management, inside and outside sales process, customer service, marketing, and sales management.
Davy is from South Carolina and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, where he received degrees in Business Management and English, minoring in Psychology. A lover of live music, Davy also enjoys all outdoor activities including long distance ultra-light hiking and fishing.
Education: University of South Carolina, Business Management, 2003
Jack Cosca is a recent graduate of the University of California at Berkley, where he earned a degree in Political Economy with a concentration in Development. Jack’s aptitude for analysis and problem solving earned him a prestigious internship at Jones Lang LaSalle, where he gained his first valuable experience in commercial real estate. The opportunity to shadow seasoned brokers as an intern put Jack ahead of the curve for new agents, and he begins his own career with a solid understanding of the value of investment strategy and client relationships.
Jack joined Diffie Retail Team in the summer of 2020. His business acumen and attention to detail make him a highly effective investment advisor. His dedication to building long-term client relationships makes him a natural fit with our team. He highly values his clients’ time and listens attentively to efficiently maximize returns on their holdings.
Prior to graduating, Jack pitched for the UC Berkley baseball team, which taught him valuable time management and interpersonal skills. He brings the same ambition to succeed and ability to perform under pressure to his business. A native of Sacramento, California, Jack loves spending time in the great outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, and skiing.
David Hollingsworth is an investment sales professional based in Marcus & Millichap’s San Antonio office who specializes in the acquisition and disposition of single-tenant, net-leased properties throughout the United States. A self-motivated business leader, David has a strong reputation for hard work, integrity, and excellence. During his first year with the firm, David received the prestigious Pace Setter Award, placing his high performance in the top tier of all first-year agents across the country. David is also an enthusiastic member of the Net Leased Properties Group.
Prior to joining the firm in 2019, David was a successful entrepreneur with multiple business endeavors, including custom home building, ownership of a cell phone repair store, and the development and management of an award-winning, multimillion-dollar construction company. David prides himself on providing a highly personalized service and having a thorough commitment to helping his clients build wealth.
David is from Waco, Texas, and holds a degree in Applied Science with additional coursework in Business Management. When he is not working, David enjoys golfing, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends.
Katie joined the Diffie Retail Team in 2018 as its operations manager and executive administrator. As the team’s primary point of contact within the firm, she facilitates professional relationships and client communication. For each property her team brings to market, Katie researches, writes copy, designs custom offering memoranda, and launches e-mail and online marketing campaigns. She also reviews contracts, manages and analyzes data, coordinates escrow, and keeps the team on track.
A native Texan, Katie attended Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Spanish Language and Literature with a Mathematics minor. She has a passionate interest in linguistics and has studied several languages. Prior to joining the Diffie Retail Team, Katie worked as a volunteer manager for a high-profile U.S. Senate campaign’s groundbreaking text outreach program, overseeing hundreds of remote volunteers daily.
Katie also maintains a professional musical career in Austin, singing regularly with Austin Cantorum, Inversion Ensemble, Chorus Austin, and several church scholae. She enjoys reading, cooking, hiking, crossword puzzles, and playing table games with her family and friends.
Provided great insights
Extremely impressed with every step of the process, and their patience to answer my basic questions.
always prompt to return my calls
Dan sets such a high bar of customer service, that I have yet to see someone match his quality in all my business dealings independent of real estate.
a pleasure to work with
Their transparency and quickness to respond have helped us recognize them as a trusted partner for the future.