Cummings & Associates, Inc., successor to the original company founded in 1954, is one of the leading commercial property development and brokerage firms in the Mobile area with a property management portfolio in excess of 1,500,000 square feet. We are members of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Home Builders Association of Alabama , the National Association of Realtors, the Alabama Association of Realtors, and are members of the Mobile Area Board of Realtors. Marl M. Cummings, III is a past president of the Mobile Commercial Real Estate Exchange Club. The active agents, with Cummings & Associates, Inc., have combined experience in excess of 100+ years in the commercial real estate business, all of which have been devoted to the Mobile/Baldwin County market.
Marl M. Cummings, III – President
Marl Cummings III, is president of Cummings & Associates, Inc. and a lifelong resident of Mobile Alabama. He graduated in 1976 from the University of Alabama with a Bachelors of Science in Commerce and Business Administration. After two years of working in the banking industry Marl turned his interest to the real estate field. In this time his focus has been on strip center developments and management along with commercial lease brokerage. He’s an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), past president of the Mobile Commercial Exchange club and is highly active in wildlife preservation. In his personal time Marl is a proud husband, father and grandfather who enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Marl M. Cummings, IV – Associate Broker, Vice President
Marl Cummings, IV is a native Mobilian and a 3rd generation real estate Broker. Marl received a BA from the University of Mississippi and started his real estate career in January 2002. His skills include commercial leasing, sales, property management, marketing, and contract negotiations. Marl has personally overseen the development and redevelopment of several retail properties in the greater Mobile area. He is a member of the Mobile Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Alabama Association of Realtors, and the Mobile Commercial Exchange Club. A leader in the community, Cummings has served as President of the Lions Club of Mobile, President of the Lions USA Eyesight Research Foundation, Director of the Alabama Wildlife Foundation, and Director of Mobile County Wildlife Conservation Association. Outside of the office, Marl enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. He is an avid outdoorsman with a passion for hunting and fishing.
H. Burton Clark – Commercial and Industrial Sales and Leasing
Burton Clark is a native Mobilian and a graduate of the University of Virginia with an MBA from Southern Methodist University. He has worked in real estate brokerage and development since graduating, working with Cummings and Associates for the past 25+ years. His outside interests include tennis and golf.
Matthew R. Cummings – Commercial Sales, Commercial Leasing, Property Management
Matthew R. Cummings is a 1989 graduate of Spring Hill College with a Bachelor of Arts. He has held an Alabama Real Estate License since 1995 along with a Broker License since 2002. Matthew focuses on property management, commercial sales and tenant representation. In his personal time he is a proud husband and father who enjoys spending time with his family.
Frank Shepard – Commercial Sales and Commercial Leasing
Frank Shepard is a graduate of Auburn University of Montgomery with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and brings over a decade of business development, marketing, and sales experience to Cummings and Associates. Frank is a member of the Mobile Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Alabama Association of Realtors, and the Innovating Commerce Serving Communities (ICSC). He is also a graduate of the Auburn University Government and Economic Development Institute’s Intensive Economic Development Training Course as well as their Retail Attraction Course. Frank has a passion for serving the community with memberships in multiple local chambers of commerce and serves as president of the Daphne/Spanish Fort Kiwanis Club. Frank is married with two children and is a member of First Fairhope Baptist Church.
Jackie Hutchinson – Administrative Assistant
Jackie Hutchinson has been an employee of Cummings and Associates, Inc. for 27 years providing property management and leasing assistance, including customer service representation, maintenance issue coordination, and billing and expense reconciliation. Away from work Jackie spends time with her husband and three children and their families, including nine grandchildren. A favorite past time is being at the beach watching the sun rise and set.
Julie A. Bunch – Bookkeeper
Julie has been with us since February 2009 and has over 30 years of accounting experience from corporate to family owned companies. Outside of the office Julie enjoys traveling with friends and spending time with her children and grandsons.