8365 Keystone Crossing, Suite 106
Indianapolis, IN 46240
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Our Team

Connie Niessink

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She formed Niessink Commercial in 2002 after starting in the business with CBRE. She is owner and principal of the firm along with her husband, Tom. Clients include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods, Sierra, Home Sense, Panera Bread, Harvest Market, Home Depot, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Taco John’s, and Half Price Books. Connie has been the National Exclusive Broker of the Year for Great Clips.

Connie graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in management. While at Purdue she was captain of the varsity cheerleading squad. She was a founding member of the X Team and served as secretary for several years. Connie is currently president of Christ Lutheran Church in Zionsville, vice chair of Boilermaker Alliance (Purdue’s NIL collective), and is an avid sports fan.

Tom Niessink

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He’s been an owner and principal of the firm along with his wife, Connie, since its inception in 2002.  Prior to that, he was a national sales manager with AT&T and vice president of distribution sales with Paradyne Corporation selling telecommunications equipment to Fortune 500 companies. Tom has provided real estate consultant services and has experience as the new markets master broker for Jack in the Box. His current clients include 7Brew Coffee, Fidelity Investments, Kroger, and Great Clips

Tom earned an industrial engineering degree from Purdue University. He’s a past regional coordinator for the X Team. Tom enjoys music and being outdoors.

Evan Butz

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Evan is Executive Vice President at Niessink Commercial, joining the firm after graduating from Indiana University with a bachelor of science degree in management. During his first two years in college, Evan was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at the University of Kentucky before transferring to IU. His ties to both schools cause a constant internal conflict over which athletic program to cheer for, although he is loyal to both. Evan was introduced to real estate in college while leasing newly constructed apartments for a multi-family developer and also interning in the corporate real estate department at Finish Line.

Some of his current clients include Great Clips, Panera Bread, TJX Companies, My Salon Suite, Home Depot, Little Caesar’s, Harvest Market, Zoom Room Dog Training, Joella’s Hot Chicken, Nothing Bundt Cakes,  Oasis TMS, and Captain D’s.  Since joining Niessink Commercial Evan served as President of X Now from 2018-2022, a next-gen program within the national X Team Retail Advisors network connecting the next generation of retail real estate brokers across the country. He is also an active member of Real Estate Ascending Leaders in Indianapolis.  In his free time, Evan enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, playing basketball, golfing, and traveling.

Karli Ricketts

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Karli is an Indianapolis native and graduated from Butler University with a bachelor of science degree in marketing.  She had a full ride scholarship and was a 4 year starting pitcher on the Butler Softball team where she threw a no hitter and was named 1st Team All Big East.  She was also selected for the leadership group.

Karli is a valuable member of the brokerage team and partners with all Niessink brokers.  Outside of work she enjoys fishing, exercising, and attending concerts.

Reggie Brown

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He’s been in real estate since 2002 and joined Niessink Commercial in 2004. His primary concentration is research and graphic work for Panera Bread and Jack in the Box, among others he’s done work for are Party City, McDonald’s, Jared Jewelers and Penn Station. Reggie was co-founder and past Director of X Now, an educational group within the X Team.

Reggie has a degree in social and behavioral sciences from Indiana University. He enjoys outdoor activities including snowboarding and disk golf.

Jalen Frye

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Jalen produces aerials, maps, and graphics to assist in site selection along with performing market research. These visuals, data, and observations enable our clients to make informed decisions. He also creates content for and manages our social media presence and website.

Before starting with Niessink Commercial, Jalen worked as a social media coordinator creating content and managing social media for a large manufacturer here in Indianapolis. Jalen has a degree in Digital Marketing and User Experience Design. Outside of work, he enjoys running, capturing moments through photography, and spoiling his adorable pugs, Mocha and Marvin.