Commercial Brokerage

About Fenton

Fenton Childers joined S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. commercial brokerage team in 2020 after 35 years with The Kroger Co., where he acted as Real Estate Manager for the Mid-Atlantic Region. In his years with Kroger, he maintained a strong relationship with the brokerage team and completed numerous transactions throughout the Hampton Roads region and beyond.

In 2012, Fenton worked with S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. to exclusively represent Kroger in the Hampton Roads market with site selection, market analysis and acquisition of 15-20 acre sites for their new Kroger Marketplace stores. Prior to that, Kroger was represented by S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. in facilitating the due diligence, approval and permitting of six fuel centers on existing Kroger sites. Fenton also assisted in the sale and leasing of other surplus properties, including the former Kroger in York County and Portsmouth VA.

His experience includes strategic planning, site selection, capital management, sales analysis, disposition of closed commercial property and lease administration.


  • Member – International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)


  • Bachelor of Arts degree Business Administration from Pfeiffer University