Cowling, Jr., CCIM

Senior Vice President, Private Asset Management

About Frank

Frank  began his career with  S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. in 1994 as Vice President of Shopping Center Management, where he was responsible for the oversight of their 6 million square foot retail portfolio.  He became a partner in S.L. Nusbaum and a  Senior Vice President in 1998. Since 2008, he has focused on Asset Management responsibilities for a 17 property, $500,000,000 portfolio of shopping centers and multi-family communities in Hampton Roads and Richmond. He also serves on the S. L. Nusbaum Board of Directors.


  • CREC Sales and Leasing Award Recipient (2002-2010)
  • Physical Improvements Committee – Coliseum Central Business Improvement District, Hampton, VA  – Founding Board Member (2009)
  • Obtained CCIM Designation in 1984


  • Board of Trustees – Portlock United Methodist Church
  • Director of Virginia Tech Alumni Association Peninsula Chapter golf tournament fundraiser since 1987


  • B.S. in Business & Marketing Management  – Virginia Tech (1981)