Chris N. Everest
President and Founder

Chris Everest founded Nordlund Associates, Inc. in April of 2002. He designed the firm to offer comprehensive services to a select group of clients who benefit from ongoing relations. Personal service augmented with technology has enabled the Nordlund Associates to compete successfully with other firms at all levels of industry locally, nationally, and abroad.

Prior to forming Nordlund Associates, Inc., Chris Everest was a Senior Partner with the firm GVA Thompson Doyle Hennessey & Everest where he led the Suburban Team.

Mr. Everest is the recipient of several awards including the 1999 Banker and Tradesman Entrepreneur of the Year. In 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 he was a recipient of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board Distinguished Achievement in Leasing Award.

Chris Everest actively participated with the Commercial Brokers Association (a division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board), and during the years 2001 and 2002 was a Director on the Board. Chris attended Boston University and received his BS in Business Administration.

Kevin T. Olson
Partner & CEO

Kevin Olson joined Nordlund Associates, Inc. in the fall of 2012 having previously worked as a Residential Real Estate Investment Sales Agent within the Greater Boston Market and on the North Shore. Since joining Nordlund, Kevin has participated in over 4 million square feet of commercial leasing and sales transactions. Kevin has been a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Massachusetts since 2009 and is an active member of the Commercial Brokers Association (CBA).

Kevin holds a degree in American Studies and Legal Studies from Brandeis University, where he served as Captain of the Basketball Team and received Academic All-American 2008.
Prior to entering Real Estate, Kevin played professional basketball for the Sundsvall Dragons, a Sweden-based team. Kevin also held an Assistant Coaching position with the Chicago Bulls.

​Anthony J. Triglione
Vice President

Anthony Triglione has over 35 years of business and marketing experience and has been a licensed real estate broker since 1989. Prior to joining Nordlund in 2011, he was a top producing commercial-industrial broker servicing the Northern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire market since 2005.

Previously, Anthony served as founder and president of Newburyport-based, Traffic Builders, Inc., where he led the company to a position on Inc. Magazine’s list of 500 Fastest Growing Companies in 2000.

Anthony is also a former National Sales/Leasing Executive for the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority where he worked from 1991-1993.

Licensed Real Estate Broker in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

BS Business Administration, 1987 – University of New Hampshire.

Affiliations and Associations:

  • Jackson Gray Medical Building, Portsmouth, NH (ret. Board of Directors)
  • Economic Development Action Committee, Greater Newburyport (Advisor)
  • Seaport Industrial Park Condo Association, Newburyport, MA (ret. Chairman)
  • Corporator, Newburyport Bank
  • Licensed Construction Supervisor – Massachusetts (not currently active)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, Massachusetts – since 1988
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, New Hampshire – since 2005

Jayson Rhuda
Vice President

Jayson Rhuda, formerly engaged by Mohr Partners’ Boston office, joins Nordlund Associates with over 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry specializing in tenant representation. Jayson will continue advisory services as a Tenant Representative and as part of the Nordlund Team expanding his engagements to include representation of Landlords and Investors.

Jayson began his career in real estate in 1995 with CRF Partners, a Boston-based full-service tenant representation firm. Throughout his tenure with CRF Partners, Jayson represented several corporate clients including Mitsubishi Research Laboratories and Ardent Software.Jayson joined Mohr Partners in 2003 and employed their platform in real estate strategies to better serve his corporate clients. As a member of Mohr Partner’s National Tenant representation, he provided advisory services to companies including Kroll, Diebold, Interline Brands, FutureWei, Bigband Networks, Stantec and VistaCare.

Jayson is a graduate of Clarkson University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Distribution.

Rick Bartley
Senior Associate

Rick comes to Nordlund with nearly 30 years of business and real estate experience. Rick has owned and managed manufacturing businesses with up to $60 million in annual gross sales; built, financed, managed and sold over 200,000 square feet of industrial property; and participated in the telecommunications, medical and defense manufacturing and engineering industries.

Prior to joining Nordlund, Rick was president and owner of Bartley Machine and Manufacturing Co., Inc., and prior to that Bartley R.F. Systems Inc.
Mr. Bartley earned his B.A. at Middlebury College in 1986, J.D. at Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1993 and completed the Harvard Business School Owner President Management Program in 2002.

Rick is a member of the Amesbury Chamber of Commerce, Past chair of the Amesbury Carriage Alliance and Past Chair of the Economic Development Committee of the Amesbury Chamber of Commerce.

Rick is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Brenden McCarthy
Assistant Vice President

Brenden McCarthy joined Nordlund Associates in 2024 to continue the growth of the companies’ footprint of tenant and landlord representation in Greater Boston. Prior to joining Nordlund Associates, Brenden worked at Cushman & Wakefield’s Boston office, where he was a key member in analyzing over 750+ real estate transactions amassing over $9.5 billion in value and 22.5M square feet in 35 States and 20 Countries.  At Cushman, he worked on each asset class (industrial, life science and office) while also assisting in the management of the real estate portfolios of multiple Fortune 500 companies, Venture Capital & Private Equity portfolio companies’ and startups’ initial real estate decision-making phases.  Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, he was a member of TransDel’s Asset Management team North of Boston.

Brenden attended Malden Catholic High School before going on to earn a Bachelor’s of Science in International Business and Business Management, with a minor in Economics at Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland.  He earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from Mount St Mary’s University.  While at the university, Brenden was a 5-year starter on the Division 1 men’s lacrosse team and a member of the Honors’ College.

Outside of real estate, Brenden is an active member in his community of Everett, where he grew up. He is the President of Everett Youth Lacrosse, a Goodwill Ambassador to the Country of Aruba, a member of the Everett Chamber of Commerce, and plays with the Italian National Lacrosse team in multiple tournaments each year.

Brian Triglione

Brian joined Nordlund Associates Inc. to support the teams ongoing advisory services to Landlords, Tenants and Investors with the Leasing, acquisition and disposition of Office and Industrial Properties north of Boston along I-95 and I-93. Prior to joining Nordlund Associates, Brian worked as an Investment Sales Associate at Horvath & Tremblay specializing in the sale of high credit single & multi-tenant net lease investment properties. Working nationally on Horvath & Tremblay’s dedicated 1031 Exchange Trading Desk, he primarily focused on advising client’s to facilitate and satisfy 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchange Requirements.

Brian holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both Engineering and Business Management from the University of Connecticut where he also served as an Executive Board Member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity and played on the UConn Men’s Club Lacrosse team.

Brian also completed Co-Operative Internships as a Manufacturing Operations Engineer with Amazon Robotics; Collins Aerospace – A United Technologies Company; and Farrell Pomini.

Liam Jacobs
Marketing Coordinator

Liam Jacobs joins Nordlund Associates Inc., in 2023 as the marketing coordinator for the company.

Liam graduated from Lasell University with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, focused on social media marketing, data analytics and advertising-design. At Lasell University, Liam was a four-year member of the men’s collegiate basketball team.

At Nordlund, Liam will lead the firm’s marketing efforts with a focus on driving successful results for our clients, while increasing Nordlund’s brand exposure and presence in the market.

Originally from Connecticut, Liam now resides in Waltham, Ma. Outside of Nordlund, Liam enjoys leading an active lifestyle through fitness training, basketball, and golf. Also, he is an avid sports fan, especially of the Boston Celtics.