Hometown: Scituate, MA, USA
Previous Degree: Providence College, B.A. in Global Studies & Economics
Role Before Joining MRED+D: Senior Associate, Broker, CBRE
Lauren currently works as a commercial real estate advisor in downtown San Francisco at CBRE, the largest commercial real estate services and investment firm in the world. She specializes in procuring, negotiating, and transacting on behalf of tenants leasing office and industrial space in the Bay Area and globally, closing over $1.2 billion in lease volume in the last 5 years. Prior to working in San Francisco, Lauren worked in Boston on the Capital Markets team, assisting in the dispositions of retail, office, and industrial properties. She joined CBRE in 2013 as a Research Analyst and has previous experience in the financial services industry at GfK and Jefferies & Co.
With 8 years of experience working in various capacities in brokerage, Lauren plans to use the MRED+D program to help shift her career towards investment and development. She is excited to explore all facets of development and is particularly interested in adaptive reuse projects in urban markets. Her goal is to develop successful projects focused on sustainability and design that will ultimately improve its surrounding landscape and community for the better.
Lauren is passionate about nonprofit work and community service, traveling to new places, and spending time outdoors. In her free time, you can find her skiing in the mountains, biking across the Golden Gate Bridge, and searching for the best coffee shop in the Bay Area.