Romy joined CBRE in late 2017 bringing with her almost a decade of experience in mall leasing, mall restructuring and redevelopment and development pre-leasing. In addition, she’s worked the corporate side with retailers in various capacities including ownership, management, lease negotiations, and store openings.
By primarily working for an individual property owner, she was able to profitably grow the retail portfolio from owning 5 shopping centres totaling approx. 189,000 square feet to owning 23 centres totaling 720,836 square feet.
Her strength lies in building and maintaining client relationships, successfully sourcing and evaluating suitable tenants and negotiating lease contracts.
During the last 8 years of her career Romy has leased in excess of 800,000 square feet.
Romy was a competitive swimmer and represented South Africa in numerous international competitions. She was awarded a scholarship to Florida State University where she was the FSU Swimming Team Captain, and was on the Atlantic Coastal Conference Academic Honor Role for her entire tenure.