Commercial and Multifamily People in the News Jan. 19, 2023

Newmark Hires Lauren Gilchrist as Greater Philadelphia Market Leader

Newmark said Lauren Gilchrist joined the company as Executive Vice President and Market Leader of the greater Philadelphia region. Gilchrist will oversee Newmark’s full suite of service offerings, managing strategic planning, revenue growth and profitability, recruitment and business development in the company’s Philadelphia, Wayne, Pa., southern New Jersey and Delaware offices.

Lauren Gilchrist

Philadelphia-based Gilchrist holds appointments to the Board of Directors for the Philadelphia Facilities Management Corporation/Philadelphia Gas Works, Philadelphia Orchestra, Old City Community Fund, M&T Bank Advisory Board and the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of NAIOP, where she served as Chapter President from 2019 to 2020.

Prior to joining Newmark, Gilchrist was the Managing Director of Research at Longfellow Real Estate Partners, where she directed research strategy, content creation and thought leadership and provided market research to drive project underwriting and execution. Previously, Gilchrist also held roles as Senior Vice President of Research at JLL, Manager of Research & Analysis at the Center City District and Program Manager at the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness.

Retail Veteran Nat Heald Joins CBRE Capital Markets

CBRE announced Nat Heald joined CBRE Capital Markets as Executive Vice President to focus on institutional sales of retail assets in the Northeast.

Heald has more than 15 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and specializes in the sale of retail real estate including grocery-anchored shopping centers, urban retail properties and large single-tenant assets. Based in Boston, he has been involved in over $6 billion of retail property sales in the U.S. since 2005.

Heald joined CBRE from JLL, where he served as Managing Director in the firm’s Capital Markets team since 2015. Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President with CBRE in New England, primarily focused on the Northeast region.