Senior Vice President, Retail Leasing
Heather oversees retail leasing for all of DJM's properties. Managing a leasing team of in-house specialists and outside consultants, she sets merchandising strategies and guides the overall "curatorial" approach that defines, in particular, DJM's newer properties coming on line in 2014 and 2015, Lido Marina Village and Pacific City. She is often called upon for opportunity analysis of potential retail acquisitions to enhance the company's real estate portfolio.
An experienced leasing professional with over 25 years in the industry, she has specialized in shopping center and market analysis, lease negotiation and merchandising, with experience both on the developer and tenant sides of the business.
She has held senior leasing positions with General Growth Properties, Wet Seal and The Irvine Company, where she managed the company's Regional Centers Division, including Fashion Island in Newport Beach, California.