CBRE Group, Inc., has announced that Carol Schillne has joined CBRE’s Phoenix office as a First Vice President. Ms. Schillne will focus on agency and landlord leasing for retail properties throughout the greater metro Phoenix area.
An accomplished retail professional with 23 years of retail brokerage experience and nearly seven years of experience on the developer side, Ms. Schillne joins CBRE from Macerich, where she served as Senior Manager for outlet leasing.
“Carol is a proven retail veteran with significant developer and landlord experience, and we are pleased to welcome her to CBRE as a first vice president,” said Craig Henig, senior managing director, Southwest region. “Her vast and deep understanding of the retail landscape are valuable assets to CBRE, further enhancing our capabilities to achieve exceptional outcomes for a diverse mix of retailers, developers and owners across metro Phoenix.”
Ms. Schillne has expertise in all retail product types, including regional malls, lifestyle centers, power centers, neighborhood centers, single-tenant and mixed-use developments. Her experience spans nationwide having worked across myriad markets, including Phoenix, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, Richmond, Portland, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles and Orange County.
Prior to Macerich, Ms. Schillne served as a senior leasing executive with Craig Realty Group, where she specialized in outlet leasing. Previously, she worked with several notable retail firms in Southern California, and served as Senior Vice President and First Vice President with CBRE’s Newport office for a combined 15 years.
A native of southern California, Ms. Schillne earned a degree in real estate finance from the University of Southern California, where she was a four-year All-American swimmer.