Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has promoted Megan Creecy-Herman to vice president, leasing and development in the Arizona region. In her new role, Ms. Creecy-Herman will manage leasing for Liberty’s regional portfolio of nearly four million square feet and continue to work on all new development.
“Megan has been instrumental in helping to grow our portfolio and establish us as one of the premier owners and developers in the region,” said John DiVall, senior vice president and city manager for Liberty Property Trust. “She is a proven leader whose talents include managing development projects, building solid relationships and capitalizing on new growth opportunities. Megan is a seasoned and well respected industry veteran here in Phoenix whose leadership and market knowledge is indispensable.”
Ms. Creecy-Herman, who joined Liberty in 2012, served as director of leasing and development in the Arizona region and quickly moved into a senior director position. Since joining Liberty, Megan has expanded the company’s industrial portfolio and helped to manage its Liberty Center at Rio Salado development, which has grown by over 700,000 square feet in just three years through both speculative and build-to-suit transactions.
As a long time NAIOP Arizona board member and first female chairperson of the Arizona chapter in 2014, Ms. Creecy-Herman won National Chapter Leader of the Year for 2015 and served as the National NAIOP Secretary on the Executive Committee. In 2009, she was the founding chairperson of NAIOP Arizona’s Developing Leaders Group for commercial real estate professionals age 35 and under. That year she was a recipient of first the NAIOP Arizona Chapter Developing Leaders Award and then the NAIOP National Developing Leaders Award. In 2010, she became the youngest person elected to the NAIOP Arizona Chapter Board of Directors. Megan also belongs to Urban Land Institute, Valley Partnership and the United States Green Building Council.
Prior to joining Liberty, Ms. Creecy-Herman held various positions in leasing, acquisitions and development at EJM Development Co. in Phoenix. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Arizona State University and completed her Masters of Business Administration at the University of Arizona. Megan resides in Scottsdale with her husband and son.