Barbara Elia

Barbara Elia

Executive Managing Director

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    225 Franklin Street, Suite 300
    Boston, MA 02110
    United States

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    +1 617 279-4558

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Barbara has been in the real estate business for over thirty years, with experience delivering both portfolio administration and research services. She currently manages the Portfolio Administration group in the Boston office, which works in concert with the office’s transaction management team, and provides lease administration, lease negotiation support and lease audit services to a range of New England-based corporate clients. The team’s current and past clients include: Biogen, Epsilon, Haemonetics, Kronos, Rocket Software, Epsilon, Waters Corporation, PTC, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston Scientific, Fidelity Investments and John Hancock. Barbara focuses on providing our clients with the processes, people and technology they need to manage their real estate portfolios both cost-effectively and strategically.

Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, Barbara was an Executive Managing Director at Cassidy Turley and a Founding Partner at FHO Partners, where she was responsible for the delivery of portfolio administration services and provided oversight to the research and marketing teams. She was previously a Senior Vice President at Trammell Crow Company where she managed the Boston office’s lease administration and lease audit groups

Barbara also has significant experience providing research services on local, national and international levels as well as skills in real estate database development. She was a Vice President at Fallon Hines & O’Connor where she and her team provided research consulting services including site selection studies, employee surveys and market analyses. Barbara began her real estate career at Cushman & Wakefield where she had a national role managing research staff and services including the production of market reports and generation of economic, demographic and business information analyses.

Awards & Associations

  • Women of Influence, 2012, Real Estate Forum
  • Women of FIRE, 2012, Banker & Tradesman
  • Horizons for Homeless, Annual Women’s Breakfast Committee
  • National Kidney Foundation, Boston Annual Walk Team Leader
  • Trinity College Women’s Leadership Council, Founding Member
  • Trinity College Alumni Admissions Program