Since joining Cushman & Wakefield (formerly Ashlar Urban Realty) in early 2016, Carmen has specialized in the leasing and investment sales of high profile mixed-use retail assets in Toronto’s downtown and periphery markets. Carmen is part of Cushman & Wakefield's Retail Services team, one of the most active urban retail leasing and investment sales teams, servicing top retailers, developers and institutional landlords across the city. Carmen has been responsible for managing the agency leasing portfolio for the team, in conjunction with building and growing the tenant representation platform.
Carmen is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA), the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Prior to this role, Carmen worked at Altus Group on their retail valuation team, underwriting large format retail assets on behalf of REIT’s and institutional owners across Canada. Carmen attended the University of Guelph earning a B.Comm in Real Estate & Housing and currently sits on the program’s alumni board. Prior to this, Carmen spent her summers teaching as a golf instructor and travelling.