Erika Schanke is a Director of Retail Services responsible for management of key multi-market retail accounts across C&W’s global platform. She is responsible for the management of cross-border retail between the Americas and Europe and Asia. Her primary duties include portfolio strategy, transaction/lease management, business development, and liaising with C&W’s global cross border retail teams.
Ms. Schanke initially started with C&W in 2007 in office tenant representation within C&W’s Atlanta office. She later joined the retail services team in 2008, providing transaction services to both landlords and retailers nationwide.
Ms. Schanke’s retail leasing experience includes representation of over 1 million square feet of urban and suburban developments throughout the Southeast, and specialty leasing of the Cohen Design Center portfolio. Ms. Schanke also worked with multiple retail and restaurant tenants on their local and national site selection, portfolio restructuring, and dispositions.
Prior to C&W, Ms. Schanke spent five years within IPG’s McCann Erickson Advertising and Momentum Marketing companies in various roles in Mergers & Acquisitions and Finance in their NY and Atlanta offices; and two years as a Series 7 licensed broker in Merrill Lynch’s private client group in their NYC headquarters.