Roberta Liss

President, Northeast, North-Central and Mid-Atlantic Regions
Roberta Liss Washington DC

Roberta Liss

President, Northeast, North-Central and Mid-Atlantic Regions

Roberta leads Cushman & Wakefield’s Northeast, North-Central and Mid-Atlantic Regions where she partners with leaders in Chicago, Minneapolis, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, DC, Bethesda, and Tysons Corner offices to advance corporate strategic initiatives. Throughout these markets, Roberta provides consistent strategic leadership, identifies expansion and diversification opportunities, builds business development and client relationships, recruits and develops talent, and ensures profitability across all service lines. Prior to this role, she served as Managing Principal for the Washington, DC Metropolitan Region for Cushman & Wakefield and President of the Eastern Region for DTZ.

Before joining DTZ, Roberta served as Executive Vice President of Leasing, Marketing and Acquisitions at BECO Management. Before joining BECO, she was Executive Vice President of CBRE in Washington, DC, where she was a tenant and landlord broker and led strategic planning efforts. She also has served as Director of Brokerage for Washington, DC, and Maryland at Trammell Crow Co. where she was a principal and led capital markets, tenant representation, agency leasing, retail leasing and tax appeal.

During her 36-year career, Roberta has executed transactions totaling more than 30 million square feet of space, has transacted eight building sales, and has advised Fortune 100 companies, financial institutions, health care companies, institutional owners and private developers on real estate matters, transactions and strategic planning.

Roberta received a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree from Pennsylvania State University, as part of the University's 5-Year Engineering Program.

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