I'm looking forward to working with Michael [Glimcher] and our team to reinvent the experience we bring to our guests as we add new uses, today's critical retailers to our centers, and new programs to engage our audiences.
GREENWICH, Conn. (PRWEB) December 05, 2017
Starwood Retail Partners and its parent Starwood Capital Group, the global private real estate investment firm, announced today that Jeff Zeigler has been named Chief Operating Officer of Starwood Retail Partners effective December 4, 2017.
"We are pleased to add an executive with Jeff's deep expertise in both leasing and development to Starwood Retail Partners' team. His extensive industry experience positions him to assist me to execute our plan to create multi-faceted centers that will become the cores of their communities," said Michael Glimcher, Starwood Retail Partners CEO.
Zeigler has more than 25 years of real estate experience, with a specialization in retail development and leasing. During his career, he has been involved in the development, leasing and management of regional malls, grocery-anchored strip centers, big-box promotional centers and mixed-use projects.
"I'm excited to join the Starwood team, a brand that has become known for its innovative approach to leasing, management and marketing," Zeigler said. "I'm looking forward to working with Michael and our team to reinvent the experience we bring to our guests as we add new uses, today's critical retailers to our centers, and new programs to engage our audiences."
Prior to joining Starwood Retail Partners, Zeigler was Senior Managing Director of Retail Services at OliverMcMillan and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He was responsible for retail leasing at Oliver McMillan, where he oversaw retail lease negotiations, tenant coordination, project merchandising and property marketing for the company's new and existing properties. Prior to joining OliverMcMillan, he was a Partner at Continental Real Estate and Steiner & Associates. He also served as Senior Vice President of Leasing at The Westfield Group and The Herring Group.
He earned a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Southern Methodist University.
About Starwood Retail Partners
Owned by Starwood Capital Group, Starwood Retail Partners is the fifth largest owner of regional malls in the United States, with 30 malls and lifestyle centers in 16 states across the country. Since its founding in 2012, the team has focused on acquiring, redeveloping, managing, leasing and operating the next generation of shopping centers focusing on a new generation of shoppers and an increasingly interconnected consumer.
SRP partners with its retailers, nontraditional tenants and its customers while investing in innovative technologies that help these properties to become more productive, with more exciting stores and engaged consumers. http://www.starwoodretail.com