Broker - Tenant Representation
SharpLine Commercial Partners
Barbara Armendariz founded Sharpline Commercial Partners nearly three years ago to realize her full potential as a broker. Since, she has grown the company to three offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Las Vegas.
As president, she is laser focused on growing the firm’s industrial, medical office and retail divisions throughout
California and recently launched a multifamily property management division. She manages every aspect of
lease transactions and works closely with corporate occupiers to execute winning real estate strategies.
CATHRINE A. COTMAN
Newmark Knight Frank
As a senior managing director at
Newmark Knight Frank, Cathrine A.
Cotman has built a reputation for her
ability to foster client leadership to
develop robust governance, tracking,
executive reporting and risk assessment
models across her services platform.
While she has a long list of achievements,
her key role in the Dow Chemical account
led to $60 million in post-merger savings. In the last year she has
identified as much as $24 million in additional savings projects,
with more than half being approved and implemented by clients
Newmark Knight Frank
To Kay Davis, being a woman in a male-dominated field is a competitive advantage,
and she has used it to build a career as one
of the top producing brokers at Newmark
Knight Frank, both in her local Atlanta
market and nationally. A 29-year industry
veteran, she specializes in tenant representation of major national law firms, professional service firms and Fortune 500 companies, but she is known for creating lasting and dynamic client
With 20 years of industry experience, Sue
Earnest has worked closely with Fortune
500 companies to provide industrial leasing, acquisition and disposition services. In
the last five years alone, she has helped to
complete more than 475 lease transactions
totaling $238 million in value. In addition
to her position as a principal at Avison
Young’s Middle Tennessee market, Earnest
serves on CCIM’s national executive committee and the national
board of directors.
McCall & Almy
With a knack for working on complex
deals, Julie Gray has built a client pool of
institutional accounts, including her primary client, Partners Healthcare. Her
success earned her the title of EVP at
McCall & Almy three years ago, and it isn’t
hard to see why. In the last 12 months, she
has completed more than 800,000 square
feet in lease transactions totaling $300
million for a single client. In between navigating complicated
transactions, she works to mentor young women in the industry
to promote diversity.
Jenny Haeg has been fervently nicknamed the start-up whisperer for her skill in advising startups and technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2011, she founded Custom Space to focus exclusively on
technology companies and developed real estate strategies that matched the unique culture and goals of the
tech industry. Today, she serves as the vice chairman at CBRE, where she leverages her experience in the niche
to serve clients from New York and Los Angeles to London and Tokyo.