Rachel is the Director of Real Estate Development Services at Rockford Construction. She is involved with streamlining Rockford Development’s operations, client relations & investor reporting, evaluating & developing new opportunities, and overseeing stabilization of key assets.
Rachel has significant real estate experience having executed acquisitions & dispositions for major corporate clients. Rachel’s background also includes managing large and complex real estate portfolios and overseeing all aspects of real estate transactions, including valuation, client interface, portfolio optimization, and long-term strategic planning.
Prior to joining Rockford, Rachel worked for Deutsche Bank in New York City, where she led the company’s corporate real estate strategy across all businesses in the U.S., Latin America, and Canada. There, she was responsible for a $280M real estate portfolio, comprised of 50+ properties across eight countries.
Rachel has also worked in leadership capacities for Citigroup and CBRE. In her work at Citigroup, Rachel was part of a team responsible for $650M real estate portfolio comprised of 700+ properties across 72 countries. As Senior Vice President, Rachel provided broad strategic direction for major transactions to ensure proper alignment with overall strategy.
Rachel earned her bachelor’s degree from Yale University and her Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. She lives in East Grand Rapids with her husband, their 5-year old son, and their puppy, Lula.