We are delighted to announce the addition of Mary Kate Banchero as Associate Director in our Retail Services Group. She joins the 10 person retail team in the San Francisco office, which is led by internationally renowned retail expert and Vice Chairman Kazuko Morgan. In her new role, she will support all aspects of leasing and specialize in downtown San Francisco.
Mary Kate began her career in 2008 as a broker in commercial real estate at The CAC Group, where she focused exclusively on marketing, research, leasing and project management for tech startup tenants. Past clients include Uber, Dropbox, Lookout, Airbnb, TinyCo and HeyZap. Most recently, she was Assistant to Vice President – Partnerships & Global Operations for Facebook.
Prior to working at Facebook, Mary Kate started her career at CAC Group specializing in representing San Francisco technology/startup tenants. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Santa Clara University.
Her professional affiliations include the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and active involvement as a volunteer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Mary Kate can be reached at MaryKate.Banchero@cushwake.com.
Welcome to the Cushman & Wakefield Team, Mary Kate!