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Rockefeller Brings On NE Regional Development SVP

Brod Megumi Brod is expected to grow Rockefeller’s development pipeline, mostly in the office, multifamily and mixed-use sectors.

NEW YORK CITY—Rockefeller Group has hired real estate development and investment professional Megumi Brod as SVP, regional development officer, Northeast region. Prior to joining the firm, she was a principal at Bedrock Real Estate Partners, where she oversaw several projects in New York, Massachusetts and Washington, DC.

Earlier, Brod headed up the New York development group for Equity Residential, where she helped grow the company’s local development portfolio to more than $700 million including projects located along the Highline and in Downtown Brooklyn. She also held various development and portfolio management positions with Tishman Speyer here.

At Rockefeller, Brod is responsible for leading the company’s existing developments as well as acquisitions for new projects. She is expected to grow Rockefeller’s development pipeline, with an emphasis on office, multifamily and mixed-use opportunities, as well as industrial projects in the tri-state region.

Brod is based in the company’s headquarters office here, in Rockefeller Center. At Rockefeller Group, she reports to Daniel Moore, EVP and head of urban development nationally.

“Meg is an outstanding addition to our development team at an exciting time in the history of the company,” says Moore.  “Rockefeller Group is known for pioneering large-scale urban development, creating projects of enduring quality which enhance the quality of life in our communities.  With Meg leading our Northeast region, we are well positioned to build on this legacy, growing our development business in New York and beyond.”

“I am excited to join Rockefeller Group at a time when the company is seeking to grow its development business and extend its brand into new opportunities here in New York and throughout the Northeast,” adds Brod.  “The company’s development pipeline of active and planned projects is very significant and I’m looking forward to joining an exceptional team to grow and enhance the platform further—both by geography and by product-type.”

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