Ruth serves as Sales Director in New York City, with a focus on Advisory & Transaction. In that role, Ruth works closely with New York executive leadership team to expand CBRE’s Northeast market share and support sales operations, including strategic business development efforts. Ruth provides guidance and oversight to sales professionals, with a focus on brokers in the beginning stages of their careers. A seasoned commercial real estate attorney with significant transactional experience and a commitment to mentorship, Ruth leads and coordinates broker training initiatives with CBRE and outside subject matter experts on a variety of topics intended to deepen brokers’ understanding of legal and operational issues and hone their skills.
Prior to joining CBRE in 2018, Ruth was a VP of Real Estate and Sourcing with Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. In that capacity she handled Wyndham’s domestic commercial real estate portfolio, as well as sourcing contracts.
Ruth started her legal career as a trainee solicitor with the law firm of Allen & Overy in London. She later joined Shearman & Sterling LLP in NYC, where she practiced as a commercial real estate attorney for eleven years, handling a wide range of real estate transactions including, acquisitions, dispositions, development and leasing.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Licensed New York Real Estate Broker
- Admitted to Practice Law in New York
- Member of the Law Society of England and Wales
- University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College, LL.B
- College of Law, Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice