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Susan Strauss-Rickwalder

Client Services Specialist

Advisory & Transaction Services

Susan Strauss-Rickwalder Client Services Specialist
Advisory & Transaction Services
East Brunswick 2 Tower Center Blvd.
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Professional Experience

Susan Strauss-Rickwalder joined CBRE in 1998 bringing diversified business experience including: administrative, accounting, purchasing, marketing, as well as a background in the International Industrial Transportation Industry. Susan effectively utilizes her diversified breadth of expertise to assist multiple industrial real estate professionals, ranging from executive vice presidents to senior vice presidents, first vice president and senior associate levels by marketing their platforms of specialized services and expertise; focused in industrial real estate sectors including: acquisition, disposition, landlord and tenant representation, build-to-suit opportunities, land development, special properties, warehouse and distribution, manufacturing, food-related and port-related facilities as well as multi-market real estate services in New Jersey, and throughout the United States.

As a client services specialist, highlights of Susan’s focus include:

  • Project management: Coordination and implementation of all project assignments
  • Transaction management coordination on multi-market accounts
  • Marketing development/maintenance of supported real estate professionals
  • Presentation management: Development and implementation of presentation materials, marketing proposals, requests for proposals, opinions of value, offering memorandums, and all related project materials
  • Project marketing: Marketing collateral development, design, coordination and implementation of marketing plans for property
    disposition projects
  • Presentations: Development/implementation of presentations and delivery participation

  • Client services/account management: Client services support, reporting, project accountability and coordination
  • Project accounting: All related reporting, implementation and follow-up
  • Market research/business development

  • Interfacing with the real estate brokerage community
  • Event planning: Development, coordination and implementation of property events
  • Database development/maintenance: Agencies, tenants, investors, developers, clients, targeted mailing groups, market data
  • Technology coordination and implementation executive administrative assistant support

Susan is the centralized point person for each project by which all related requirements are executed to the highest level of client support and satisfaction. She is well respected by clients, the brokerage community and her colleagues; having earned a reputation of integrity, accountability and reliability. She is a valuable resource and an integral contributing member of each project’s team to achieve the highest and best results for the client.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
  • CBRE Cares
  • CREW NJ and CREW Network, 1998 - 2011
  • CREW NJ, Advisor, Board of Directors, 2006 - 2008
  • CREW NJ, Board of Directors, 1998 - 2008
  • CREW NJ, President, 2005
  • CREW NJ, President-Elect, 2004
  • CREW NJ, CREW National Delegate, 2004 - 2006
  • CREW NJ, Director of Special Projects (Philanthropy, Public Relations, Legislative and Website Committees), 2003
  • CREW NJ, Website Committee Chair, 1998 - 2003


  • Middlesex County Community College
  • NJ School of Real Estate
  • Extensive certifications and experience in software technology

Major Clients

  • Best Buy
  • Church & Dwight
  • Cosmetic Essence
  • Duke Realty Corporation
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Fisher & Paykel
  • Fuji Film
  • Gannett Co.
  • Garden Commercial Properties
  • General Dynamics
  • General Motors Corporation
  • Greif Brothers
  • Heritage Capital Partners
  • Hershey Food Corporation
  • Ivy Realty Services
  • Kenco Group
  • Kodak/Polychrome
  • KTR Capital Partners
  • Mary Kay Corporation (Globally)
  • Midwest Air Technologies
  • Nissan Motors
  • Panattoni Development Co.
  • Pantheon Properties
  • ProLogis
  • Random House
  • TA Realty
  • Tyler Dist. Centers
  • Samson Electric
  • Scholastic Book Fairs
  • Sensient Cosmetic Technologies
  • The Kaplan Companies
  • Totes Isotoner
  • Trammel Crow Co.
  • Tekni-Plex
  • The Newark Marking Ledger Co.
  • Uline
  • United States Bronze Powders
  • US Food Services
  • Vertis
Susan Strauss-Rickwalder Client Services Specialist
Advisory & Transaction Services
East Brunswick 2 Tower Center Blvd.
East Brunswick, NJ 08816