Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Senior Vice President Andrea McGowan manages a portfolio of 12 buildings totaling more than 2.1 million square feet throughout the Washington, D.C., metro area on behalf of KBS. She oversees a team of property managers, accounting specialists and engineers who manage daily operations, tenant relations, budgets, financial reporting, vendor contracts, and tenant and capital improvement projects. Andrea has led the Mid-Atlantic region’s successful compliance initiatives and serves on Transwestern’s Compliance Steering Committee and the KBS National Strategic Account Committee.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Andrea has more than 20 years of experience in property management. Prior to joining Transwestern in 2015, she served as Associate Director for CBRE, where she restructured and re-positioned a portfolio of 2.5 million square feet.
 
Throughout her career, Andrea has managed more than 5.5 million square feet of property in the Washington, D.C., metro area and has been involved in the successful development, disposition and repositioning of more than $100 million of property.
 
Her clients have included KBS, Clarion Partners, CalSTRS and TIAA-CREF.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

  • CREW – Commercial Real Estate Women
  • NAIOP
  • AOBA - Apartment & Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington
  • TOWER and Founders Award while at Akridge
  • Highest Kingsley tenant satisfaction rating for Corporate Ridge and Metro Park properties while at CBRE
  • Volunteer for Wreaths Across America, Make-A-Wish, and World Swing Dance Youth Council

EDUCATION

Andrea attended Drexel University and is pursuing her Real Property Administrator (RPA®) designation from the Building Owners and Managers Institute International (BOMI).