Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

As Director of Research & Marketing, Dina oversees the research and marketing efforts in the Bay Area. She is responsible for partnering with brokerage, asset services, investment, and construction management teams to help secure and maintain business with clients. Dina oversees a team of research, design, and location intelligence professionals who produce tools such as outlook reports, economic presentations, creative analysis, and technology. This also includes the oversight of marketing efforts including design, public relations, and advertising. In addition to this responsibility, she teaches and mentors young brokers in the Walnut Creek and Silicon Valley offices.
 
Dina also facilitates a national team of senior research professionals across Transwestern to aid in the construction of the firm’s client relationship management database called xRM.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Dina has over 18 years’ experience in the real estate industry. She has held various research and marketing management positions within the real estate industry including commercial real estate, lending and title and escrow. Before joining Transwestern in 2012, Dina was the regional director of research and marketing for Grubb & Ellis in the Bay Area. As part of the management team, she worked extensively with brokers on high profile projects such as the new Samsung Campus in San Jose, the Transbay Terminal, and various other projects across the Bay Area.  Some of her market information and analysis was featured in multiple Bay Area publications on topics including Google expansions and Tesla ecosystems.
 
Prior to the commercial real estate industry, Dina was the national director of marketing for a lending institution based in San Francisco and regional marketing and research director for a title company.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

An active volunteer in her community, Dina has been a guest speaker for real estate classes at St. Mary’s College and Cal State East Bay. She is a member of ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) and ULI (Urban Land Institute).