February 04, 2021
WASHINGTON – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces Tonya R. Link has been promoted to Managing Senior Vice President – Asset Services for the Mid-Atlantic region. In her expanded role, Link will oversee regional property management across the firm’s 23.3 million-square-foot portfolio and service delivery to owners of all commercial product types. She will be overseeing all asset services staff, comprised of 143 property managers, building engineers and senior building leadership.
“Tonya is an exceptionally qualified individual and consummate professional,” said Keith Foery, Transwestern Mid-Atlantic Co-Director. “Her years of experience and intimate industry knowledge will aid us in continuing to deliver the Transwestern Experience, our innovative approach to property management and customer service.”
Link has 30 years of experience managing commercial real estate assets, most recently as Senior Vice President, Asset Services for Transwestern’s managed office portfolio in Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia. She also serves as a member of Transwestern’s national DEI Task Force in addition to developing and implementing new DEI initiatives for the Mid-Atlantic region.
“I’m excited and grateful for this opportunity to build deeper relationships with clients and support Transwestern’s vision for growth in the Mid-Atlantic region,” said Link. “Being part of the Transwestern family has allowed me to continually develop my skills and take on new responsibility. It’s invigorating to work at an organization that fosters a culture of empowerment, innovation, and inclusion, and I look forward to channeling that energy into measurable results for our clients.”
Before joining Transwestern, Link was Vice President, Senior Property Manager for New Boston Fund, where she managed a portfolio of more than 1 million square feet of office space in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.
Link received her MBA from Johns Hopkins University and her Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a focus in international business from Howard University. Additionally, she holds the Real Property Administrator designation from Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and is an Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Certified Property Manager. Link maintains a Maryland real estate license and a District of Columbia property manager’s license. She is a member of CREW Northern Virginia where she serves on the Membership Committee.
Link takes over the role previously spearheaded by Heather Nevin, who has assumed the role of Executive Vice President – Growth Strategy.
About Transwestern Real Estate Servicese
Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types through a comprehensive perspective and by providing solutions grounded in sound market intelligence. Part of the Transwestern companies, the firm applies a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions, Capital Markets, and Research & Investment Analytics.
The privately held Transwestern companies have been delivering a higher level of personalized service and innovative real estate solutions since 1978. An integrated approach formed from fresh ideas drives value for clients across commercial real estate services, development, investment management and opportunistic programs for high-net-worth investors. The firm operates through 34 U.S. offices and global alliances with BNP Paribas Real Estate and Devencore. Learn more at transwestern.com and @Transwestern.