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Enhanced Leadership Role Drives Organizational Vision in Mid-Atlantic Region

March 20, 2023

WASHINGTON – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces the promotion of Heather Nevin to Regional Chief Operating Officer for the Mid-Atlantic region. In this role, Nevin collaborates with senior leadership to create and drive the region’s strategic vision initiatives, meet organizational objectives, and manage regional operations and business lines.

“Heather is a proven leader with broad expertise in people and organizational management,” said Phil McCarthy, Transwestern’s Mid-Atlantic Executive Managing Co-Director. “Her strong analytical capabilities and business planning skills will help us optimize our regional operations platform, execute our business expansion strategies and deliver service excellence to our clients and partners.”

Nevin previously served as Executive Vice President of Asset Services, overseeing and leading the service line for the Mid-Atlantic region. She was also instrumental in facilitating the acquisitions of MGA and WLS Realty. Before joining Transwestern in 2017, Nevin was Gensler’s regional leader for technology, a management consultant at McKinsey and a tax attorney at Covington & Burling.

"As Regional Chief Operating Officer, I am eager to lead Transwestern on an exciting journey of strategic growth,” said Nevin. “In partnership with a team of visionary thinkers, we will align innovative ideas to achieve both short and long-term success for the company and deliver value-creating solutions that optimize results for our clients.”

Nevin holds a degree in interior design from New York’s Parsons School of Design, a Juris Doctorate from The University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Williams College. She is a professional member of the International Interior Design Association and a LEED Accredited Professional.

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About Transwestern Real Estate Services
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. Through an integrated, customized approach that begins with good ideas, the firm drives value for clients across commercial real estate services, development, investment management, and opportunistic endeavors for high-net-worth investors. Operating from 33 U.S. offices, Transwestern extends its platform capabilities globally through strategic alliance partners whose unique geographic, cultural, and business expertise fuels creative solutions. Learn more at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:
Jaime Luckey

Phillip McCarthy

Executive Managing Director - Market Leader

Washington, District of Columbia

(301) 896-9011