Industry Veteran, Kerry Dowling, Joins Wilder’s Leasing Team
Published: July 9, 2018
Boston, MA (July 9, 2018) –The Wilder Companies, the national retail real estate leasing, management, and development firm is pleased to welcome Kerry Dowling in the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Leasing.
Ms. Dowling is well known for her work as Vice President of Leasing at WS Development where she spent 22 years successfully leasing multiple property types throughout New England as well as supervising a seven-member leasing team.
At Wilder Kerry will be in the forefront of leading leasing strategy, merchandise mix recommendations, and executing lease deals on properties throughout the Wilder portfolio. To ensure Wilder centers are positioned for future growth in today’s changing retail climate she will work closely with the executive team to develop and implement repositioning plans for select centers’ retail and non-retail uses.
Wilder Principal, Andy LaGrega said, “With several recent center acquisitions, expansion of our Real Estate Advisory and Management Services, and the expectation of continued growth in both these areas, we are pleased to have such a well-respected industry professional as Kerry join our team. We look forward to her assistance in helping us shape the future of our centers.”
Kerry is a graduate of Boston College where she also earned a Master of Science Degree in Finance from the Carroll School of Management. She is an active member of the ICSC.
Kerry is also well known for her performances in many Boston area theatres including Speakeasy Stage Company, Lyric Stage Company, Gloucester Stage Company, and Greater Boston Stage Company. Her distinguished work earned her the 2010 Speakeasy Stage Outstanding Artist award and the 2018 Best Supporting Actress award from the Independent Reviewers of New England.
Wilder is a Boston-based real estate development, management, and leasing firm specializing in the positioning of retail properties. Privately held and owner managed, Wilder’s mission has been and continues to be to create vibrant shopping places that meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, retailers, and investors. From lifestyle centers, urban properties, and community centers to mixed-use developments and super-regional malls, the company, in its 40-year history, has developed, managed, and leased over 20 million square feet of retail properties throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Wilder continues to have a diverse portfolio of properties throughout the East Coast.