Ms. Baker joined Avison Young in 2014 as a Vice President in the Fairfield/Westchester office where she will focus on Landlord and Tenant Representation. Ms. Baker brings over 20 years of experience in the areas of office leasing, landlord representation, transaction management, marketing, design, development and project management. During her career in the office leasing arena she has worked with three of the largest office Landlords in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Ms. Baker has a proven track record in coordinating and managing the lease process from inception through to completion and is well versed in structuring and negotiating complicated lease transactions, managing tenant improvement projects, developing marketing campaigns and cultivating new business.
Prior to joining Avison Young, Ms. Baker was Leasing Director for Building and Land Technology, one of the largest commercial property owners in Connecticut where she was a key team member responsible for leasing a portfolio that encompassed over 5 million square feet in Fairfield County, CT. One of Ms. Baker’s responsibilities was the office leasing for Harbor Point, one of the largest mixed-use urban developments under construction on the eastern seaboard. During her tenure, Ms. Baker was instrumental in securing over 100 lease transactions. Ms. Baker also served as Vice President of Leasing and Marketing for Antares Real Estate Partners and Albert D. Phelps Inc., both of which represented commercial portfolios in excess of 1.5 million sf.
Prior to transitioning to the office leasing industry, Ms. Baker practiced as a real estate consultant providing design, planning and economic development consulting services to a variety of corporate clients and municipalities in Connecticut. Key clients included People’s Bank, United Illuminating and The City of Bridgeport, CT.
Ms. Baker holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interior Architecture from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. and a Master of Architecture Degree from Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD. She is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Connecticut.
- Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Connecticut
Education and Designations
- Master of Architecture in the Study of Architecture and Urban Planning, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1992, Graduated Summa Cum Laude
- BA, Architecture and Interior Design, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 1985
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637 West Avenue
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1000 Lafayette Boulevard