Transwestern Expands Tenant Advisory Group In Mid-Atlantic With Chris Coccaro

Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) has hired Chris Coccaro as Executive Vice President in the firm’s Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions group.Coccaro will help drive the expansion of Transwestern’s robust occupier advisory practice in greater Washington, D.C., with a focus on suburban Maryland.

“More than ever, tenants are seeking expert advisors to help them navigate real estate challenges and opportunities. Our clients throughout the region will benefit from Chris’ vast industry experience and local market expertise as they weigh space decisions and consider how to maximize the value of the workplace for their employees,” said Phil McCarthy, Transwestern’s Mid-Atlantic Executive Managing Co-Director.

Before joining Transwestern, Coccaro was with JLL for 10 years, representing tenants in leasing, acquisitions, dispositions and expansion-related services. He has worked with regional and national organizations including NewPoint Real Estate Capital, Lerch Early Brewer, Northwestern Mutual, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and advised Pandora Jewelry on its U.S. headquarters.

“Transwestern’s customized approach allows me to provide more hands-on, personalized service to my clients,” said Coccaro. “I look forward to bolstering the firm’s tenant advisory capabilities in the region and helping more companies craft real estate solutions that meet financial goals, support business growth and achieve workforce objectives.”

Coccaro received a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and an MBA from the University of Maryland. He has earned “Broker of the Year” and “Deal of the Year” recognitions from the Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association of Greater Washington, D.C.

A former guest lecturer at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Coccaroalso has supported multiple philanthropic organizations in the community, including Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, LIDO Civic Association’s advisory board and the Catholic Charities 83.33 Society.

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