Cathrine Cotman Joins Cassidy Turley as Senior Vice President of Strategy

Veteran CRE Executive Assumes Senior Corporate Services Role

Published on November 28, 2012

CHARLOTTE – Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., today announced that Cathrine A. Cotman has joined the firm’s corporate services team as Senior Vice President of Strategy.

Ms. Cotman will serve the company’s SunTrust account, leading portfolio optimization efforts as the bank seeks to transform its corporate real estate footprint, which currently totals 15 million square feet and more than 1,600 branches. Ms. Cotman will be based in Cassidy Turley’s Charlotte office.

“Cathrine brings a wealth of experience and keen intellect to our Corporate Services team,” said Craig Robinson, President, Corporate Services, at Cassidy Turley. “She will be invaluable in our efforts to best serve key clients like SunTrust and continue to build our Corporate Services practice.”

Ms. Cotman’s past experience includes consulting and tenant representation.  She joins Cassidy Turley from Bank of America where she led a workplace strategy and planning team overseeing a 100 million-square-foot portfolio and initiatives including call center and operations consolidation, global tech location strategy and retail wealth and mortgage sales office consolidations. Previously at Bank of America, she served as senior corporate workplace executive for Wealth & Investment Management, responsible for corporate real estate decisions for the division’s 13.3 million-square-foot portfolio and 39,000 employees. She also has served as Director, Corporate Real Estate Strategy at Capital One Financial Corp. and Director, Corporate Real Estate Strategy at Prudential Insurance Co.

Ms. Cotman is a graduate of Swarthmore College and New York University’s Stern School of Business, where she earned a MBA in marketing and finance, and she has attended the Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s Advanced Management Development Program in Real Estate.

About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is a leading commercial real estate services provider with more than 3,700 professionals in more than 60 offices nationwide. The company represents a wide range of clients—from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, from local non-profits to major institutions. The firm completed transactions valued at $22 billion in 2011, manages 455 million square feet on behalf of institutional, corporate and private clients and supports more than 28,000 domestic corporate services locations. Cassidy Turley serves owners, investors and tenants with a full spectrum of integrated commercial real estate services—including capital markets, tenant representation, corporate services, project leasing, property management, project and development services, and research and consulting. Cassidy Turley enhances its global service delivery outside North America through a partnership with GVA, giving clients access to commercial real estate professionals in 65 international markets. Please visit for more information about Cassidy Turley.

Bailey Webb

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