Chief Executive, Watt Cos. Inc.
Nadine Watt, who has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, is chief executive of Watt Cos. In her role she oversees acquisitions, development and asset management. The company currently has a 6 million-square-foot portfolio. Prior to taking the helm as CEO, Watt was president of the company. In 2011, she repositioned the firm away from just traditional property management and leasing to focus on acquisitions and real estate development in addition to joint venture opportunities. She launched the company’s acquisition division, which has invested $60 million. She was also responsible for renovating the 920,000-square-foot Watt Plaza. Watt is the President-Elect of the University of Southern California Board of Governors, is Vice-Chair of the Lusk Center for Real Estate as well as on the USC Associates Board of Directors.
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