With more than 15 years of experience in executive leadership roles, Espitia joined REBNY nearly three years ago as deputy senior vice president of brokerage services. During her tenure at REBNY, she built a new team and streamlined operations related to programs, services, and member relations. Prior to joining REBNY, Espitia was vice president of education and certification for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
In the newly-created COO role, Espitia will oversee the organization’s membership, administrative and technology departments, and will continue to oversee all brokerage services. Espitia holds a bachelor’s degree in media and communication studies from Texas Christian University, a master’s degree in international education from the SIT Graduate Institute and a post-graduate fellowship in higher education leadership and management from Harvard University.