Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Sperry Van Ness International Appoints Shari Tucker-Gasser National Director of Retail Properties

IRVINE, CA. (Jan. 4, 2012) – Sperry Van Ness International, a large and fast-growing franchisor, today announced Shari Tucker-Gasser (top right photo) has been appointed National Director of Retail Properties for Sperry Van Ness International. 

Tucker-Gasser will serve as a liaison for Sperry Van Ness International’s retail affiliates covering 145 markets nationally, providing leadership, guidance and strengthening the retail capabilities of the franchise.

 “Shari lives and breathes retail. It’s part of her personal brand.  As a result, she has distinguished herself as a retail expert among her peers at SVNI and within the industry,” said Kevin Maggiacomo (middle left photo), chief executive officer and president of Sperry Van Ness International.  “Retail has always been a top-performing sector for SVNI and we are now looking to Shari to take our retail platform to an even higher level.”

With more than 12 years of commercial real estate experience in retail sales and leasing, Tucker-Gasser has completed well over $1 billion dollars in retail transactions.  She has advised clients including CW Capital, Wells Fargo, Standard Insurance and Peoples Bank.  Currently, she is working with City of Peoria, Ariz. on a 26-acre, mixed-use redevelopment project in Old Town Peoria.

“I’ve always subscribed to the Sperry Van Ness philosophy of internal and external collaboration.  I have my finger on the retail pulse and have encyclopedic knowledge of the product and hope to use both to elevate the performance of my SVN peers and their clients,” said Tucker-Gasser.

Tucker-Gasser serves as associate broker and principle of Sperry Van Ness, LLC in Phoenix, Ariz., where she advises clients on the acquisition, disposition and leasing of multi-tenant retail properties throughout the Phoenix metro market.  She has helped build and mentor her team to become one of the top 10 performing offices in the Sperry Van Ness organization.  Tucker-Gasser is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Sperry Van Ness Asset Recovery Team.

Megan Morales
Sperry Van Ness

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