Lizann McGowan is an executive managing director with ARA, a Newmark Company, in the Philadelphia office responsible for the disposition, financing and recapitalization of multifamily investment real estate throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Lizann joined ARA Newmark, in January 2108 to co-lead the implementation of a multihousing investment advisory practice in the Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Delaware with her partner Erin Miller. Lizann brings over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate, specializing in the sale of investment properties on behalf of institutions, pension fund advisors, corporations, REITs, lenders and developers throughout the Greater Philadelphia region.
Prior to joining ARA Newmark, McGowan was a Senior Vice President with CBRE’s Institutional Properties in Philadelphia, where she led the multihousing practice in the region. Prior to joining CBRE, Lizann was an Associate Director in the investments sales practice at Cushman & Wakefield.
Lizann has consistently been a top producer in investment sales throughout the Philadelphia region, including some of the most high profile and record setting transactions. Total transaction volume exceeds $10B among multifamily, office, retail and industrial assets. She is a frequent guest speaker at industry events.
Lizann is active with the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), The Jewish Federation of Real Estate (JFRE) and the Pennsylvania Apartment Association-East. Lizann received a Bachelor’s Degree from Villanova University where she has also been actively involved with the DiLella Real Estate School and served on the Board of Directors of the Villanova Alumni Association.
Erin Miller is an executive managing director with ARA, a Newmark Company, in the Philadelphia office, responsible for the disposition, financing and recapitalization of multifamily investment real estate throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Erin joined ARA Newmark in January 2018 to co-lead the implementation of a multihousing investment advisory practice in the Philadelphia region, along with her partner Lizann McGowan. Erin brings over 13 years of multihousing brokerage experience, representing owners and developers in the sale of multihousing investment opportunities in the Greater Philadelphia metropolitan region and a total transaction volume which exceeds $5B.
Prior to joining ARA Newmark, Erin was a Senior Vice President with JLL’s Capital Markets team where she led the multihousing investment sales practice in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Prior to JLL, Erin worked at Moran & Company on assignments in California and later in Washington, D.C.
Erin received an undergraduate degree from Saint Joseph’s University and a Master of Public Policy degree in business and government at The Kennedy School at Harvard University.
Erin is active in the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and the Young Friends program of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.