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Rachel Elias Wein

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Rachel Elias Wein is an experienced executive, business strategist, and board director focused on the impact of evolving consumer trends on commercial real estate. Rachel advises executive and board leadership of national retailers and institutional real estate firms on enterprise-wide capital allocation. Client companies represent public and private firms with combined portfolios in excess of $60 billion representing tens of thousands of assets.

Rachel counsels organizations on portfolio strategy and execution, financial restructuring, investments and M&A, omnichannel fleet optimization, and fulfillment and supply chain innovation. Her experience guiding owners and operators through change provide a valuable perspective for companies evolving to meet the needs of the rapidly changing consumer.

Rachel serves as a Board Member of Alpine Income Property Trust (NYSE: PINE) and recently served as an Advisory Board Member of Ravti Corporation, a privately-held commercial real estate tech startup which was acquired in 2020. She serves on several not-for-profit boards including Tampa Bay International School, Camp Judaea Property Inc., and the University of Florida’s Kelley A. Bergstrom Center for Real Estate. She is Chairman-Elect of the Urban Land Institute’s Commercial Retail Development Council (Gold Flight) and has twice served as Open Air Summit Co-Chair for the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Previously, Rachel served as a development executive with The Sembler Company and a senior associate with Ernst & Young’s (EY) Real Estate Advisory practice, counseling clients on over $40 billion in M&A and capital programs.

Rachel earned Master’s degrees in both real estate and architecture and an undergraduate degree in design from the University of Florida, Gainesville.

Rachel brings together the many facets of the real estate ecosystem, from finance and development to the retailer's perspective. She brings a partnership mentality and intellectual honesty, collaborating as a member of the team to understand where we're coming from and where we need to go. She has a unique ability to diagnose a situation and unlock value.

Chris NobleDivisional Vice President, Real Estate, Walgreens

Smart, dedicated, professional and proven, Rachel immediately feels part of our team, a partner not a consultant.

Jeff ChamberlainSenior Vice President, Publix

Rachel is constantly on the cutting edge, thinking about what’s changing in our industry and how we can adapt to drive outsized performance. She pinpoints the most critical strategic needs and makes it happen, bridging the strategy-execution gap.

Andrea DrasitesManaging Director, Blackstone

Rachel has an unmatched level of expertise across the industry. She ensures that we move with speed that matters; in a thoughtful way that balances outside perspective with the unique needs of the internal team. She challenges the status quo to ensure large, established companies like Kroger are uncovering the best opportunities to maximize customer value.

Nick HodgeVP Corporate Real Estate, The Kroger Co

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