Professional Profile: Katie Mahon 2018

Katie Mahon - 2018

Name: Katie Mahon - 2018

Title: Senior Managing Director, Retail Operations & Strategy - Americas

Company: Cushman & Wakefield

Location: 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

Birthplace: Yonkers, NY

First job: For my first job, I was a cashier at a liquor store. 

First job in real estate or allied field: Legal data entry specialist at Insignia/ESG

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Currently, I serve as the retail operations & strategy lead for the Americas, where I am responsible for the day-to-day operations and strategy for Cushman & Wakefield’s retail service line. I manage operations for our retail brokers nationally and oversee talent recruitment for the service line. Previously, I managed retail operations for the Tri-State Region, and I am excited to continue to strengthen and grow the retail practice nationally in this new role.

How do you unwind from a busy day? To relax after a long work day, I practice yoga and meditation. I am also an avid reader.

Favorite book or author: “New York – The Novel” by Edward Rutherford

Favorite movie: “Working Girl” 

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? Super Bowl 52 Eagles Entrance Song – “Dreams/Nightmares” by Meek Mill (I’m an Eagles fan and needed to know!)

One word to describe your work environment: Intense

Rules to live by in business: My number one rule in business is to never let them see you sweat.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? I would love to have dinner with Jimmy Iovine, and we would dine at Grifone Restaurant in New York City.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) NFL General Manager