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Maria Naughton

Director, Project Management

Maria Naughton Director, Project Management
Saddle Brook 250 Pehle Avenue
Suite 600
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663

 Professional Experience

Maria Naughton joined CBRE New Jersey’s Project Management as Director in January 2014. With more than 25 years of experience in the project management sector, Maria’s expertise includes business management, personnel management, client relationship management, sales and marketing. Her skill set includes design and construction management, capital cost estimating, scheduling, contract and lease negotiating, and procurement.

As Director, Maria leads the New Jersey Project Management with a focus on corporate tenant improvement projects and partnering with CBRE’s sales professionals on business development and execution. 

Previous to joining CBRE, Maria served as a project manager and team lead vice president in Jones Lang LaSalle’s Project and Development Services division in their Los Angeles office. While there, she managed design/construction projects in excess of 2.5 million sq. ft. and secured 100% business proposed over her last year with the company and 95% over her 4-year tenure there—additionally, she was recognized by JLL Southwest’s PDS Manager as a top performer, team player and leader in the region. Some of the high-profile, industry-leading clients she served include Microsoft, Amazon, Universal Music Group, DIRECTV, Deloitte, Sony, and Southern California Gas Company.

Prior to JLL, Maria was with CBRE Project Management for nine years and with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.  Ms. Naughton has also held project management positions at The Staubach Company and Shearson Lehman Brothers.

 Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • LEED Accredited Professional


  • ​Bauder College, Associate's Degree, Interior Design

Partial Transaction List

  • Southern California Gas Company - 300,000 SF
  • PwC, Florham Park, NJ - 250,000 SF
  • Universal Music Group, Los Angeles, CA - 125,000 SF
  • Guidance Software, Pasadena, CA - 90,000 SF
  • Sony, Los Angeles, CA - 90,000 SF
  • Legal Zoom, Los Angeles, CA - 50,000 SF
  • Berlitz, Princeton, NJ - 85,000 SF
  • TRAC Intermodal, Princeton, NJ - 88,000 SF
  • Gannett/APP, Neptune, NJ - 40,000 SF
  • CBRE, Inc., Saddle Brook, NJ - 22,000 SF
  • E*Trade, Jersey City, NJ - 20,000 SF
  • Nippon Life Benefits, Red Bank, NJ - 10,000 SF
Maria Naughton Director, Project Management
Saddle Brook 250 Pehle Avenue
Suite 600
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663