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.