Jessica Baldassare is Operations Director of Global Strategy & Consulting for Newmark’s Global Corporate Services (GCS). Her primary focus is to enhance the financial and operational performance of the Global Strategy & Consulting practice internationally. Baldassare’s day-to-day responsibilities include resource planning, process innovation, project management, tracking and documenting client engagements, and liaison with senior GCS leadership and the Newmark finance team.
Baldassare has a proven track record of effectively and efficiently identifying and solving business problems, working across real estate, facilities management and information security.
Prior to joining Newmark in 2021, she was instrumental in leading clients through transformational change programs, including outsourcing of multiple, integrated back office functions. Baldassare also handled operational responsibilities for significant safety and security delivery changes brought on by the global pandemic.
Baldassare has worked both as a consultant and client side. She was most recently a Senior Information Security Analyst with Valerity, helping clients reduce risk through transformative change programs to enhance control of enterprise technology and information security.
Previously Baldassare was with Bridgewater Associates, a premier asset management firm, where she served as the Chief of Staff for Real Estate and Facilities. She oversaw business operations, and designed, documented and project managed solutions to enhance the portfolio systems, reporting and ongoing performance analysis. Baldassare also managed the firm’s technology transformation as part of the successful outsourcing of service functions to a third-party provider.
Areas of Specialty
- Business Operations
- Asset Management
- Change Management
- Process Innovation
- Program & Project Management
- Data Analysis
- Business Continuity Management
- Member of the Project Management Institute and Women in CyberSecurity
Baldassare graduated from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science in Business & Human Resource Management.