Lizann McGowan brings 23 years of experience in commercial real estate, specializing in selling investment properties on behalf of institutions, pension fund advisors, corporations, REITs, lenders, and developers throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. McGowan joined Newmark in January 2018 and currently co-leads the Multifamily Investment Sales practice in the region with her partner, Erin Miller.
Prior to joining Newmark, McGowan was Senior Vice President with CBRE’s Capital Markets Institutional Properties in Philadelphia, where she led the multifamily housing practice, and was a member of CBRE’s prestigious Institutional Group, consisting of 50 members within the firm’s Capital Markets vertical who focus on large, transactions. Throughout her career, McGowan has been involved in transactions totaling over $15 billion, including some of the largest and most complex in the region.
- Women of Distinction Award, Philadelphia Business Journal, 2008
- Leader to Watch in Real Estate, Philadelphia Business Journal, 2016
- National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)
- Urban Land Institute (ULI)
- PAA East
- Planning Commission, Newtown Township, 2023
McGowan earned a Bachelor’s degree from Villanova University, where she has served on the Advisory Council and as a guest lecturer with the DiLella Real Estate Center in the Villanova School of Business, and she served a six-year term on the Board of Directors of the Villanova Alumni Association.